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.
Dell reportedly has begun exploring options for its 81% stake in cloud-storage company VMware.
Speculators love chasing tales from the rumor mill. After all, buyouts and mergers can translate to quick profits. They can also translate to big losses. The rumor mill from Tuesday included big...
Amazon is very big and very fast and that has served it well in the pandemic, but Walmart remains a formidable competitor.
Some technology companies have performed well during the instant recession. Others have performed poorly. Nokia was not one of the winners. Not at all.
Cosmetics and beauty products maker Coty is reportedly interested in selling its professional beauty brands. The sale could fetch as much as $8 billion according to some.
Slack Technologies Inc. (NYSE: WORK) has been in need of some good news for some time. Its shares have not held up since its direct IPO listing in 2019, in most part due to concerns that Microsoft...
When it comes to activist investors, Starboard Value LP is one of the better-known names. And when it comes to former great online growth stocks, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) fits in that...
Food delivery service Grubhub got a boost Thursday on reports of a sale or merger. The company denied the reports and the share price is tumbling Friday. What does that say about the company?
The Wall Street Journal reported late Tuesday that Xerox is considering an acquisition of HP. This appears to be biting off more than Xerox can chew, but maybe not.
It's one thing to think that there is a value investor's dream awaiting in the shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance. It's another thing to consider that a member of the Dow Jones industrial average...
If a marriage will happen among the streaming companies in the near term, it will be between Apple, which has a ton of money, and Netflix, which has a huge library but access to very little money.
Apple's management and board almost certainly have looked at what they would get with a buyout of Netflix.
Reports this week suggest that FireEye is working with Goldman Sachs to explore a potential sale of the cybersecurity company.
Many mergers, particularly when rumors abound, come with potential plot twists. That's certainly true of Groupon and Yelp.