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Corvex Seeks Launches Energen Proxy War

The insurgent fund run by a former deputy to Carl Icahn, Keith Meister, had been urging the energy company to hire an investment bank to explore strategic alternatives. However, his efforts have faced complications in an Alabama court.

Baker Hughes' Rig Count Spikes as M&A Talk Swirls on Stronger Crude

U.S. oil and natural gas drilling rigs climbed by 15 this past week as oil futures play footsie with $70 per barrel and talk swirls around a potential pickup in oil and gas industry M&A.

These Are the Biggest Winners and Losers in Activist Investing This Year

TheStreet recounts the successes and failures of the biggest names in the activism game.

No One Is Immune to Activists

A panel of M&A experts at The Deal Economy Conference discuss the changing role of activism in corporate America.

Energy M&A Weekly: More Midstream IPOs Expected in 2017

Following initial public offering filings from BP and Oasis, The Deal has learned of at least two more planned debuts this year. Meanwhile, a number of midstream and upstream transactions took place over the past week.

Breaking News

Gas Prices Fall Below $4 A Gallon For the First Time Since March Amid Global Crude Market Declines

Gas prices extended their run of declines to 52 days overnight, falling below $4 a gallon for the first time since early March.

Disney Stock Soars As Streaming Total Tops Netflix, Price Hikes Unveiled For Disney+ and Hulu

"We believe we have plenty of room on price value," Disney CEO Bob Chapek said of the group's streaming price hikes. "And we do not believe that there's going to be any meaningful on our churn as a result."

Disney World Has a Problem Visitors Won't Like

The theme park giant has been trying to make changes and that has caused some issues for its guests.

Papa John's Has a Bizarre New Menu Item

The pizza giant goes someplace pizza fans may not want to follow but Domino's, Pizza Hit, and Little Caesars don't sell this.