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  • The Justice Department lawsuit focused on a county-by-county analysis of where Aetna and Humana have what is deemed too much market share in providing Medicare Advantage for elderly people and in the individual health plans created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Aetna will argue in court that the Justice Department defined the...

  • DOJ halts insurer mergers

    CNBC's David Faber discusses the Justice Department's lawsuits to block two major health insurer mergers.

  • LONDON, July 21- SABMiller's board will review its $107 billion merger deal with Anheuser Busch InBev once all regulatory approvals have been secured, its chairman said on Thursday. However, the drop in sterling since the UK voted to leave the European Union has reduced the relative appeal of the all-cash offer aimed at most of SAB's shareholders.

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The parent company of Golden Flake Snack Foods Inc.— a longtime Alabama maker of potato chips and other snack foods— is being acquired by Utz Quality Foods Inc. of Hanover, Pennsylvania. Birmingham- based Golden Enterprises and Utz Quality Foods announced this week they've entered into a merger agreement. Golden Enterprises CEO Mark McCutcheon...

  • DOJ Antitrust Chief on health care mergers

    Bill Baer, Justice Department Antitrust Chief, announces two separate lawsuits against health insurance mergers.

  • LONDON, July 21- SABMiller's board will review its $107 billion merger deal with Anheuser Busch InBev once all regulatory approvals have been secured, its chairman said on Thursday. However, the drop in sterling since the UK voted to leave the European Union has reduced the relative appeal of the all-cash offer aimed at most of SAB's shareholders.

  • DOJ objects 2 large HMO mergers

    CNBC's David Faber reports the Department of Justice has filed lawsuits to block health insurance mergers.

  • *SABMiller awaiting China preconditions before scrutinising terms. LONDON, July 21- The chairman of SABMiller said the brewer would consider the attractiveness of a $107 billion offer by Anheuser Busch InBev after the merger had undergone the regulatory process. At the company's annual general meeting on Thursday, Chairman Jan du Plessis said the board...

  • *SABMiller awaiting China preconditions before scrutinizing terms. LONDON, July 21- The chairman of SABMiller said the brewer would consider the attractiveness of a $107 billion offer by Anheuser Busch InBev after the merger had undergone the regulatory process. At the company's annual general meeting on Thursday, Chairman Jan du Plessis said the board...

  • Executive Edge: Regulators approve beer deal

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including the U.S. government's approval of the merger between Anheuser Busch InBev and SABMiller, and Japan's safety warning for Pokemon Go.

  • NEW YORK, July 21- Brewers Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller received U.S. antitrust approval for their $107 billion merger on Wednesday, bringing the largest-ever consumer products deal a big step closer to completion. The deal has already been cleared by Australia, Europe and South Africa, and AB InBev said it still expects closure this year.

  • NEW YORK— Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer maker, announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with the Justice Department that clears the way for U.S. approval of its acquisition of SABMiller. AB InBev, the maker of Budweiser and Bud Light, will sell SABMiller's entire U.S. business to Molson Coors as previously announced as part of the...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller received approval for their $107 billion merger from U.S. antitrust regulators on Wednesday after the companies agreed to unload beer assets and preserve competition from independent craft brewers. The Belgian brewer will make concessions beyond its publicly stated offer to sell it stake in...

  • A customer shops in a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    Anheuser-Busch InBev's shares rose more than one percent Wednesday after the beverage maker won U.S. antitrust approval to merge with SABMiller.

  • NEW YORK— Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer maker, announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with the Justice Department that clears the way for U.S. approval of its acquisition of SABMiller. AB InBev, the maker of Budweiser and Bud Light, will sell SABMiller's entire U.S. business to Molson Coors as previously announced as part of the...

  • July 20- The world's top two brewers, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, have won U.S. antitrust approval to merge, Ab InBev said on Wednesday. The deal, which was announced in November of last year, is worth about $100 billion. To win approval for the deal, Denver- based Molson Coors will buy SABMiller's 58 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture.

  • NEW YORK— Shareholders for agriculture and chemicals companies DuPont and Dow Chemical have approved their merger. DuPont said 98 percent of shareholders who participated in its meeting voted in favor of the combination, while Dow Chemical said 97 percent of participating shareholders did the same. DuPont and Dow Chemical were each founded in the 19th...

  • HONOLULU— People in Hawaii are talking about what's next for the state's largest utility now that a merger between NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric failed. "What you've seen on the neighbor islands, on the Big Island, on Maui, even here on Oahu... is how to transition that utility model to be one that is locally controlled, is accountable to the people, will look out...

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivers a keynote address during the 2014 Microsoft Build developer conference on April 2, 2014 in San Francisco.

    "The Microsoft Cloud is seeing significant customer momentum," CEO Satya Nadella said.

  • The silhouettes of attendees are seen before the start of the Yahoo! Inc. Mobile Developer Conference in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

    Final bids for the company's internet business were expected Monday, but no news came out of the company's fiscal second-quarter earnings.