MILAN, Aug 3- Investment group Exor, which controls carmaker Fiat Chrysler, said on Monday it had signed a deal to buy PartnerRe for $6.9 billion, ending a prolonged battle for the reinsurer against a rival bid from Axis Capital. The agreement marks a U-turn for PartnerRe, which in January had agreed a merger with Axis and repeatedly spurned approaches from Exor,...» Read More
The American tax code’s loopholes result in effective rates that make corporations more competitive than their competitors based overseas, not less.
Companies like Google, Facebook and Cisco Systems are employing unorthodox new criteria to size up their deal targets.
Michael Nemeroff, Vedder Price, and the "Closing Bell" panel discuss growth opportunities provided by mergers and acquisitions.
Kinder Morgan struck a $44 billion deal to merge its MLPs. Chris Faulkner, Breitling Energy, says the MLP market will still be attractive to investors following this "unique" story. John Spallanzani, GFI Group, provides perspective.
The M&A wave could be a harbinger of a booming economy...or a collection of last-minute attempts to beat higher debt rates. NYT reports.
Time Warner shares fell more than 12 percent in after-market trading on the announcement.
21st Century Fox has withdrawn its offer to buy Time Warner. CNBC's David Faber and Kate Kelly provide prospective.
Providing insight into 21st Century Fox's withdrawal of its offer to buy Time Warner and opportunities it provides for investors, with Daniel Salmon, BMO Capital Markets; Rich Tullo, Albert Fried and Company; and CNBC contributor Carol Roth.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports 21st Century Fox has pulled its bid to buy Time Warner. Fox says Time Warner board and management refused to engage with the company to explore its offer.
The offer by Iliad for T-Mobile is set to be rejected by the US firm having failed to meet the value put on the business by Telekom, FT reports.
With earnings from Time Warner and Twenty-First Century Fox this week, investors will be listening for what the reports mean for a potential deal.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin shines a spotlight on media companies ahead of reporting quarterly numbers.
Susan Cameron is confident regulators will allow the tobacco giant to acquire Lorillard for $24.7 billion.
Allergan sued Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square Capital, alleging both acted inappropriately in their hostile $53 billion bid.
French telecoms operator Iliad has made a $15 billion bid to purchase more than half of T-Mobile USA, countering an earlier offer by Sprint.
Dissecting the consolidation of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, with Gene Urcan, Cappello Group, and the "Closing Bell" panel.
Activist investor Carl Icahn said he is hopeful more potential buyers will surface for Family Dollar.
SodaStream International is in talks with a firm about taking the company private, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
CIT Group is buying regional bank OneWest Bank in a $3.4 billion cash-and-stock deal.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.