WASHINGTON, Aug 22- U.S. communications regulators on Friday asked Comcast Corp for additional details about its video and broadband operations, including its web traffic management practices, to review the company's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc..» Read More
MILAN, Aug 6- Shares in Fiat fell more than 8.5 percent on Wednesday to their lowest level this year, with traders citing concerns that investors who voted against the Italian carmaker's merger with Chrysler would exercise their right to sell the stock, potentially jeopardising the tie-up.
Time Warner shares fell more than 12 percent in after-market trading on the announcement.
21st Century Fox has withdrawn its offer to buy Time Warner. CNBC's David Faber and Kate Kelly provide prospective.
Providing insight into 21st Century Fox's withdrawal of its offer to buy Time Warner and opportunities it provides for investors, with Daniel Salmon, BMO Capital Markets; Rich Tullo, Albert Fried and Company; and CNBC contributor Carol Roth.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports 21st Century Fox has pulled its bid to buy Time Warner. Fox says Time Warner board and management refused to engage with the company to explore its offer.
The offer by Iliad for T-Mobile is set to be rejected by the US firm having failed to meet the value put on the business by Telekom, FT reports.
With earnings from Time Warner and Twenty-First Century Fox this week, investors will be listening for what the reports mean for a potential deal.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin shines a spotlight on media companies ahead of reporting quarterly numbers.
Aug 4- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc is expected to make an aggressive case for merging with Time Warner Inc during its quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, though people familiar with the company's plans have said it would not use that forum to raise its bid.
NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Aug 4- German auto parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG is considering selling its steering business as part of its proposed acquisition of U.S.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp, to resolve expected antitrust issues, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Susan Cameron is confident regulators will allow the tobacco giant to acquire Lorillard for $24.7 billion.
Allergan sued Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square Capital, alleging both acted inappropriately in their hostile $53 billion bid.
*Vote seals politically sensitive move of HQ from Italy. TURIN, Italy, Aug 1- Fiat shareholders approved the Italian carmaker's merger with its U.S. unit Chrysler on Friday, paving the way for a U.S. listing which the world's seventh-biggest auto group hopes will help fund an ambitious turnaround plan.
DETROIT, Aug 1- Chrysler Group LLC on Friday said its U.S. On Friday in Turin, Italy, where Chrysler parent Fiat is headquartered for now, shareholders are expected to approve a merger that will create Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, to be registered in the Netherlands.
French telecoms operator Iliad has made a $15 billion bid to purchase more than half of T-Mobile USA, countering an earlier offer by Sprint.
July 30- Journal Communications Inc. and E.W. Scripps agreed to merge broadcast operations and spin off their newspaper businesses into a new publicly traded entity, the media companies said late on Wednesday. The newly formed newspaper entity would combine Scripps' newspapers in 13 markets with Journal Communications' flagship Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, July 29- The long-anticipated merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc is not expected to occur before September, with the companies continuing due diligence and preparing a detailed case for a deal before U.S. regulators, according to people familiar with the matter.
Dissecting the consolidation of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, with Gene Urcan, Cappello Group, and the "Closing Bell" panel.
Activist investor Carl Icahn said he is hopeful more potential buyers will surface for Family Dollar.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity supported the market, there have been a number of high-profile earnings disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week.