Takeover Bids


  • Market Roundtable: Management Buyout Battles   Friday, 10 May 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    Market Roundtable: Management Buyout Battles

    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.

  • Faber Report: Arrowgrass Snubs Freeport McMoRan Bid

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Arrowgrass Capital Partners' opposition of FCX's takeover of Plains Exploration.

  • Faber Report: Verizon Talking to Themselves   Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 9:38 AM ET
    Faber Report: Verizon Talking to Themselves

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on a potential bid to buy Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless.

  • Consumer Giant Bets Big on India in $5.4 Billion Offer Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 2:42 AM ET
    Bars of Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Lux soap at a store in Mumbai

    Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever Plc will pay $5.4 billion to raise its stake in its Indian unit, in a bet on fast-growing spending power in Asia's third-largest economy.

  • Germany's Bayer has agreed to buy U.S. contraceptive devices maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, aiming to underpin its position as the world's largest women's healthcare provider.

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    Major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications.

  • Verizon Has Yet To Make Vodafone Offer: Faber   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 10:25 AM ET
    Verizon Has Yet To Make Vodafone Offer: Faber

    CNBC's David Faber has the latest details on reports Verizon wants to make a bid for Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless.

  • Verizon Eyes Bid For Verizon Wireless: Report   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 8:37 AM ET
    Verizon Eyes Bid For Verizon Wireless: Report

    Verizon has reportedly hired advisors to prepare a possible $100 billion cash and stock bid for Verizon Wireless. CNBC's David Faber provides his perspective.

  • Time to Play Thailand's Transition?   Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:50 PM ET

    Nirgunan Tiruchelvam, Equities Analyst at Standard Chartered, discusses the recent CP All - Siam Makro Deal, and gives us tips about whether to invest in Thailand's convenience store market.

  • Beer Companies Settle the Tab   Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 10:22 AM ET
    Beer Companies Settle the Tab

    Rob Sands, President & CEO of Constellation Brands talks with CNBC's David Faber, about the company's settlement with regulators, allowing it to move forward in its purchase of Grupo Modelo; a move that will transform the wine seller to a beer giant.

  • Investing Like an Activist   Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Investing Like an Activist

    Keith Meister, Corvex Management, weighs in on the Commonwealth takeover bid.

  • Liberty Global Preps Takeover Bid For Kabel Deutschland

    Liberty Global is looking to expand its European footprint by acquiring Germany's largest cable television operator, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Douwe Egberts Coffee Group Gets $8.2 Billion Bid Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 4:15 AM ET

    D.E Master Blenders 1753 said on Thursday it received a 6.4- billion-euro takeover offer from German investor Joh A Benckiser, sending shares of the Dutch coffee and tea maker up more than 25 percent.

  • Flowers Wins Hostess Bread For $360M: Source   Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 11:14 AM ET
    Flowers Wins Hostess Bread For $360M: Source

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Wonder Bread and other brands won't be auctioned in court on Thursday.

  • Royalty Pharma in $6.6 Billion Bid for Elan Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 6:01 AM ET

    Royalty Pharma has made a $6.6 billion bid to buy Elan, seeking to scupper the drugmaker's plan to spend most of the proceeds from a major drug sale on deals.

  • Cramer: Why Facebook Should Buy LinkedIn   Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 9:11 AM ET
    LinkedIn's Blowout Quarter

    CNBC's Jim Cramer thinks a successful social media company should be purchased by Facebook. (3:31)

  • F&N Takeover: What Lies in Store   Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 10:13 PM ET
    F&N Takeover: What Lies in Store

    Alan Lok, Director at Sabio Global says TCC will do a good job if they succeed in taking over F&N.

  • Monday Markets Roadmap   Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Monday Markets Roadmap

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew discusses the top market moving stories of the day, including a drop in demand for Apple products; an increase in the payroll tax; and UPS abandoning its takeover for TNT.

  • PE Firms Targeted Legg Mason But Spurned   Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 12:41 PM ET
    PE Firms Targeted Legg Mason But Spurned

    Reuters is reporting that private equity firms targeted Legg Mason but were spurned. CNBC's Courtney Reagan and FMHR discuss. Also, Erik Ristuben, Russell Investments, weighs in on how far the bull market can run.

  • Battle of Titans For Herbalife, Shares Halted   Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:07 AM ET
    Battle of Titans For Herbalife, Shares Halted

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports Third Point's Dan Loeb has bought more than a five percent stake in Herbalife.