Mergers and Acquisitions

Analysts at Robert Baird weighed in on both Kimco and Weingarten ahead of Thursday's announced $3.87 billion merger.
The SEC on Monday issued a statement that could have a chilling effect on blank-check companies, or SPACs, and how these firms do their accounting.
Software giant has agreed to acquire speech recognition company Nuance for $19.7 billion in an all-cash deal.
Fintech trading firm eToro has agreed to come public in a reverse merger with blank-check company FinTech Acquisition Corp. V in a deal that values eToro at more than $10 billion.
GE announced Wednesday that it will sell its aircraft leasing business for $30 billion. The company also announced a reverse stock split and reiterated its January outlook for its Industrial segment.
GE is reportedly talking to aircraft leasing competitor AerCap about a sale or merger of GE's aircraft leasing business in a deal that could be worth more than $30 billion.
Resort and casino operator Las Vegas Sands has sold its properties in Las Vegas for $6.25 billion and says it plans to focus on its Asian assets in Macau and Singapore.
AT&T has signed a deal to spin off its U.S. video business, including DirecTV, the satellite pay-TV service it paid $48 billion for just six years and 9 million more subscribers ago.
EV maker Lucid Motors has agreed to combine with a fund managed by Churchill Capital in a reverse merger with an acquisition value of $11.75 billion.
Blank-check company Rodgers Silicon Valley Acquisition has agreed to a business combination with lithium-ion battery maker Enovix.
Glu Mobile stock shot up on Tuesday after it was announced that the firm would be acquired by Electronic Arts.
Hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle maker Hyzon has agreed to combine with a blank-check company in a reverse merger that values Hyzon at more than $2 billion.
London-based Jazz Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay $7.2 billion to acquire GW Pharmaceuticals, a maker of drugs derived from cannabis plants.
Lumentum, the supplier of 3D sensors to Apple and other smartphone makers, has agreed to acquire photonics maker Coherent in a deal valued at $5.7 billion, a premium of 49% to Coherent's closing...
Acacia and Cisco are back on again, after many thought the merger deal was sunk. And Acacia is getting even more out of the deal.