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  • *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.

  • Telefonica in talks to buy Mexico's Iusacell -reports Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, Feb 5- Spanish phone company Telefonica is in talks to buy Mexico's third-largest cellphone company, Iusacell, according to media reports on Wednesday. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg and Spanish newspaper El Economista reported that Telefonica was in talks with Grupo Televisa and Grupo Salinas, which co-own Iusacell.

  • MILAN, Feb 5- U.S. office furnisher Haworth agreed to pay 2.96 euros a share for a majority stake in Poltrona Frau before acquiring the rest of the company in a deal the Italian upmarket armchair maker hopes will increase its access to international markets.

  • Anheuser Busch buys N.Y. craft brewer Blue Point Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 5- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA struck a deal to buy New York microbrewery Blue Point Brewing Co, as the world's largest beer maker seeks to increase its offerings in the fast-growing craft-beer segment.

  • Feb 4- U.S. agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co said Tuesday it remained committed to expanding its global reach to satisfy Asia's fast-growing demand for food, despite a failed bid to acquire Australian grain handler GrainCorp.

  • *Entegris offers $34 for each ATMI share. Feb 4- Entegris Inc said it would buy ATMI Inc for $1.15 billion, bringing together two key suppliers of high-purity materials and packaging systems used in the manufacture of semiconductors. Entegris's offer of $34 per share represents a premium of 26 percent to ATMI's closing price of $26.93 on the Nasdaq on Monday.

  • Feb 3- Whole Foods Market Inc said it bought seven Dominick's Finer Foods stores leases in Chicago from Safeway Inc.. The largest U.S. natural and organic grocery chain said it expects to reopen the stores as Whole Foods Market stores in 2015.. Whole Foods has 19 existing stores as well as three stores in development in Chicago.

  • TORONTO, Feb 3- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc said on Monday it has agreed to acquire privately held PreCision Dermatology Inc for $475 million in cash to strengthen its skin products business.

  • Wolves of Wall St can sharpen M&A teeth on new app Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 3:47 PM ET

    A new app that lets players buy, sell and merge corporations across nine major industrial sectors became available on Thursday for iPhones and iPads.

  • Google acquires Nest Labs     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Google will acquire Nest Labs for $3.2 billion in cash.

  • Suntory buying spirits maker Beam     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Suntory Holdings is acquiring Beam for $13.6 billion. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on signals of a boom in the business of booze.

  • Gabelli: Belly up to bourbon     Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Gabelli Funds Chairman and CEO Mario Gabelli owns 4 million shares of Beam, which is being acquired by privately held Suntory. He provides insight on the deal's benefit for shareholders.

  • Liberty Media's proposal to Sirius XM     Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Liberty Media has proposed to make Sirius XM a wholly-owned subsidiary. Sirius shareholders would receive a new class of Liberty stock.

  • FireEye buys Mandiant for $1 billion     Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Web security firm FireEye is acquiring Mandiant for about $1 billion in cash and stock, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Dan Ives of FBR expects more consolidation in the space.

  • FireEye buys cyberforensics firm for $1 billion Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 5:31 AM ET
    A building in a Shanghai suburb that is reportedly a center of cyberespionage.

    FireEye acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secret Chinese military unit believed to be behind hacking attacks on U.S. companies.

  • Faber Report: Hilton's metrics     Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber crunches the numbers on Hilton's IPO, which is set to price after the bell today and will trade under the symbol "HLT."

  • Chanel stitches up French tannery deal Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 6:38 PM ET
    Pedestrians cross the street in front of a Chanel SA store in the Tsim Sha Tsui area of Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

    Chanel has acquired its long-time lamb hide provider in the latest purchase by a luxury brand of a partner that supplies top quality materials.