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What Are Mergers and Acquisitions? Definitions and What You Need to Know

What Are Mergers and Acquisitions? Definitions and What You Need to Know

Mergers and acquisitions are a huge part of business activity and transactions - and have created some of the biggest conglomerates in the world. So, what are they, and what do they do?

What Is the Middle Market?

What Is the Middle Market?

They may not be the largest companies out there, but they are still economic powerhouses. Find out why the middle market is important to bankers, investors, and the economy at large.

Goldman Sachs vs. Morgan Stanley: The Battle for M&A Dollars

Goldman Sachs vs. Morgan Stanley: The Battle for M&A Dollars

Goldman Sachs financed and advised 162 deals in the first half of 2018, according to fresh data from TheStreet's sister publication The Deal.

How Elliott Management's Paul Singer Took Activist Investing Global

How Elliott Management's Paul Singer Took Activist Investing Global

The insurgent investor behind Elliott Management by far has the most campaigns outstanding in the most countries and the most offices of any activist fund, plus transformative wins at Hyunda and Telecom Italia.

Liquor Sector to See More Consolidation in 2018

Liquor Sector to See More Consolidation in 2018

The Patrón and Avión tequila purchases likely will not be the last deals this year for producers of tequila, whiskey and gin.

MSG Makes First Outright Acquisition With Entertainment Tech Firm Obscura

MSG Makes First Outright Acquisition With Entertainment Tech Firm Obscura

Obscura is currently working on MSG's 2017 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes and will become part of MSG Ventures, MSG's technology group.

Canada's Cooke Lands Whopper With Omega Protein

Canada's Cooke Lands Whopper With Omega Protein

The target's $500 million sale comes after two activist campaigns and a shelved auction in 2016.

Kellogg Joins Industry Chase With Protein Bar Buy

Kellogg Joins Industry Chase With Protein Bar Buy

The company will pay $600 million, or 5 times projected 2017 sales, for protein bar brand Rxbar.

TaskRabbit Hops to Ikea

TaskRabbit Hops to Ikea

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea, which will acquire the gig economy startup for undisclosed terms, launched a furniture assembly pilot program with TaskRabbit last year.

Pepsico, Pinnacle Foods Likely to Kick Tires at Hain After Activist Takes Helm

Pepsico, Pinnacle Foods Likely to Kick Tires at Hain After Activist Takes Helm

The organic food company should probably sell part or all of itself in pieces, according to company followers. Potential bidders for all or part of the company could include PepsiCo, Campbell Soup, Hormel Foods, General Mills, Kraft Heinz among others.