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Anthony DiClemente, Nomura internet analyst, discusses potential suitors for Yahoo and why it makes sense for Verizon to make a bid. Also a look at Marissa Mayer's legacy.
Victor Anthony, Axiom Capital Management, weighs in on who's bidding for Yahoo's core web business and Asian assets and why it makes sense to sell of the entire piece.
Yahoo reports earnings on Tuesday. CNBC's Dominic Chu and Max Wolff of Manhattan Venture Partners discuss what to expect of its financials and more.
NEW YORK, April 13- Verizon Communications Inc is the clear favorite in the upcoming bidding for Yahoo Inc's core Internet business, according to Wall Street analysts, in large part because the telecommunications company's efforts to become a force in Internet content have gone relatively well under the leadership of AOL Inc Chief Executive Tim Armstrong.
Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group, shares perspective on potential takeover bidders for Yahoo, as buzz surfaces the UK's "Daily Mail" is stepping up to the plate. It might take a turnover of the existing board before anything can actually happen, says Wieser. There's value in the business, it's just the question of what the value is, adds Wieser.
The Internet company is moving the deadline for its bids to April 18.
Yahoo, whose shares were up 1.4 percent in premarket trading, had set an April 11 deadline for preliminary bids, which could yield a deal by June or July, the Wall Street Journal had reported. Verizon Communications Inc is ready to make a bid for Yahoo's Web business, and hopes to make a merger more successful by also making an offer for a stake in Yahoo Japan Corp,...
*Starboard says Depomed stock undervalued. *Depomed says Starboard did not attempt to hold any discussions. April 7- Activist investor Starboard Value LP on Thursday reported a 6.8 percent stake in Depomed Inc and said it intends to nominate a slate of directors to the drug maker's board.
April 7- Activist investor Starboard Value LP on Thursday reported a 6.8 percent stake in Depomed Inc and said it intends to nominate a slate of directors to the drug maker's board. Depomed, in August, rejected Horizon's cash and stock offer of $32.50 per share. Starboard said it intends to nominate its chief executive, Jeffrey Smith, to Depomed's board along with...
SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Verizon Communications Inc is ready to make a bid for Yahoo's web business, and hopes to make a merger more successful by also making an offer for a stake in Yahoo's Japan subsidiary, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing a source familiar with the matter. Alphabet Inc's Google unit is also mulling a bid for Yahoo's core business, Bloomberg...
Re/code's Kara Swisher got a hold of documents Yahoo bankers gave to prospective buyers, which reveals an "increasingly dire" financial situation at Yahoo. Swisher says "you have to have great products" to survive Silicon Valley.
"You walk in and are overwhelmed by the work that needs to be done and how bad it has gotten," said one potential buyer.
April 5- Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc's chairman, Jeffrey Smith, head of Starboard Value LP, has resigned 18 months after engineering the ouster of the company's board. Darden's shares, which have risen nearly 60 percent since Smith took over as chairman in October 2014, were up 1 percent at $68.00 in premarket trading on Tuesday.
BOSTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, March 31- Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP's campaign to replace Yahoo Inc's board of directors is being welcomed by some investors who have grown impatient with the faded Internet pioneer's drawn-out process of selling its Web business. Four years after Marissa Mayer took over as chief executive and promised a turnaround, Yahoo...
Neil Doshi, Mizuho Securities, weighs in on potential leadership struggles in Alphabet's other units like Nest, and shares his thoughts on Google's long-term plays. Also Doshi weighs in on Yahoo's future.
Robert Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, provides perspective on whether Microsoft could be a buyer of Yahoo's core Internet business.
Microsoft execs have been meeting with private equity firms mulling bids to buy Yahoo and may finance their efforts, Re/code reports, citing sources.
Yahoo's proxy fight will not end well, RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Mahaney says.
Bill George of Harvard Business School, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld of Yale School of Management, discuss the proxy fight launched at Yahoo by Starboard Value and how the current and proposed boards could do.
March 24- Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP launched a proxy fight on Thursday to remove the entire board of Yahoo Inc, including Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, who has struggled to turn around the company in her nearly four years at the helm. The faded Internet pioneer has been struggling to keep up with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc in the battle...