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  • Investing on speculation

    Leigh Drogen, Estimize CEO, discusses his "Mergerize" platform, and CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg, discuss if it is ever a good idea to invest in a company based on takeover speculation.

  • Valeant's bid for Allergan

    Michael Pearson, Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO, shares his thoughts on allegations Allergan released false and misleading information.

  • Airline Virgin Australia has coughed up a whopping one Australian dollar to buy the 40 percent of Tiger Australia it didn't already own.

  • Actavis plans new Allergan approach: Report

    According to Reuters, Actavis plans to make a new approach for a takeover of Allergan. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Allergan would be open to sale at a price over $200 a share.

  • Consolidation buzz in beer biz

    After Heineken rebuffed SABMiller's takeover proposal, CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at global beer consumption.

  • Scripps CEO: Focused on quality

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Ken Lowe, Scripps Networks Interactive chairman & CEO, about consolidation and if Scripps would entertain a takeover bid.

  • Dollar General goes hostile

    CNBC's David Faber reports Dollar General has gone hostile in its bid for Family Dollar. Faber says Family Dollar is proceeding with its plans to be bought by Dollar Tree in a deal for less than what Dollar General is offering.

  • General Mills' $820 million deal

    CNBC's David Faber reports General Mills is buying Annie's for about $820 million. Cramer breaks down the dynamics of the acquisition.

  • Dollar General to raise Family Dollar bid: Sources

    According to sources, Dollar General is raising its bid for Family Dollar to $80 per share, with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • Dollar General bid worth $9.7 million

    Dollar General is making a bid to buy Family Dollar for about $9.7 billion. Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, discusses the likelihood of whether Dollar Tree could come back with a counter bid.

  • CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reports Dollar General is making a bid to buy Family Dollar for about $9.7 billion. The combined company would have 20,000 stores.

  • Ackman speaks to CNBC's Wapner on SEC probe reports

    The Dow Jones is reporting the SEC is in early stages of investigating Valeant and Pershing Square's pursuit of Allergan. CNBC's Scott Wapner has the details.

  • DJ: SEC looking into pursuit of Allergan

    The Dow Jones is reporting the SEC is investigating Valeant and Pershing Square's pursuit of Allergan. CNBC's Scott Wapner has the details.

  • Cramer's M&A calls: GIS, HAIN & more

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses companies he thinks are ripe for acquisitions.

  • Double no deal

    The "Squawk Alley" team, and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, weigh in on Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner and Sprint's move to abandon its bid for T-Mobile.

  • Don't hold your breath waiting on Fox: Pro

    Barton Crockett, FBR Capital Markets, weighs in on Disney's charmed quarter and Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner.

  • Rupert Murdoch attends the Time 100 Gala at Lincoln Center in New York.

    CNBC's David Faber shares his thoughts on the Rupert Murdoch's surprising decision to withdraw 21st Century Fox's bid for Time Warner.

  • Regulatory obstacles halted Sprint: David Faber

    CNBC's David Faber weighs in on Sprint's move to abandon its bid to buy T-Mobile. Faber says the deal was about regulatory impediments.

  • Bewkes has a lot to answer: Analyst

    Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, provides his thoughts on the fallout from shareholders after Rupert Murdoch withdrew his bid for Time Warner.

  • Murdoch 'underestimated' Time Warner's backbone: Levin

    Gerald Levin, former Time Warner chairman & CEO, shares his thought on 21st Century's decision to drop its bid for Time Warner. I don't think it's a "head shake," says Levin. There's a lot more work to be done to properly valuate Time Warner.