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Rupert Murdoch

Why Murdoch wants Time Warner: leverage

Jul 16, 2014
Time Warner turned down Rupert Murdoch's reported $80 billion offer. He'll be back.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Deals, Mergers and Acquisitions, offers
Adderall

Corporate inversion: an expensive way to save on taxes

Jul 15, 2014
Abbvie will pay $53 billion to buy Shire, with a view to cutting its tax burden.
Posted In: corporate inversion, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxes

Lindt Chocolate just snapped up Russell Stover

Jul 14, 2014
But how exactly do companies find each other? And, is it love?
Posted In: chocolate, Mergers and Acquisitions, candy
Jimmy Dean Sausage

Pilgrim eyes Hillshire as tasty morsel

May 27, 2014
Chicken-producer Pilgrim's Pride makes hostile takeover bid for Hillshire Brands.
Posted In: Jimmy Dean, pork, chicken, Mergers and Acquisitions, Food
Time Warner Center

Shocker: No one likes ISPs or cable providers

May 20, 2014
A recent survey of the telecommunications industry by the ACSI shows low scores.
Posted In: ISPs, cable TV, directv, AT&T, Mergers and Acquisitions
FRANCE-US-ADVERTISING-MERGER

Publicis + Omnicom ≠ Merger

May 9, 2014
The breakdown of merger plans between Publicis and Omnicom is a reminder of how difficult it can be to execute a merger of equals.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Comcast's competition isn't cable companies -- it's Netflix

Feb 13, 2014
Comcast’s merger with Time Warner Cable will create the biggest cable company in the nation – if not the world
Posted In: Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Mergers and Acquisitions

The drama behind mergers and acquisitions

Oct 14, 2013
You may think mergers and acquisitions are dry, but a new book spells out the gritty drama behind the scenes.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Books, finance

Dre, Beats, headphones and possible cultural domination

Sep 27, 2013
A private equity group is investing in Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics. It’s a vote of confidence in the company’s ability to be more than a fad.
Posted In: studio beats, beats audio, Carlyle Group, Mergers and Acquisitions

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

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