Mergers and Acquisitions


  • Nikkei Business Report  Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Softbank is hoping its $20 billion bid for Sprint will be approved by the it's shareholders. But since U.S. satellite TV company Dish made a higher counteroffer, things have been looking increasingly unclear. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda reports.

  • Lightning Round  Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    You say the name of a stock, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer tells you whether to buy or sell.

  • Ackman: Herbalife Short Unaffected by Icahn Stake Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 8:08 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, who made a $1 billion bet against the stock, told CNBC he remains convinced "Herbalife is a pyramid scheme," despite Carl Icahn stake.

  • Dell CEO Agrees to Lower Shares' Value to Push Buyout Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Dell Chief Executive Michael Dell, aiming to clinch a $24.4 billion deal to take the No. 3 PC maker private, has agreed to value his 16 percent stake about 2 percent below the offer price.

  • Brewers Corona-Bud Revise Deal to Appease Regulators Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:37 AM ET
    A collection of Grupo Modelo SAB beers.

    Anheuser-Bush InBev changed terms of its proposed $20.1 billion acquisition of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo in an attempt to get the deal past regulators.

  • Time Warner Exploring Magazine Sale Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:04 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the Time Warner Center, headquarters building of Time Warner Inc., in New York, U.S.

    Time Warner is in preliminary talks to sell some of its magazine assets to Meredith Corporation.

  • Comcast Stock Fairly Valued After Deal: Analyst Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    The $16.7 billion Comcast is paying General Electric for the remainder of NBCUniversal looks reasonable, says one analyst, but he sees little reason to change his "neutral" rating on the cable company's shares.

  • The Ghost of ABN Amro Haunts Europe's Banks Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 5:14 AM ET

    The Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena and the Dutch lender SNS Reaal have one thing in common with the UK's Royal Bank of Scotland and Belgium's Fortis. They all bought a part of the Dutch bank ABN AMRO in 2007 and suffered from the capital strain and losses caused by that acquisition.

  • Are You Suspicious of Management-Led Buyouts? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 6:43 AM ET
    Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell Inc.

    With the help of the private equity firm Silver Lake and Microsoft, Michael S. Dell, the founder and chief executive, is buying back his computer company. And that is cause for concern.

  • Aer Lingus Can Live Without Ryanair Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 4:18 AM ET

    Irish airline Aer Lingus said on Wednesday an attempt by Ryanair to buy the company was likely to fail, and pointed to a jump in profits last year as proof it could flourish on its own.

  • Why Cisco Should Pick Off Alcatel-Lucent: Pro Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 9:13 AM ET
    Alcatel Lucent

    Some of ALU's systems are superior to Cisco and shares can be had cheap. So why not?

  • Beer Bowl 2013: San Francisco vs. Baltimore Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 9:19 PM ET

    It's the battle of the beers in the Super Bowl team hometowns. And dreams do come true, Jimmy: A land where beer is cheaper than water!

  • Hostess Twinkies

    The bids for the snack cakes of bankrupt Hostess Brands will be intensely competitive, CEO Greg Rayburn predicted in a "First on CNBC" interview.

  • One of the largest pipeline transportation and energy storage companies in North America, Kinder Morgan owns more than 37,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals.

    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners will buy natural gas pipeline operator Copano Energy for $3.22 billion to tap into growing demand for infrastructure in Texas and Oklahoma.

  • Beijing's Central Business District

    Chinese investment banks are carrying out their biggest layoffs and bonus cuts since the financial crisis as they brace for further profit declines, hit by an ongoing drought in initial public offerings in China that started in September.

  • Jim Cramer Pinpoints New Trend & Stock That Benefits Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 6:26 PM ET

    Now that we’re almost a month into 2013, I think that one of the big trends for the new year will be…

  • Buying the New York Stock Exchange, in One Shot Sunday, 20 Jan 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    A deal to acquire the New York Stock Exchange shows how technology is transforming the world’s markets.

  • Cramer: To Buy Dell or Not to Buy Dell? Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 6:53 PM ET

    To Buy Dell or Not to Buy Dell? With apologies to Shakespeare, that is the question, says "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer.

  • Billabong Shares Surge After Second Takeover Bid Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 7:19 PM ET

    Shares in Australia's Billabong International surged more than 12 percent on Tuesday after the struggling surfwear company received a second takeover proposal.

  • Dell's David Johnson Takes Senior Post at Blackstone Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 9:01 AM ET
    Dell Computer Corp in Austin, Texas.

    Michael Dell has lost of one of the key lieutenants he recruited to help him turn around his ailing computer company.

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