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Regulators have escalated an investigation into suspicious trades placed ahead of the $23 billion takeover of H. J. Heinz, focusing on a complex derivative bet routed through London, according to two people briefed on the matter. The New York Times reports.
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Heinz earnings beat forecasts amid strength in emerging markets but revenue fell short. The results came out nearly a week earlier than expected.
The FBI is looking at suspicious trades made before Warren Buffett's $23 billion acquisition of Heinz, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
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The FBI is looking into alleged insider trading in the options of ketchup maker Heinz before its blockbuster deal to be acquired by Warren Buffett and 3G Capital last week.
Stocks finished modestly higher across the board Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at their best levels since October 2007, lifted by optimism for more M&A deals and after positive economic data from Europe.
The SEC has shown little evidence that anything illegal happened in the Heinz insider trading case.
2013’s surge in merger and acquisition-related activity is heading for Europe, according to strategists who say the continent has the same essential ingredients in place for a revival in deals as the U.S.
M&A activity could be up as much as 50 percent this year, and analysts point to energy, tech, consumer goods and chemicals as the sectors to watch.
The SEC has frozen assets in a Swiss-based trading account involved in recent Heinz trading under investigation, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Stocks recovered from their lows Friday to close narrowly mixed, but the S&P 500 managed to pull off its seventh-straight week higher.
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