Mergers and Acquisitions - Page 2

Sprint Shareholder May Try to Buy Charter

Cable giant Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) said it won't buy troubled wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). As an antidote to the rebuff, Sprint's controlling shareholder, SoftBank, may make ...
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Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) says it is not interested in buying troubled wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S). Rumors suggest the companies have been in conversations for weeks. The ...
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Twitter Becomes Takeover Target, Again

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has a few financial positives many other large tech companies do not. Among those is a second-quarter balance sheet with $4.1 billion in cash and short-term ...
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Huawei, the Chinese smartphone giant, posted blowout results. Phones shipped in the first half spiked 21% to 73 million. Huawei controls a large part of the Chinese market, which is among ...
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An exclusive report by Reuters says that Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIAB) is willing to make a cash offer for Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI). The deal would bolster the ...
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Can the Michael Kors Deal for Jimmy Choo Boost the Bottom Line?

Michael Kors, which styles itself as affordable luxury, is slipping on a new shoe. The company said Tuesday it agreed to buy luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo, a go-to name ...
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Japan-based Softbank will try to buy a multibillion dollar position in Uber, according to The Wall Street Journal. The world's largest ride-sharing service has come under intense pressure for sexual ...
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KKR Pulls the Trigger on $2.8 Billion Deal for WebMD

Weekend chatter turned out to be right this time. KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR) announced Monday morning that its Internet Brands portfolio company has agreed to acquire WebMD Health ...
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Discovery and Scripps Reportedly in Merger Talks, Again

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNI) and Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) are watching their shares make a handy gain on Wednesday, after it was reported by the Wall Street ...
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AT&T Analyst Downgrade Pits Time Warner Against Dividend Concerns

It has been known for decades that price wars are great for consumers and horrible for companies involved. That is particularly true for the companies that dominated for years. It ...
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Reuters reports that activist investor Daniel Loeb continues to pressure Nestle to improve its stock and financial performance. His actions have been viewed as a reason the company has started ...
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Without Tronc Offer, Chicago Sun-Times Could Close

The owner of the Chicago Sun-Times, the city's second-largest paper, may shutter it if the U.S. Department of Justice blocks Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC), the owner of the largest paper in ...
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The head of Saudi Aramco said that oil prices eventually will rise as exploration drops and the number of new oil fields lessens. According to Reuters: The world might be ...
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Will Campbell Soup Finally Win in Organics With This Acquisition?

Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) shares did not react much early on Friday despite the company making a sizable acquisition. The American soup giant is looking to add some more ...
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France wants to end sales of gas and diesel cars by 2040. Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) stock plunge took away its crown as the number one U.S. car company by ...
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