Mergers and Acquisitions


Is the Staples-Office Depot Merger in Trouble?

Last Friday, Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) announced that the two companies “certified substantial compliance” with the second request from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...
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Diodes Pushes the Market Higher With Pericom Acquisition

Pericom Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: PSEM) led the market Thursday morning, following the announcement that it will be acquired by Diodes Inc. (NASDAQ: DIOD). The boards of both companies have approved ...
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Are Millennial Media Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE: MM) was leading the charge in the market on Thursday morning on news that it will be acquired. AOL announced its continued investment in cross-platform programmatic ...
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Still Big Upside Potential for Southern Co. After AGL Acquisition News

Being invested in a utility was great for investors during the time when it was assured that interest rates were going to remain low for a very long time. Ahead ...
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Heartware Moves to Acquire Valtech Cardio

HeartWare International Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR) is looking to continue its strong performance in 2015, and one of the better options that the company sees for growth is an acquisition. The ...
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What the Westport and Fuel Systems Merger Means

Shares of Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT) and Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: FSYS) made moves in the market on Tuesday after both companies announced they had entered into a ...
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What Illumina Gets With GenoLogics Life Science Software

Tuesday morning, Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) announced the completion of its acquisition of GenoLogics Life Science Software. Illumina President Francis deSouza said: We look forward to working with the talented ...
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Are Blyth Shareholders Getting Enough?

The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ: CG) announced Monday a definitive agreement with Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH) to acquire all of its outstanding shares at a valuation of $6.00 per share. ...
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Where Micron and Tsinghua Unigroup Can Go From Here

Back in July, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) turned down a takeover bid from Chinese investment firm Tsinghua Unigroup, but the firm does not appear to be taking no for ...
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Canadian Cannabis Firms Close Merger

Tweed Marijuana, a publicly traded medicinal marijuana company on the Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture board (TWD), announced Monday morning that the company had completed its merger with Bedrocan Cannabis in an ...
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Postal Union Continues Effort to Stop Staples, Office Depot Merger

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) in July won a ruling from the National Labor Relations Board that the U.S. Postal Service acted illegally when it agreed to set up ...
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Are Autodesk Earnings Enough?

Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company had $0.19 in earnings per share (EPS) on $610 million in revenue, ...
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Big Value and Upside Seen in Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) is in the process of integrating with Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) and analysts are getting excited about what to expect from this new ...
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Monsanto Decides to Drop Syngenta Buyout Deal

Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced Wednesday morning that it will no longer be pursuing a merger with Syngenta AG (NYSE: SYT), saying that it will focus instead on developing its core ...
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Schlumberger to Acquire Cameron International

Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) and Cameron International Corp. (NYSE: CAM) made waves in the market on Wednesday after coming to terms with a merger agreement. The companies announced a definitive ...
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