Takeover Bids


  • 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.

  • China to the Rescue ... Again     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 2:16 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on China's move to takeover battery maker, A123, with Alan Tonelson, U.S. Business and Industry Council.

  • Hostess' Key Deadline For Buyers     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 11:48 AM ET

    Today marks the deadline for potential buyers of Hostess' brands to submit their bids or expressions of interest, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Hostess' brands bring in $2.3 billion per year, and sources say they expect about 2 dozen real bids to emerge.

  • Hostess Feeding Frenzy Begins     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 7:27 PM ET

    The focus for Hostess has now turned to selling its assets and its 30 brands, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • The Twinkie Lifeline?     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:24 PM ET

    Hostess says it is speaking with more than 110 parties that are interested in buying its brands. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports.

  • Cyber Monday: Online Retail Winners     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 5:15 PM ET

    Is Deckers, the maker of Uggs, Target's next takeover target? The Fast Money traders, weigh in; and Thom Blischok, Booz & Co. chief retail analyst, discusses which retailers are making big moves in mobile and online this holiday season.

  • WSJ: Advanced Micro Not Pursuing Sale     Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 4:53 PM ET

    According to the WSJ, Advanced Micro is not pursuing a sale of its company or significant assets, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Faber Report: Sprint Gains Control of Clearwire     Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest detail on Sprint's takeover of Clearwire; and weighs in on Verizon's earnings.

  • Ellison Eyeing the Lakers?     Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank says Ellison's reported interest in bidding on AEG, which owns a piece of the Lakers, is in very preliminary stages. Mark Martiak, Premier Wealth Management, provides perspective.

  • In this excerpt from a "Squawk Box" interview on October 2, 2012, Pershing Square's Bill Ackman said he had bought some stock and expressed his concerns about the company to its Board.

  • Ackman: P&G Has Stumbled Over Past Few Years     Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    P&G has been one of the great growth companies of all times but quite frankly it has stumbled over the past couple of years under the current CEO's leadership, said William Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management founder & CEO, discussing the problems at Procter & Gamble.

  • Equity Firms Like Bain Are Depicted as Colluding Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 10:01 AM ET
    Bain Capital headquarters, Bostonb Mass.

    In court documents that lawyers for Bain Capital sought to keep secret, the company and other leading private equity firms are depicted as unofficial partners in a bid-rigging conspiracy aimed at holding down the prices of businesses they were seeking to buy, The New York Times reports.

  • Finding Value in Health Care Stocks     Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Dinakar Singh, TPG-Axon Capital CEO, discusses the best way to play the health care space.

  • Short Regional Banks: Singh     Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    Dinakar Singh, TPG-Axon Capital CEO, discusses the best way to trade financials after the banking crisis.

  • Does QE3 Really Matter?     Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    "Ultimately, I don't think lower rates make that much difference anymore," says Dinakar Singh, TPG-Axon Capital CEO, sharing his thoughts on additional Fed easing.

  • A Thrifty Bid by Hertz?     Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 10:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Hertz is upping its bid for Dollar Thrifty, and a look at how to play the takeover bid, with Fred Lowrance, Avondale Partners.

  • Faber Report: Peltz Wins IR Board Seat     Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 9:41 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports shareholder activism is on the rise and Nelson Peltz is taking a seat on the board at Ingersoll-Rand.

  • Checking the charts on Research in Motion and the rumor that IBM is looking to buy one of RIM's main units, with Edward Snyder, Charter Equity Research, and Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories Research.

  • Faber Report: News Corp. Earnings     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 9:37 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber breaks down the profit-making divisions within the media giant; including its cable, film, television, satellite and publishing units.