LONDON, Nov 21- British insurer Aviva said on Friday it had agreed terms on a possible deal to buy rival Friends Life for 5.6 billion pounds, as British pension reform puts pressure on insurance companies to find new business. Aviva's all-share offer of 0.74 shares for every Friends Life share implies a 15 percent premium to the closing price on Friday.» Read More
This really gives Facebook a tremendous share of time spent on mobile devices, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, sharing his thoughts on whether Facebook's $16 billion bet will pay off.
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the deal is about connecting more people, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin, with the latest details of the $16 billion acquisition.
Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, discusses Facebook's acquisition of messaging startup WhatsApp. The price they're paying is about $42 dollars per user, it's not a bad deal, says Peck.
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Gilbert Harrison, Financo chairman, shares his thought on Jos. A. Bank's acquisition of Eddie Bauer in a $825 million cash and stock deal. It's a great deal for the company and shareholders, says Harrison.
Amy Yong, Macquarie Research, discusses how the $44 billion deal for Comcast to acquire Time Warner Cable will likely impact the sector.
This will give us wider distribution of our products, says Brian Roberts, Chairman & CEO of Comcast, talking with Robert Marcus, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, and CNBC's David Faber about Comcast buying Time Warner Cable.
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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.
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.
Comcast has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Cable for $44 billion in an all stock deal, reports CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew.
Glenn Youngkin, The Carlyle Group COO, sees strength in the global markets, and discusses where his firm is buying now.
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CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Google will acquire Nest Labs for $3.2 billion in cash.
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