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  • AMC Networks in $1 billion Liberty Global deal Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    AMC Networks said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global, for about $1.04 billion.

  • One-third of global firms plan acquisitions: Survey Sunday, 27 Oct 2013 | 7:01 PM ET

    More than a third of companies are planning M&A deals within the next year, according to an Ernst & Young survey of executives across 70 countries.

  • Faber Report: ARCP & Cole Real Estate merge     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports the purchase of Coal Real Estate by American Realty Capital for $11.2 billion.

  • Cerberus, others explore deal for Safeway: Sources Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 8:23 PM ET

    Cerberus and others are exploring a deal for Safeway, which could potentially shape up to be one of the largest buyouts since the financial crisis.

  • Lenovo looks to sink teeth into BlackBerry: Report Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    The BlackBerry logo sits on the screen of a BlackBerry smartphone.

    Lenovo, the world's largest PC maker, is 'actively looking' into bidding on BlackBerry, Dow Jones reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

  • Advance buys General Parts in $2 billion marriage Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy General Parts International Inc for just over $2 billion, creating the largest North American retailer of auto parts.

  • Men's Wearhouse to Jos.A.Bank: Thanks but no thanks Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:18 AM ET

    Men's Wearhouse is rejecting an unsolicited $2.3 billion merger offer from rival Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, saying the bid "significantly undervalues" the company.

  • Disagreements emerge over Cooper Tire takeover deal Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 7:58 AM ET

    Apollo Tyres' $2.5 billion deal for Cooper Tire & Rubber has flared into a war of words as the companies haggle over price.

  • EBay to juice PayPal with $800 million acquisition Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    EBay said it would buy payment platform Braintree for about $800 million in cash to add to its PayPal business.

  • Stryker to buy Mako Surgical for $1.65 billion Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    Stryker will buy smaller peer Mako Surgical for about $1.65 billion to gain access to Mako's technology for robot-assisted orthopedic surgery.

  • David Rubenstein, Senior Analyst at Advanced Research Japan, discusses what a merger between AMAT and Tokyo Electron would mean for their rivals.

  • AMAT-Tokyo Electron: Clash of cultures     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:06 PM ET

    David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, said that although there are some risks associated with merging two companies from two different corporate cultures, the move is probably the right one.

  • Applied Materials & Tokyo Electron to combine     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 7:55 AM ET

    Patrick Ho, Stifel Nicolaus analyst, discusses why he thinks Applied Materials will benefit from the deal and the financial and cultural issues the two companies will likely encounter in the merger.

  • Verizon CEO on the megadeal     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    Verizon's agreement to purchase longtime partner Vodafone's 45 percent of the company is the third-largest acquisition deal of all time. Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam discusses details of the cash-and-stock buyout.

  • Trial date set for AMR/US Airways merger     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    A judge has set a tentative trial date of November 25th for the merger challenge of AMR and U.S. Airways, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • High-flying airline deal headed to court     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 6:43 AM ET

    American Airlines and U.S. Airways are taking the Justice Department to court to contest a lawsuit against their merger. Kevin Starke, CRT Capital Group analyst, provides a legal perspective on the case.

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani talks with William O'Brien Direct Edge CEO, about the benefits of combing the two companies.

  • Direct Edge, BATS may create US exchange: WSJ Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Electronic exchange group BATS Global Markets may merge with rival stock-exchange company Direct Edge Holdings, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.

  • Airline merger hits turbulence     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    The U.S Airways and American airlines merger is in jeopardy after the Justice Department filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the plan. Tom Horne, Arizona Attorney General, explains why he is joining the DOJ to block the merger.

  • Justice department opposes airline merger     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit to block the pending merger between American Airlines and U.S Airways. Tom Hoban, American Airlines pilot, discusses the affect it will have on workers and consumers.