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What a Combined Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent Might Really Look Like

The world of advanced communications technology could be about to become even more consolidated. This time it could be two key European technology giants merging rather than U.S. companies acquiring ...
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These 4 Companies May Be Possible Takeover Candidates

This week has already seen some blockbuster deals announced, and some news that other deals may be falling apart. The gigantic Royal Dutch Shell $70 billion acquisition of natural gas ...
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What a $30 Billion Asset Sale Might Really Mean to GE

Reports were out on Thursday that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is close to selling a large part of its real estate holdings. As the company aims to shrink its finance ...
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Altera Merger Termination Has Ripple Effect for Semiconductor Stocks

Easy come, easy go. That is what the rumor mill around the world of mergers and acquisitions will tell you. The earlier reports that Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) was in ...
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Is ARM Chatter Being Driven by Intel-Altera Merger Rumors?

The technology rumor mill has been rather active lately. One big tech and hardware rumor of April is that ARM Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: ARMH) could be bought out. What the rumor ...
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Who Would, or Even Could, Acquire Twitter?

Is it actually possible that Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) is in play as the next potential merger or acquisition? There has been a market rumor that the social media feed ...
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Why Analysts Are Cooling to an Altera-Intel Deal

Shares of Altera Corp. (NASDAQ: ALTR) have recently challenged multiyear highs due to reports late on Friday that Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) was in talks to acquire the company. Initially ...
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What Rite Aid Could Actually Fetch in a Buyout

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) may have found some rekindled love out there. Reports that renewed takeover chatter has surfaced around Rite Aid have sent shares about 5% higher. The ...
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6 Mergers That Ought to Happen

If there is one thing that can result from a bull market and from a good economy in which companies have solid balance sheets, it is mergers and acquisitions. In ...
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How Much Could Whiting Petroleum Really Fetch in a Buyout?

Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) shares have taken a huge jump in Monday’s trading session on reported rumors that it is shopping for a buyout. Note that these are only ...
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5 Energy and Cleantech Stocks Are Potential Buyout Candidates

One great way for companies to expand growth, earnings and product offerings beyond internal organic expansion is to go the takeover route. While sometimes it can prove to be dilutive, ...
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Is a Buyer Knocking on Avon’s Door?

Nearly three years ago, Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) turned down an acquisition offer of $23.25 per share from cosmetics house Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY). Only once since then have ...
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More Rumors That Google Is Buying Twitter

Renewed chatter that search engine giant Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) is once again looking at acquiring Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) pushed shares of the short-form messaging company to an intra-day high ...
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How Much Could BlackBerry Fetch in a Buyout?

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) is a company that has so far just refused to die. Its market share has dwindled to the league of irrelevant versus iPhone and Android, but ...
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Will DreamWorks Really Be Acquired by Hasbro?

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is reportedly in talks with DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. (NASDAQ: DWA) for a potential buyout. The deal would consist of Hasbro paying a mix of cash ...
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