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  • Lenovo looks to sink teeth into BlackBerry: Report Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    The BlackBerry logo sits on the screen of a BlackBerry smartphone.

    Lenovo, the world's largest PC maker, is 'actively looking' into bidding on BlackBerry, Dow Jones reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

  • BlackBerry draws interest of more investors: Report Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry has drawn interest of Cerberus, a private equity firm, according to reports Wednesday.

  • Cantor Fitzgerald charity day     Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    No firm lost more employees than Cantor Fitzgerald on 9/11. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the company's charity day that works to raise money for the victims' families. In 2012, the firm raised $12 million. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reflects on the day, and the New York City election.

  • M&A set to surge following Vodafone’s bumper deal Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    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.

  • Vodafone investors split on best use of windfall Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    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.

  • Carlos Slim threatens to bail on KPN bid Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Barnes & Noble loss widens, Riggio halts buyout Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:47 AM ET
    The Barnes & Noble Nook, left, and the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite.

    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 buys into America's most lucrative market Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    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.

  • Icahn files lawsuit over latest Dell buyout offer Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    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.

  • Food distribution giants Spartan and Nash to unite Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    Spartan Stores announced plans Monday to buy Nash Finch in $1.3 billion all-stock deal.

  • Founder Michael Dell stands firm on Dell buyout offer Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 6:52 AM ET

    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.

  • Loblaw to buy Shoppers Drug Mart for $11.9 billion Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 7:29 AM ET

    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.

  • Icahn in last-ditch bid to keep Dell gamble going Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:59 AM ET

    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.

  • Kroger Buys Harris Teeter for $2.5 Billion in Cash Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    Customer shops at a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Ill.

    Kroger says it will acquire Harris Teeter Supermarkets in a deal valued at $2.5 billion, including debt, to expand in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states.

  • Look Who's Backing Dell Over Icahn in Takeover Bid Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    ISS Proxy Advisory Services is recommending that Dell shareholders approve the offer by CEO Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners to take the company private.

  • John Malone

    Liberty Media's John Malone might be the most popular billionaire roaming the Sun Valley Resort as deal making returns to the spotlight.

  • M&A Hits Decade Low, but Goldman Sees Upside Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 8:28 AM ET

    The level of merger and acquisition activity (M&A) has fallen to its lowest since 2004, according to a new report, but Goldman Sachs says confidence is returning to the M&A market.

  • REIT American Realty Capital in $3.1 Billion Deal Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 6:55 AM ET

    American Realty Capital Properties is buying American Realty Capital Trust IV in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $3.1 billion.

  • Tribune to Buy 19 TV Stations for $2.73 Billion Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:50 AM ET
    Chicago Tribune

    Tribune said it would acquire Local TV Holdings, which owns 19 television stations, for $2.73 billion in cash.

  • Bidding War Breaks Out Over This Iconic Building Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    The Empire State Building

    One of New York City's largest landlords, Thor Equities, has offered more than $2.1 billion in cash to buy the Empire State Building, the real estate firm's broker said.