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  • Icahn raises the stakes for Dell   Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:17 AM ET
    Icahn raises the stakes for Dell

    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.

  • Icahn sweetens bid for Dell   Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:07 AM ET
    Icahn sweetens bid for Dell

    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.

  • Dell buyout battle heats up   Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    Dell buyout battle heats up

    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.

  • Is private the way forward for Dell?   Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 5:30 AM ET
    Is private the way forward for Dell?

    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.

  • Icahn Sweetens Bid for Dell   Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    Icahn Sweetens Bid for Dell

    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.

  • US Pork Producer Grilled Over Chinese Takeover Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:57 PM ET

    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.

  • Gabelli's Three Takeover Targets   Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 12:41 PM ET
    Gabelli's Three Takeover Targets

    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.

  • Nikkei Business Report   Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    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 Rejects Amgen's $10 Billion Bid   Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 1:03 PM ET
    Onyx Rejects Amgen's $10 Billion Bid

    Onyx Pharmaceuticals has rejected a $10 billion takeover bid from Amgen, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Onyx Rejects Amgen's Takeover Bid   Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    Onyx Rejects Amgen's Takeover Bid

    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.

  • Lawmakers Eye Pork Safety Issues   Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:36 AM ET
    Lawmakers Eye Pork Safety Issues

    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.

  • M&A Activity Weak Despite a Few Big Deals   Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:16 AM ET
    M&A Activity Weak Despite a Few Big Deals

    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.

  • Third Point Pushes for Sony Spin-Off   Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    Third Point Pushes for Sony Split

    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.

  • Charter Reviewing Potential Takeover Targets   Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 11:38 AM ET
    Charter Reviewing Potential Takeover Targets

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on consolidation rumors in the cable industry.

  • Faber Report: Royalty Pharma Invited to Bid for Elan

    CNBC's David Faber reports Elan has decided to proceed with a formal sale process in response to recent interest.

  • Elan's Repurchase Program Likely to Get Shareholder Approval

    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.

  • Waze Disrupts GPS Space   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Waze Disrupts GPS Space

    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 Tops Rival Sprint's Bid for Clearwire Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:43 AM ET

    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.

  • Faber Report: Bidding War Heats Up For Sprint   Friday, 10 May 2013 | 9:22 AM ET
    Faber Report:  Bidding War Heats Up For Sprint

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest developments in the battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to acquire Sprint.

  • Will Icahn's Bid For Dell Work?   Friday, 10 May 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    Will Icahn's Bid For Dell Work?

    Ben White, POLITICO; Allan Sloan, Fortune; and Aaron Task, Yahoo! Finance, discuss Carl Icahn and Southeastern's recent offer for Dell.