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  • *VTB with partners get 55 pct, Rostelecom 45 pct. MOSCOW, Feb 6- Russian bank VTB said it would stay for at least three years as an investor in T2 RTK Holding, the country's No.4 mobile carrier being formed from the merger of Tele2 Russia and the wireless assets of Rostelecom.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Jack Butler, a prominent bankruptcy attorney who played an instrumental role in American Airlines' merger with U.S. Airways Group, is leaving law firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher& Flom to become an executive at Hilco Global, a financial services company with a broad range of operations.

  • Sprint passes $45B hat for T-Mobile: Report Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 3:43 PM ET

    Sprint, considering a bid for T-Mobile, is close to securing debt financing from a clutch of big banks, Dealreporter said.

  • Feb 5- Investment bank and asset manager Lazard Ltd reported a better-than-expected 35 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit as merger advisory revenue rose in a recovering M&A market. Lazard's financial advisory revenue increased 2 percent from the same quarter last year to $315 million, driven by an 8 percent increase in M&A and other advisory fees.

  • The SEC has pursued dozens of cases against Chinese companies that entered the U.S. capital markets through backdoor mergers with U.S. shell companies and has delisted many for failing to file accurate or timely reports, But it has run into problems obtaining audit documents from China to pursue the investigations further and build evidence of fraud.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 31- The antitrust battle over whether food giant Sysco Corp will be allowed to buy rival US Foods Inc will likely focus on whether the merger will drive up costs for thousands of restaurants, hospitals and hotels that they supply on nationwide contracts.

  • Motorola FAIL: What Google needs to learn Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Motorola Droid 4 smartphone.

    Some people gave Google a pass on the failed Motorola experiment because they're rich and powerful but here's the lesson they need to learn, says Jon Fortt.

  • *Fiat Chrysler Automobiles main listing to be New York. MILAN/ DETROIT, Jan 29- Fiat has cut its 2014 profit forecast after a slump in Latin American earnings, underscoring the task the carmaker faces as it completes a merger with U.S. arm Chrysler and shifts its focus away from Italy to create a true global player.

  • UPDATE 5-AT&T rules out Vodafone bid for now Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    *AT&T says will not bid for Vodafone in next six months. LONDON, Jan 27- AT&T on Monday ruled out a bid for Britain's Vodafone after Britain's takeover watchdog asked the U.S. phone company to clarify its position following reports that it had sounded out European regulators on the prospects of a merger.

  • AB InBev snaps up leading South Korea brewer Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    The maker of Budweiser has agreed to repurchase South Korea's Oriental Breweries from private equity firms for $5.8 billion.

  • 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.

  • Chuck E. Cheese's billion-dollar pizza Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 9:32 AM ET
    Chuck E. Cheese mascots

    Apollo Global Management LLC said it would buy CEC Entertainment, the parent of Chuck E Cheese restaurant chain, for about $948 million.

  • Guess who can help Charter win TWC? Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    John Malone

    To bag Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications may need more help from its investor John Malone, but the mogul is all about being patient.

  • TWC investors name their price for Charter deal Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    A number of Time Warner Cable shareholders would support a merger with Charter Communications if Charter raises its current bid for the larger rival to $41 billion or more, according to people close to the matter.

  • Why the price of this worthless stock went soaring Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    Nest Learning Thermostat, made by Nest Labs

    The stock price a company that went into receivership in 2009 came back to life this week, jumping from less than a penny to 10 cents a share, The New York Times reports.

  • Jos. A. Bank rejects Men's Wearhouse bid Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    A shirt and tie are displayed at a Jos. A. Bank retail store on October 9, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

    Men's suit retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said its board has unanimously rejected the $1.5 billion bid by Men's Wearhouse.

  • AIG can take off again: Cramer     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 9:05 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the AIG deal that sells its aircraft leasing business to AerCap Holdings. David Faber also reports Avago buys LSI for $6.6 billion.

  • Sprint preparing to bid for T-Mobile: Report Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 5:03 PM ET

    Sprint is mulling a possible bid for T-Mobileā€”a deal that may leave the U.S. wireless market dominated by three mega-companies, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports Discovery is considering a bid for Scripps Networks and what synergies make the deal viable.

  • New rules for senior drivers     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight on news the merger between American and U.S. Airways has completed, as well as new rules for senior drivers.