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Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK Nov 1- The long-awaited merger between Gannett Co Inc, the publisher of USA Today, and Tronc Inc, the publisher of the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times, fell apart on Tuesday after months of talks. Tronc, whose shares closed down more than 12 percent at $10.54, said on Tuesday that a deal was agreed upon in mid-September with Gannett, but...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1- Tesla Motors Inc said on Tuesday its $2.6 billion merger with SolarCity Corp would add over $500 million in cash to the electric carmaker's balance sheet over next three years, while contributing over $1 billion to revenue in 2017.. Shares of Tesla edged higher in after-hours trade after tumbling in afternoon trade to close at $197.73.

  • Valeant in advanced talks to sell unit to Takeda -DJ

    Shares of Valeant are soaring 14 percent as Dow Jones reports the company is in talks to sell its Salix unit to Takeda for about $10 billion. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 1- Shares of Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp tumbled on Tuesday ahead of expected financial details from the electric carmaker on a pending $2.6 billion merger that has been met with widespread investor skepticism. Shares of Tesla were down 4.1 percent in afternoon trading to $189.60 and shares of solar panel installer SolarCity were...

  • *Focus on targeted M&A to boost U.S. sales capability. LONDON, Nov 1- James Ward-Lilley, the former AstraZeneca executive who created a UK respiratory medicine business in June by merging Vectura and SkyePharma, is already thinking about his next deal. Vectura hasn't had an easy time since the SkyePharma deal closed, following a royalties row with...

  • *Focus on targeted M&A to boost U.S. sales capability. LONDON, Nov 1- James Ward-Lilley, the former AstraZeneca executive who created a UK respiratory medicine business in June by merging Vectura and SkyePharma, is already thinking about his next deal. Vectura hasn't had an easy time since the SkyePharma deal closed, following a royalties row with...

  • A potential mega-deal: GE and Baker Hughes

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the potential merge between General Electric and Baker Hughes.

  • Stocks to Watch: October 31, 2016

    Baker Hughes, Sony and Apple are making headlines this Monday morning before the opening bell.

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's top three shippers said they will integrate their container shipping operations to create the world's sixth-largest fleet, joining a growing trend of consolidation in an industry battling its worst-ever downturn. Overcapacity and anaemic economic growth globally have left hundreds of ships idle in the industry's worst slump since...

  • Buying growth has become key to growing business: Panmure

    The U.K. M&A market is heating up, as a weaker sterling makes British businesses look like a bargain. Panmure Gordon Head of M&A, Karri Vuori, weighs in.

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's top three shippers on Monday said they will integrate their container shipping operations to create the world's sixth-largest player, joining a growing trend of consolidation in an industry battling its worst-ever downturn. Overcapacity and anemic economic growth globally have left hundreds of ships idle in the industry's worst...

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's top three shippers on Monday said they will integrate their container shipping operations to create the world's sixth-largest player, joining a growing trend of consolidation in an industry battling its worst-ever downturn. Overcapacity and anemic economic growth globally have left hundreds of ships idle in the industry's worst...

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  • Canally: Corporate managements are seeing beyond election

    CNBC contributor Ron Insana and John Canally, LPL Financial, discuss what recent buybacks and buyouts are signalling for the markets.

  • MUNICH, Germany, Oct 28- German industrial gases group Linde said reviving merger talks with Praxair was not on the cards and announced a further restructuring programme instead on Friday, anticipating years of low growth. The reorganisation, which Linde announced alongside forecast-beating quarterly results, is designed to save an extra 370 million euros a...

  • MUNICH, Germany, Oct 28- German industrial gases group Linde is not considering reviving merger talks with rival Praxair, its outgoing chief executive told Reuters on Friday. "Praxair is not a live issue for us," Wolfgang Buechele said after the company presented a new restructuring plan involving thousands of job cuts, a likely exit from some markets and the...

  • GE in talks with Baker Hughes

    Steven Winoker, Bernstein senior analyst, weighs in on partnership talks between General Electric and Baker Hughes and what it potentially means for both companies.

  • MUNICH, Germany, Oct 28- German industrial gases group Linde announced a further restructuring programme on Friday, anticipating years of low growth, after last month's collapse of merger talks with U.S. rival Praxair. The strategy, which Linde announced on Friday alongside forecast-beating quarterly results, is designed to save an extra 370 million euros a...

  • MUNICH, Germany, Oct 28- Germany's Linde, the world's biggest maker of industrial gases by sales, has launched a new restructuring programme after last month's collapse of merger talks with U.S. rival Praxair. The strategy, which Linde announced on Friday alongside forecast-beating quarterly results, is designed to save an extra 370 million euros a year from...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 27- CenturyLink Inc and Level 3 Communications are in advanced talks to merge, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that would create an enterprise telecommunications player worth more than $50 billion, including debt. The market for corporate customers' voice and data services has been estimated by analysts to be worth anywhere...