Mergers and Acquisitions


NY Wants Concessions Before Approving Comcast, Time Warner Merger

The state of New York is letting Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) know exactly what it thinks about the proposed $45 billion acquisition of ...
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Chrysler-Fiat Merger Dodges a Pothole, Paves the Way to IPO

The merger between Fiat and Chrysler has avoided its latest challenge and now appears on its way to an initial public offering (IPO) in New York as early as October. ...
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Netflix Asks FCC to Reject Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Monday, August 25, was the last day for the public to file comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) related to the proposed $45 billion merger between Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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Companies That Have Cut Their U.S. Tax Bills the Most

The agreement between Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Canada-based Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) has brought the tax inversion issue back to the front burner again. That Warren ...
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How Warren Buffett Is Helping Burger King and Tim Horton Merger

A conference call is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, at which the CEOs of Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) and Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) will discuss the ...
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Kinder Morgan Receives Ultra-Fast FTC Merger Clearance

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) has already announced that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved an early termination for the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period. This waiting period started on August 10, ...
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Did Duke Get Enough in Midwest Asset Sale to Dynegy?

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) and Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) struck a deal on Friday for coal and natural gas generation in the Midwest. Unfortunately, Dynegy seems to have come ...
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Should McDonald’s Buy Chipotle?

Revenue grow at McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is nearly nil, and it is in trouble with governments in Russia and China. The fast-food operator once controlled the ownership of white-hot Chipotle ...
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Tim Horton and Burger King May Merge — the PR

Tim Hortons and Burger King may merge, the two companies disclosed. Below is the press release: /PRNewswire/ - In response to media reports, Tim Hortons Inc. (THI: TSX; NYSE) and ...
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FCC Wants Answers — Now — From Comcast, Time Warner, Charter

Last Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) requests for more information related to the proposed $45 billion merger ...
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Did Family Dollar Reject Dollar General’s Cash to Preserve Levine’s Job?

The chairman and CEO of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) sent a letter to the board of directors at Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) Wednesday night that called to ...
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Dollar Tree Earnings Take Back Seat to Bid for Family Dollar Stores

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The discount retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.61 on revenues of $2.03 ...
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Blank Check IPO Filing: Hydra Industries

Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp. has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) as of August 19. The offering is 10 million units, which are valued at $100 million. The company ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Enters DOJ Settlement Tied to USG — Updated Buffett Statement

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is supposed to be one of the squeaky clean companies as far as accounting and operational oversight are concerned. It turns out that even the ...
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Shutterfly That Much Closer to Disappearing

Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) has been fighting an uphill battle for a while against big dogs like Facebook in the online photo publishing industry, and it thinks it has had ...
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