Mergers & Acquisitions

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The U.S. Justice Department Sued ValueAct for Violating Disclosure Rule

Department of Justice filed lawsuit against ValueAct Capital last week, related to Halliburton and Baker Hughes merger. Meanwhile, ValueAct on Monday claimed no wrongdoing and will defend its position.

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McCormick Withdrew From Premier Foods Acquisition, Bid Too Pricey

McCormick will no longer acquire Premier Foods as it cannot provide the offer acceptable to the latter. Due to failure of the said talks, Premier was left to "fend for itself" for the company's success while seeking alliance with Japan's Nissin Food Corporation.

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Halliburton Adds Jobs As Onshore Boom Lifts Profit

EU Resumed Investigation on Halliburton and Baker Hughes Deal

European Union antitrust regulator resumed its review on the takeover of Baker Hughes by Halliburton. European Commission plan to reach decision in August whether to approve or veto the deal.

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California Judge Agreed Charter's Acquisition of Time Warner Cable With Conditions

The decision was announced on Tuesday. California administrative law judge recommended to approve acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Charter Communications with significant conditions.

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Greybull Capital Acquires Tata Steel, Revives British Steel, Saves Jobs

The acquisition of Greybull Capital of Tata Steel's UK long product business will save thousands of jobs and was accepted by the steelworkers after two years of uncertainty.

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Charter Communication CEO Met FCC Regarding Acquisition of Time Warner Cable

Tom Rutledge has met FCC chairman Tom Wheeler last week to talk the acquisition. As the merger has already been past its late March informal deadline for approval.

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Investors Still Support Pfizer CEO After Failed Merger With Allergan

The company called off the acquisition of Allergan after the U.S. Treasury issued the rule preventing the deal. Nevertheless, Chief Executive Officer Ian Read still has the investors support.

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Pfizer Inc. Headquarters As They Agree To Combine With Allergan Plc In $160 Billion Deal

Pfizer and Allergan May Have to Call-Off Their $160 Billion Merger

Pfizer and Allergan will have to scrap the merger deal following the new regulation from Treasury Department to stop the U.S. company moving overseas.

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Allianz Ahead Of 2009 Earnings

China’s Anbang Acquired Allianz’s South Korea Operations After Dropping Its Bid for Starwood Hotels

Anbang Insurance is acquiring Allianz’s operations in South Korea after dropping its offer to buy Starwood hotels. The deal is waiting for approval from South Korea’s financial regulator.

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Pfizer In Merger Talks With Allergan PLC

Pfizer to end merger deal with Allergan as new rules frighten corporate inversions

Pfizer, a US-based drug company, is said to dismiss its merger deal with Allergan. The US drugmaker wants to quit from the $160 billion merger deal since Washington authorities set new rules, making corporate inversions harder.

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Halliburton to Buy Baker Hughes for $34.6 Billion

Halliburton Acquisition of Baker Hughes Faces a Legal Obstacle

United States Justice Department has prepared a lawsuit to block acquisition of Baker Hughes. Halliburton took over the company in November 2014.

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Intel Reports Quarterly Earnings

Intel Acquires Yogitech to Strenghen Its Internet of Things Group

Intel announced the acquisition of Italian semiconductor company on April 5. Yogitech will enhance Intel's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technology.

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Alaska Air Group Wil Acquire Virgin America for $2.6 billion

Alaska Air announced to acquire Virgin America on Monday. The acquisition will be another consolidation in American airline industry.

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Hero Indian Open - Day Four

Venture capital inflows into Indian Start-ups drop by 35%

Start-ups in India have faced a sharp decline in venture capital investments during the first quarter of 2016. According to investors, this drawback appears to be a "new normal" since it shadows a series of funding turmoil in the past two years.

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Qatar-owned Italian Fashion House Valentino Offers 500 Million Euros to Acquire France’s Balmain

Valentino has made an offer to acquire French fashion house Balmain for 500 million euros. Balmain’s heirs has decided to find a new owner after the fashion house’s former chairman and majority owner, Alain Hivelin, passed away in 2014.

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