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  • Glencore Seen Still Hungry After Swallowing Xstrata Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 2:15 AM ET
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    After years of on-off talks, Glencore's head Ivan Glasenberg gets to complete the $30 billion acquisition of Xstrata on Thursday, the mining industry's biggest takeover yet.

  • Germany's Bayer has agreed to buy U.S. contraceptive devices maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, aiming to underpin its position as the world's largest women's healthcare provider.

  • Behind the Scenes Look at the M&A World   Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:42 AM ET
    Behind the Scenes Look at the M&A World

    Ralph Schlosstein,Evercore Partners; and Blair Effron Centerview Partners, explain how smaller M&A firms are taking a larger share of the market away from bigger firms.

  • M&A Titans Reveal Top Investment Moves   Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:05 AM ET
    M&A Titans Reveal Top Investment Moves

    "I think we are in a very gentle trend upward," said Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners, providing insight on what's happening in the world of mergers and acquisitions, with Blair Effron Centerview Partners.

  • Verizon Eyes Bid For Verizon Wireless: Report   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 8:37 AM ET
    Verizon Eyes Bid For Verizon Wireless: Report

    Verizon has reportedly hired advisors to prepare a possible $100 billion cash and stock bid for Verizon Wireless. CNBC's David Faber provides his perspective.

  • Dish Network Proposes Deal For Sprint: Report   Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 6:29 AM ET
    DISH Proposes Deal For Sprint: Report

    Dish Network has made an informal offer to acquire Sprint Nextel for $7 per share in a deal worth $25.5 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal, reports the "Squawk Box News crew.

  • JAB to Buy Douwe Egberts Firm for $10 Billion Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 7:41 AM ET
    Douwe Egberts

    German investor Joh A Benckiser (JAB) is to buy the owner of Douwe Egberts coffee in a 7.5-billion-euro ($9.8 billion) deal to create a global hot drinks empire.

  • Urge to Merge: PE Firm THL Partners to Buy CompuCom

    Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, reveals details of his company's acquisition of private information technology company CompuCom.

  • Ericsson to Buy Microsoft's IPTV Business Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 4:55 AM ET
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    Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson struck a deal on Monday to buy Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet.

  • GE to Buy Oil & Gas Giant Lufkin for $3.38 Billion Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.

  • Nasdaq Buys BGC's eSpeed Platform   Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:09 AM ET
    Nasdaq Buys BGC's eSpeed Platform

    Howard Lutnick, BGC Partners CEO, explains why he is selling the company's electronic Treasury trading platform to the Nasdaq OMX Group for nearly $1.3 billion.

  • A $25 Million Question Over a Bid for Dell Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 8:28 AM ET

    Is Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group really bidding for Dell? Or is it part of a bizarre, high-stakes charade? The New York Times reports.

  • Let's Make an M&A Deal   Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 8:14 AM ET
    Let's Make an M&A Deal

    Deal numbers are down but value is up, explains Matthew Toole, Thomson Reuters, providing an outlook on mergers and acquisitions.

  • Nasdaq OMX Acquires eSpeed For $750 Million   Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 4:13 PM ET
    Nasdaq OMX Acquires eSpeed For $750 Million

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports the NASDAQ OMX has acquired the eSpeed trading platform from BGC Partners for $750 million.

  • Douwe Egberts Coffee Group Gets $8.2 Billion Bid Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 4:15 AM ET

    D.E Master Blenders 1753 said on Thursday it received a 6.4- billion-euro takeover offer from German investor Joh A Benckiser, sending shares of the Dutch coffee and tea maker up more than 25 percent.

  • Michael Dell Is Biggest Wildcard in Fight for PC Maker Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 6:19 AM ET

    Michael Dell likely couldn't have known when he proposed taking his company private last year that he would trigger a three-way contest.

  • TNT to Cut 4,000 Jobs After Failed UPS Deal Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
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    Dutch package delivery firm TNT Express said on Monday it will cut 4,000 jobs and focus on Europe after a failed $7 billion takeover by United Parcel Service.

  • Rosneft Set to Clinch Deal on TNK-BP

    As politicians in Cyprus scrambles to clinch a bailout deal to avert a collapse of its banking sector, Rosneft and BP finalized a deal to create the world's largest listed oil major, an agreement Rosneft's CEO hailed as "more important than the situation in Cyprus".

  • The Art of Making Deals in M&A   Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 8:16 AM ET
    The Art of Making Deals in M&A

    Eileen Nugent, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; and James Morphy, Sullivan & Cromwell, discuss management buyouts in big companies; and weigh in on the role of activist investors in mergers and acquisitions.

  • Checking Out the 2013 M&A Landscape   Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 7:41 AM ET
    Checking Out the 2013 M&A Landscape

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin talks with Mark Shafir, Citigroup co-head of global M&A, about targets, taxes and strategy in the area of mergers and acquisitions this year.