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Can One Hotel Sale Be Worth Almost $2 Billion?

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) was the owner of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel, located in New York, until early Monday morning. Anbang Insurance Group, of China, has entered into ...
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Who Will Get Bought First, RealD or DreamWorks?

Buyouts hopes are becoming the new trend this week. First, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) was reportedly in buyout talks with Japan’s Softbank and those talks have reportedly already cooled ...
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Is TIBCO’s Buyout Fairly Valued?

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced Monday before the markets opened that private equity firm Vista Equity Partners would be taking it private. The agreed upon buyout was $24 per ...
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Travelport IPO Faces Warm Reaction on Otherwise Cold Day

Travelport Worldwide Ltd. (NYSE: TVPT) shares have been holding relatively strong in its initial public offering (IPO) debut. This is despite a strong market sell-off on Thursday. A total of 30 million ...
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Hilton Secondary Offering May Loosen Blackstone’s Control

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to have a secondary offering. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) will be acting as the Selling Stockholders ...
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IPO Filing: PRA Health Sciences — from KKR

PRA Health Sciences Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given but the total amount for the ...
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IPO Filing: Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Coming Public Again!

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to have an initial public offering (IPO). The company did not give any terms this time, ...
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Analyst Sees PetSmart Over 20% Overvalued, No Merger Coming

PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) is not going to be taken private, or so the analyst team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch believes. PetSmart has been in a bit of ...
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Is the Compuware Buyout Price Worth It?

Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ: CPWR) saw its share price soar on Tuesday upon the announcement that it was being acquired in a deal to go private. Thoma Bravo LLC will be ...
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Shutterfly That Much Closer to Disappearing

Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) has been fighting an uphill battle for a while against big dogs like Facebook in the online photo publishing industry, and it thinks it has had ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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Berkshire Hathaway Has Raised Its VeriSign Stake Yet Again

VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) has had two key things going for it of late. Its directory listing dominance of the .com and other domain extensions has been a dominant part ...
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Can SodaStream Really Get Bought at $40?

With all the news and hope around SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), it may be of little surprise that news has surfaced that the company could be taken private at ...
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America’s Top Cities With the Highest Percentage of Millionaires

It seems as though being a millionaire isn't as rare as one might imagine, at least not in some of the greatest cities around the world. In fact, it turns ...
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New Orbitz Stock Conundrum: Higher Guidance vs. Secondary Offering (Updated)

Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) may have just put a hex on its shares with news that many shareholders will view with mixed emotions. The company issued guidance, signaling that ...
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