Mergers and Acquisitions Takeover Bids

  • Oct 14- Twitter Inc faces an uncertain future after Saleforce.com Inc, the last of the companies believed to be interested in buying the troubled social network, said on Friday that it would not make a bid. Twitter and Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey may now have to chart an independent course in the face of stagnant user growth, heavy losses and mounting...

  • The annual rich list of China's movers and shakers gives a temperature check on where money is flowing in China, and underlines the growing financial muscle of the country's super-rich- a trend that has been fuelling a boom in global deals. Yao has been at the centre of a hostile takeover battle for China's largest real estate developer China Vanke Co Ltd..

  • The annual rich list of China's movers and shakers gives a temperature check on where money is flowing in China, and underlines the growing financial muscle of the country's super-rich- a trend that has been fuelling a boom in global deals. Yao has been at the centre of a hostile takeover battle for China's largest real estate developer China Vanke Co Ltd..

  • Twitter bidders dwindling?

    Ellie Wheeler, Greycroft Partners, shares insight to Twitter's prospects as buyer interest appears to be waning and the stock plunges more than 25 percent in the last week.

  • Fmr. Twitter COO on possible Twitter acquisition

    Ali Rowghani, former Twitter COO, weighs in the likelihood of an acquisition of Twitter.

  • Faber Report: NXP Semi and Qualcomm talks

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on the potential deal between NXP Semiconductors and Qualcomm.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch:  Lam Research

    CNBC's Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on shares of Lam Research after the semiconductor equipment maker and KLA-Tencor ended merger talks.

  • Levinsohn: Twitter needs to be part of something bigger

    Ross Levinsohn, Former Yahoo interim CEO, discusses his view that "where there's smoke, there's fire" on a Twitter takeover. He also says that CEO Jack Dorsey has to choose between his two companies.

  • Elliott also said the new holding company should look at a possible all-stock merger with Samsung C&T Corp- the subsidiary that the New York hedge fund targeted in a heated shareholder battle last year. Samsung C&T is the defacto holding firm of the Samsung Group. Samsung C&T shareholders voted in favor of an all-stock takeover offer last July from Cheil...

  • *Deal adds Africa, Latin American markets to AB InBev. LONDON, Sept 28- SABMiller shareholders backed the brewer's $100- billion- plus takeover by rival Anheuser-Busch InBev by a large majority on Wednesday, paving the way for one of the biggest corporate mergers in history. Criticism of the takeover offer grew over the summer, after a steep fall in sterling...

  • LISBON, Sept 22- Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos signaled on Thursday she had agreed for her telecoms firm Unitel to take control of Banco BPI's Angolan arm, allowing the Portuguese bank to sidestep risk provisions that could have strained its finances. BPI, which is subject to a takeover bid from Spain's Caixabank, offered on Tuesday to sell a 2 percent stake...

  • Sept 14- It may be time for corporate boards which reject takeover offers to get more skin in the game. Hostile takeover attempts have become much more common in recent years, accounting for 16 percent of the $126 billion of U.S. takeovers in the year to August, according to Dealogic data. Nitzan Shilon, of the Peking University School of Transnational Law, proposes a...

  • NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Sept 14- German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over U.S. seeds firm Monsanto with an improved takeover offer of $66 billion including debt, ending months of wrangling after increasing its bid for a third time. The $128 a share deal announced on Wednesday, up from Bayer's previous offer of $127.50 a share, is the biggest of the year...

  • *Bayer agrees $128 per share cash bid to buy Monsanto. NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Sept 14- German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over U.S. seeds firm Monsanto with an improved takeover offer of around $66 billion, ending months of wrangling after increasing its bid for a third time. The $128 a share deal, up from Bayer's previous offer of $127.50 a share, is the...

  • *Bayer agrees $128/ share cash bid to buy Monsanto- source. NEW YORK/ FRANKFURT, Sept 14- German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over U.S. seeds firm Monsanto with a takeover offer of around $66 billion, a source close to the matter said, ending months of wrangling after increasing its bid for a third time. The source said on Wednesday an agreement had been...

  • Sept 12- Starboard Value LP disclosed a 4.6 percent stake in Perrigo Co Plc, making the activist investor one of the Dublin- based drugmaker's biggest shareholders. Starboard, in a letter to Perrigo's chief executive and board on Monday, called the company "deeply undervalued." Perrigo spurned Mylan NV's takeover bid in 2015, telling shareholders that its...

  • Faber Report: Enterprise & Williams Cos.

    CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on Enterprise Products pulling its bid for Williams Companies.

  • Monsanto told Bayer it is 'close' on price: Sources

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the potential deal between Bayer and Monsanto.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 4- Bayer's supervisory board will discuss in a meeting on Sept. 14 whether to sweeten its offer for Monsanto again or even pursue a hostile takeover, German daily Rheinische Post reported, citing company sources. A spokesman for Bayer, which is due to hold an investor conference in Cologne on Sept. 20, declined to comment on the report.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 29- Twin Butte Energy Ltd debenture holders voted to reject a takeover bid by Hong Kong's privately held Reignwood Resources Holding Pte Ltd on Monday, throwing the cash-strapped Canadian oil and gas producer's financial future into uncertainty. Under the proposed terms of the deal, announced in June, shareholders would have received 6...