*Kenyan brewer has 51 pct stake in Tanzania brewer. *Tanzania regulator wants to revoke the stake. NAIROBI, July 31- Kenya's East African Breweries Ltd said on Friday it would try to convince Tanzanian authorities not to revoke its acquisition of a controlling stake in Tanzania's second-largest brewery.» Read More
The potential Dollar General purchase of Family Dollar would be a "big deal" in the retail space, especially for investors, says Patrick McKeever, managing director and senior equity analyst at MKM Partners.
Blackstone Group's Steve Schwarzman also tells CNBC: "I don't think the Fed will throw us into a next recession."
Debt-fuelled buybacks and mergers will continue to grow and "intensify" in 2015, says Brian Reynolds, chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Cypress and Spansion are to merge in a $1.6 billion all-stock deal.
Scott Philips, Advisor at The Motley Fool, says a merger between Rio Tinto and Glencore makes sense but warns that the deal will be riskier for Glencore.
Pay-TV channel Starz is seeking as much as $5 billion in a potential sale, the New York Post reports.
Deals worth $100 billion on Monday put the Street on pace for a year rivaling the dot-com bubble era and the private equity surge just before the financial crisis.
A photo-printing app that obtained backing through the show "Shark Tank" has been purchased by Shutterfly, according to a report in TechCrunch.
Rich Greenfield, BTIG media & tech analyst, shares his thoughts on why a deal between DreamWorks and Hasbro may no longer be in the works.
Kurt Hallead, RBS Capital Markets analyst, breaks down details of the deal between the oil services companies and which shareholders came out on top.
Kurt Hallead, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the proposed $67 billion merger between oil behemoths Halliburton and Baker Hughes and the possible antitrust issues it's likely to run into as oil prices head lower.
President Obama's push for net neutrality has investors worried that Comcast will walk away from its bid for Time Warner Cable.
Some investors are taking aim at "acqui-hiries"—the trend of a big company buying a start-up for the sake of raiding its talent.
Singapore's Temasek and GIC were the most active sovereign wealth funds last year, closing deals even as their peers' efforts slackened, a report said.
Laboratory Corp. of America said it would buy contract research company Covance for about $6.1 billion in cash and stock.
AbbVie reported strong earnings on demand for its Humira drug and said it could deliver strong long-term growth without another big merger bid.
A spreadsheet mix-up led Goldman to misrepresent the number of outstanding shares in Tibco Software, the NYT reports.
A top banker with nearly 40 years of experience on Wall Street says he can't "remember a better time to do a deal."
Hewlett-Packard had no choice but to split—investors just couldn't look past the dead part of the company, says Michael Yoshikami.
Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says Glencore's merger bid for Rio Tinto was a "smart move" as it would give it access to the iron ore market.