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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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

    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.

  • 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

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

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

    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.