Mergers and Acquisitions

Time Warner

Time Warner Shares Set to Drop a Third If Trump Blocks AT&T Merger

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) CEO Randall Stephenson says he does not believe there is any reason for Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) to sell CNN as part of a deal ...
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France’s Safran to Pay $9 Billion for Aircraft Seat Maker Zodiac

A deal that would create the world's third-largest supplier to the aerospace industry was announced Thursday morning. France's Safran said it has agreed to acquire cabin-interior maker Zodiac Aerospace for ...
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Gannett and Tronc Shares Hold Their Own After M&A Talks

A possible merger between two of the largest newspaper companies in the United States, Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC) (formerly Tribune Publishing) and Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI), collapsed in early ...
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What Eli Lilly Gets With CoLucid Acquisition

Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire CoLucid Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCD) in an all-cash transaction for $46.50 per share, or about ...
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Cigarettes

People Can Still Sue Tobacco Companies Over Health

The proposed $49 billion acquisition by British American Tobacco PLC (NYSEMKT: BTI) of the 58% of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) that it does not already own will, if approved, ...
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Noble Energy Acquires 171,000 Permian Basin Acres in Clayton Williams Deal

Independent oil and gas company Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Clayton Williams Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: CWEI) in a cash and stock transaction that ...
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fracking drilling

Big Acquisition Doubles Exxon Mobil’s Permian Basin Oil Assets

If there is one area of the United States that continues to enchant and enthrall energy investors and operators alike, it would have to be the Permian Basis. The abundance ...
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as seen on TV

Wall Street Loves Meredith Because It Isn’t a Publishing Company

Meredith Corp. (NYSE: MDP) may be in the midst of a buyout or merger with Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME), America's largest magazine publisher, but Wall Street, ironically, loves the company ...
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100 dollar bills

How Much ClubCorp Could Fetch in a Buyout

ClubCorp Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MYCC) has confirmed the potential sale rumors that drove its shares higher on Thursday. The company announced that its board of directors has established a strategic ...
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Wednesday’s Top Biopharma Movers

Biotech and pharma companies were on the move Wednesday. A few of the smaller caps made tremendous gains on the day, while a couple of the major firms saw massive ...
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Why Valeant Is Making a Run

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) made waves early on Tuesday after the company offered a plethora of announcements. First the company gave an update on its late-stage psoriasis trial. ...
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Dog

Monday’s Merger That No One Saw Coming

Mergers and acquisitions are a way for companies to come together and complement each other’s business models. Most M&A makes sense. Whether companies need to consolidate within an industry or ...
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Monday’s 4 Biggest Biopharma Movers

The second week of the New Year is now underway, and a few biotech companies made sizable runs to kick off the week. The health care sector was in trouble ...
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Prescription drugs

2017 Bull-Bear Case for Health Care: J&J, Merck, Pfizer, UnitedHealth

Major Dow Jones Industrial Average companies in the health care sector saw a relatively strong 2016, with most posting a solid gain on the year. One of these stocks was ...
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Retail

Did Fred’s Adopt Its Poison Pill Too Late?

Pharmacy chain Fred's Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) on Tuesday announced that the company's board of directors had adopted a shareholders' rights plan "to ensure that the Board remains in the best ...
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