London's Diageo - maker of Guinness - is selling off 19 brands including Seagram's and Yukon Jack to Sazerac for $550 Million.
SurveyMonkey sees stock swing after rival Qualtrics reaches a deal to be bought by Germany's SAP.
Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group has just one woman on an 11-person board, putting Blackstone in percentage terms near the bottom of the Standard & Poor's 500.
TheStreet's sister site The Deal and analysts at Tudor, Pickering, Holt reported an interesting similarity between Oasis' trading valuation and that of Newfield Exploration, which was acquired by Encana on Thursday for $5.5 billion, but no reports have emerged suggesting Oasis is in merger talks at this time.
The software sector's acquisition boom has some obvious key catalysts.
IBM is very oversold based on its charts, but that is not a reason in itself to go long; indeed, shorts should consider covering their positions.
There is much talk that IBM is overpaying for Red Hat, but this deal is a net positive for the market as a whole.
Smaller stocks had outperformed large-caps for much of 2018, but now find themselves down for the year to date after a tough couple months.
Cybersecurity concerns could make for provoke acquisition action in Silicon Valley.