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Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers

  • Their merger would have united Meredith's Better Homes& Gardens and Family Circle magazines with Time's stable of publications including People and Fortune. Time's shares closed down 17 percent at $15.2 percent in New York on Friday, leaving the company with a market capitalization of $1.5 billion. Meredith stock dropped 9.7 percent to $59.20, giving it a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked health insurer Anthem Inc's bid to merge with Cigna, upholding a lower court's decision that the $54 billion deal should not be allowed because it would lead to higher prices for healthcare. The ruling will probably kill the proposed merger, which was opposed by the U.S. Justice Department, 11 states and a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked health insurer Anthem Inc's bid to merge with Cigna, upholding a lower court's decision that the $54 billion deal should not be allowed because it would lead to higher prices for healthcare. The ruling will probably kill the proposed merger that was opposed by the U.S. Justice Department, 11 states and a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked health insurer Anthem Inc's bid to merge with Cigna, upholding a lower court's decision that the $54 billion deal should not be allowed because it would lead to higher prices for healthcare. The ruling will probably kill the proposed merger that was opposed by the U.S. Justice Department, 11 states and a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- A U.S. appeals court blocked health insurer Anthem Inc's bid to merge with Cigna on Friday, upholding a lower court's decision that the $54 billion deal should not be allowed because it would lead to higher prices for healthcare. The ruling will probably kill the proposed merger that was rejected by the U.S. Justice Department, 11 states and a...

  • FRANKFURT, April 28- Germany's Siemens has moved into journey planning with the purchase of privately-owned Hannover- based firm HaCon to complement its transportation business, which it has been talking about merging with Bombardier's. Siemens' transportation unit, a business with 7.8 billion euros in annual sales, offers rolling stock, signalling, and...

  • Tim Armstrong

    "Both executive teams are working incredibly hard on planning the integration of the companies," Tim Armstrong wrote.

  • Sam Altman of Y Combinator, September 23, 2015 in San Francisco.

    The Y Combinator president has been a vocal proponent for net neutrality.

  • *Q1 net sales up 23.6 pct to $13.23 bln vs est $13.21 bln. *Sees Q2 sales of $13.3 bln to 13.8 bln vs est $13.21 bln. Regulators in the United States, Brazil, China, Australia and Canada are yet to clear the deal.

  • *Dubai, Qatar slip to multi month low. *Abu Dhabi weighed down by blue chips. DUBAI, April 27- Shares in two Saudi banks that are in early merger talks moved in opposite directions on Thursday while other regional markets ended the week down as investors had little fresh company earnings and news to reallocate their funds or build positions.

  • DOW CEO: We built a portfolio for all seasons

    Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical chairman and CEO, talks about what drove growth this quarter after the company delivered a bigger-than-epxected profit, and it's planned merger with DuPont.

  • *Operating EPS $1.04 vs est $0.99. The merger is still to be approved by regulators in the United States, Brazil, China, Australia and Canada. "We've had lots of substantive discussions, expect to hear from China and the U.S. Department of Justice next, followed by Brazil," Howard Ungerleider, Dow's chief financial officer, told Reuters.

  • Deutsche Boerse CFO Gregor Pottmeyer discusses his company's share buyback plan following a failed merger with the London Stock Exchange.

  • Deutsche Boerse's 200 million euro ($218 million) share buyback will be used to fund "organic growth and targeted mergers and acquisitions (M&A)".

  • FRANKFURT, April 26- Deutsche Boerse delivered a sharp rise in net profit in the first quarter and said it would buy back shares as it sought to appease disgruntled investors following its failed merger attempt with London Stock Exchange Group. "Thanks to our diversified business model and effective cost management we were able to compensate low equity market...

  • DUBAI, April 26- Two Saudi banks soared on Wednesday after saying they were in initial stages of a merger, helping lift the mood in other lenders while first quarter financial results buoyed the shares of two blue chips in other Gulf countries. On Wednesday Saudi's Alawwal Bank agreed to start talks with Saudi British Bank about a tie-up that could create the...

  • The bakery racks at the counter of Panera Bread on June 10, 2016 in Monroe, NY.

    Panera Bread reported first-quarter 2017 earnings after the bell on Tuesday.

  • *Q1 operating EPS $1.64 vs est $1.39. *Net sales up 4.6 pct at $7.74 bln, vs est $7.50 bln. The divestiture was made to win European Union approval for the company's merger with Dow Chemical.

  • What’s in a brand? Brand Union says purpose is more important

    Brand Union's Terry Tyrrell talks to Marketing Media Money about what makes a brand and whether brand cultures can scupper mergers and takeovers.

  • The U.S. Federal Communications Commission barred merger talks among telecommunications companies for over a year as it conducted a $19.8 billion auction of airwaves from broadcasters for wireless use. T-Mobile, the largest winner with an $8 billion bid, is widely expected to be one of the first to have such discussions. "The inorganic and organic...