Michael Dell and Silver Lake are close to an agreement with Dell Inc. over a sweetened bid of $13.75 a share in exchange for a modification of voting rules and a special dividend, a person familiar with the matter said. To read more, click here.
Mergers Deal Roster: Health Management Takeover Is Bank of America’s Second Big Hospital Deal in Two Months
For the second consecutive month, Bank of America Corp. helped a U.S. hospital chain with a multi-billion-dollar acquisition. To read more, click here.
A breakup of Barnes & Noble Inc. that could boost the bookseller’s value by 44 percent may finally be in the cards. To read more, click here.
Invensys Plc shareholders may be rewarded with a price not seen in a decade if Schneider Electric SA’s approach sparks a bidding war. Shares of the British industrial technology company have traded above Schneider’s informal offer of 505 pence a share during each of the last three trading days, indicating some investors may be wagering on a higher [...]
Losses on junk-bond ETFs are outpacing the broader U.S. high-yield market by the most in three years, signaling a deepening slump for debt that traded at record-high prices less than a month ago. Click Here for More
Billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont’s ambitions to create Southeast Asia’s largest retailer already wiped out $2.3 billion for CP All Pcl investors. Now, funding the industry’s most expensive bid may put more value at risk. Click here to continue reading.
In the eye of the investor, Tiffany & Co.’s blue-boxed gifts are so alluring to potential suitors that not even the worst earnings stretch in at least a decade has put a dent in its valuation. Even though the $7.6 billion company has missed profit estimates in four straight quarters and said last week that analysts’ fiscal [...]
A sale is becoming Talisman Energy Inc.’s best bet as analysts turn more bearish on the Canadian oil and gas producer than at any time in almost eight years. After plunging 48 percent in two years, the C$12 billion ($12 billion) company with projects worldwide is valued at a lower multiple of Ebitda than 92 percent of [...]
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IntercontinentalExchange Inc.’s deal to buy NYSE Euronext is pressuring CME Group Inc., the world’s largest operator of futures exchanges, to mount a response. ICE is purchasing NYSE Euronext in an $8.2 billion transaction announced yesterday to expand into European derivatives as well as U.S. stocks and options. Even before the bid, Atlanta-based ICE was forecast to [...]