Jan 2, 2009 The credit markets may be stiff, but there's always money somewhere for mergers. And though they may not be the high-priced ventures of 2008, companies can still benefit from deals in the new year. Jill Barshay reports.
Jan 2, 2009 Investors looking for opportunity in a distressed market can find it in cheap company debt. But buyer beware: Something put that company into trouble to begin with, and it's wise to understand what. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Dec 23, 2008 The credit crisis foiled about 1,300 mergers this year, worth a total of about $900 billion. Investment bankers were hurt by the failed deals, but Stephen Beard reports this could help them get a strong leg up for 2009.
Dec 17, 2008 Today a major nuclear energy deal could be cut involving Constellation Energy and France's EDF. Jeremy Hobson has the details.
Sep 22, 2011 About 18 months ago Australian mining giant BHP Billiton decided it was a good time to get bigger. It launched a hostile bid for its smaller British rival Rio Tinto -- a $200 billion deal. But today BHP walked away. Dan Grech reports.
Nov 25, 2008 BHP is blaming the global financial crisis and regulatory worries for not going through with its original multibillion-dollar bid for Rio Tinto. Kyle James reports why steelmakers are breathing a sigh of relief.
Nov 25, 2008 The mining company BHP Billiton dropped its hostile bid today for rival Rio Tinto -- good news to steel companies opposed to the move. Scott Jagow talks to economist Bob McKee in London on why the merger didn't go through.
Nov 21, 2008 Citigroup stocks were selling at a dizzying pace on reports that the troubled company might be considering a merger. How did things get so bad for Citigroup so quickly? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Nov 21, 2008 With its stock having lost more than a quarter of its value on Thursday, Citigroup looks like it could be in talks for a merger or sale. The company's board reportedly will meet today. Janet Babin has the story.