Mergers and Acquisitions - Page 2

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CVS Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: CVS), a major provider of pharmaceutical products and benefits, will buy huge insurance company Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) in a $69 billion deal. It will create ...
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CVS to Buy Aetna for $68 Billion

According to reports in several media, CVS Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: CVS) will buy Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET). The deal has been rumored for weeks Bloomberg editors wrote:  CVS Health Corp. ...
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A huge tax bill is in danger in the Senate due to concerns about the financial state of the U.S. government in future years. According to Reuters: The U.S. Senate ...
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Emerson Electric Gives Up Effort to Buy Rockwell Automation

Blaming the unwillingness of its target even to discuss a buyout, Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) on Tuesday announced that it has withdrawn its unsolicited offer to acquire Rockwell Automation ...
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Arby’s Owner Moves to Buy Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after it was announced that Roark Capital Group would be acquiring the chicken wing chain. While Roark ...
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Are Barracuda Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Barracuda Networks Inc. (NYSE: CUDA) shares made an impressive gain to kick off the week, after it was announced that it would be taken private by private equity investment firm ...
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) chief has sued the Trump administration over who would run the agency. According to The Wall Street Journal: An Obama-era official at the Consumer ...
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According to several reports, Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NYSE: FOXA) about buying many of its assets. Comcast owns NBCUniversal, and the deal would give ...
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Conservative Koch Brothers May Support Buyout of Time Inc

According to a number of media reports, the billionaire Koch brothers, among the nation's leading conservatives, may financially support a buyout of storied publisher Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) by magazine ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today: A Buyout of Time Inc?

Mattel Inc. (NYSE: MAT) has rejected a buyout offer from Hasbro Inc. (NYSE: HAS). Reuters reports: Mattel’s rebuttal indicates that Margaret Georgiadis, who took over as the company’s chief executive ...
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S&P has issued a report that said Venezuela was in default. According to Bloomberg: Venezuela’s grand gathering with creditors Monday lasted all of 30 minutes and didn’t produce anything of ...
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The 4 Segments GE Is Likely to Dump First

Having a strategy as a conglomerate is supposed to imply that the business has at least safety throughout harder times in the business cycle. Some conglomerate structures are easier by ...
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Why Argus Is Taking a Step Back on Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) saw its shares take a step back on Monday after an independent research firm downgraded the stock. Many investors have hoped that the shares will ...
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Brookfield Offers $15 Billion in Cash and Stock for GGP

Commercial real estate firm Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) confirmed Monday that the company has offered to acquire the outstanding shares it does not already own of GGP Inc. ...
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Qualcomm Board Unanimously Rejects Acquisition by Broadcom

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) made waves early on Monday by rejecting a takeover bid by rival Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO). The rejection by Qualcomm’s board was unanimous, as the board ...
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