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American Tower said it would buy privately held MIP Tower Holdings in a $4.8 billion deal to take advantage of the roll-out of 4G wireless network in the United States.
Following the confirmation of Vodafone's $130 billion-deal with Verizon on Monday, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is set to boom according to an upcoming report.
More workers are being required to participate in these alternative pay programs that enable companies to have their labor costs more closely track the ups and downs of business cycles.
Top investors in Vodafone are set to clash over what it should do with perhaps as much as $130 billion in proceeds from the sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless.
Banks are increasingly rolling out new fees for what was once at the core of the banking experience: interacting with a teller.
Carlos Slim threatened to walk away from his $9.5 billion offer to buy the 70 percent of Royal KPN he doesn't already own.
Toshiba, KKR and a consortium including Bain Capital are expected to participate in the final round of bids next week for Panasonic's healthcare business, sources said.
Barnes & Noble reported a deeper loss as sales of its Nook device and e-books continued to plunge, and its founder pulled the plug on his plan to buy its stores.
Zillow is buying the New York City-focused real estate company StreetEasy for $50 million to strengthen its foothold in on one of the country's most lucrative markets.
With $100 billion in assets in the United States already, the man many call the Warren Buffett of Canada told CNBC that he's "still putting money into America."
French foods group Danone has bought YoCrunch, a U.S. firm which makes yogurts with toppings such as Reese's peanut butter candy, M&M's and Oreo cookies.
Activist investor Carl Icahn is suing Dell to prevent it from changing crucial details of a buyout offer from founder Michael Dell that Icahn stridently opposes.
Spartan Stores announced plans Monday to buy Nash Finch in $1.3 billion all-stock deal.
Dell founder Michael Dell and his partner Silver Lake would not raise their $24.4 billion bid, even if a vote on their offer is delayed, sources said.
Johnson & Johnson reported higher-than-expected earnings as strong sales of prescription drugs and medical devices more than offset anemic growth of its consumer products.
Coca-Cola reported earnings Tuesday that were in line with expectations, though the company's CEO said in a statement that he "was not happy with our performance."
Loblaw Cos., Canada's largest food retailer, will buy Shoppers Drug Mart for C$12.4 billion ($11.9 billion), as it faces competition from Target and Wal-Mart Stores.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management sweetened their bid for Dell by adding a warrant they say would increase the value of the offer to $15.50-$18 per share from $14.
Wal-Mart Stores will sell Twinkies in all of its domestic U.S. stores starting at midnight on July 14th—a day earlier than when Hostess snacks rolls out all its products.