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  • Comcast's CEO on Time Warner acquisition     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    We are optimistic we can get this deal approved, says Comcast Chairman & CEO Brian Roberts, talking with Robert Marcus, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, and CNBC's David Faber, about the terms of the deal for Comcast to acquire TWC.

  • Brian Roberts, Chairman & CEO of Comcast, and Robert Marcus, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, talk with CNBC's David Faber about the terms of the acquisition.

  • Feb 13- Comcast Corp said on Thursday it would buy Time Warner Cable Inc for $45.2 billion in an all-stock deal that combines the two largest U.S. cable operators.

  • Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, provides his thoughts on Comcast's agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable for $44 billion in an all- stock deal. This is a deal Comcast really had to have, says Greenfield.

  • Manulife profit boosted by Taiwan sale Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 6:26 AM ET

    TORONTO, Feb 13- Manulife Financial Corp on Thursday reported a 20 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit as Canada's largest life insurer booked a C $350 million gain on the sale of its Taiwan insurance business last year.

  • Comcast set to buy Time Warner     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Comcast has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Cable for $44 billion in an all stock deal, reports CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew.

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, Feb 12- France's Danone is weighing a sale of its tube feeding products business which could fetch over 3 billion euros as it expands its dairy business in higher-growth emerging markets, three people familiar with the deal said.

  • TORONTO, Feb 12- Mexico's Grupo Bimbo will buy Canada Bread Company for C $1.83 billion in cash, allowing the Canadian company's parent Maple Leaf Foods to focus on its meat products business, Canada Bread said on Wednesday.

  • PARIS, Feb 12- France's Imerys has agreed to buy Illinois- based minerals and materials group AMCOL International Corp for about $1.6 billion including debt to strengthen its U.S. business, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • The nominations are Charter's latest move to try to acquire Time Warner Cable after its offer of $132.50 per share was rejected for being too low in mid-January.

  • The 13 nominees, which would be a full slate to replace the entire Time Warner Cable board, may be presented on Tuesday, the source said. This would be Charter's latest move to try to acquire Time Warner Cable after its offer of $132.50 per share was rejected for being too low in mid-January.

  • The 13 nominees, which would be a full slate to replace the entire Time Warner Cable board, may be presented later on Monday, the source said. This would be Charter's latest move to try to acquire Time Warner Cable after its offer of $132.50 per share was rejected for being too low in mid-January.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Vodafone Group Plc could have the capacity to spend $30 billion to $40 billion on acquisitions in coming years and no deal should be too big if it makes strategic sense, Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said on Monday.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Vodafone Group Plc could have the capacity to spend $30 billion to $40 billion on acquisitions in coming years and no deal should be too big if it makes strategic sense, Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said on Monday.

  • Feb 10- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, China's largest e-commerce firm, offered to acquire AutoNavi Holdings Ltd in a deal valuing the Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm at $1.45 billion. AutoNavi said on Monday that Alibaba had offered to buy the 72 percent of the company that it did not already own for $21 per American depository share.

  • UK & Germany on Carlyle's radar     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    Glenn Youngkin, The Carlyle Group COO, sees strength in the global markets, and discusses where his firm is buying now.

  • *SodaStream shares up on takeover speculation. Feb 6- Coca-Cola Co's $1.3 billion investment in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc puts pressure on at-home soda leader SodaStream International Ltd to bolster its position through a partnership or merger with the likes of a PepsiCo Inc or Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc..

  • Feb 6- Canada's largest dairy producer Saputo Inc, which recently won control of Australian dairy Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company, is hungry for further acquisitions in that country, as well as in New Zealand, Brazil and the United States, Chief Executive Lino Saputo Jr. said on Thursday.

  • *SodaStream shares up on takeover speculation. Feb 6- Coca-Cola Co's $1.3 billion investment in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc puts pressure on at-home soda leader SodaStream International Ltd to bolster its position through a partnership or merger with the likes of a PepsiCo Inc or Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc..

  • *Macau casino shares rebound after recent sell-off. *CITIC 21 CN drops 24.1 pct after Alibaba denies takeover talks. Feb 6- Hong Kong shares rose from their lowest in almost seven months on Thursday, helped by strong gains in energy and Macau casino sectors, as investors covered short positions in some battered companies after a recent sell-off.