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Moguls head to deal-making summer camp in Sun Valley

Jul 9, 2013
Investment bank Allen & Co's annual get together for the business glitterati starts today in Sun Valley, and the media deals could pile up.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, media, Tech

A pork-filled deal between Smithfield and Shuanghui, but who wins?

May 29, 2013
In what would be the largest Chinese takeover of an American company, Shuanghui proposes a $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer.
Posted In: pork, China, meat, Mergers and Acquisitions

Yahoo spends a cool billion on cool

May 20, 2013
Marissa Mayer is looking to the Tumblr acquisition to help change the DNA of Yahoo, from old and tired to young and hip.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Yahoo, tumblr, acquisition, Mergers and Acquisitions

The steps to making Tumblr a moneymaker

May 20, 2013
How does Yahoo plan to sell ads to turn Tumblr into a profitable acquisition?
Posted In: Yahoo, Yahoo!, tumblr, Mergers and Acquisitions

Office Depot, meet OfficeMax

Feb 20, 2013
This morning, OfficeMax and Office Depot confirmed that they're merging to better compete in the marketplace.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, office depot, staples, Retail

An OfficeMax, Office Depot merger could spell bad news for big-box stores

Feb 19, 2013
While many market analysts have been touting the recent spate of mergers and acquisitions as a sign of business confidence, the trend might be more out of necessity.
Posted In: office depot, Mergers and Acquisitions, Retail, big box

Merger enthusiasts take note: A lot of mergers end badly

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.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, American Airlines, Dell, Warren Buffett

The economy + Valentine's Day = True Love?

Feb 15, 2013
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.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, State of the Union, Congress, sequestration

Mergers and acquisitions ramp up with American Airlines and Heinz deals

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?
Posted In: American Airlines, Warren Buffett, Heinz ketchup, Mergers and Acquisitions

American, US Airways may marry out of need

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?
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, US Airways, American Airlines

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