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British tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch says he will file a claim for $150 million in damages over allegations the U.S company made.
The stock market is down 6 percent in the past two weeks. Here are the stocks that are still on top.
German publisher Axel Springer said on Tuesday it would buy 88 percent of news website Business Insider valued at $343 million.
U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American said it would sell the rights to the Natural American Spirit brand to Japan Tobacco for about $5 billion.
For the first 9 months of 2015, markets such as China saw high M&A activity, while Southeast Asia was quiet due to rich valuations from 2014, says Patricia Heiberger, managing editor APAC at Mergermarket.
CNBC's David Faber reports Energy Transfer Equity LP will buy The Williams Companies, in which shareholders are not impressed.
Energy Transfer Equity announced on Monday plans to merge with The Williams Companies in a deal the companies valued at about $37.7 billion, including debt.
Halliburton and Baker Hughes plan to sell off additional businesses in order to move ahead with a $35 billion merger.
From drinks to energy, corporate Europe has had its fair share of high-profile M&A deals this year. And it's unlikely to end there, says HSBC.
Comcast is buying a majority stake in theme park operator Universal Studios' Japanese arm for $1.5 billion.
Energy Transfer Equity is buying pipeline operator The Williams Cos. for approximately $32.61 billion.
Russia's recent economic turbulence, weakened ruble and high inflation could be coming to an end, according to a chief financial officer in Russia.
John Haynes, head of research at Investec Wealth & Investment, says Vodafone has lost a little bit of opportunity due to the failed acquisition talks with telecoms competitor Liberty Global.
Giles Keating, deputy global CIO at Credit Suisse, talks about Vodafone, the telecoms sector and says the FTSE 100 is too narrow and sector-skewed for income investment.
CNBC's Seema Mody looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
Should Apple buy Tesla? Andrea James, Dougherty & Co., weighs in on Apple entering the automobile space.
Semiconductor merger and acquisition volume has surged to record highs. CNBC Pro asks analysts why this is happening and how to profit from it.
Time Warner Cable's shareholders approved the company's $56 billion takeover by Charter Communications, according to a special shareholder meeting.
Dialog Semiconductor agreed to buy U.S. peer Atmel for about $4.6 billion, as the company seeks to expand its industrial product portfolio.
Zurich has called off takeover talks with RSA, as the Swiss insurer revealed a third-quarter operating loss of up to $200M.