Mergers and Acquisitions

One big merger was announced Wednesday when Allstate offered to pay $4 billion in cash for insurer National General. A second merger between two medical device makers has also been rumored.
While investors were not happy about Dominion Energy's sale of natural gas assets and other major changes to the company's business, analysts were more upbeat.
Residential solar installer Sunrun is acquiring Vivint a few days after Berkshire Hathaway acquired the natural gas pipeline business of Dominion Energy.
Lululemon Athletica is a company that has seen phenomenal growth interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is using a key acquisition to bolster its future.
Dish Network has completed its $1.4 billion acquisition of T-Mobile's Boost Mobile wireless service. The satellite TV provider is looking to become a major player in the wireless business.
Ride-hailing service Uber is reportedly near an acquisition of food delivery service Postmates for an estimated $2.6 billion.
UK-based oil major BP has agreed to sell its global petrochemical business to privately held Ineos for $5 billion. This is only the second-largest deal the two companies have done together.
News that Landcadia Holdings II aims to acquire Golden Nugget Online Gaming had its shares jumping to start out the week.
Amazon announced Friday that it had acquired driverless technology startup Zoox for an undisclosed sum. The deal was first rumored last month.
MDC Partners shares more than doubled on Friday after the company announced that it may be looking intently at a merger with Stagwell Media.
Hydrogen fuel cell producer Plug Power closed two acquisitions on Wednesday and lifted its revenue and profit targets for 2024.
Automaker Fiat Chrysler is reportedly near a deal for $7.1 billion in Italian-government backed loans to guarantee liquidity as the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. But the deal may be...
T-Mobile dropped a number of announcements this week, including a massive increase in the number of postpaid subscriber additions it expects in the second quarter.
The much-discussed acquisition by Uber of food delivery competitor Grubhub did not happen. Wall Street had viewed the bid for Grubhub as a winning move for Uber.
The merger between Uber and Grubhub appears to be off the table. A new challenger has entered the ring.