Mergers and Acquisitions

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Lions Gate Moves to Acquire Starz

Both Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF) and Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) are watching their shares make a handy gain early on Thursday after the announcement of an acquisition. The companies ...
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Apollo Global Makes Tender Offer for Diamond Resorts

Diamond Resorts International, Inc. (NYSE: DRII) is watching its shares make a handy gain in Wednesday’s session after it was announce that the company will be acquired by Apollo Global ...
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CIBC Moves to Acquire PrivateBancorp

PrivateBancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PVTB) is making a solid gain on Wednesday following its most recent deal to be acquired. The company has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired ...
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Why Tesla Scored Another SolarCity Induced Analyst Downgrade

Earlier in June, Elon Musk’s brainchild Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) made an acquisition bid for SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) essentially bringing his family of businesses under one roof. However ...
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Gannett Moves to Acquire ReachLocal

After the markets closed on Monday, Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and ReachLocal, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOC) announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement under which Gannett would acquire all ...
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Dow Whacks 2,500 Jobs, 2 Dow Corning Plants

The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) announced Tuesday morning that it is cutting 2,500 jobs (4% of its workforce) as it integrates its recently completed acquisition of Corning Inc.'s (NYSE: ...
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GE Sells Off More Financial Assets, Sales Closer to Completion

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) keeps selling financial assets. What may be different now versus in 2015 is that the size of each deal seems smaller and smaller. Investors and ...
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DENTSPLY Slides on Acquisition News

DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY) saw its shares pull back slightly in Monday’s session following news of an acquisition. The company announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the ...
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People’s United Financial Moves to Acquire Suffolk Bancorp

Suffolk Bancorp (NYSE: SCNB) saw its shares rise over 25% on Monday morning following an acquisition agreement with People’s United Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT). The companies announced a definitive agreement ...
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Skullcandy Receives Unsolicited Acquisition Offer From Mill Road

Skullcandy, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKUL) is watching its shares make a handy gain in Monday’s session after the company received an unsolicited acquisition proposal. The company announced that last Friday its ...
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Medtronic Moves to Acquire Heartware

Heartware International (NASDAQ: HTWR) is watching its shares absolutely skyrocket in Monday’s session despite the huge market downturn from the Brexit. This surge is the result of Medtronic PLC (NYSE: ...
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Tesla Investors So Negative on Solar Deal, Carmaker Loses More Value Than SolarCity Is Worth

If you ever wondered about the risks of investing in a company in which the CEO has absolute control, or if you ever worried about what can happen when a hot-shot is high ...
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SolarCity Lost $123 Million Last Quarter

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) may be taken over by Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA). No matter how promising SolarCity's prospects are, it lost $283 million last quarter on $123 million ...
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Elon Musk Goes for a Double-Dip on Tesla-SolarCity Merger Proposal

Sometimes real news is almost more entertaining than fiction. If you thought that Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) just was not profitable enough, imagine what happens when you combine a ...
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With Acquisitions, Will Impax Become the Next Great Generic Drug Seller?

Impax Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) is about to step into a key role in the U.S. generic drug market. The company plans to take on a substantial portfolio of generic ...
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