Mergers and Acquisitions


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.
Posted In: Auto, Investing, Mergers and Acquisitions

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.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

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.
Posted In: Health, Mergers and Acquisitions

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.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Why the rental car market is so exciting

May 6, 2010
Avis has joined Hertz in the race to buy Dollar Thrifty. The rental car industry is anticipating a better travel market this summer, and Thrifty would provide an in to the tourist sector. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto, Mergers and Acquisitions, Travel

United, Continental officially merging

May 3, 2010
The merger of the two carriers will create the world's largest airline in a deal worth over $3 billion. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

United, Continental Airlines to merge

Apr 30, 2010
United and Continental Airlines have been talking about a merger for years, and now they could officially join forces as soon as Monday. The deal would create the world's biggest carrier. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

Airline merger may hurt hubs

Apr 16, 2010
Continental and United are said to be in merger talks. That could be bad news for passengers in cities like Cleveland. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

United luring Continental for merger?

Apr 16, 2010
Last week there was merger talk in the air for United and U.S. Airways, but it seems United's real target may have been Continental. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson about what makes the deal so attractive for the two carriers.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

United, U.S. Airways talk merger

Apr 8, 2010
Early reports indicate United Airlines and U.S. Airways are talking about joining forces. The merger of those two would create the second-biggest airline in the country. Bill Radke explores the move with Marketplace's Amy Scott.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions