HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut's Department of Insurance is playing a major role in a deal that could create the nation's largest health insurer, leading a 26- state review of Anthem Inc.' s proposed merger with Bloomfield- based Cigna. Since Cigna is based in Connecticut, state insurance regulators are tasked with coordinating the review by other states with...» Read More
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains how Kraft will benefit from its merger with H.J. Heinz.
Spain's Sabadell has agreed to buy UK bank, TSB for £1.7billion. Josep Oliu Creus, chairman of Sabadell, says the bank likes the UK market, with a good market and saw the opportunity with TSB.
Exploration and production firms have issued nearly $9 billion in stock this year, well above recent first-quarter totals.
Holcim has reported that its deal with Lafarge can no longer go ahead in its present form. CNBC's Paris Correspondent, Stephane Pedrazzi, discusses further.
Peter Boardman, managing director at Tradewinds, discusses news of a potential merger between Japan's FamilyMart and UNY Group Holdings.
Stifel Financial's purchase of Sterne Agee is about becoming more relevant to clients, CEO Ron Kruszewski tells CNBC.
General Electric's bid for Alstom's power equipment business is likely to face a full-scale investigation by EU antitrust regulators.
Japan Post is shelling out a nearly 50 percent premium to buy Australian freight player Toll, spurring concerns the Japanese behemoth may be overpaying.
Expedia's blockbuster purchase of Orbitz represents a dramatic move in the larger, ongoing battle for travelers' dollars. NBC News reports.
President Obama criticized Staples for cutting worker hours and avoid Obamacare costs...but did he have the right to scrutinize the company?
Irish building supplies group CRH said it had agreed to pay $7.35 billion for assets Lafarge and Holcim had to sell ahead of their planned merger.
The drugmaker has engaged in $100 billion of M&A in the last year, but CEO Brent Saunders told CNBC it is committed to innovation.
Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Greg Maffei, Liberty Media, shares his thoughts on media consolidation.
Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing set his sights on Europe likely because asset prices could inflate after the ECB's stimulus package, says Alex Wong, Director, Asset Management at Ample Capital.
Chris Lane , Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses news that Telefónica may sell its British mobile business to Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa..
Nazir Razak, Chairman of CIMB, explains why a planned merger with RHB and Malaysia Building Society to create Malaysia's biggest bank fell through.
Hutchison Whampoa is in talks with Telefonica about buying O2. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi says Telefonica is known for its high amount of debt, so it's "a keen and willing seller."
Jan Dawson, Chief Analyst at Jackdaw Research, says a buyout by Samsung will remove uncertainties for BlackBerry and allow it to rebuild itself, while Samsung gets a good deal for BlackBerry's assets.