May 25- Charter Communications Inc is nearing a $55 billion agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc, combining the third- and second-largest U.S. cable operators, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The cash and stock deal, which values Time Warner Cable at $195 per share, comes just one month after Comcast Corp dropped its $45.2 billion merger...» Read More
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.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin provides insight to a new study which reveals just how prevalent insider trading is on Wall Street.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says that his group's offer for Alstom's power assets is "compelling", and "superior" to the one proposed by General Electric.
Valeant said it plans to launch an exchange offer to Allergan shareholders this week, soliciting proxies to call for a meeting to discuss its offer.
Yukihiro Kumagai, Analyst at Jefferies, says the joint bid by Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is "a little behind" General Electric's formal offer.
Level 3 Communications said it would buy internet services provider TW Telecom for $40.86 per share in a cash and stock deal.
Hillshire Brands said it will withdraw its recommendation to its shareholders to vote for its acquisition of Pinnacle Foods.
Priceline announces it is buying online reservation site OpenTable for $103 per share, or about $2.6 billion.
Allergan's board of directors announced on Tuesday that it has unanimously rejected a revised, unsolicited buyout offer from Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Matthew Toole, Thomson Reuters, discusses the resurgence of deal making in the U.S. and calls the recent M&A activity generally a lagging indicator of the markets.
Tyson Foods announced on Monday it has acquired Hillshire Brands in a deal it valued at about $8.55 billion.