Mergers and Acquisitions - Page 2

Are Acacia Shareholders Getting Enough in the Acquisition?

Acacia Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ACIA) shares jumped on Tuesday after the firm announced that it would be acquired by Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO). This acquisition begs the question whether ...
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Applied Materials to See Earnings Boost From Kokusai Electric Acquisition

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) is making an acquisition that might not be getting the attention it deserves. The top chip equipment and capital spending leader has announced a definitive ...
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Genesee & Wyoming Acquisition Boosts Rail Stocks

For nearly 80 years since its founding in 1899, the Genesee & Wyoming Railroad's sole asset was a 14-mile stretch of track in western New York. Since 1977, the company, ...
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Why Centerbridge Would Buy Magellan Health — and Keep It

Shares of Magellan Health Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) traded up about 2.7% Thursday morning after a report in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal that the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and behavioral health ...
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Are Allergan Shareholders Getting Enough in the AbbVie Acquisition?

Allergan PLC (NYSE: AGN) shares jumped on Tuesday after the company announced that it would be acquired by AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) in a cash and stock transaction. The transaction ...
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Eldorado Rakes in Caesars for $17 Billion

In a deal that surprised no one, Eldorado Resorts Inc. (NYSEARCA: ERI) and Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) on Monday morning announced a definitive merger agreement under which Eldorado will ...
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The Buyout Saga of Chico’s FAS Moves From Ugly to Uglier

Once upon a time, it seemed magical and flattering to get a buyout offer. Company executives looked successful, investors made money, and a company could have the benefit of not ...
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How Much Is Pfizer Overpaying For Array Bio?

Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) shares shot up on Monday after the firm announced that it would be acquired by Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) in an all cash transaction. The ...
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What GE Might Fetch for Its Venture Capital Arm

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is still looking for ways to raise capital from inside the company. One possible means of raising cash may come from its years' worth of ...
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More Bad News for Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Ambitions

The proposed acquisition of Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) by T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) has been handed some more bad news. As far as regulators looking out for consumers, this ...
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Some Shareholders Likely to Feel Snubbed in Shutterfly Buyout Price

When investors get a hold of a good merger brewing, they frequently dream of a big premium buyout price. In the case of Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY), maybe not so ...
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Chart Signals Some Concerns That Salesforce Is Overpaying for Tableau Data and Growth

It is not usual for an acquirer to see its stock drop on an announcement that it is making a large acquisition. After all, the acquiring company is technically diluting ...
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Meet Salesforce’s Newest Acquisition

Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) shares dipped on Monday after the firm announced that it will acquire Tableau Software Inc. (NYSE: DATA) in an all-stock transaction. The transaction has been approved ...
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Why United Technologies Needs the Merger With Raytheon

Sunday's announced all-stock merger between aerospace and defense giants United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) creates the world's second-largest defense contractor. The country's largest defense contractor ...
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Caesars, Eldorado Tie-Up Brings New Money to the Table

On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) and Eldorado Resorts Inc. (NYSEARCA: ERI) are near an agreement that would see Eldorado acquire the larger ...
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