Mergers and Acquisitions

How Genuine Parts Is Breaking Into Europe

Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) shares made a solid gain to kick off the week, pushing back to even on the year. What spurred this turnaround? Genuine Parts is buying ...
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Why Sprint Shareholders Are Tempering Expectations of a T-Mobile Merger Premium

It has been widely speculated that a merger of T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) and Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) would create a very powerful number-three wireless telecom carrier in the ...
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General Electric Sells Industrial Solutions Group to ABB for $2.6 Billion

Last December, General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) announced that it planned to sell its industrial solutions business. Monday morning Switzerland-based ABB announced that it has agreed to acquire GE's industrial ...
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As Time Prepares to Sell Large Part of the Company, What Happens to the Rest?

Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) filed a statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that showed, among other things, it plans to sell several businesses that represent nearly a fifth ...
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Sprint and T-Mobile Reportedly in Active Merger Talks

Both Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) shares made handy gains on Tuesday after it came to light that these major telecom players were actively in ...
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Why Synchronoss Shares Are Getting Crushed

Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) saw its shares take a big step back, almost touching a multiyear low, after the firm provided an update on its strategic alternatives. In simpler ...
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Will Dimension Therapeutics Take the New and Bigger Buyout Offer?

Dimension Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: DMTX) saw one of the largest gains on the day after it came to light that the company received an acquisition offering from Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. ...
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Northrop Grumman to Pay $7.8 Billion in Cash for Orbital ATK

Defense firm Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) said this morning that it has entered a definitive agreement with Orbital ATK Inc. (NYSE: OA) under which Northrop will acquire Orbital for ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Rolling Stone, one of the original counter-culture media outlets, will be sold after a half-century of ownership by founder Jann Wenner, according to The New York Times The Senate wants ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to The Wall Street Journal, Japanese conglomerate Softbank has made an offer to invest funds into Uber. However, the firm wants a large discount to the current valuation of ...
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What You Need to Know About the Tenet Healthcare Sale

Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC) watched its shares make a handy gain early on Thursday after The Wall Street Journal announced that it was exploring the possibility of a sale. ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Dell may bid for the Toshiba chips business. Private equity firm Bain is currently the only bidder. On the ...
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Is This the Start of the Inventure Foods Turnaround?

Shares of Inventure Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: SNAK) saw one of their better gains in the market on Wednesday, after the firm said that it plans to sell its frozen food ...
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After Alamos-Richmont Deal Are More Gold Mergers Likely?

Gold miners Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE: AGI) and Richmont Mines Inc. (NYSE: RIC) announced Monday morning an agreement under which Alamos will acquire all shares of Richmont in an all-stock ...
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Could United Technologies Merger With Rockwell Collins Get Shot Down?

Tuesday's announced $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: COL) by United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) did not sit well with investors, who took UTC's stock down nearly 6%. ...
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