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  • May 1- Cable company Charter Communications Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss, hurt by costs from a failed deal between Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc that involved assets it was planning to buy. Still, Charter is being closely watched as potential suitor for Time Warner Cable. Reuters reported on Monday that Time Warner Cable was open to merger...

  • April 30- Time Warner Cable Inc on Thursday reported a bigger-than-expected rise in video subscriptions for the first quarter but gave no indication of any merger deals after Comcast Corp withdrew its bid to buy the company. Since the Comcast deal was called off on Friday after U.S. regulators raised concerns, questions have arisen about whether Time Warner...

  • *Holcim net 310 million francs vs f'cast 340 mln. *Lafarge shares up 4.5 percent, Holcim up 2.0 percent. ZURICH/ PARIS, April 30- Swiss cement maker Holcim reported a jump in first-quarter net profit on Thursday, helped by asset sales, while its French merger partner Lafarge posted a better than expected rise in operating profit.

  • Holcim shareholder Eurocement backs Holcim-Lafarge merger Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 6:09 PM ET

    April 29- Eurocement Holding AG, Holcim Ltd's second-largest shareholder, said it supports the Swiss cement maker's planned merger with France's Lafarge SA. Eurocement, which has a 10.8 percent stake in Holcim, said it intends to keep actively participating in the work of the merged company. The backing from Eurocement is a boost to Zurich- based Holcim as it...

  • Get ready for more big deals, Wall St execs say Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 12:33 PM ET

    The surge in M&A isn't likely to subside anytime soon, according to two senior bankers from Goldman Sachs and Citigoup.

  • BERLIN, April 29- Volkswagen has no merger or acquisition plans beyond ongoing discussions with its Chinese joint venture partner FAW that may result in its increasing its stake, the carmaker's finance chief Hans Dieter Poetsch said on Wednesday. "We are in a process of negotiations with our joint venture partner, also about the possibility of an increase in our...

  • Behind the wave of pharma dealmaking   Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 6:35 PM ET
    Behind the wave of pharma dealmaking

    Factors like larger firms seeking to boost economies of scale are fueling the appetite for dealmaking in the pharmaceuticals sector, says Raghuram Selvaraju, managing director of Equity Research at MLV & Co.

  • M&A trends: Watch out for healthcare   Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    M&A trends: Watch out for healthcare

    Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, says that the healthcare sector is ripe for more M&A.

  • Merger of Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron scrapped

    Sachin Shah, special situations and merger arbitrage strategist at Albert Fried and Company, says the cancellation of a merger between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron is "a bit of a surprise."

  • April 27- Time Warner Cable Inc is open to merger discussions with Charter Communications Inc following a failed $45 billion bid by Comcast Corp, according to people familiar with the matter. Friendly negotiations between the two companies would be in sharp contrast to their acrimonious exchanges in 2013 and early 2014 that ended with Time Warner Cable...

  • Rich (lawyers) get richer, top firms reap billions Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:23 PM ET
    Handshake M&A mergers

    A wealth inequality effect is underway at elite law firms, an industry that's hardly poor but is seeing a gap between the haves and have mores.

  • April 27- Time Warner Cable Inc and Cox Communications Inc denied a Wall Street Journal report on Monday that Time Warner Cable had approached Cox Communications to discuss a potential merger. We have not engaged in any discussions with Cox, " Time Warner Cable's spokeswoman Susan Leepson told Reuters. Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time...

  • April 27- Time Warner Cable Inc reached out to Cox Communications Inc in the past few days to discuss a possible merger, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable on Friday, after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in...

  • April 27- TIG Advisors LLC, an investment firm that holds shares in Altera Corp, challenged a nomination to the company's board of directors on Monday over Altera's refusal to engage with Intel Corp about a potential merger. TIG Advisors is the first shareholder to go on the record in a bid to put pressure on Altera. "Stockholders should have right to choose between...

  • How the little guy can profit from merger mania Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Barrels are filled with oil at a Royal Dutch Shell lubricants blending plant in Torzhok, Russia.

    Merger arbitrage funds and ETFs are vehicles for investors to get involved in the trillion-dollar boom in corporate M&A. But there are risks.

  • Hong Kong stock up on HSBC, state firm merger hopes Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 4:19 AM ET

    April 27- Hong Kong stocks advanced to fresh seven-year highs on Monday, led by Chinese state-owned giants on expectations that Beijing will accelerate mergers among state-owned enterprises. The market was also bolstered by index heavyweight HSBC Holdings Plc, which jumped 3.6 percent after Europe's biggest bank ordered a review into whether it should...

  • TOKYO, April 27- Applied Materials Inc and Tokyo Electron Ltd said on Monday they have given up plans to merge in a deal that would have been worth more than $10 billion, citing problems in getting approval from U.S. antitrust regulators. U.S.-based Applied Materials had agreed in September 2013 to buy Tokyo Electron in an all-stock deal combining the world's...

  • TOKYO, April 27- Tokyo Electron Ltd and Applied Materials Inc said on Monday they have agreed to give up their plans to merge in a deal that was set to be worth more than $10 billion, citing differences in views with U.S. antitrust regulators. U.S.-based Applied Materials, the world's largest chipmaking equipment maker, had agreed in September 2013 to buy Tokyo...

  • SHANGHAI, April 27- Stocks in China and Hong Kong rose to fresh seven-year highs on Monday morning, led by heavyweight Chinese state-owned enterprises on expectations that Beijing will accelerate mergers in the underperforming sector. "We don't see a slowdown in money inflows, so more liquidity will likely push stock indexes higher," wrote Sun Jianbo,...

  • Is this Nascar sponsor un-American? Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 2:53 PM ET
    Carl Edwards and Arris sponsored NASCAR

    On Thursday, stock of Arris went up 20 percent because they announced an inversion deal. The company sponsors Carl Edwards in Nascar.