Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers


  • Teva proposes Mylan acquisition Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
    Teva proposes Mylan acquisition

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on whether Teva's bid for Mylan makes sense.

  • Cable merger far from done Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    Cable merger far from done

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the latest in the planned Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.

  • Who could be interested in Fortescue? Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    Who could be interested in Fortescue?

    David Walker, senior analyst at, explains why Chinese firms may be more interested than Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore in acquiring Fortescue Metals.

  • Yahoo not in talks to acquire Foursquare: Sources Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 10:51 AM ET
    Yahoo not in talks to acquire Foursquare: Sources

    CNBC's David Faber reports there is no truth to the rumor Yahoo will acquire Foursquare.

  • Yahoo not in talks to acquire Foursquare: Sources Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 10:08 AM ET

    Update: Sources deny any deal between Yahoo and local social "check-in" app Foursquare.

  • Nokia confirms it will buy Alcatel-Lucent Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 1:19 AM ET

    Finland's Nokia will tie the knot with Alcatel-Lucent in an all-stock deal that values the French telecom company at 15.6 billion euros ($16.6 billion), the companies said on Wednesday.

  • Alamos Gold, AuRico Gold merging in $1.5B deal Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 8:21 AM ET
    A mine worker displays a large ingot of gold during the refining process at the Loulo-Gounkoto gold mine complex operated by Randgold Resources Ltd. in Loulo, Mali, Nov. 1, 2013.

    Canadian gold mining companies Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold are merging in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion.

  • Has Noble fought back the tide of Muddy Waters? Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 9:45 PM ET

    Asian commodity trader Noble Group has managed to fight off another round of research flak, this time from prominent short seller Muddy Waters.

  • Expect more energy mergers to come: Pro Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    Expect more energy mergers to come: Pro

    Jonathan Barratt, chief investment officer of Ayers Alliance Securities, explains why Shell's $70 billion deal for BG group may just be the first of many energy mergers.

  • More energy M&A ahead? Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    More energy M&A ahead?

    After Shell's big deal, are more takeouts coming down the pike? Lawrence McDonald and Andrew Keene discuss with Brian Sullivan.

  • These could be the next energy buyers and sellers Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 11:49 AM ET

    Exxon could make a deal soon, and targets for oil majors range from U.S. shale producers to distressed mining and resources firms, analysts tell CNBC.

  • Shell-BG merger is 'great deal' Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Shell-BG merger is 'great deal'

    Royal Dutch Shell is set to buy BG Group for £47 billion. Marina Petroleka, head of energy and infrastructure at BMI Research, says it's "a great deal" offering plenty of advantages.

  • The feel-good factor in M&A Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    The feel-good factor in M&A

    Talking about recent merger and acquisition deals, Benjamin Gutteridge, head of fund research at Brewin Dolphin, discusses whether businesses are overpaying for the companies.

  • Sandisk: An ideal takeover target? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 6:37 PM ET
    Sandisk: An ideal takeover target?

    Mark Newman, senior analyst for global memory and consumer electronics at Sanford C. Bernstein, explains why Sandisk is "an interesting takeover target."

  • Where next for M&A? Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Where next for M&A?

    As FedEx bids $4.8 billion for TNT and Vivendi confirms its offer for Dailymotion, Lucinda Guthrie, deputy global editor of Dealreporter, discusses where to watch for M&A.

  • Major Holcim shareholder talks merger Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Major Holcim shareholder talks merger

    Shareholders are voicing worries about the proposed merger of Holcim and Lafarge. David Herro, Holcim's third-biggest shareholder, discusses his concerns about the yet-to-be-named CEO of the joint company.

  • FTC weighing Reynolds-Lorillard settlement: Report Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 5:26 PM ET
    Packs of Camel cigarettes, manufactured by Reynolds American, are shown on a newsstand counter in London.

    The Federal Trade Commission is considering allowing a merger between Reynolds American and Lorillard, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Merger Monday is back: What to buy Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 11:44 AM ET

    This year is on track to surpass the record set in 2014 for M&A. "Merger Monday" is back. Here's how to trade it.

  • Teva to buy Auspex for $3.2 billion in cash Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 7:01 AM ET
    Teva to buy Auspex for $3.2 billion in cash

    Teva Pharmaceutical is buying Auspex Pharmaceuticals, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • Yoox to buy Net-a-Porter? Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Yoox to buy Net-a-Porter?

    New reports are emerging that suggest that Yoox could unveil deal to buy Net-a-Porter. Class CNBC's Claudia Pensotti discusses.