Mergers and Acquisitions

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Family Dollar

Could $1 store + $1 store = monopoly?

Aug 21, 2014
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's offer to buy, citing fears of antitrust complications.
Posted In: dollar store, Mergers and Acquisitions, antitrust
Dollar Tree

Dollar stores adapt to an improving economy

Jul 28, 2014
Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar. Dollar stores are selling different things.
Posted In: dollar store, Mergers and Acquisitions, Deals
Rupert Murdoch

Why Murdoch wants Time Warner: leverage

Jul 16, 2014
Time Warner turned down Rupert Murdoch's reported $80 billion offer. He'll be back.
Posted In: Rupert Murdoch, Deals, Mergers and Acquisitions, offers
Adderall

Corporate inversion: an expensive way to save on taxes

Jul 15, 2014
Abbvie will pay $53 billion to buy Shire, with a view to cutting its tax burden.
Posted In: corporate inversion, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxes

Lindt Chocolate just snapped up Russell Stover

Jul 14, 2014
But how exactly do companies find each other? And, is it love?
Posted In: chocolate, Mergers and Acquisitions, candy
Jimmy Dean Sausage

Pilgrim eyes Hillshire as tasty morsel

May 27, 2014
Chicken-producer Pilgrim's Pride makes hostile takeover bid for Hillshire Brands.
Posted In: Jimmy Dean, pork, chicken, Mergers and Acquisitions, Food
Time Warner Center

Shocker: No one likes ISPs or cable providers

May 20, 2014
A recent survey of the telecommunications industry by the ACSI shows low scores.
Posted In: ISPs, cable TV, directv, AT&T, Mergers and Acquisitions
FRANCE-US-ADVERTISING-MERGER

Publicis + Omnicom ≠ Merger

May 9, 2014
The breakdown of merger plans between Publicis and Omnicom is a reminder of how difficult it can be to execute a merger of equals.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions

Comcast's competition isn't cable companies -- it's Netflix

Feb 13, 2014
Comcast’s merger with Time Warner Cable will create the biggest cable company in the nation – if not the world
Posted In: Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Mergers and Acquisitions

The drama behind mergers and acquisitions

Oct 14, 2013
You may think mergers and acquisitions are dry, but a new book spells out the gritty drama behind the scenes.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Books, finance

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