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The Deal: Shire to Spend $4.2 Billion on ViroPharma

The Deal: Shire to Spend $4.2 Billion on ViroPharma

The target's main product, a preventative treatment for hereditary angiodema, complements the buyer's existing Firazyr treatment, which is used during attacks of the skin swelling disease.

The Deal: Overseas Stocks Trade Mixed; Nikkei Rises 1.3%

The Deal: Overseas Stocks Trade Mixed; Nikkei Rises 1.3%

Overseas stocks are mixed Monday as the devastating typhoon Haiyan takes its toll on some Asian indices.

The Deal: FCC Tries to Spark Foreign Capital Infusion Into Stations

The Deal: FCC Tries to Spark Foreign Capital Infusion Into Stations

Relaxing restrictions on foreign ownership is a move intended to bring much-needed capital to broadcasting.

EXCLUSIVE: Seamless to Go Public Next Year

EXCLUSIVE: Seamless to Go Public Next Year

Seamless is poised to make the transition to the public markets come next year, sources said.

The Deal: Talisman Gains on Icahn's Push to Sell British Columbia Land

The Deal: Talisman Gains on Icahn's Push to Sell British Columbia Land

Talisman shares were rising after the oil and gas company said it would sell part of its Montney acreage in British Columbia, a month after activist investor Carl Icahn encouraged the company to do so.

The Deal: Salix Pharmaceuticals Buys Santarus for $2.6B

The Deal: Salix Pharmaceuticals Buys Santarus for $2.6B

Buyer views target's diabetes and heartburn treatments as complementary to its drug lineup.

The Deal: Essilor Eyes U.S. Growth With Costa Purchase

The Deal: Essilor Eyes U.S. Growth With Costa Purchase

The French buyer targets expansion beyond the sunglasses maker's main market of in and around Florida.

The Deal: European Stocks Fall on Cut in France's Credit Rating

The Deal: European Stocks Fall on Cut in France's Credit Rating

European and Asian stocks fall Friday as Standard & Poor's downgrades French government debt.

The Deal: Cooper Gains Upper Hand in Delaware Case

The Deal: Cooper Gains Upper Hand in Delaware Case

The Delaware trial over the $2.5 billion acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. by Apollo Tyres of India seems to be leaning in Cooper's favor.

The Deal: Twitter's Next Job After IPO is to Beat Out Competition

The Deal: Twitter's Next Job After IPO is to Beat Out Competition

Social network Twitter's biggest challenge won't come from its desktop-based predecessor.