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

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.

No Company Is Safe From Shareholder Attacks This Year

No Company Is Safe From Shareholder Attacks This Year

The Street's sister publication, The Deal, looked back over proxy season 2017 to pinpoint the more noteworthy trends and see what might be in store for next year.

Sapporo Drops Anchor in U.S. Craft Beer Market

Sapporo Drops Anchor in U.S. Craft Beer Market

The Japanese brewer will pay $85 million for San Francisco craft brewing pioneer Anchor Brewing, founded in 1896.

DHX Acquires Peanuts for More Than Peanuts

DHX Acquires Peanuts for More Than Peanuts

For $345 million, DHX will add the two brands to its children-focused portfolio including Teletubbies, Caillou and Yo Gabba Gabba.

Deals of the Week: Waiting for Clarity

Deals of the Week: Waiting for Clarity

The week's action suggests other dealmakers may be thinking the same thing as Pfizer CEO Ian Read.

Sarepta Therapeutics May Attract Activist Attention

Sarepta Therapeutics May Attract Activist Attention

Large pharmaceutical companies could be interested in buying the drug company, but even if a deal isn't forthcoming an activist investor could seek to elect directors and make one happen

Rent-A-Center's New Plan Doesn't Appease Activist

Rent-A-Center's New Plan Doesn't Appease Activist

Engaged Capital's Welling calls the turnaround plan "risky" and he reiterated a previous call to look at selling the business.

Can Darden Deliver on Cheddar's Acquisition?

Can Darden Deliver on Cheddar's Acquisition?

The Texas-based Cheddar's has 165 locations.

Walmart Bags Specialty Online Retailer Moosejaw

Walmart Bags Specialty Online Retailer Moosejaw

The retailer paid $51 million for private equity-backed Moosejaw, which specializes in outdoor apparel.

Madison Square Garden Gains Control of Tao Nightclub Operator

Madison Square Garden Gains Control of Tao Nightclub Operator

The deal, worth up to $206.5 million, comes when the entertainment company expands into live entertainment as its sports teams, led by the New York Knicks, have struggled.