Mergers and Acquisitions - Page 2

Would It Make Sense for Amazon to Acquire Shopify?

Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP) has defied the direction of the major markets in the past week, with its shares having gained about 8%. Its stock also has surged almost 70% ...
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Did Amazon Get a Good Deal for Souq.com?

When word leaked out last week that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) would purchase Middle Eastern e-commerce firm Souq.com for less than $1 billion, the Reuters report referred to the deal ...
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Gannett Share Price Shows Doubts About New Tronc Bid

Gannett Co. Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) share price has stayed relatively steady since a battle broke out between the two largest shareholders of Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC), which Gannett tried to ...
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Apple Acquires Workflow Automation Tool for iPad, iPhone

Late Wednesday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) closed a deal to acquire automation app Workflow for an unspecified sum. The iPad and iPhone app let users create macro commands using functions built-in ...
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Will Tronc Vice Chairman Offer $18 a Share?

There is speculation by the Los Angeles edition of the American Business Journal that Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC) Vice Chairman Patrick Soon-Shiong may make a bid for the entire company. In ...
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What Sprouts Can Fetch in a Buyout

It was reported Sunday by Bloomberg that Albertsons and Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM) held preliminary merger talks with proposed plans to take Sprouts private. It’s worth noting that ...
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Fiat Chrysler Rejects Volkswagen Merger Idea, or Does It?

Last week, we reported that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) CEO Sergio Marchionne was open to shopping around for a merger, but this door seems to be closing. At ...
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Wal-Mart Investing Heavily in Online Women’s Retail

Even before Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) paid $3 billion for online retailer Jet.com last year, the acquired company had itself been in full acquisition mode. Since Wal-Mart's acquisition, Jet.com ...
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American Media Buys Us Weekly in Challenge to People

Time Inc.'s (NYSE: TIME) People has held the top tier of the celebrity magazine business for decades. American Media has made a deal to challenge that. The company bought Us ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Growing More Bearish on Intel

Through its most recent acquisition, Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) is continuing its strategy of investing in data-intensive market opportunities that build into the firm’s strengths in computing, connectivity and the ...
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Euronet Moves to Acquire MoneyGram

Shares of MoneyGram International Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI) soared on Tuesday following a new acquisition bid from Euronet Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT). The combination of these highly complementary businesses can potentially ...
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What a Combined Gilead and Incyte Would Look Like

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) has long been in need of a catalyst to move its business, and a lot of investors and analysts alike have considered this company dead ...
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Why Intel Wants to Acquire Mobileye

Chipmaking giant Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) announced Monday morning a definitive agreement to acquire Mobileye N.V. (NASDAQ: MBLY) for $63.54 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $15.3 billion. ...
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Which Big Media Properties Could Tronc and Gannett Buy?

Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI) had trouble in an unsuccessful attempt to buy Tronc Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNC), another newspaper chain formerly called Tribune Publishing. Fresh off the M&A battle between ...
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How GE Power Will Drive General Electric Higher

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shares have fallen off a little in 2017, but this could be changing in the near future. Although the stock has only dropped just under ...
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