08/26/15 - 03:13 PM EDT
Textron's helicopter unit has seen declining orders and has struggled to grow. It had hoped to merge its helicopter unit with its rival -- cutting costs and sparking growth.
08/24/15 - 09:38 AM EDT
The activist investor behind Trian bought into Pentair this year, and pushed it to do an acquisition. This month, a deal was announced, and the doubters are already buzzing.
08/17/15 - 10:53 AM EDT
Conflicts between labor and management at regional flight operator Republic Airways have shaved 70% off its stock value this year. Should an outsider -- or buyer -- get involved?
08/11/15 - 05:15 PM EDT
The Hong Kong-based electric motor maker said the purchase will boost share in the automotive parts business.
08/10/15 - 11:13 AM EDT
The deal continues Berkshire's shift toward industrials and puts a company frustrated by quarterly expectations in more patient hands. It also bets that airlines will keep ordering new planes.
08/07/15 - 09:50 AM EDT
The company's offer to lead a restructuring of bankrupt Skymark Airlines was rejected by creditors in favor of a domestic plan, ending Delta's last best chance to grow in Japan.
08/06/15 - 11:54 AM EDT
The combination would rank as a global leader in nitrogen production and help both CF Industries and OCI NV counter low-cost production from China.
07/30/15 - 09:26 AM EDT
Defense contractors may make deals to build on areas where they are strong and to shed weaker businesses.
07/22/15 - 03:57 PM EDT
Home Depot said Wednesday it would acquire privately held Interline Brands, a distributor and vendor of maintenance and repair supplies, for $1.625 billion, strengthening its offerings for professional contractors.
07/22/15 - 09:19 AM EDT
Cost-cutting can only take Honeywell so far, and sooner or later the industrials giant is going to need the sort of spark that a large M&A deal can provide.