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Why Microsoft wants 'Minecraft'

Sep 10, 2014
The price tag for Mojang sits at $2 billion.
Posted In: Microsoft, video games, Mergers and Acquisitions
Dollar General

What would it mean if Dollar General went 'hostile'?

Sep 2, 2014
Dollar General ups its bid for Family Dollar, but that doesn’t mean shareholders will say yes.
Posted In: family dollar, dollar general, Mergers and Acquisitions
AstraZeneca- Pfizer

U.S. corporations park billions overseas

Aug 26, 2014
Pfizer, Merck, Microsoft, Apple and others store money overseas for tax advantage.
Posted In: Pfizer, Mergers and Acquisitions, pharmaceuticals
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

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