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Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • *Stocks rise in Europe and Asia, driven by merger activity. LONDON, Feb 20- European stocks rose on Monday, with gains in telecoms and banks offsetting a big fall in Unilever, while the dollar dipped as uncertainty over politics and the timing of a U.S. interest rate rise kept investors nervous. U.S. markets were closed for the Presidents Day holiday, and this...

  • *Stocks rise in Europe and Asia, driven by merger activity. LONDON, Feb 20- European stocks rose on Monday, led higher by Deutsche Telekom on talk of a merger involving its U.S. mobile unit, while the dollar dipped as uncertainty over European politics and the timing of a U.S. interest rate rise kept investors nervous. U.S. markets were closed for the Presidents Day...

  • James Butterfill, head of research & investment strategy at ETF Securities, reacts to the news that Kraft Heinz withdrew from its multi-billion merger bid for Unilever.

  • Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, takes a look at why Kraft Heinz withdrew its $143 billion merger bid for Unilever over the weekend.

  • LONDON, Feb 20- Shares in Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever dropped 8 percent on Monday after U.S. rival Kraft Heinz Co abruptly ditched its surprise $143 billion merger proposal. Concerns had also been raised about political scrutiny in Britain where Prime Minister Theresa May had indicated she would be more proactive in vetting foreign takeovers...

  • In this week's Trader Poll, tell us which sector is the most ripe for mega mergers and acquisitions.

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  • DOJ: UnitedHealth improperly overcharged medicare

    Ipsita Smolinski, Capitol Street and Bertha Coombs, CNBC, weigh in on what fallout to expect to see for United Health and for the rest of the health insurance industry.

  • SoftBank preparing to approach T-Mobile: Reuters

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reporting the latest from sources that SoftBank is preparing to approach T-Mobile to discuss a possible merger.

  • $143B bid to build a global food colossus

    Geoff Colvin, Fortune, weighs in on Unilever rejecting a $143 billion takeover bid from Kraft Heinz.

  • Zuanic: We would think that this deal would eventually happen

    Pablo Zuanic, Susquehanna, weighs in on the news of a potential takeover bid between Kraft Heinz and Unilever.

  • Ruskin: Global indicators are looking good

    Alan Ruskin, Deutsche Bank global head of FX strategy, and Peter Ceccini, Cantor Fitzgerald chief market strategist, weigh in on the markets under President Donald Trump's administration and news of a potential takeover bid between Kraft Heinz and Unilever.

  • A Unilever NV employee inspects bottles of Comfort and Breeze brand household cleaning products in the detergents laboratory at the company's Research and Development Center in Lat Krabang near Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 16, 2012.

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on Kraft Heinz proposing a $143 billion merger with Unilever in what would be one of the biggest deals ever.

  • *Deal would be worth more than $125 billion. LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co has proposed a merger with $125 billion Unilever in what would be one of the biggest deals ever, but the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company has declined, Kraft said on Friday. A deal with Unilever, which had a market value of $125 billion before its shares spiked, would add...

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co has proposed a merger with Unilever, but the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company has declined, Kraft said on Friday. "Kraft confirms that it has made a comprehensive proposal to Unilever about combining the two groups to create a leading consumer goods company with a mission of long-term growth and sustainable...

  • LONDON, Feb 17- U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co has proposed a merger with Unilever, but the Anglo-Dutch company has declined, Kraft said on Friday.

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, Feb 16- Polish stocks climbed to an 18- month high on Thursday as the government floated the idea of merging two refiners and the gas company PGNiG unexpectedly forecast strong profits for the fourth quarter. The Warsaw stock market's blue-chip index rose 1.3 percent by 1333 GMT as PKN shares surged 4.5 percent and Lotos gained 7.2 percent.

  • *Plans to create 300 jobs in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT, Feb 16- The head of Deutsche Boerse said insider trading allegations against him were unfounded, pointing out that he did not determine the timing of his share purchases ahead of the announcement of merger plans with the London Stock Exchange. In December 2015 Deutsche Boerse allowed him to invest 4.5 million...

  • *Plans to create 300 jobs in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT, Feb 16- Deutsche Boerse's chief executive said insider trading allegations against him would prove unfounded, pointing out that he did not determine the timing of his share purchases ahead of the announcement of merger plans with the London Stock Exchange. Deutsche Boerse's supervisory board created a unique...

  • *Plans to create 300 jobs in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT, Feb 16- Deutsche Boerse's chief executive said insider trading allegations against him would prove unfounded, pointing out that he did not determine the timing of his share purchases ahead of the announcement of merger plans with the London Stock Exchange. Deutsche Boerse's supervisory board created a unique...