Mergers and Acquisitions

Is Spectrum Pharma Getting Enough for Its Hematology/Oncology Portfolio?

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI) shares made a handy gain early Thursday after the firm announced that it would be selling its portfolio of seven FDA-approved hematology/oncology products to Acrotech ...
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Will There Be More Merger Action in the World’s Gold Fields?

Monday's announced merger between Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) emphasized the quality of the merged company's reserves, the pipeline of projects available and high exploration ...
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Merger Creates World’s Largest Gold Company

Two of the world's largest gold mining companies have agreed to merge. Denver-based Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Vancouver-based Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) have signed a definitive merger agreement ...
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Are Loxo Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Loxo Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: LOXO) shares made a massive gain on Monday after it was announced that the firm would be acquired by Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY). The ...
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Bristol-Myers, Celgene to Tie a $74 Billion Knot

There's nothing like spending $74 billion on an acquisition to get shareholders' attention. That's what Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) found out Thursday morning following the announcement of a definitive ...
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Michael Kors Closes Versace Deal, Changes Name to Capri

Luxury brand Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) announced Monday morning that it has closed its acquisition of fashion brand Versace and will change its name to Capri Holdings effective ...
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Private Equity Firm Pays $1.9 Billion for Mindbody

Technology platform provider for the health and fitness industry, Mindbody Inc. (NASDAQ: MB) has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners in an all-cash deal valued ...
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Zynga Moves to Acquire European Game Studio

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) shares made a handy gain on Friday after the firm announced that it would be acquiring a European game studio. The transaction is expected to close ...
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Boeing May Have Mitigated One Problem Just in Time to Face Another

It's been a busy night for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). After U.S. markets closed Thursday, the company announced a deal for up to 100 of its 737 MAX aircraft with ...
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Is Shell About to Spend $8 Billion to Double Its Permian Basin Acreage?

According to a Bloomberg News report Tuesday, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) is negotiating to buy privately held Endeavor Energy Resources for about $8 billion. If the deal is ...
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Cisco to Add a New Semiconductor Firm to Its Portfolio

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced on Tuesday that it would be making a key acquisition. This deal is expected to close in the third quarter of Cisco's fiscal 2019, ...
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5 Most Important Things in Business Today

The former CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) CEO will not get severance due to sexual harassment claims. According to Reuters: CBS Corp said on Monday it has fired Leslie Moonves for ...
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Sprint Merger With T-Mobile Could Harm Workers

Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) have argued that their combination will create better service. As a matter of fact, the $26 billion deal will make ...
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Should Jack in the Box Sell Out?

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) shares made a handy gain early on Monday after the troubled fast-food chain announced that it is exploring strategic and financing alternatives — ...
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Apis Capital Moves to Acquire Veritone

Veritone Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI) shares shot up on Monday after it was announced that Apis Capital Management, a private equity fund, has made an offer to acquire all the outstanding ...
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