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Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • President-elect Donald Trump continued holding meetings on Wednesday in New York as he prepared to take over the White House from Barack Obama on Jan. 20. *Investment banker, head of Ducera Partners, advising on Bayer-Monsanto merger. *New York- based media specialist involved with Bayer-Monsanto merger.

  • 2017 could be record year for both deal volume and value: EU

    Steve Krouskos, global vice chair of transactions advisory services at EY, explains that CEOs are "future-proofing their business."

  • Marissa Mayer

    Verizon agreed to buy Yahoo's core internet business for $4.8 billion in July.

  • Brexit caused an immediate stop to PE deals

    Stewart Licudi, head of financial sponsors at William Blair, discusses the deal space for 2017, adding that healthcare and tech are the sectors to watch.

  • The Twisted Colossus roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Calif.

    Strategists at Citi have pointed to four U.S. stock strategies that break with a crowded consensus.

  • Time Warner Inc. signage is displayed at the company's headquarters in New York.

    John Martin, Turner CEO, speaks to CNBC's Julia Boorstin about Time Warner's deal with AT&T, Donald Trump's criticism towards CNN and live streaming.

  • Jan 5- Media company Meredith Corp has contacted Time Inc to express intent in a potential merger, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Shares of Time Inc, which has a market value of about $1.80 billion, was up 4.02 percent at $19.20, while Meredith's stock was down 1.6 percent at $58.95 in afternoon trading on Thursday.

  • Marni Walden EVP president of product and new business innovation at Verizon.

    Verizon is unsure whether the Yahoo deal will go through, a top executive said, reported Dow Jones on Thursday.

  • Jan 5- Stanley Black& Decker Inc, in its second big acquisition in three months, agreed to buy Sears Holdings Corp's Craftsman brand, giving the company known mainly for power tools an entry into the lawn and garden equipment market. Stanley B&D has spent about $3.4 billion on more than 30 acquisitions since it was created through the $4 billion all-stock merger of...

  • *Dubai Islamic Insurance soars amid merger speculation. DUBAI, Jan 5- Egypt's stock market closed the week at a record high on Thursday as foreign funds continued to buy, while Gulf markets inched up on the back of firmer crude oil and global bourses. "Since the float of the currency on Nov. 3 the market has not witnessed a correction and foreign funds have been...

  • *Euronext to buy LCH Clearnet SA for 510 mln euros. The European Commission has expressed antitrust concerns about the $28 billion merger and the impact on the clearing of derivatives contracts in particular. The Commission, in a document on the issue, has not made clear if the sale of the French clearing business, LCH Clearnet SA, would be enough to dispel its...

  • LSE merger natural diversification of our topline: Euronext CEO

    Stephane Boujnah, CEO of Euronext, discusses his company's offer for LSE's French clearing business.

  • BERLIN, Jan 1- Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner has ruled out a European merger or a state bailout after the lender's mortgage settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported. The bank, Germany's biggest, last week announced a $7.2 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over its sale and...

  • Hard for Actelion to walk away from high prices

    John Rountree, managing partner at Novasecta, discusses his expectations of the pharma space in 2017.

  • *Investigation linked to merger of Samsung Group affiliates. *Some 30 lawmakers break away from ruling Saenuri Party. SEOUL, Dec 21- South Korea on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for a daughter of the woman at the centre of President Park Geun-hye's corruption scandal and investigators raided the National Pension Service over possible links to the scandal.

  • *Investigation linked to merger of Samsung Group affiliates. *Some 30 lawmakers break away from ruling Saenuri Party. SEOUL, Dec 21- South Korea on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for a daughter of the woman at the center of President Park Geun-hye's corruption scandal and investigators raided the National Pension Service over possible links to the scandal.

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 20- German industrial gases group Linde and U.S. suitor Praxair have agreed an outline for a $65 billion- plus merger, with the combined company to be run out of the United States by Praxair's chief executive. The agreement, unveiled on Tuesday, comes after Praxair provided new assurances to Linde over jobs and corporate governance in Germany,...

  • The Justice Department said it approved the deal on condition that AMC and Carmike divest theaters in 15 markets and take steps to ensure that National Cinemedia and Screenvision, the two companies that make and sell pre-show advertising entertainment, remain viable. The Justice Department expressed two concerns over the merger. The first had to do with loss...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 20- The European Commission has charged Facebook Inc with providing misleading information during its takeover of the online messaging service WhatsApp, opening the company to a possible fine of 1 percent of its turnover. However, the statement of objections sent to Facebook will not affect the EC's approval of the $22 billion merger in 2014, the...

  • FRANKFURT, Dec 20- German industrial gases group Linde and U.S. suitor Praxair have agreed an outline for a $65 billion- plus merger, with the combined company to be run out of the United States by Praxair's chief executive. The agreement, unveiled on Tuesday, comes after Praxair provided new assurances to Linde over jobs and corporate governance in Germany,...