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Takeover Bids


  • Illumina Plays Offense & Final Trade   Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 12:55 PM ET
    Illumina Plays Offense & Final Trade

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on Illumina playing offense against Roche's hostile takeover bid, and the FMHR crew share their final trades of the hour.

  • Faber Report: Illumina   Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    Faber Report: Illumina

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Illumina's recommendation to shareholders to reject Roche's takeover offer.

  • No Huddle Offense: RIMM & YHOO, Takeover Targets or Turnarounds?

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts on the future of tech giants, Research in Motion and Yahoo.

  • Avon for Sale?   Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 5:17 PM ET
    Avon for Sale?

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on how to play unusual options activity in Avon's shares on Monday.

  • Groupon Revises Q4 & Full Year   Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 3:09 PM ET
    Groupon Revises Q4 & Full Year

    CNBC's Brian Shactman breaks down today's big movers including two downgrades at Stifel Nicolaus, and Avon's rejection of a takeover bid from Coty.

  • Finerman's Fine Print: Illumina Rejects Roche   Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 5:29 PM ET
    Finerman's Fine Print: Illumina Rejects Roche

    Karen Finerman, Metropolitan Capital Advisors, and Fast Money trader, provides insight on what's next for Illumina, on the heels its recent rejection of Roche's offer.

  • Ways to Win In This Market Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 6:43 PM ET

    Cramer ticks off the many winning trades today.

  • Roche Makes $5.7B Bid for Illumina   Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:21 PM ET
    Roche Makes $5.7B Bid for Illumina

    Keith Moore, MKM Partners, discusses how to play Roche's hostile bid for gene sequencer, Illumin, saying ILMN is likely to fight the takeover. Also an update on SanDisk's earnings, with the Fast Money crew.

  • Finerman's Fine Print: Roche Hostility   Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:18 PM ET
    Finerman's Fine Print: Roche Hostility

    Fast Money trader Karen Finerman explains what's behind Roche's tender offer for Illumina; and the best way to play the biotech takeout trend.

  • Is Netflix a Takeover Target?   Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Is Netflix a Takeover Target?

    Is Netflix a possible takeover candidate by Yahoo? Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and the Fast Money traders, weigh in on the rumor, and the possible play on the stocks, and options activity. Also a paid to wait options strategy on Yahoo, with Pete Najarian, Fast Money trader.

  • RIMM Turns Down Takeover Overtures   Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | 5:28 PM ET
    RIMM Turns Down Takeover Overtures

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on possible suitors for RIM, including, Amazon. Also, the play on Jefferies, as shares surge more than 20% on better-than-expected earnings.

  • Finerman's Fine Print: MLM Gets Hostile   Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 5:40 PM ET
    Finerman's Fine Print: MLM Gets Hostile

    Fast Money trader, Karen Finerman takes a closer look at the hostile takeover attempt by Martin Marietta Materials for Vulcan Materials.

  • Cloud-Computing Wars   Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 5:48 PM ET
    Cloud-Computing Wars

    How to trade the cloud-computing space, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders.

  • Talbots Shares Pop on Takeover Bid   Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 5:37 PM ET
    Talbots Shares Pop on Takeover Bid

    The Fast Money traders weigh in on a takeover bid of $3 per share for Talbots by private equity firm, Sycamore Partners.

  • Ichan Goes Hostile on Commercial Metals   Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    Ichan Goes Hostile on Commercial Metals

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn discusses why he has taken his takeover bid directly to CMC shareholders, and the difference between this bid and his takeover attempt of Clorox. Icahn also weighs in on a possible Navistar/Oshkosh merger, the presidential election, and the U.S. economy.

  • Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield   Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield

    In a special Veteran's Day show, former U.S. Marine, and Clorox CEO, Donald Knauss, discusses his company's healthy 3.7% yield and strong earnings, with Mad Money host, Jim Cramer.

  • Cramer: Airgas Victory Lap   Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011 | 6:15 PM ET
    Cramer: Airgas Victory Lap

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer talks with Peter McCausland, Airgas Inc. CEO, about its success fending off a hostile takeover bid from Air Products, and the company's bright future.

  • Can Investors Clean-up with Clorox?   Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    Can Investors Clean-up with Clorox?

    Mad Money's Cramer says investors can always fall back on high-yielding dividend stocks that pay you to wait, like Clorox. Discussing the future of the company, now that it turned down Carl Icahn's $80/share bid, with Donald Knauss, Clorox CEO.

  • Options Action: Whirlpool   Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 5:46 PM ET
    Options Action: Whirlpool

    Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald with the options play on rumors billionaire investor Warren Buffett is taking a stake in Whirlpool.

  • Google Earnings & Trading the S&P   Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 5:36 PM ET
    Google Earnings & Trading the S&P

    Discussing the Akamai takeover rumor by Google and a preview of its earnings, with Mark Mahaney, Citigroup. Also a technical look at trading the top of the S&P 500, with Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research.