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Lexmark Agrees to a $3.6B Takeover by China's Apex

Victory for the Shenzhen-listed company, teamed with PAG Asia and Legend, defies early expectations of a U.S. acquirer for the printer maker.

Clinton Eyes Big Bank Break Up if They Continue to Fail 'Living Wills'

The Democratic presidential candidate's comments feed into one analyst's thesis that political risk continues to grow for the biggest banks.

Clinton Eyes Big Bank Break Up if They Continue to Fail 'Living Wills'

The Democratic presidential candidate's comments feed into one analyst's thesis that political risk continues to grow for the biggest banks.

Energy XXI to Cut $3B Worth of Debt in Chapter 11 Plan

The Houston oil and gas exploration and production company has reached a deal with its noteholders on the broad strokes of a restructuring plan.

Peabody Energy Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The world's largest independent coal producer was hurt by falling prices.

Daily Mail Confirms Interest in Yahoo!

The owner of DailyMail.com and Elite Daily admits to early talks with potential bidders for the beleaguered Internet group.

Alaska Air's Virgin America Deal Threatens to Return Airline M&A to Losing Form

The $4 billion acquisition lacks some of the hallmarks that have made recent airline deals work.

DOJ Moves to Block Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger

Companies say they intend to contest the government action.

Tax Clampdown Prompts Pfizer to Scrap Allergan Purchase

CEO Read says the Viagra maker retains the means to pursue 'attractive business development' opportunities as he tears up the six-month-old deal with the maker of Botox.

Treasury's New Inversions Crackdown Targets Allergan/Pfizer

The latest rules are seen likely to prompt a rethink of the $150 billion pharmaceuticals deal.