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  • Depomed rejects Horizon Pharma's latest bid Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 4:11 PM ET

    July 29- Depomed Inc rejected Horizon Pharma Plc's latest unsolicited bid, saying the offer is "inadequate" and undervalues the company.

  • Mylan gets European clearance in proposed Perrigo takeover Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 10:05 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Mylan NV said Wednesday that it received European regulatory approval to move forward with its proposed buyout of Perrigo Co., which has resisted repeated overtures. In April, the generic drugmaker raised its offer for Perrigo to $232.23, or about $34.1 billion, in cash and stock. But Dublin- based Perrigo, which makes over-the-counter medicines, once...

  • TEL AVIV, July 26- After months of sparring in a hostile takeover bid for rival Mylan NV, Teva Pharmaceutical's move to buy Allergan Plc's generic drug business instead could be a smoother ride that will bring bigger returns, faster. Israel- based Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, is in advanced talks to buy Allergan's generic drugs unit for between $40-...

  • Horizon Pharma raises offer for Depomed Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 7:12 AM ET

    July 21- Ireland- based Horizon Pharma Plc said it raised its offer to buy smaller drugmaker Depomed Inc to $33 per share, contingent on Depomed agreeing to start takeover talks. Horizon raised its offer by 12.8 percent from its earlier bid of $29.25 per Depomed share. Horizon Pharma took that offer hostile after Depomed refused to engage in talks.

  • *Paulson expected to put pressure on Syngenta board. July 15- Hedge fund Paulson& Co has taken a stake in Syngenta AG and could push for the Swiss pesticide maker's board to accept a takeover offer from U.S. seed company Monsanto Co, people familiar with the matter said. Monsanto, the world's largest seed company, has made a $45 billion bid for Syngenta that the Swiss...

  • Paulson's hedge fund takes stake in Syngenta -sources Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    July 14- Hedge fund Paulson& Co has taken a stake in Syngenta AG,, and could push for the board of directors of the Swiss pesticide maker to accept a takeover offer from U.S. seed company Monsanto Co, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Monsanto, the world's largest seed company, made a $45 billion bid for Syngenta that the Swiss company rejected.

  • Micron worth at least $30: Pro Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 5:38 PM ET
    Micron worth at least $30: Pro

    Romit Shah, Nomura Securities, discusses Micron's takeover vulnerability, and why SanDisk could be next.

  • FRANKFURT, July 9- K+ S finance chief Burkhardt Lohr denied the German potash miner had set 50 euros per share as a minimum it expected suitor Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc to offer for the group, according to a newspaper interview. K+ S rejected Potash Corp's 7.9 billion euro bid proposal last week, saying it was too low and that the Canadian suitor could be planning...

  • German minister backs K+S's Potash bid rejection Saturday, 4 Jul 2015 | 1:38 PM ET

    FRANKFURT, July 4- A German regional minister gave his backing to potash miner K+ S's rejection of an $8.8 billion- euro takeover bid by Canada's Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, saying K+ S should remain a German company. Tarek Al-Wazir, minister of economy in K+ S's home state of Hesse, said on Saturday he would support K+ S's efforts to make sure regional jobs and value...

  • July 2- Dollar Tree Inc was given the go-ahead to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on condition that they sell 330 Family Dollar stores, putting to rest a year-long merger saga. The stores spread across 35 states, which Dollar Tree has offered to sell to private equity firm Sycamore Partners, has to be sold within 150 days after the...

  • FRANKFURT, July 2- German potash miner K+ S rejected Potash Corp of Saskatchewan's 7.9 billion euro takeover bid on Thursday, saying it was too low and that the Canadian suitor could be planning to dismantle the company, putting jobs at risk. K+ S, which is the world's largest salt supplier but derives most of its earnings from potash fertilisers, also said it was not...

  • Faber Report: Anthem-Cigna merger talks Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 9:44 AM ET
    Faber Report: Anthem-Cigna merger talks

    Anthem and Cigna are back in talks, according to sources, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • *Euro zone finance ministers put off Greece talks. *Chubb jumps after ACE's buyout offer. On Tuesday, Greece became the first advanced nation to default on an International Monetary Fund loan repayment.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St trims gains as Greece deal hopes fade Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 1:56 PM ET

    *Chubb jumps after ACE's buyout offer. Stronger-than-expected jobs and construction data supported the market, as did a $28 billion offer from Swiss insurance giant ACE to buy upmarket property insurer Chubb. "There were hopes of a deal earlier in the morning and the hopes are literally taken off the table," said Adam Sarhan, chief executive of Sarhan Capital in...

  • *Shares surge 17 pct to A $7.77 but below bid price of A $9.05 Asciano's former parent, Toll Holdings, agreed to sale in Jan. SYDNEY, July 1- Canada's Brookfield Asset Management has approached Australia's Asciano Ltd with a $6.8 billion takeover bid, but uncertainty about whether the deal would go through capped gains in the stock price of the rail freight firm.

  • After months of wrangling and acrimony, the growing possibility that Athens could be forced out of the single currency brought into sharp focus the chaos that could be unleashed in Greece as well as the danger that would arise for the stability of the euro. "What would happen if Greece came out of the euro? There would be a negative message that euro membership is...

  • But Greek government sources said the leftist premier stood by his rejection of the creditors' conditions and Greece would default on a crucial repayment due to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, plunging it deeper into financial crisis. EU and Greek government sources said Jean-Claude Juncker had offered to convene an emergency meeting of euro...

  • *K+ S shares leap 39 pct to over 40 euros. FRANKFURT, June 26- Shares in German potash producer K+ S leapt as much as 39 percent to over 40 euros in early trading on Friday after the company received a takeover proposal from larger Canadian fertilizer producer Potash Corp.. The sources said the proposal valued K+ S at just over 40 euros a share, a 38 percent premium to...

  • K+S shares spike after takeover offer from Potash Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 3:09 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, June 26- Shares in German potash producer K+ S leapt 38 percent to 40 euros in early trading on Friday after the company received a takeover proposal from larger Canadian fertilizer producer Potash Corp.. Two sources close to the matter however, said late on Thursday that K+ S would likely reject the 7 billion euro takeover offer as being too low.

  • June 25- German potash producer K+ S said on Thursday it has received a takeover proposal from larger Canadian rival Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc, starting a new takeover saga in the fertilizer industry. Potash Corp would not comment. In 2010, Potash Corp itself was the target of a $39 billion hostile bid from global mining giant BHP Billiton.