Medical supplies manufacturer Becton Dickinson announced it will acquire C.R. Bard for $24 billion in a cash and stock deal.
Steve Krouskos, global vice-chair of transaction advisory services at EY, talks about the renewed optimism seen in deal-making during 2017. Added comment on political influence.
WASHINGTON, April 20- Health insurer Anthem Inc denied a report on Thursday that it was in negotiations with the Justice Department in an effort to save its merger with smaller rival Cigna Corp.. The companies are awaiting a decision from a federal appeals court, which had been asked to rule on whether the Justice Department could stop the $54 billion merger on...
The "Squawk Box" crew talk about the joining of two high speed trading firms.
CNBC's Gemma Acton says that despite AkzoNobel's impressive earnings figures, questions remain over how much money shareholders will get back.
CNBC's Gemma Acton updates with Dutch paint maker AkzoNobel's first-quarter earnings, as well as PPG's attempt to buy the company.
CNBC's Gemma Acton speaks about AkzoNobel's first-quarter earnings.
Yahoo is entering its final quarter as an independent company.
The CEO of Verizon, Lowell McAdam, is open to discussing the possibility of merging according to a report from Bloomberg.
April 17- Cabela's Inc said it agreed to be bought by fellow outdoor goods retailer Bass Pro Shops for a lower price than agreed, and that it would sell its bank unit in a two-step deal as it seeks regulatory clearance for the transactions. Bass Pro Shops will now buy Cabela's for about $5 billion, $500 million lower than the price agreed upon last year.
In January, AT&T said it expected to be able to bypass the FCC in its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner because it would not seek to transfer any significant Time Warner licenses. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said previously he did not plan to use the proposed TV station license transfer as a way to examine the AT&T-Time Warner merger.
April 17- In 10 days, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will lift a ban on telecoms companies engaging in merger talks, and Wall Street is betting on T-Mobile US Inc, Sprint Corp and Dish Network Corp to be the first ones out of the gate. You have to ask yourself whether T-Mobile is going to be as eager to do a deal as Sprint, "said Craig Moffett, an analyst at...
Walmart digital chief Marc Lore has his sights set on Bonobos, Recode reports
During the first quarter, private equity firms paid a median multiple of 10.8 times EBITDA, according to a report this week.
The "Fast Money" traders weigh biotech stocks as the sector gears up for blockbuster drugs and possible mergers.
"Day 2 is stasis. Followed by irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline," Amazon chief Jeff Bezos writes.
TORONTO, April 11- Canada's benchmark stock index ended barely lower on Tuesday as financial stocks weighed, while a flight to safety helped gold miners and shares of Bombardier Inc jumped on reports it was discussing a merger of rail operations with Siemens. Gold prices jumped to a fresh five-month high and bond yields fell with geopolitical worries about...
TORONTO, April 11- Canada's main stock index slipped in morning trade on Tuesday as heavyweight energy and banking stocks weighed, while Bombardier Inc jumped on a report it is in talks to merge its train operations with those of Germany's Siemens AG. Bombardier shares gained 4.5 percent to C $2.32, their highest level in a month, after Bloomberg cited unnamed...
April 11- German industrial giant Siemens AG and Canada's Bombardier Inc are in talks to combine their train operations, which could be worth at least 10 billion euros, Bloomberg reported. The joint venture would team up the firms' train-making and signaling activities, Bloomberg said on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
TORONTO, April 11- Canada's main stock index was slightly lower in early trade on Tuesday, while Bombardier Inc rose on a Bloomberg report it and Siemens AG are in talks to combine their train operations. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 36.33 points, or 0.23 percent, at 15,694.46. Bombardier was up 4.1 percent at C $2.31.