Mergers and Acquisitions

Credit Suisse Outlines Top Biotech M&A Targets and Catalyst Stocks for 2018

Get ready for more mergers and acquisitions in biotech and in emerging pharmaceuticals in 2018. This theme is believed by many investors, and now Credit Suisse is touting that tax ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

China's economy grew at 6.9% last year, exceeding many expectations. Shari Redstone, the daughter of Sumner Redstone who controls CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) and Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB), wants to ...
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Why Juno Therapeutics Is Soaring

Juno Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO) saw its shares skyrocket early on Wednesday after The Wall Street Journal reported that Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) was in talks to acquire the company. ...
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SS&C Tech Moves to Acquire DST Systems

SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC) saw its shares make a handy gain on Thursday after the company announced that it will be acquiring DST Systems Inc. (NYSE: DST). With ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Chinese officials called speculation that the country will stop buying U.S. bonds "fake news." According to MarketWatch: China’s foreign exchange regulator on Thursday pushed back on reports officials in the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The founder and former CEO of Uber will sell some of his shares. According to Bloomberg: Former Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick, who has long boasted that ...
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China Blocked for MoneyGram Acquisition

MoneyGram International Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI) shares took a big step back on Wednesday after its acquisition was blocked by the U.S. government, specifically the Committee on Foreign Investment in the ...
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Why Should Companies Like Apple and Amazon Buy Huge Companies When They Can Rent Them?

Two rumors about mergers and acquisitions made the rounds of business front pages yesterday. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) might use the billions of dollars it will move from offshore to ...
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Amazon to Buy Target in 2018: Analyst

Venture capital firm Loup Ventures issued its list of predictions for 2018 on Monday. As well as forecasts for more investment in artificial intelligence (AI) led by Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Should Apple Buy Netflix?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is about to get an opportunity to do something useful with the reported $250 billion in cash the company has piled up in overseas banks. The ...
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Will a Sucampo Acquisition Get Mallinckrodt Back on Track?

Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK) has seen its shares rise on news that it was acquiring Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCMP) for roughly $840 million. What matters here is that Mallinckrodt ...
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Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom Board Nominees, Sets Up Proxy Battle

In a decision that should surprise approximately no one, Qualcomm Inc.'s (NASDAQ: QCOM) board of directors announced Friday morning that it has rejected all 11 board candidates nominated by Broadcom ...
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5 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to rumors, Boeing Co.(NYSE: BA) is in discussions to take over aerospace company Embraer of Brazil, one of the world largest makers of commercial jets. The deal value could ...
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Jack in the Box Unloads Qdoba to Private Equity Firm

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) shares made a handy gain early on Tuesday after the fast-food chain announced that it would be unloading one of its core businesses. ...
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What Penn National Gets With $2.8 Billion Deal for Pinnacle

Casino operator Penn National Gaming Inc. (NASDAQ: PENN) announced Monday morning that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: PNK) for $1.87 billion in cash ...
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