Takeover Bids


  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

  • Faber Report: Morgan Stanley Cuts Jobs     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports on continuing downsizing on Wall Street, and Dish Network's unsolicited takeover bid for Clearwire.

  • Wednesday Market Roadmap     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew reports on the market moving stories of the day, including Alcoa's earnings; and the Dish Network's unsolicited takeover bid for Clearwire.

  • Will BB10 Save RIM?     Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 6:20 AM ET

    Brian Modoff, Deutsche Bank analyst, breaks down the BlackBerry maker's better-than-expected Q3 earnings, and discusses the outlook for the company's newest device, the BB10.

  • Will Regulations Block ICE Merger?     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO, explains why the merger of ICE and the NYSE has a high likelihood of passing regulators.

  • NYSE Euronext, ICE Shares Halt Trading     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill explains how the merger could impact trading activity, and the likely candidates for the top executive spot.

  • ICE in Talks to Buy NYSE     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 7:02 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on a deal where the NYSE will merger with rival IntercontinentalExchange.

  • Is RIMM Ripe For a Takeover?     Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 6:31 AM ET

    "Samsung and Microsoft would be the two most likely" acquirers of Research in Motion, said Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, providing a preview of the tech company's earnings, and weighing in on the launch of BlackBerry 10.

  • In a fresh offer aimed at resolving the "fiscal cliff" standoff, President Barack Obama seeks $1.2 trillion from higher tax revenues, including higher rates on those earning more than $400,000 a year.

  • Best Buy Extends Bid Deadline     Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    William 'Bill' George, former Medtronic chairman & CEO, discusses whether the big box store's founder, Richard Schulze, will be successful in his bid to take the company private.

  • Thursday Market Roadmap     Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news crew discusses the Fed's new policy decisions; Sprint's Clearwire proposal; and news of a formal takeover bid for Best Buy.

  • Greece Suffers Setback After Debt Buyback Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 8:33 AM ET

    Greece's bond buyback scheme failed to meet its target by a relatively narrow margin on Tuesday but still left international lenders with a 450-million euro hole in their plan to cut the country's huge debts to a more manageable level.

  • Who Will Save the Twinkie?     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on possible suitors for Hostess Brands.

  • China Firm Nabs US Battery Maker A123     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:13 PM ET

    Does China's winning bid to acquire A123 Systems pose a security threat? Peter Navarro, University Of California- Irvine professor, and Ann Lee, New York University professor, weigh in.

  • Who Are Hostess' Suitors?     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:25 PM ET

    A closer look at potential buyers for the iconic bakery, and the possibility of saving the Twinkie, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.