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Alaska Air Confirms Takeover Deal With Virgin America

The Seattle company pays a near-47% premium for its Californian peer as it addresses mounting competition from Delta in its home region.

Honeywell's Failed Bid Adds Halo to UTX

Honeywell's unsuccessful $90 billion bid seemingly has awoken interest in the conglomerate, causing investors to look beyond near-term issues.

Foxconn to Hook Sharp for Reduced $3.5 billion

The agreed price tag is nearly half the amount Foxconn was willing to pay just last month.

McCormick Turns Up the Heat on Premier Foods

Undeterred by previous snubs, spicemaker McCormick makes a revised approach to Britain's Premier Foods, raising the proposed enterprise value to $2.16 billion.

Dell Pares Portfolio to Fund EMC Purchase

The IT arm of NTT Group prevailed in a competitive auction.

Valeant's Audit Committee Deserves More Scrutiny: Experts

As Valeant launches allegations of improper financial reporting at its former CFO, experts say it ought to take a close look at the composition of its audit committee.

Starboard Value Joins Yahoo! Attack

Hedge fund demands the struggling Internet company appoint 9 of its choices to the board.

J. Crew Keeps Paying Interest in Kind, Adding to Debt Load

The apparel retailer said it will pay $21 million more in debt for eschewing a cash payment at the same time as disclosing improved fourth-quarter results, including positive operating income.

Chinese Regulators Could Block Anbang's Starwood Ambitions

The Chinese insurer is reportedly facing pushback on its $13.16B bid for Starwood and a separate deal to buy hotels from Blackstone, potentially limiting its ability to counter Marriott's offer.

Bidders Flock to FCC Chairman Wheeler's Landmark Wireless Auction

John Malone may sit out the upcoming spectrum sale, but Comcast, Charlie Ergen and a host of others have registered.