Mergers and Acquisitions


Intel and McAfee, combining computer chips and security

Aug 19, 2010
Initially, it may seem Intel's acquisition of computer security company McAfee is an odd one. But Marketplace's Janet Babin reports that it's a merger that makes sense.
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Why Intel wants a piece of McAfee

Aug 19, 2010
Chipmaker Intel says it will buy anti-virus software company McAfee in a cash transaction worth nearly $8 billion. Chris Nuttall of the Financial Times talks with Steve Chiotakis about what Intel wants to do with McAfee.
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CBS and Comcast strike a deal

Aug 3, 2010
Steve Chiotakis speaks to Brad Adgate of Horizon Media about the 10-year deal between cable giant Comcast and CBS.
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E.U. backs AMR, BA merger

Jul 14, 2010
An E.U. decision means British Airways and American Airlines will function as one on their trans-Atlantic routes.
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Hef wants all the bunnies for himself

Jul 12, 2010
The ever-smoking jacketed Hugh Hefner wants to take Playboy Enterprises, Inc. private, in hopes to better navigate the company through a dicey publishing industry and increase its merchandising, without worrying about shareholders.
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What Prudential will still pay for AIG break-up

Jun 7, 2010
Prudential executives are meeting with AIG shareholders today to explain why the company backed out of a deal for which it already paid over $600 million.
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AIG's rejection of AIA offer postpones bailout payback

Jun 1, 2010
AIG rejects Prudential's $30 billion counter-offer for AIA and ultimately postpones paying back U.S. taxpayers $132 billion.
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United, Continental testify in Senate on merger

May 27, 2010
Continental and United CEOs are testifying before the Senate committee on the merger between Continental and United.
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Reform may consolidate home care

May 25, 2010
Home health and hospice provider Gentiva plans to acquire Odyssey. That merger would create one of the largest hospice companies in the U.S. Gregory Warner reports.
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GM, Google talk merging Android, OnStar

May 14, 2010
General Motors is in talks to merge Google's smartphone operating system with its OnStar network. The new technology would allow drivers to use their phones to start the engine or keep up with maintenance. Janet Babin reports.
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