Chunshek Chan, global head of research, M&A and Financial Sponsors at Dealogic, attributes the rise in M&A activities to increasing corporate confidence in the economy.» Read More
Royal Dutch Shell is set to buy BG Group for £47 billion. Marina Petroleka, head of energy and infrastructure at BMI Research, says it's "a great deal" offering plenty of advantages.
Daniel Lubetzky, Kind Healthy Snacks CEO, explains how a blend of kindness and failure paved the way for his company's success.
Talking about recent merger and acquisition deals, Benjamin Gutteridge, head of fund research at Brewin Dolphin, discusses whether businesses are overpaying for the companies.
As FedEx bids $4.8 billion for TNT and Vivendi confirms its offer for Dailymotion, Lucinda Guthrie, deputy global editor of Dealreporter, discusses where to watch for M&A.
Steve Sather, El Pollo Loco CEO, projects his outlook on his franchise including expanding options and labor costs.
The combination of FedEx and TNT is good for both workforces and meets regulatory tests, says Fred Smith, Fedex chairman and CEO, discussing details of the acquisition.
CNBC's David Faber reports on Viacom as they take on a $785 restructuring charge and expect layoffs.
Peter Harbison, executive chairman at CAPA - Centre for Aviation, discusses AirAsia X's plans to spread its wings to Hawaii with weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur later this year.
Microsoft, Google, Yahoo, and Facebook are among the dozens of companies looking to step up their public support for lesbian, gay, and transgender people by calling on lawmakers to pass new, non-discrimination protections. CNBC contributor Jimmy Pethokoukis, and Liz Gannes of Re/code, weigh in.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is saying Trian is "underperforming their own target companies." Nelson Peltz, Trian Partners CEO Nelson Peltz, responds.
Nelson Peltz, Trian Partners CEO, shares his reaction to the Kraft-Heinz deal.
Nelson Peltz, Trian Partners CEO, responds to Jeffrey Sonnenfeld who is going after activist investors.
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is going after activist investors, even Nelson Peltz. Trian Partners CEO Nelson Peltz, responds.
CNBC's Kate Kelly checks out the performance of activist funds versus average hedge funds, as well as activist-targeted stocks.
Debating a market outlook on a possible upcoming rate hike, with Keith Fitz-Gerald, MoneyMorning.com; Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners; Nathan Bachrach, Simply Money; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Texas Roadhouse CEO Kent Taylor and Author of "Shark Tank Jump Start Your Business", Michael Dudell discuss the key to successful food businesses.
By Rahul Karunakar and Hari Kishan. March 31- Uncertainty surrounding the timing of the U.S. Chinese and most European stocks have led the way with a stellar run, buoyed by stimulus from the People's Bank of China and the European Central Bank.
Hewlett-Packard is suing Autonomy co-founder Michael Lynch in the U.K. for $5.1 billion, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Kara Swisher, Re/Code, joins the Squawk Alley team to discuss the controversial Indiana law as backlash grows and weighs in on the Ellen Pao case.
Apple CEO Tim Cook joins the chorus of business leaders denouncing a new Indiana law giving companies the right to use "faith" as a reason to deny service to customers. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports live in Indianapolis.