Mergers and Acquisitions

It would be easy to interpret a SPAC IPO during a recession as some form of speculation gone wild. There is another side of that view that should also be considered.
Jon C. Ogg
Uber is reportedly in talks to buy Grubhub. The coronavirus lockdown is boosting the food delivery business, but that could also raise the regulatory bar for a deal.
Carla Baranauckas
Zoom Video Communications shares jumped on Thursday after the company announced that it would be making an acquisition to help with its security and encryption.
Chris Lange
The holding company formed by High Times magazine has acquired 13 marijuana stores in California as it extends the brand into the country's largest retail market.
Paul Ausick
Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer has begun arbitration proceedings against Boeing after the U.S.-based aerospace giant pulled out of a planned joint venture with the Brazilian firm.
Paul Ausick
Even beyond the woes of the 737 Max, The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and other plane-makers have seen all of their customers go from healthy to questionable in just one quarter. Boeing announced over...
Jon C. Ogg
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has filed suit to nullify its agreement to acquire a controlling stake in the Victoria's Secret brand from L Brands.
Paul Ausick
Chemical giant DuPont released preliminary first-quarter results that easily beat analysts' expectations. The company also made some changes to its borrowing capacity.
Paul Ausick
Some technology companies have performed well during the instant recession. Others have performed poorly. Nokia was not one of the winners. Not at all.
Jon C. Ogg
Verizon's Business group has announced an acquisition of video conferencing and meeting company BlueJeans Network as the Dow 30 company builds out its 5G capabilities.
Paul Ausick
Some mergers end up being great. Some mergers end up being atrocious. If there has been one awful acquisition that hindsight will likely prove should be the poster child of atrocious mergers it would...
Jon C. Ogg
Boeing has announced that production in Washington will be suspended until further notice. A planned merger between two Boeing suppliers has been called off due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Paul Ausick
The Raytheon-United Technologies merger was officially completed Thursday and the Raytheon Technologies began trading Friday morning on the NYSE under the ticker symbol RTX.
Paul Ausick
There are good times to attempt mergers and there are bad times to attempt mergers. There are also good mergers and there are some bad ones.
Jon C. Ogg
Some mergers are good ideas and others are not. The case of Xerox trying to acquire HP fell into the camp of not a good idea.
Jon C. Ogg