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  • Dec 2- The Chernin Group, former News Corp president Peter Chernin's holding company, said on Monday it had acquired majority control of Japanese anime streaming service Crunchyroll, expanding holdings that include stakes in online video company Fullscreen and mobile entertainment network Scopely.

  • Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc said it will spend about $370 million to acquire Prolexic Technologies Inc, a pioneer in fighting distributed denial of service attacks, cyberthreats that cripple networks by overwhelming them with Internet traffic.

  • Dec 2- Akamai Technologies Inc, whose products help move content quickly over the Internet, said it will buy cloud-based security provider Prolexic Technologies Inc for about $370 million.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 29- Australia rejected the A $2.8 billion takeover of GrainCorp by U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland on Friday, bowing to pressure from grain growers in a rare and surprising decision.

  • *GrainCorp shares set to fall. SYDNEY, Nov 29- Australia rejected the A $2.8 billion takeover of GrainCorp by U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland on Friday, bowing to pressure from grain growers in a rare and surprising decision.

  • Australian treasurer rejects GrainCorp-ADM deal Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Nov 29- Australia rejected the A $2.8 billion takeover of GrainCorp by U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland on Friday, saying the deal was contrary to the national interests.

  • TORONTO, Nov 28- Teletubbies owner DHX Media said on Thursday it will acquire Family Channel and three other children's channels from BCE's Bell Media for C $170 million in cash, adding content distribution to its current capabilities.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 28- The Australian government has flagged allowing majority foreign ownership or increased government support for Qantas Airways Ltd, a move that could shake up the regional aviation sector and make the national carrier a takeover target.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 27- Archer Daniels Midland Co will invest A $200 million in agricultural infrastructure should it win approval for its A $2.8 billion takeover of Australia's GrainCorp, the U.S. agribusiness said, in a move seen as a sweetener for farmers ahead of a regulatory deadline.

  • *Exposed firms include Nestle, Mondelez, Coke, Pepsi, Time Warner. LONDON/ BERLIN, Nov 27- For consumers, one of the great things about shopping online is bypassing the queue to check out. In Britain, the country where e-commerce is most popular, about 13 percent of people do all or most of their grocery shopping online.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 27- Archer Daniels Midland Co will invest A $200 million in agricultural infrastructure should it win approval for its A $2.8 billion takeover of Australia's GrainCorp, the U.S. agribusiness said, in a move seen as a sweetener for farmers ahead of a regulatory deadline.

  • Not a terrible M&A market right now: Grafstein     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Men's Wearhouse has offered to buy Jos. A. Bank for $55 per share. CNBC's David Faber speaks to Larry Grafstein, UBS co-head of America's M&A, about the offer, as well as current M&A action.

  • Men's Wearhouse has offered to buy Jos. A. Bank for $55 per share, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Hellman & Friedman to buy Applied Systems for $1.8 bln Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    Nov 26- Private equity firm Hellman& Friedman has struck a deal to buy insurance software provider Applied Systems from Bain Capital for $1.8 billion, H&F said on Tuesday. Bain acquired the University Park, Illinois- based company from Vista Equity Partners LLC in 2006 for an undisclosed price.

  • OSLO, Nov 26- Fertiliser maker Yara has bought a string of assets in Latin America and continues to push ahead with other expansion plans, staying on course for its 2016 growth targets, it said on Tuesday.

  • Bega extends offer for Australia's Warrnambool Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 10:46 PM ET

    Bega and rival bidder Murray Goulburn Co-operative Ltd are considering taking the battle for Warrnambool to the Takeover Panel in the wake of a revised bid by Saputo Inc.. Saputo declared its A $505 million bid for Warrnambool unconditional on Monday and said it would hike its offer if it won control of Australia's oldest dairy maker.

  • JERUSALEM, Nov 25- Apple Inc has bought Israel- based PrimeSense Ltd, a developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, the companies said on Monday. An Apple spokesman confirmed the purchase but declined to say how much it spent.

  • Nov 25- Apple Inc agreed to buy Israel- based PrimeSense Ltd, a developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, for about $350 million, Bloomberg reported on Sunday citing a source. Apple's interest in PrimeSense was first reported in July by the Israel- based Calacist news website.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 22- The Maschhoffs, LLC, the country's largest family-owned pork producer, agreed to buy U.S. chicken company GNP Company for an undisclosed amount, the two companies announced on Friday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 22- Two traders have won the dismissal of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit accusing them of insider trading in Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc as the company considered a takeover bid from rival Amgen Inc.

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