WASHINGTON, May 5- Netflix Inc has urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to reject the pending $48 billion merger of AT&T Inc and DirecTV unless its concerns about the deal are addressed. According to regulatory disclosures posted on Tuesday, Netflix representatives met recently with more than 20 FCC officials and raised concerns about the...» Read More
General Electric is in talks to sell its century-old household appliances business for as much as $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.
Twenty-First Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid in recent weeks for Time Warner but was rebuffed, sources said. The New York Times reports.
A huge merger between tobacco giants Reynolds American and Lorillard will see electronic cigarette leader blu go to another company.
Reynolds American on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Lorillard in a deal the company valued at $27.4 billion.
Increasingly, drug makers and medical device companies have found a way to self-medicate when it comes to taxes and regulation.
The $6 billion buyout of Kodiak Oil & Gas is renewing attention on energy firms in North Dakota's Bakken formation.
Mylan said it would buy Abbott Labs' generics business outside the United States in an all-stock transaction valued at about $5.3 billion.
Sources told CNBC that a Lorillard and Reynolds American merger is weeks away, although the companies have not fully negotiated terms.
Shutterfly, the photo-sharing service, is said to be working with boutique investment bank Qatalyst Partners to sell itself, Bloomberg reported.
Alcoa announced it plans to acquire jet engine component maker Firth Rixson from Oak Hill Capital Partners for $2.85 billion in cash and stock.
Peter Sorrentino, Senior Portfolio Manager at Huntington Asset Advisors, explains why Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy are the winners of a "compromised deal" between General Electric and Alstom.
Allergan advised investors not to sell their shares to Valeant, which launched a hostile takeover offer for the Botox maker last week.
Oracle agreed to buy Micros Systems in a $5.3 billion deal, Dow Jones reported Monday.
Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries raised their offer for Alstom's energy businesses to compete with a revised bid by General Electric.
Sprint has lined up eight banks to finance its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile US.
CNBC has learned that the revised proposal would create three energy joint ventures between GE and the French multinational.
GE chief executive will unveil an improved offer for the energy arm of Alstom on Thursday, according to sources.
If Bob Olstein is right, the climate for takeovers is just beginning to heat up.
Rival suitors GE and Siemens were told by the French government to come up with better offers for engineering group Alstom on Tuesday.
FMHR trader Pete Najarian provides perspective on a new study which reveals suspicious profitable trades surrounding public company deals. Andrew Ross Sorkin, weighs in.