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Finance Mergers and Acquisitions


  • Jarden ignites candle deal Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:36 AM ET
    Jarden ignites candle deal

    Jarden is trading higher after agreeing to buy Yankee Candle. Martin Franklin, executive chairman of Jarden, discusses the $1.75 billion acquisition.

  • Microsoft to buy Nokia's handset business Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:03 AM ET
    Microsoft to buy Nokia's handset business

    Microsoft is buying Nokia's handset business for more than $7 billion. CNBC's Jon Fortt has an update on the deal.

  • Pork war: China may not get US bacon after all Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:36 AM ET
    Farmland's hickory smoked bacon. Farmland is a brand owned by Smithfield Foods Inc.

    Starboard Value has received "non-binding written indications of interest" for its Smithfield Foods assets, the company said on Tuesday.

  • Verizon CEO on the megadeal Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:10 AM ET
    Verizon CEO: The $130B megadeal

    Verizon's agreement to purchase longtime partner Vodafone's 45 percent of the company is the third-largest acquisition deal of all time. Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam discusses details of the cash-and-stock buyout.

  • Cramer's phone deals Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 8:54 AM ET
    Cramer's phone deals

    CNBC's Jim Cramer takes a look at deals between Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft and Nokia.

  • Yankee Candle acquired in a $1.75 billion deal Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 7:19 AM ET

    Jarden agreed to buy Yankee Candle for about $1.75 billion in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments.

  • Ballmer: We kicked this journey off 2.5 years ago Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Ballmer: we're focusing on 'high-value' activities

    Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, tells CNBC the Nokia deal is incremental to the group's transformation to focus on devices and services and to the Windows phone ecosystem.

  • Ballmer on Nokia deal: it's 'win-win' for everyone Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:09 AM ET
    Ballmer on Nokia deal: it's 'win-win' for everyone

    Microsoft's CEO, Steve Ballmer says Microsoft plans to build on and "accelerate" the Nokia Lumia momentum and highlights that Finland will become the "hub and centre" for the group's phone R&D.

  • Microsoft following Apple's lead? Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 4:00 AM ET
    Microsoft following Apple's lead?

    Ilkka Rauvola, analyst at Danske Bank Markets, comments on Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's mobile handset division and what it implies for both groups.

  • Size of deal will allow Vodafone a great future: CEO Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 1:13 AM ET
    Size of deal will allow Vodafone a great future: CEO

    Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone, tells CNBC that the large size of the deal with Verizon allows them to return 71 percent to shareholders.

  • Vittorio Colao, chief executive officer of Vodafone Group

    Vodafone's priority following the $130 billion sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless will be to use the cash pile for accelerating investment in its own wireless networks.

  • Verizon, Vodafone seal $130 billion wireless deal Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 12:05 PM ET

    Verizon agreed to buy out Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion, capping its effort to win control of the most profitable U.S. mobile provider.

  • JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley in record loan for Verizon Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 5:19 PM ET

    Verizon reached a $130 billion deal to buy out the 45% stake in Verizon Wireless it does not already own from Vodafone Group.

  • Verizon nears $130 billion wireless deal: Report Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    Verizon is near a $130 billion deal to buy out the stake in Verizon Wireless it doesn't already own, sources said.

  • Vodafone investors split on best use of windfall Saturday, 31 Aug 2013 | 4:41 PM ET

    Top investors in Vodafone are set to clash over what it should do with perhaps as much as $130 billion in proceeds from the sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless.

  • Trading vs. investing: What's the difference? Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 6:40 PM ET
    Trading vs. investing: What's the difference?

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains the difference between a trade and an investment. When you "trade," you're buying the stock for a specific catalyst; and an investment is based on a long-term thesis.

  • Fast Money Final Trade Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 5:28 PM ET
    Fast Money Final Trade

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

  • Stock Pops & Drops Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    Stock Pops & Drops

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

  • Why Wall St. didn't blink on Verizon Wireless deal Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:36 AM ET
    Verizon Wireless

    It's not often that Wall Street shrugs off what amounts to a 30 percent price hike for an asset inside of four months.

  • Carlos Slim threatens to bail on KPN bid Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Carlos Slim threatened to walk away from his $9.5 billion offer to buy the 70 percent of Royal KPN he doesn't already own.

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