Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • PROSECUTORS SAY SCHULMAN TIPPED KLEIN TO PFIZER INC'S 2010 MERGER WITH KING PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

  • Bill Ackman

    The news comes just days after Ackman announced the firm was selling its shares in Canadian Pacific Railway.

  • We are not interested in Monster: Adecco CEO

    Alain Dehaze, CEO of Adecco, comments on the merger between rivals Randstad and Monster and says his company is not considering a bid for Monster.

  • *MOFCOM has' named and shamed' 11 firms for not filing deals. HONG KONG, Aug 10- A week after China's two largest taxi-hailing firms announced plans for a $35 billion merger, lawyers say China's merger control watchdog is cracking down on companies that don't seek approval for deals, and it wants greater powers to punish them. Last Tuesday the Ministry of Commerce...

  • Eric Martin and family

    Whether you're a venture capitalist or just a bill-paying Joe, you're probably wishing you were in Eric Martin's shoes right now.

  • Employees collect items for customer orders at the Jet.com Inc. fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Kansas City, Kansas, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015.

    Technology companies are about to enter a golden era of M&A, thanks to a key game-changer in the industry, an investor said.

  • Casper mattress

    Steinhoff International will buy Mattress Firm Holding, the largest specialty bedding retailer in the U.S. for $3.8 billion.

  • *Q2 adjusted EBITDA up 6 pct to 1.71 bln Swiss Francs. ZURICH, Aug 5- LafargeHolcim beat quarterly profit forecasts thanks to higher selling prices and efficiency savings, easing the pressure on management struggling to make a success of the mega-merger last year that created the world's biggest cement maker. The Switzerland- based firm reported...

  • TOKYO, Aug 5- Japan's Idemitsu Kosan is looking to acquire a smaller stake in Showa Shell Sekiyu than planned, aiming to counter efforts by the former's founding family to block a merger of the two oil refiners, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday. Shosuke Idemitsu, Idemitsu's honorary chairman and 89- year-old son of its founder, said in an open letter...

  • *Smaller stake purchase may counter Idemitsu family's plan-Nikkei. *Idemitsu: Company chiefs met, no decision on any specific plans. TOKYO, Aug 5- Idemitsu Kosan Co is looking to acquire a smaller stake in Showa Shell Sekiyu than planned, aiming to counter efforts by the former's founding family to block a merger of the two oil refiners, the Nikkei business daily...

  • Aug 4- Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd is looking to acquire a smaller stake in Showa Shell Sekiyu than planned, aiming to counter efforts by the former's founding family to block a merger of the two oil distributors, the Nikkei reported. Idemitsu's founding family has opposed the company acquiring smaller rival Showa Shell, arguing the two companies are too culturally...

  • LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

    LinkedIn on Thursday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations.

  • HELSINKI, Aug 4- Nokia's second-quarter profit fell more sharply than expected as telecom operators around the world spent less on faster mobile networks, prompting the company to lift its cost-cutting target following its merger with Alcatel-Lucent. Nokia took control of French rival Alcatel-Lucent in a 15.6 billion euro all-share deal in January to...

  • A customer receives cash change from a cashier at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif.

    It would be a marriage out of necessity for both sides, and one that probably makes too much sense not to happen. Recode reports.

  • BEIJING, Aug 2- A merger between Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing and the China unit of U.S. rival Uber could face its first hiccup after China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday it had not received a necessary application to allow the deal to go ahead. Didi's acquisition of Uber's China operations, announced on Monday, will create a roughly $35 billion...

  • BEIJING, Aug 2- A merger between Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing and the China unit of U.S. rival Uber could face its first hiccup after China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday it had not received a necessary application to allow the deal to go ahead. Didi's acquisition of Uber's China operations, announced on Monday, will create a roughly $35 billion...

  • Bret Taylor, co-founder and chief executive officer of Quip.

    Customer relationship management company Salesforce.com agreed to buy collaboration platform Quip for about $582 million in stock.

  • *UK court hearing on voting system Aug. 22. *Deal completion expected Oct. 10, trading on Oct. 11. AB InBev has put forward two variations of its offer: a straight 45 pounds per share intended for the majority of investors and a cash-and-shares offer aimed at SABMiller's two largest shareholders, Altria and the Santo Domingo family of Colombia.

  • The companies, which last week agreed on the terms of an improved offer by AB InBev, said the new entity would be listed in Brussels on Oct. 11.

  • *Tesla offers 0.110 of its shares per SolarCity share. *Offer includes 45 day "go-shop" period. Aug 1- Tesla Motors Inc expects to achieve "significant" cost savings and "dramatic improvements" in manufacturing efficiency as a result of its planned $2.6 billion acquisition of solar panel installer SolarCity Corp, Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on...