Mergers and Acquisitions
Sep 27, 2013
A private equity group is investing in Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics. It’s a vote of confidence in the company’s ability to be more than a fad.
Jul 9, 2013
Investment bank Allen & Co's annual get together for the business glitterati starts today in Sun Valley, and the media deals could pile up.
May 29, 2013
In what would be the largest Chinese takeover of an American company, Shuanghui proposes a $4.7 billion purchase of Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer.
May 20, 2013
Marissa Mayer is looking to the Tumblr acquisition to help change the DNA of Yahoo, from old and tired to young and hip.
May 20, 2013
How does Yahoo plan to sell ads to turn Tumblr into a profitable acquisition?
Feb 20, 2013
This morning, OfficeMax and Office Depot confirmed that they're merging to better compete in the marketplace.
Feb 19, 2013
While many market analysts have been touting the recent spate of mergers and acquisitions as a sign of business confidence, the trend might be more out of necessity.
Feb 18, 2013
Multibillion-dollar deals involving Dell, American Airlines and Heinz may portend another boom in giant mergers and buyouts. But historians warn most mergers go bust.
Feb 15, 2013
On Thursday, American Airlines and US Airways officially announced their long-rumored merger. And Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said it made a match with Ketchup giant Heinz, in a deal worth billions.
Feb 14, 2013
Investors are digesting a mega airlines merger and major ketchup acquisition this morning. Is the activity a coincidence or part of a larger trend?