Feb 18, 2013 Multibillion-dollar deals involving Dell, American Airlines and Heinz may portend another boom in giant mergers and buyouts. But historians warn most mergers go bust.
Jan 20, 2015 On Thursday, American Airlines and US Airways officially announced their long-rumored merger. And Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said it made a match with Ketchup giant Heinz, in a deal worth billions.
Feb 14, 2013 Investors are digesting a mega airlines merger and major ketchup acquisition this morning. Is the activity a coincidence or part of a larger trend?
Feb 7, 2013 American is emerging from bankruptcy. US Airways needs a big brother. Will the latest deal to create the biggest airline happen this time?
Jan 29, 2013 OpenTable, one of the biggest online restaurant reservation sites, will pay $10 million for Foodspotting and its hordes of amateur photographers.
Dec 27, 2012 Private-equity group Blackstone plans a public stock offering of SeaWorld Entertainment. The home of Shamu is now profitable but heavily indebted.
Jan 15, 2013 It's another sign the global business world has become less centralized and more diffuse. The company poised to buy the New York Stock Exchange for more than $8 billion is based not in a world financial center, but in Atlanta.
Dec 3, 2012 America’s biggest airline, Delta, is reported to be bidding for a big stake in Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. The deal could lead to Branson giving up control of the carrier he founded.
Nov 23, 2012 Glencore, the Swiss commodities trading firm, is trying to takeover a mining company called Xstrata. And the deal just got a stamp of approval from European regulators.