After controversy last year over its ownership of six U.S. seaports, Dubai Ports World has been trying to sell the holdings to global insurance giant AIG. But the deal's not going smoothly. Amy Scott reports.
After a string of big deals, the past weekend proved rough for mergers and acquisitions. London Stock Exchange shareholders nixed Nasdaq's bid, and Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis halted talks. Amy Scott reports.
Carl Icahn's private equity fund has made a deal to buy the auto-parts maker Lear for close to $3 billion — at a time when parts suppliers are struggling. Amy Scott reports on what Icahn might have in mind.