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  • TORONTO, March 10- Barrick Gold Corp said on Monday it plans to sell about 13.5 percent of its holdings in its majority-owned subsidiary African Barrick Gold. In 2012, the company attempted to sell a part, or all of its interest in African Barrick Gold to China National Gold Group, but those talks fell apart last year.

  • 21st Century Fox sells Star China TV stake Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    21st Century Fox said on Thursday it would sell its 47 percent stake in Star China TV to the TV channel operator's management and private equity fund China Media Capital.

  • Bloody Monday: BlackBerry dumps CEO, ends buyout Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 9:18 AM ET
    BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins.

    BlackBerry on Monday moved to oust CEO Thorsten Heins and jettisoned a buyout by Fairfax Financial in one fell swoop.

  • Michael Dell speaks out on buyout battle     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 9:16 AM ET

    In an exclusive interview, CNBC's Maria Bartiromo talks with Michael Dell, Dell chairman & CEO, about his long, drawn out buyout battle to take his company private and how he plans to turnaround the PC maker. (Note: During this interview, Mr. Dell misspoke when he said the company had generated $22 billion in cash flow in the last 5 quarters. He meant to say years, according to the company.)

  • It's official, Dell shareholders approve buyout     Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports a majority of Dell's shareholders voted to approve Michael Dell's plans to take the tech giant private.

  • Dell shareholders favor buyout: Source     Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports preliminary results show Dell shareholders are in favor of a buyout by a margin of 65% to 35%.

  • Vodafone shareholders stand to cash in     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    In a $130 billion cash and stock deal, Verizon will buy out Vodafone's 45 percent stake in the wireless carrier. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports many investors view the deal as a positive sign for the companies, but that "it's not a done deal."

  • Court clears way for Dell vote     Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    The court has denied Carl Icahn's push to fast track the lawsuit against the Dell buyout, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Jonathan Geller, BGR.com editor-in-chief, discusses what's troubling the smartphone maker and why the company is likely shopping around for a potential buyout. Geller also provides his thoughts on what Apple's new iPhone might include when it debuts next month.

  • Deal flows and IPOs on the rise     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Dan Primack, Fortune Magazine, has the update on private equity deals and the surge in public offerings, including rumors BlackBerry wants to go private and Amazon's Bezos buying the Washington Post newspaper.

  • Tracking deal flow & market moves     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    James Woolery, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman, have the latest corporate buzz on pending M&A action and the outlook on the market.

  • Dell buyout deal official     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the latest details on the agreement reached between Dell's special committee and Michael Dell & Silver Lake Partners.

  • Dell reaches new deal     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    Dell's special committee has reached a deal with Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, reports David Faber, with details of the new deal.

  • The Dell deal calls for $13.75 per share, and a special dividend of $0.13 per share, plus a guaranteed dividend of $0.08 in the third quarter, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Dell's buyout battle vote today     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 6:33 AM ET

    Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, discusses why he prefers Carl Icahn's deal for the PC maker over Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.

  • Icahn sues Dell and its board     Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    Carl Icahn has filed a suit against Dell and its board of directors to prevent the company from setting a new record date for the special meeting, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Faber Report: 3 options for Dell     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 9:39 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Michael Dell and Silver Lake's attempts to take the PC maker private, and provides an update on Community Health's attempts to acquire Health Management Associates for $3.9 billion.

  • Dell vote is going to be a nail-biter Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    Investors will be on the edge of their seats during the days leading up to the vote that will determine Dell's fate.

  • 2 Remaining Bids for Hulu     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    Sources say Guggenheim is out of the Hulu bidding process. The remaining 2 bids are from DirecTV and AT&T, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports the two corporate leaders had dinner to discuss the price of a deal for Dell. Icahn would not comment.