Mergers and Acquisitions

Nutraceutical Hits All-Time High After Premium Buyout Deal

Shares of Nutraceutical International Corp. (NASDAQ: NUTR) saw a massive gain early on Monday after it was announced that the company would be acquired by HGGC, a middle-market private equity ...
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Will Etsy Be Able to Find a Buyer at the Right Price?

It might have been a while since there was great news out of Etsy Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY), but nothing lasts forever. Two private equity firms now have taken large stakes ...
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Did Pantheon Get Enough in Its Buyout?

Pantheon N.V. (NYSE: PTHN) shares made a huge gain on Monday following the announcement that the company will be acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO). After the transaction ...
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Verizon Can’t Shake Position as DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock for 2017

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) last week saw its share price drop nearly 1.8% and retain its position as the worst-performing stock among the 30 equities included in the Dow ...
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Will Warren Buffett Dominate the Medical Professional Liability Insurance Market?

It is no secret that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is a top player in the insurance markets. Most of the investing public thinks of GEICO or National Indemnity, and ...
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Verizon Outbids AT&T for 5G Tech Firm Straight Path

The bidding war for Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSEMKT: STRP) is over — for now at least. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) announced Thursday morning that it will sign a ...
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Why Pandora Buyout Optimism May Already Be Cooling

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) might feel lucky after its earnings report. It is sometimes the case that internal workings and poor fundamentals of a company get overlooked because of ...
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Coach Goes for Growth with Acquisition of Kate Spade

Two of the country's best-known luxury accessories brand plan to merge. Coach Inc. (NYSE: COH) has agreed to purchase Kate Spade & Co. (NYSE: KATE) in an all-cash transaction valued ...
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Unnamed Bidder Doubles Down on Straight Path

Whatever else you can say about 5G wireless, getting there won't be cheap for wireless carriers. Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSEMKT: STRP) announced Monday morning that it had received an ...
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How Much Staples Could Really Fetch in a Buyout

If you have followed the dust cloud of failed mergers over the years, chances are high that you know the saga of the failed merger between Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) ...
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What Analysts Are Saying After the IAC and Angie’s List Deal

Shares of Angie's List Inc. (NASDAQ: ANGI) were up sharply after the announcement that it will merge with IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IAC). This might all sound familiar when you consider that Barry Diller's ...
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Verizon Is Looking to Acquire Growth: 5 Companies That May Be Targets

For the first time in the company's long history, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) lost a whopping 307,000 wireless customers in the first quarter. The company's stock is down almost ...
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AT&T Kicks Off 5G Network, Prepares to Fight Off Competing Bid for Straight Path

Telecom giant AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced Tuesday morning that it plans to roll out its 5G Evolution service to more than 20 U.S. cities by the end of this ...
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Why Panera Is Boosting Delivery Effort Ahead of Acquisition

With a $7.5 billion acquisition pending, Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ: PNRA) said Monday morning that it will go ahead with plans to boost its delivery service by 35% to 40% ...
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Could Verizon Be a Time Inc. Bidder?

The New York Post reported that Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) maybe a bidder for Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME), an arrangement that would seem improbable at first consideration. However, a ...
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