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U.S. panel may block Huawei-3Leaf deal, report says

Feb 14, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports a U.S. government panel will recommend that President Obama veto a bid by China's Huawai Technologies Co. to buy the assets of Bay Area developer 3Leaf Systems. Rob Schmitz reports.
Posted In: China, Mergers and Acquisitions

The fast pace of change at the New York Stock Exchange

Feb 10, 2011
Kai Ryssdal talks to Teddy Weisberg, the president of Seaport Securities, about the potential merger of the New York Stock Exchange with Germany's Deutsche Borse AG.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Wall Street

Famous Stock and Securities Market Mergers and Acquisitions

Feb 10, 2011
NYSE Euronext announced late Wednesday that it is in discussions to be acquired by Germany's Deutsche Borse. The news comes just a day after the ...
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, new york stock exchange, NYSE, picture this, Wall Street

German company could buy New York Stock Exchange

Feb 10, 2011
Just one day after the London Stock Exchange announced a merger with the Toronto Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext announced it is nearing a buy-out agreement with Deutsche Borse of Germany. David Gura has more.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

London, Toronto stock exchanges announce merger

Feb 9, 2011
Officials from the London Stock Exchange Group PLC and Toronto based TMX group Inc. announced the merger today. Bringing the two companies together will produce the second largest mining- and resource-exchange in the world. Christopher Werth explains.
Posted In: Canada, Mergers and Acquisitions

The impact of the AOL-Huffington Post merger

Feb 7, 2011
AOL is buying the Huffington Post for $315 million. Ken Auletta, media writer for The New Yorker, talks with Kai Ryssdal about whether the deal was a surprise and what this means for Arianna Huffington.
Posted In: Internet, Mergers and Acquisitions

What does the merger mean for AOL, Huffington Post?

Feb 7, 2011
AOL announced this morning its $315 million purchase of the left-leaning news site The Huffington Post. Jeremy Hobson speaks with Henry Blodget, CEO of Business Insider, about what this buyout means for AOL, The Huffington Post, and their future together.
Posted In: Internet, Mergers and Acquisitions

AOL to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million

Feb 7, 2011
AOL's still looking to shake its dial-up image from the nineties and move into 2011. The company hopes the purchase of The Huffington Post -- and its new network of hyper-local news sites -- will help the company into the realm of media and entertainment. David Gura explains.
Posted In: Internet, Mergers and Acquisitions

Comcast takeover brings up concerns about NBC news divisions

Jan 29, 2011
In its merger with NBC Universal, Comcast will now be overseeing NBC's news divisions. Some worry it could compromise news operations.
Posted In: Entertainment, Mergers and Acquisitions

Sara Lee splits

Jan 28, 2011
That old slogan, "Nobody doesn't like Sara Lee" doesn't apply anymore. After years of declining business, and failed attempts to sell itself, Sara Lee is splitting into two companies. One domestic. One foreign. And, yes, there will still be cheesecake.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions