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Education Management, Corinthian Colleges Among For-Profit Educators Facing Regulatory Issues

By Paula Schaap

The for-profit education sector is in danger of receiving failing grades as regulators push the schools to demonstrate that they are providing their students with real skills for real jobs.

11:47AM 05/12/14

Bondholders Fume as Caesars Gambles on Debt Restructuring

By Paula Schaap

Caesars Entertainment's operator of Caesars Palace and Harrah's Casinos is trying to deal, once again, with its overwhelming debt left over from its 2006 leveraged buyout.

11:30AM 05/08/14

Activist Hedge Funds Get Ready to Storm U.K., European Shores

By Paula Schaap

Emboldened by the success of American activist investors like Bill Ackman's Pershing Square and Carl Icahn, dissidents are ramping up to take on companies in the U.K. and beyond.

12:20PM 04/28/14

Bill Ackman Goes Corporate Raider Route Backing Valeant in Allergan Bid

By Paula Schaap

With Bill Ackman backing Valeant Pharmaceuticals $45 billion hostile takeover attempt for Botox maker Allergan, it appears as though activism has entered a new phase.

11:50AM 04/23/14

Disney, Google Make Deals for Ideas Whose Time has Yet to Come

By Paula Schaap

Deal makers are trying to scope out the future to keep ahead of the competition, but it's not only the cutting edge technology sectors that will see more deals.

06:19PM 04/15/14

Games People Play -- Real and Virtual

By Paula Schaap

With Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of virtual reality goggles maker Oculus, we have entered into a time when it might be possible to do everything in another dimension.

12:15PM 03/26/14

The Next Big Thing in Telecom Is Coming From Colorado

By Paula Schaap

With more deals on the way after the big Times Warner Cable-Comcast merger, two media mavericks are the ones to watch as the sector reshapes itself.

11:45AM 03/14/14

RadioShack Tries Not to Give the Store Away

By Paula Schaap

RadioShack CEO Joe Magnacca is still determined to effect a turnaround even as he closes 1,100 stores, but liquidity problems loom.

12:15PM 03/05/14

Merger Monday Goes Forward Despite Market Worry Over Ukraine

By Paula Schaap

Tyco International sold its Korean business to Carlyle Group for more than $1.9 billion and Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank are finally talking deal terms.

12:46PM 03/03/14

Forest Labs, Ashland Roll Up Big Post-Holiday Deals

By Paula Schaap

Companies also went shopping on the Presidents Day holiday weekend as Actavis bought Forest Laboratories for $25 billion and Ashland sold its water treatment unit for $1.8 billion. Carl Icahn must be especially happy with the Forest Labs sale as he tried not, once, but twice to get the company to sell itself and still owns a stake in the biotech. It also augurs well for Wall Street advisers who have been waiting for a recovering economy to support an uptick in mergers and acquisitions.

11:54AM 02/19/14

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