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    AMR-US Airways Sends Ripples Through Market

    The U.S. Justice Department’s move to block the merger between AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. is sending a chill through the deals market. Since both airline companies were sued Aug. 13 to prevent the transaction that would create the world’s largest carrier, traders grew more skittish around other U.S. deals seeking regulatory approval. To read more, [...]

    DEALS: Michael Dell & Silver Lake

    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.

    Barnes & Noble Breakup Seen Unlocking 44%

    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 Bidding seen luring decade-High Price

    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 [...]

    ETF Selloff Outpacing Junk Signaling More Losses

      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

    CP All Dream Turns Nightmare for Holders

    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.

    Tiffany Takeover Whispers Buoying Value

    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 [...]

    Talisman Falling 48% Seen as Best Bet in Takeover

    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 [...]

    Mergers 2012 Review & 2013 Outlook

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