NEW YORK, May 20- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc and Plains Exploration together sweetened the miner's roughly $6 billion takeover bid for Plains by around 8 percent by offering to pay two special dividends if shareholders approve the deal.» Read More
NEW YORK, May 20- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc and Plains Exploration together sweetened the miner's roughly $6 billion takeover bid for Plains by around 8 percent by offering to pay two special dividends if shareholders approve the deal.
NEW YORK, May 20- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc and Plains Exploration& Production Co together sweetened the miner's roughly $6 billion takeover bid for Plains by offering to pay two special dividends if shareholders approve the deal.
NEW YORK, May 20- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc and Plains Exploration& Production Co said they would pay shareholders more in dividends if they approved the miner's roughly $6 billion takeover offer for Plains.
DUBLIN, May 20- Elan announced its second major drug deal inside a week on Monday and said it would buy back more shares as it continues to bat against a $5.7 billion takeover bid from U.S. investor Royalty Pharma.
*Clearwire shareholders to vote on Sprint buyout May 21. NEW YORK, May 17- Minority shareholders of Clearwire Corp are expected to vote down a buyout offer from Sprint Nextel Corp next week and force the No.3 U.S. wireless company to cough up more cash for control of Clearwire's valuable spectrum.
DELL'S DOLDRUMS: Slumping personal computer maker Dell Inc. is still having trouble adapting to a market increasingly dominated by smartphones and tablets. POINT: The dismal performance could help Dell's board persuade more shareholders to accept a $24.4 billion buyout offer from CEO Michael Dell and other investors.
DUBLIN, May 13- Irish drugmaker Elan Corporation has agreed a $1 billion royalties deal that could soothe concerns about its potentially risky acquisition strategy and fend off a takeover bid from Royalty Pharma.
*Dish may face difficulty securing financing for Sprint bid. May 10- SoftBank Corp has asked investment banks not to finance a rival bid for Sprint Nextel Corp by Dish Network Corp, saying this could hurt the banks' chances of gaining a role in the highly anticipated public offering of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest developments in the battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to acquire Sprint.
Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss Carl Icahn and Southeastern's recent offer for Dell.
Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss Carl Icahn's bid for Dell, the move to split the roles of chairman and CEO at JPMorgan.
May 7- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, the largest investor in DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc, has entered an agreement allowing it to nearly double its stake in the largest U.S. operator of dialysis clinics to 25 percent. DaVita shares rose $3.84, or 3.3 percent, to $121.40 in after-hours trading after the agreement was disclosed.
*Stresses network know-how, mobile synergies as plus for Sprint. TOKYO/ NEW YORK, May 7- SoftBank Corp President Masayoshi Son may get a frosty reception when he comes to the United States this week to meet Sprint Nextel Corp's.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Arrowgrass Capital Partners' opposition of FCX's takeover of Plains Exploration.
*SoftBank president to meet Sprint's institutional shareholders. *Stresses network knowhow, mobile synergies as plus for Sprint. TOKYO, May 7- SoftBank Corp's president said he will go to the United States on Tuesday to meet Sprint Nextel Corp's major shareholders to seek support for the Japanese company's takeover bid.
DUBLIN, May 7- Italian-owned gaming firm GTech is planning to bid for Ireland's next lottery licence and may form an alliance with the country's state postal service which operates the current licence, a Gtech official told the Irish Times newspaper on Tuesday.
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JOHANNESBURG, May 6- AccessKenya Group Ltd:. *Dimension Data makes kes3.05b offer to acquire nse-listed. *Dimension data says offers kes14.00 per share, is a premium of 42%.
said on Monday its proposed buyout by majority owner Sprint Nextel Corp was the best option for Clearwire's minority stockholders.
PARIS, May 6- French water and waste treatment company Saur's creditor banks could join up with one of three potential bidders to try to reduce its 1.8 billion euro debt, sources close to the talks said.