Takeover Bids


  • 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.

  • 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.