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  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, April 10- Goldcorp Inc raised its hostile takeover offer for Osisko Mining Corp on Thursday, squeaking above a white knight bid by Yamana Gold Inc and heightening a bidding war that has helped inject life into a depressed gold mining sector.

  • *Battle for Deoleo turned political this week. MADRID, April 10- The board of Spain's Deoleo, the world's top olive oil bottler, agreed on Thursday to back a takeover bid from British private equity fund CVC Capital Partners.

  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, April 10- Goldcorp Inc raised its hostile takeover offer for Osisko Mining Corp on Thursday, squeaking above a white knight bid by Yamana Gold Inc and heightening a bidding war that has helped inject life into a depressed gold mining sector.

  • TORONTO, April 10- Goldcorp Inc hiked its hostile takeover offer for smaller Canadian gold miner Osisko Mining Corp to about C $3.6 billion on Thursday as it sought to top a complex white knight bid from Yamana Gold Inc..

  • April 10- Goldcorp Inc, the world's second-biggest gold miner by market value, raised its offer to buy fellow Canadian miner Osisko Mining Corp to about C $3.6 billion, trumping a bid from Yamana Gold Inc..

  • 'Poison Pill' inventor targets activism     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Activism in the long-term is not only bad for shareholders but also bad for the economy as a whole, says Martin Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, expressing his views on shareholder activism. Also Lipton shares his thoughts on the two categories of hedge fund activism.

  • Go-shop process not a panacea: Expert     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Eileen Nugent, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Robert Spatt, , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, discuss go-shop deals in the M&A environment and the latest LBO buzz from New Orleans.

  • Zell: US economy is 'benign'     Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, shares his thoughts on the strength of the U.S. economy. We have to focus on growth, says Zell. James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president and CEO, weighs in.

  • Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, discusses backing an activist campaign to unseat the board and management of CommonWeath, a real estate investment trust that owns more than 300 office buildings.

  • Third Point makes move on Sotheby's     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Dan Loeb's Third Point will nominate three members to Sotheby's board of directors including Loeb himself.

  • ADM to increase stake in Graincorp     Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 9:31 PM ET

    Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey will allow Archer Daniel Midland to lift its stake in Graincorp to 24.9 percent. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • Icahn reports large stake in medical device maker Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 10:25 AM ET
    Carl Icahn, billionaire investor and chairman of Icahn Enterprises Holdings LP

    Activist investor Carl Icahn reported a 12.63 stake in medical device maker Hologic, prompting the company to seek protection from a hostile takeover

  • Best fit to take over BlackBerry?     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    With a takeover of Blackberry looming, CNBC's Jim Cramer says the security and intellectual property of Blackberry is invaluable.

  • Twitter creating a staggering board     Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Twitter is staggering its board so it is less susceptible to a takeover.

  • Should Microsoft buy BlackBerry?     Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 2:28 PM ET

    BlackBerry has underperformed recently, while Microsoft is on a tear. Peter Misek of Jefferies, weighs in on whether Microsoft should buy BlackBerry.

  • Faber Report: 3 options for Dell     Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 9:39 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Michael Dell and Silver Lake's attempts to take the PC maker private, and provides an update on Community Health's attempts to acquire Health Management Associates for $3.9 billion.

  • Still hope for Dell: Pro     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 9:13 PM ET

    Despite the postponement of the shareholder vote, David Eaton, Vice President of Proxy Research at Glass Lewis, says 11th-hour backing from some large investors shows there is more support for Michael Dell's buyout plan than initially thought.

  • Icahn: I would really like to own Dell     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    One person with a lot at stake in the Dell shareholder decision is Carl Icahn, reports CNBC's Scott Wapner.

  • Dell's fate still uncertain     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    Dell shareholder Norm Peters provides perspective on the adjournment of Dell's shareholder meeting and the future of the PC maker.

  • Dell does not have enough votes: Report     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    According to Reuters it appears Michael Dell does not have enough shareholder votes to take his company private, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.