Mergers and Acquisitions

3D printing

Why the Cimatron Acquisition Matters to 3D Systems

3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) announced that it will acquire all outstanding shares of Cimatron Ltd. (NASDAQ: CIMT) for $8.97 per share in cash, the total transaction is valued at ...
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Ebola Virus

Big News for Ebola Stocks

Monday may have started out as a fairly quiet news day for most stock sectors on a shortened week, but don't tell that to the Ebola drug stocks. NewLink Genetics Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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Dollar Tree Earnings vs. Dollar General and Family Dollar Merger

Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) will report its third-quarter earnings Thursday before the market open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $0.64 in earnings per share and $2.06 billion in ...
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How MLP Funds and ETFs Will Treat Kinder Morgan Holdings Post-Merger

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) is just about to hold its special meeting to vote on a monumental merger. The Kinder Morgan operating company is about to roll up its ...
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Drilling Rig

Analyst Sees Post-Merger Halliburton Worth Less Than Before

The just-announced $35 billion acquisition of Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) by Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) may be a hit in the long term, but at least one research firm ...
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Will PetSmart Finally Be Bought Out?

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) saw its shares surge higher in the premarket Wednesday, following its positive earnings report and talks of a potential buyout. This news could be bringing an ...
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Did Halliburton Get a Steal in the Baker Hughes Buyout?

With oil and gas producers getting set to announce 2015 production and spending targets that everyone expects to be lower than 2014 levels due to the drop in crude oil ...
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onshore wind farm

SunEdison and TerraForm Power to Acquire First Wind

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and TerraForm Power Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP) have entered into an agreement to purchase First Wind for a total of $2.4 billion of committed bridge financing. First ...
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After Hasbro and SoftBank, the DreamWorks Valuation Conundrum

Talks of a potential acquisition of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) by Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) seem to have fallen through. This appears to be trend for DreamWorks. It ...
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Allergan Accepts Buyout Offer From Actavis, Valeant Bows Out

Botox maker Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN), which has fended off offers up to about $173 per share from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX), announced Monday morning that it has ...
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Baker Hughes and Halliburton: Formidable Competitor for Schlumberger

Oil field services firms Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) announced Monday morning that the two companies have reached a definitive agreement under which Halliburton will ...
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How Baker Hughes and Halliburton Would Stack Up Against Schlumberger

The reported merger talks between Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) would create a single oil field services company with a market cap of more than ...
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Will DreamWorks Really Be Acquired by Hasbro?

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is reportedly in talks with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) for a potential buyout. The deal would consist of Hasbro paying a mix of cash ...
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Is Buffett Stealing Duracell From P&G?

When Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) reported third-quarter results in late October, the firm said it was getting out of the battery business by selling its share of Chinese ...
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What a Combined Susquehanna and BB&T Will Look Like

BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT) announced Wednesday morning that it will acquire Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: SUSQ) in a $2.5 billion agreement. The deal is a cash-and-stock one in which Susquehanna ...
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