Though Hachette, Perseus and Ingram have called off their deal, M&A is still likely to happen for the three publishing groups.
The need for revenue growth may awaken retail M&A after a two-year slumber.
Entertainment One may be on its way to an acquisition spree with the purchase of Paperny Entertainment, as the Canadian media giant seeks to boost its television division.
Investors say there should be multiple parties willing to pay a premium for the technology company.
With a potential offer from Borealis, the utility taps Goldman to start a sales process.
Canadian gold producer Osisko Mining rejected Goldcorp $2.4 billion bid, warnoing it could employ a poison pill defense.
After coming under shareholder pressure to break itself up, Darden Restaurants took one step toward that direction on Thursday.
Frederick's of Hollywood Group has agreed to be taken private in a deal that values the once-flourishing lingerie company at almost $11 million.
European stock indices rise Friday but losers outnumbered gainers in Asia as investors worry about rising money-market rates in China.
European stocks rally and Asian markets are mixed Thursday after the Federal Reserve says it will pare back its $85 billion monthly bond buying program by $10 billion starting in January.