Finance Mergers and Acquisitions


  • Netflix has traded barbs with Comcast over the cable company's $40 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: AMZN, CHK, EWG, QCOM

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: AET, UAL, DHI

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Feel 'very good' about M&A: MS President

    CNBC's Mary Thompson speaks to Colm Kelleher, Morgan Stanley ISG president, about the health of the M&A pipeline, his global economic outlook, and the level of confidence among U.S. CEOs.

  • 30mg tablets of Shire Plc's Adderall XR.

    Allergan may be more effective in its defense against a hostile takeover bid by Valeant Pharmaceuticals if it makes a purchase of its own, an analyst says.

  • European markets close: 'Oui' to GE?

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the possibility of GE buying turbine maker Alstom.

  • Can GE buy Alstom's energy asset?

    Emiliano Mellino, senior France correspondent at DealReporter, says that if an Alstom/GE deal was focused on the energy asset, it might be "easier to pull off."

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on at an Apple Store on September 20, 2013 in Palo Alto, California.

    Michael Yoshikami is no Apple fanboy but he thinks the company's innovation pipeline did not die with Steve Jobs and it's ridiculous to say otherwise.

  • Goolsbee: US corporate tax system messed up

    Austan Goolsbee, 32 Advisors strategic partner, discusses whether U.S. tax policy is prompting the recent spate of M&A activity in big corporations.

  • GE in talks to buy Alstom: Report

    Nicholas Heyman, William Blair, discusses General Electric's possible acquisition of French train and power plant builder Alstom for more than $13 billion.

  • Global business leaders eyeing expansion into India will be closely watching the outcome of the country’s general elections due to conclude on May 16.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: SBUX, SPY, WLP, CHK

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Captain Planet trades: SBS, BBRY, GE, PNR

    The Fast Money traders offer up their best earth, wind, fire and water trades.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: SPWR, YUM, BA, NVGS

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • A man wearing a development stage Oculus Rift virtual reality mask.

    The U.S. antitrust approved of Facebook's acquisition of Oculus, a maker of virtual reality goggles. It is Facebook's third big acquisition.

  • Carl Icahn to seed activist funds

    CNBC's David Faber asks investor Carl Icahn if he succeeded in his eBay and Apple campaigns. Icahn also discuss his plans to seed other activist funds.

  • Bill Ackman

    Bill Ackman also tells CNBC that Allergan's poison-pill defense doesn't make his takeover bid more difficult.

  • Ackman: Partnership with Valeant is not front running

    William Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, explains how his partnership with Valeant is structured. And J. Michael Pearson, Valeant chairman & CEO, discusses why he partnered with Ackman instead of pursing Allergan alone. Creating shareholder value is our job, says Pearson.

  • Ackman: Allergan clear fit for Valeant

    William Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, explains why he is helping Valeant buy Allergan.

  • Valeant CEO: Deal will get done despite 'poison pill'

    J. Michael Pearson, Valeant Pharmaceuticals chairman & CEO, weighs in on news that Allergan has adopted a "poison pill" defense strategy. Also Pearson shares his thoughts on adding some of Allergan's notable cosmetic products like Botox and Restasis to its growing arsenal.

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