Mergers and Acquisitions

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Will Sprint Win a Bidding War for T-Mobile?

Now that French telecom provider Iliad S.A. has confirmed that it is offering to acquire 56.6% of T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) for $15 billion, or $33 a share, the ...
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France’s Iliad Confirms Offer for T-Mobile

Update: French telecom provider Iliad SA has confirmed that it is offering to acquire 56.6% of T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) for $15 billion, or $33 a share. Iliad values ...
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Dear NQ, How Real Is Bison Capital?

Last October 24, shares of NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) dropped from an opening price of $23.00 per American Depositary Share (ADS) to close at $12.09 after falling as lows ...
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Analyst’s Four Gold Miner Takeover Targets May Include a Gigantic Winner

When there is a significant downturn for a sector, like the one that gold has experienced, most leading companies use the same old tried and true methods that business has ...
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Icahn ‘Extremely Pleased’ With Family Dollar’s Acquisition

When Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) announced that it would acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for a cool $8.5 billion, there was no word from activist investor ...
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Real Estate Agents Lose From the Merger of Zillow and Trulia

Monday morning's announcement that online real-estate listing sites Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) are merging clearly benefits both firms because it neutralizes each one's largest competitor. ...
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Zillow, Trulia Merge in All-Stock Deal Worth $3.5 Billion

Online real estate listing firms Zillow Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) and Trulia Inc. (NYSE: TRLA) have entered a definitive agreement under which Zillow will acquire Trulia in an all-stock transaction valued ...
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Where Does Icahn Stand in the Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Merger?

Discount store operator Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) has entered a definitive merger agreement with Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) under which the former will acquire the latter in ...
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Can SodaStream Really Get Bought at $40?

With all the news and hope around SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), it may be of little surprise that news has surfaced that the company could be taken private at ...
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CIT’s $3.4 Billion Buyout Makes It Systemically Important to Regulators

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) may have delivered on beating its earnings expectations, but this is just a tiny fraction of the story here. CIT's acquisition of the parent company of ...
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Valeant Offer Weaker After Allergan Earnings

Botox-maker Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) released second-quarter earnings Monday morning about an hour after Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX) slammed Allergan for misleading statements about Valeant's Bausch & Lomb ...
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John Paulson Talks Up Valeant and Allergan, and Merger Arb

Hedge fund manager John Paulson spoke at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference on Wednesday, offering keen insight in the current merger environment. Paulson signaled that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International ...
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Should GE Really Dump Its Appliances Unit?

The General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) operations of today are becoming far different from the old General Electric operations of the prior generations. The company is already in the process of ...
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Time Warner-Fox Deal Raises Other Media Merger Possibilities

Reports Wednesday morning that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) made an $85 per share offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) sent shares of Time Warner soaring in ...
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Disney, Paramount, Sony Pictures In Play Due to Time Warner/Fox

Reports that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA) made an $85 per share offer to acquire Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) have sent shares of Time Warner soaring Wednesday morning. ...
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