ZURICH, March 25- Swiss bank Vontobel said it had the firepower for more deals, after agreeing to buy a majority stake in Britain's TwentyFour Asset Management and announcing takeover talks for a German-based asset manager. Zurich- based Vontobel has been restrained in acquisitions since buying Commerzbank's Swiss arm in 2009, despite stressing it has the...» Read More
Kenneth Squire, 13-D Monitor, shares his thoughts on shareholder activism and discusses the likely fate of Michael Dell's plans to take his company private, as activist investor Carl Icahn fuels opposition to the deal.
CNBC's Scott Wapner has the update on Carl Icahn's bid for the PC maker. And Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider executive editor, shares his thoughts on the battle for Dell.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn once again upped the ante in his bid for the PC maker, as shareholders may vote today on whether to take the company private. Carr Lanphier, Morningstar analyst, weighs in on the deal.
Larry Fishelson, co-founder & CEO of Dynalink and Mark O'Hare, CEO of Preqin, discuss Dell ahead of a shareholders' vote on a private takeover and what it would mean for the group to go private.
Activist investor Carl Icahn announced he will enhance his offer to buy the PC maker for a proposed $14 per share, plus one warrant, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Senators sought answers from Smithfield CEO on whether the its proposed sale to China's largest pork producer could hurt U.S. food safety and raise prices for American consumers.
Short-term takeover targets have some "potholes," says Mario Gabelli of the Gabelli Funds, providing his play on Hillshire Farm, Post and Navistar. And a technical look at what the charts are indicating about the markets, with Stephen Suttmeier, Bank of America.
Japanese mobile carrier Softbank's bid for Sprint was approved by US Federal Communications Commission last week, clearing the way for the firm to create a foothold in the US market. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuda has more.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals has rejected a $10 billion takeover bid from Amgen, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
Onyx is essentially putting itself up for sale to the highest bidder, reports CNBC's David Faber, although it did reject an unsolicited bid from Amgen because the board believed it undervalued the company.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI), discusses increasing Congressional scrutiny of food safety on the heels of Smithfield Foods takeover bid from Chinese meat producer Shuanghui.
Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley vice chairman, explains why the market likes strategic deals and provides an overview of what's driving M&A activity and the prospects for the future.
CNBC's Tokyo bureau chief Kaori Enjoji reports on the latest development of U.S. hedge fund Third Point's interest in Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony.
CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on consolidation rumors in the cable industry.
CNBC's David Faber reports Elan has decided to proceed with a formal sale process in response to recent interest.
CNBC's David Faber reports 70 percent of Elan shareholders have voted on the four resolutions and have until 3pm today to change their vote.
John Malloy, BlueRun Ventures partners, discusses how the social mapping and navigation app startup has revolutionizes the way people plot their destinations and has generated interest from Google and Facebook.
Dish Network Corp raised its buyout offer for Clearwire Corp to $4.40 per share, valuing the wireless service provider at $6.5 billion and topping a rival bid by Sprint Nextel Corp by nearly 30 percent.
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.