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Directors from Barclays and Stanchart met to discuss the potential benefits of merging, the Financial Times reported.
SoftBank Group said on Wednesday it is selling its roughly 20 percent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to Walmart.
Eric Kuby of North Star Investment Management explains the reasons behind the uptick in global mergers and acquisitions.
Worldwide deal-making surged to the $2 trillion mark this week, adding to the all-time record pace already set this quarter, according to data from Thomson Reuters Deals Intelligence.
Ousted MGM CEO Gary Barber is speaking to investment banks about financing an offer to acquire the privately held U.S. movie studio.
Ray Wang of Constellation Research says the content piece is "very important" for businesses in the music services space.
Hugh Dive of Atlas Funds Management says he expects Harbour Energy's bid for Santos to go through pending regulatory scrutiny.
Atul Goyal of Jefferies says Sony has stepped away from "commodity products" such as televisions and personal computers and is instead focusing on higher margin sectors which are an "oligopoly or duopoly."
Sony has reached an agreement with a consortium of Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment to acquire all its interest in EMI Music Publishing, for $1.9 billion.
The parties have until 5 p.m. May 24 for submissions before he makes a final decision on whether to intervene.
Blackstone said it would buy U.S. hotel owner LaSalle Hotel Properties for $3.7 billion, topping a rival bid from Pebblebrook Hotel Trust in April for $3.5 billion.
PowerPlan provides tax, regulatory and budgeting solutions to businesses.
U.S. regional bank Fifth Third Bancorp on Monday said it would buy MB Financial in a stock-and-cash deal valued at about $4.7 billion.
Data firm IHS Markit said it will buy smaller rival Ipreo from private-equity funds of Blackstone and Goldman Sachs for $1.86 billion to expand its customer base.
General Electric confirmed it will merge its transportation business that makes train engines with Wabtec, a U.S. manufacturer of equipment for the rail industry.
HCA Healthcare and KKR have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare, people familiar with the matter said.
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