Mergers and Acquisitions


More turbulence ahead for airlines

Sep 1, 2008
Airlines are already reeling from losses, and travel by air traditionally dwindles after Labor Day. John Dimsdale reports that the industry is now bracing for the biggest wave of cutbacks since Sept. 11, 2001.
Posted In: Airlines, Economy, Mergers and Acquisitions, Travel

CME Group close to acquiring NYMEX

Aug 22, 2008
The CME Group's acquisition of NYMEX is expected to close today. The deal will give CME Group control of 98 percent of all contracts traded on U.S. futures exchanges. Adriene Hill reports why this deal is so big.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Wall Street

Mitsubishi raises bid for UnionBanCal

Aug 18, 2008
Mitsubishi Financial Group, Japan's largest bank, has raised its bid for California's second biggest bank. The deal could become the biggest takeover of a U.S. bank this year. Alisa Roth gets some prespective.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

More banks to join securities settlement

Aug 13, 2008
As many as six banks are said to have agreed to buy back securities from the failed auction-rate market as part of a settlement with federal regulators. Is a global settlement in the works? Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Health, Mergers and Acquisitions, Retail

Russia steels way into U.S. industry

Aug 13, 2008
A Russian company is taking over a large Ohio-based pipe and tube manufacturer in one of the biggest steel industry deals this year. Stephen Beard reports Russian steel makers now have a big U.S. presence.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Russia

Boeing might not bid for tanker contract

Aug 11, 2008
The Defense Department changed the rules for landing a $35 million contract to build an aerial refueling tanker, and now, word is that Boeing won't bid. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

Trash company merger could cost us

Aug 11, 2008
Waste Management today raised by 10 percent its bid to buy its biggest competitor in the trash business. Ashley Milne-Tyte asks what happens to us if that merger goes through.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Private-equity firm quietly makes deals

Aug 8, 2008
Private-equity firms invested just $50 billion in the U.S. in the first half of this year, compared to $300 billion last year. Private equity is a notoriously private business. But Amy Scott got a rare look at how one firm is adapting.
Posted In: Investing, Mergers and Acquisitions, Wall Street

BA, American Airlines get closer

Aug 4, 2008
As turbulence continues in the airline industry, British Airways and American Airlines want to huddle together to cut costs. Stephen Beard reports the union may benefit both carriers, but it's not a marriage.
Posted In: Airlines, Mergers and Acquisitions

Indian company interested in Hummer

Aug 1, 2008
An Indian tractor company is interested in General Motors' Hummer. Scott Jagow talks to reporter Mehul Srivastava in New Delhi about the company's interest in breaking into the U.S. market and why they're getting involved.
Posted In: Auto, Mergers and Acquisitions