One of the final season’s main plot lines involves a reporter using the terminal to chase down who is behind a hostile takeover attempt involving her network’s parent company AWN. Deals are dramatic!
IPOs are booming, but they have been overshadowed by high-profile, headline-grabbing mergers and acquisitions.
The star-crossed companies began wooing each other a full year before they made it to the altar and consummated their corporate marriage, adding sizable girth as their already well-endowed coffers. Yuck!
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman’s latest move has some praising him as a deal genius and others saying it is an example of everything wrong with corporate America, activist investing, and regulatory law.
The Wall Street Journal says the Japanese company approached private-equity-owned J.Crew about a potential purchase this week, citing a person familiar with the matter. Updated with Fast Retailing’s U.S. ambitions.
Everything you need to know about Facebook’s single-largest deal to date, and one of the largest in recent memory for web companies.
Recent stories about a potential sale of Time Warner Cable offer a master class in the subtle semiotics of deal-making. A reader’s guide.
Twitter keeps saying it will go public when it is ready. But acquisitions, strategic hires, product changes, and behind-the-scenes maneuvering over the past year make clear that the company will be ready sooner rather than later.
The company has grown organically throughout its history but is now looking for acquisitions, joint ventures, and other partnerships for the first time, Urban’s chief executive officer said today.
CBS is buying CNET for $1.8 billion.
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