Comcast outbid its rival Twenty-First Century Fox by $3.6 billion over the weekend in a long-running battle between the two companies for British broadcaster Sky. » Read More
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Comcast expects Disney will let go of its 39 percent stake, giving CEO Brian Roberts complete ownership of the TV distributor and owner of content, according to people familiar with the matter. » Read More
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Invesco is going to buy OppenheimerFunds, a subsidiary of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, in a more than $5 billion deal, according to a report Friday by Financial Times service Ignites. » Read More
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Twenty-First Century Fox and Comcast are going head to head in London at a takeover auction for British broadcaster Sky. » Read More
The biggest private equity firms have all but pivoted from private equity to private debt, joining a new breed of lightly regulated asset managers that have filled the void as banks are forced to retreat from risky deals, the FT reports.
Sky, Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast and Disney agreed to an auction to settle the bidding war over the British broadcaster.
Paul Singer of Elliott Management could be mulling a bid at a lower price, according to the New York Post.
The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts, the companies announced in a statement Monday.
The founder of Salesforce, Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne Benioff, have agreed to buy Time magazine for $190 million in cash from media and marketing company, Meredith Corporation.
The challenging business climate has led to some companies putting off their plans, said Petr Molchanov of Renaissance Capital.
Sibur's largest expansion project is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019, which then opens the door for further discussions on listing the company's shares, said Chief Executive Officer Dmitry Konov.
Walgreens will purchase files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred's stores across 10 Southeast states.
Activist investor Daniel Loeb's hedge fund Third Point announced its intention on Friday to replace Campbell Soup's entire board.
The Department of Justice is close to approving CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna and Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
With its balance sheet solidly in the black and a plan to double sales over the next few years on the back of new products, Aston has announced it is ready for a long-rumored IPO.
The falling pizza sales and bad publicity have left the company at risk of breaching its lending agreements on $579 million in outstanding debt if it can't turn things around soon.
Buffett, along with private equity firm 3G Capital is an investor in Kraft Heinz. The ketchup maker has been cited as a logical buyer of Campbell, which activist investor Dan Loeb has been pressuring to sell.
Saudi Arabia's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, denied reports that the kingdom has scrapped plans to list shares of state-owned energy giant Aramco. Alejandro Barbajosa of Argus Media weighs in.
Saudi Arabia's national oil company has postponed its potentially record-breaking initial public offering, but Saudi Aramco is now pursuing various alternative transactions to support its big spending plans. NYT reports.
What do Uber, Tesla and Spotify have in common? The companies are all unprofitable, but they still attract huge investments because of their phenomenal growth. CNBC's Xin En Lee explores if profit still matters.