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When an Activist Investor Actually Ends up Helping Dealflow

When an Activist Investor Actually Ends up Helping Dealflow

An activist investor's reasoning in backing the Dollar Tree merger appear to have been well founded, according to indications in a lawsuit.

01/27/15 - 09:03 AM EST

Lattice Semiconductor Shells Out $600 Million for Silicon Image

Activist fund Engaged Capital revealed a 5.2% stake in the target in December and considered launching a proxy fight.

01/27/15 - 10:55 AM EST

When an Activist Investor Actually Ends up Helping Dealflow

When an Activist Investor Actually Ends up Helping Dealflow

An activist investor's reasoning in backing the Dollar Tree merger appear to have been well founded, according to indications in a lawsuit.

01/27/15 - 09:03 AM EST

Lattice Semiconductor Shells Out $600 Million for Silicon Image

Lattice Semiconductor Shells Out $600 Million for Silicon Image

Activist fund Engaged Capital revealed a 5.2% stake in the target in December and considered launching a proxy fight.

01/27/15 - 10:55 AM EST

Irish Carrier Aer Lingus Signals Approval of Sweetened IAG Offer

Irish Carrier Aer Lingus Signals Approval of Sweetened IAG Offer

The tentative nod to a $1.5 billion bid depends on how IAG will tackle the concerns of the Irish carrier's various stakeholders, the target says.

01/27/15 - 08:47 AM EST

Sell Citrix Systems Ahead of Fourth-Quarter Earnings, Buy on Pullback

Sell Citrix Systems Ahead of Fourth-Quarter Earnings, Buy on Pullback

The economics of the business must show healthier signs to make Citrix a sound investment.

01/27/15 - 07:00 AM EST

MeadWestvaco, Rock-Tenn Fold Into $8B Packaging Company

MeadWestvaco, Rock-Tenn Fold Into $8B Packaging Company

The combined company would have annual Ebitda of about $2.9 billion on sales of $15.7 billion, including about $300 million in expected cost savings.

01/26/15 - 10:42 AM EST

Post Continues Gobbling up Companies With $1B MOM Brands Buy

Post Continues Gobbling up Companies With $1B MOM Brands Buy

  • Tickers in this article:
  • POST

Maker of Malt-O-Meal goes from competitor to being part of third largest cereal maker in the U.S.

01/26/15 - 10:53 AM EST

Insurors Axis Capital, PartnerRe to Merge in Deal Valued at $11B

Insurors Axis Capital, PartnerRe to Merge in Deal Valued at $11B

  • Tickers in this article:
  • AXS
  • PRE

The Bermuda insurers agree to create a new entity worth well over $10 billion.

01/26/15 - 09:10 AM EST

Procera Networks' Exploring a Sale, Allot, Sandvine, F5, Cisco or Ericsson All Contenders

Procera Networks' Exploring a Sale, Allot, Sandvine, F5, Cisco or Ericsson All Contenders

Procera Networks Inc. (PKT), under attack from activist shareholders, has tapped Stifel Financial Corp. to shop the business.

01/23/15 - 05:10 PM EST

Zillow Surges on Pending Merger Approval, Pandora Jumps on Price Target: Tech Winners & Losers

Zillow Surges on Pending Merger Approval, Pandora Jumps on Price Target: Tech Winners & Losers

Zillow surges on talk that regulators are poised to approve its merger with rival Trulia, while Pandora pushes ahead after an analyst initiates coverage with $20 price target.

01/23/15 - 05:07 PM EST

Healthcare Data Provider Emdeon Interviews Banks for IPO

Healthcare Data Provider Emdeon Interviews Banks for IPO

Emdeon, a portfolio company of private equity firms Blackstone and Hellman and Friedman, is interviewing investment banks as it plots an initial public offering.

01/23/15 - 12:29 PM EST

Telefonica nears $15.4B sale of O2 UK to Hutchison Whampoa

Telefonica nears $15.4B sale of O2 UK to Hutchison Whampoa

The parties enter exclusive talks about a deal that would catapult Hutchison's 3G UK wireless services provider to British market leader.

01/23/15 - 09:12 AM EST

New Balance Runs Off With Rockport in $280M Transaction

New Balance Runs Off With Rockport in $280M Transaction

New Balance, whose sneakers have graced pop royalty including Rihanna and Pharrell Williams, is looking to expand its fashion -- and financial -- profile through the purchase from Adidas.

01/23/15 - 09:54 AM EST

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