Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 19- EBay Enterprise, once a business unit of eBay, has completed its merger with global ecommerce company Innotrac to form a new private company named Radial. Based in Pennsylvania, Radial provides technology and services for online retailers including payments, fulfillment, logistics and customer service, the company said on Tuesday.

  • Cerberus Capital Management LP- controlled YP could merge with a spun-off unit of Yahoo's core business, a tax-free transaction called a Reverse Morris Trust, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Cerberus holds 53 percent of YP, while AT&T Inc owns the remaining 47 percent, and if YP acquires Yahoo, AT&T could end up buying part of...

  • Good consumer growth in Q4: Newell CEO

    Michael Polk, Newell Brands CEO, shares his view on the U.S. consumer.

  • Newell Brands CEO on Jarden Merger

    Michael Polk, Newell Brands CEO, looks at the potential growth from the merger with Jarden.

  • UnitedHealth Group

    UnitedHealth's earnings set the tone for the health sector, and this quarterly report may be even more of a bellwether than usual.

  • BERLIN, April 17- A British vote to leave the European Union could be a threat to any rival bidder from the United States for the London Stock Exchange but would not undermine the planned $30 billion merger between Deutsche Boerse and LSE, the German exchange's finance chief said in "Euro am Sonntag". Deutsche Boerse Chief Executive Carsten Kengeter said any exit...

  • AMSTERDAM, April 15- Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford are the only remaining potential merger candidates for Fiat Chrysler, since its attempt to join up with GM has been rebuffed, Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said on Friday. "The door has never closed, the need to consolidate does not go away," he said on the sidelines of a shareholder meeting in Amsterdam.

  • Will new rules kill M&A?

    Are M&A deals in doubt with new inversion rules? Frank Aquila, Sullivan & Cromwell Partner, discusses.

  • There’s a new mantra making the rounds on Wall Street: “Who’s the Chinese buyer we’ve never heard of?,” explains BreakingViews columnist Rob Cox.

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 14- Anheuser-Busch InBev will invest 1 billion rand to support small South African farmers as part of concessions agreed with the government to secure regulatory approval for its $100 billion- plus takeover of SABMiller, it said on Thursday. The world's biggest brewer said the concessions, which also include a five-year freeze on layoffs,...

  • Why do some mergers fall apart?

    David Neuhauser, managing director of Livermore Partners, discusses mergers and acquisitions and says some deals fall apart over regulatory issues.

  • ITV considers takeover of Entertainment One

    David Neuhauser, managing director of Livermore Partners, discusses reports that ITV is considering a takeover of Entertainment One.

  • This Day in History, (DATE HERE)

    Among the events that happened on this day in history, NationsBank and Bank of America announced a $62.5 billion merger, and Metallica sued Napster.

  • Yahoo, whose shares were up 1.4 percent in premarket trading, had set an April 11 deadline for preliminary bids, which could yield a deal by June or July, the Wall Street Journal had reported. Verizon Communications Inc is ready to make a bid for Yahoo's Web business, and hopes to make a merger more successful by also making an offer for a stake in Yahoo Japan Corp,...

  • NEW YORK, April 7- Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Ian Read has investors standing behind him even after his second attempt at a huge tax-saving deal collapsed this week. The U.S. drug maker walked away from a $160 billion merger with Allergan Inc on Wednesday because of new U.S. In 2014, Pfizer failed in its unsolicited $118 billion bid to buy London- based drugmaker...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 7- Verizon Communications Inc is ready to make a bid for Yahoo's web business, and hopes to make a merger more successful by also making an offer for a stake in Yahoo's Japan subsidiary, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing a source familiar with the matter. Alphabet Inc's Google unit is also mulling a bid for Yahoo's core business, Bloomberg...

  • CHICAGO, April 7- The U.S. military on Thursday raised concerns with a federal rail regulator over the voting trust Canadian Pacific has proposed as part of its takeover bid for Norfolk Southern and said the deal could adversely affect the country's national defense. In a letter to the U.S. Surface Transportation Board dated April 7, the Department of Defense...

  • Chief Revenue Office of Yahoo Lisa Utzschneider, Senior Vice President of Yahoo Simon Khalaf and Principal Technologist at Nasdaq Mike Viola pose while Yahoo!, Inc rings The NASDAQ Opening Bell at NASDAQ on August 26, 2015 in New York City.

    Shares of Yahoo whipsawed Thursday after news that Verizon would move forward with a bid for the tech giant.

  • NEW YORK, April 6- The collapse of one pharmaceutical mega-merger could beget many smaller deals- at least that is the hope of biotech investors. Shares of the beaten-up biotech sector rallied on Wednesday as U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc and Ireland- based Allergan Plc called off their $160 billion merger after new U.S. The Nasdaq Biotechnology index closed up 6...

  • The measures have already felled the $160 billion merger of U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc and Ireland- based Allegan Plc. It was not clear whether either company or anyone else would sue the Treasury Department. The head of the largest U.S. business lobbying group, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue, floated the possibility on Wednesday when he told CNBC...