Sept 18- UBM Plc, a British communications and events company, confirmed that it was in talks to acquire Advanstar, a privately held U.S. trade show organiser. Reuters reported on Tuesday that UBM was in advanced talks to acquire Advanstar for around $900 million.» Read More
Cubist Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Bonney discusses the impact to his business from acquiring Optimer and Trius Therapeutics; and what's in the pipeline.
Men's Wearhouse has rejected an acquisition bid from its smaller rival, saying the offer significantly undervalues the company, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Jim Cramer weighs in on the Joseph A. Bank offer to acquire Men's Warehouse. MW refused the deal.
Apollo is asking Cooper for a price cut on the $2.5 billion deal, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Blake Irving, Go Daddy CEO, explains how NASCAR's Danica Patrick is helping his company re-brand, and shares his thoughts on Microsoft's succession plan.
Blake Irving, Go Daddy CEO, explains how his company allows "small business" to get out of the "shoebox" and grow.
Trevor Fetter, Tenet Healthcare president and CEO, discusses the benefits of acquiring Vanguard Health after the passing of the Affordable Care Act.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper about the fate of BlackBerry. Ben Parr, CNET columnist, is skeptical of Fairfax's deal for BlackBerry, and John Spallanzani, GFI Group says, "it would be a black eye for Canada if BlackBerry goes down."
David Marcus, PayPal president, discusses the details of his company's $800 million acquisition of payments company Braintree.
The Nikkei news is reporting that Japanese housing maker Lixil Group is going to buy Germany¿s kitchen and bath maker Grohe for 4 billion dollars. Sachiko Kishida reports.
Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners, reacts to Fairfax's $9 per share offering of BlackBerry. "Take your money and leave" he says. He explains why he is buying Apple today.
BlackBerry has struck a deal with Fairfax Financial, Apple sold 9 million of its new iPhone devices, and Microsoft unveils its 2nd generation Surface tablet. CNBC's Josh Lipton has the details.
BlackBerry has entered into a letter of intent with consortium led by Fairfax Financial. Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, and CNBC's David Faber, discuss the bid for BlackBerry.
BlackBerry announced a deal with Fairfax Financial to be bought for $9 per share. Roger Kay, Endpoint Technologies, and CNBC's Jim Cramer, Josh Lipton and Herb Greenberg weigh in.
BlackBerry is still on the hunt to find a buyer, reports CNBC's Seema Mody. New reports suggest it has narrowed possible bidders.
Shares of LinkedIn are down today after the company announced plans to raise $1 billion in a share offering; reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Microsoft will buy Nokia's mobile business for nearly $7.2 billion. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports investors aren't yet convinced Nokia devices will pay off. Daniel Ives, FBR Capital Markets, and Christina Warren, Mashable, weigh in.
Brendan Barnicle of Pacific Crest Securities addresses whether Microsoft had to buy a hardware company to keep its Windows business relevant and calls it a risky deal for the software giant.
"If you want to win in this space, you have to actually get organized around it and get in front of it," said Tim Armstrong, AOL chairman & CEO, discussing the details of his company's acquisition of Adap.tv, a video advertising platform for the world's largest brands, agencies, publishers and ad networks.
After 4 generations of family ownership, The Washington Post is selling its publishing business to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Will he bring change to the company? Mark Walsh, Sirius XM; Hugh Hewitt, Townhall.com; and Michael Medved, syndicated radio host, discuss.