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Sanofi-Aventis to pay more than $20 bil. for Genzyme

Feb 16, 2011
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis will pay more than $20.1 billion for U.S. biotech firm Genzyme. Sanofi will pay $74 per Genzyme share once the deal closes in the second quarter of 2011.
Posted In: Health, Mergers and Acquisitions, Science

Pharma deal: French Sanofi-Aventis to buy U.S. Genzyme

Feb 16, 2011
Wednesday brought an end to the long-awaited deal between French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis and the U.S. biotech firm Genzyme. Sanofi will buy Genzyme for at least $20.1 billion. But the number could go higher if Genzym's drugs-in-development succeed when they go to market, as Eve Troeh explains.
Posted In: Health, Mergers and Acquisitions, Science

New York Stock Exchange agrees to merge with Deutsche Borse

Feb 15, 2011
The parent company for the New York Stock Exchange has agreed to a merger with Germany's Deutsche Borse, pending regulatory approval. The deal will create the largest exchange for stocks and derivatives in the world. Heidi Moore explains.
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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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

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