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Weyerhaeuser Presses on with Printing Paper Sale After Nippon Deal

Weyerhaeuser Presses on with Printing Paper Sale After Nippon Deal

The newsprint and book-paper making joint venture between the two companies was not part of the deal, which could mean the parties are still mulling terms, sources speculated.

Stock Surge Sparks Speculation About More Small-Cap Bank M&A

Stock Surge Sparks Speculation About More Small-Cap Bank M&A

With dealmaking among larger banks having dried up, analysts believe balance sheet woes, location and other issues will make several institutions potential sale fodder.

Why Activist Investors Won't Touch the Big Buyout Shops

Why Activist Investors Won't Touch the Big Buyout Shops

Large publicly-traded private equity firms have seen their share prices drop significantly over the past year but they are virtually impenetrable when it comes to shareholder insurgencies. Here's why.

Why FCB and Other Midcap Banks Could Go Into Play

Why FCB and Other Midcap Banks Could Go Into Play

Technology challenges and hamstrung big banks could make those financial institutions in the middle market play the roles of buyer or seller in the months to come.

Is Moov 'The Wearable Coach' the Next Acquisition Target in Fitness Technology?

Is Moov 'The Wearable Coach' the Next Acquisition Target in Fitness Technology?

Sources believe Moov, a developer of smartwatches, epitomizes what may continue the acquisition wave among such technology firms, namely that the data they produce is a veritable treasure trove.

Falcone's pursuit of Andersons may be far from over

Falcone's pursuit of Andersons may be far from over

The agricultural company denies claims made by its suitor that it has not "substantively responded" to takeover proposals.

Can Allergan-Pfizer Survive Treasury's New Crackdown on Inversions?

Can Allergan-Pfizer Survive Treasury's New Crackdown on Inversions?

The latest rules are seen likely to prompt a rethink of the $150 billion pharmaceuticals deal.

Groupon Gets a $250 Million Vote of Confidence From Atairos

Groupon Gets a $250 Million Vote of Confidence From Atairos

Former Comcast CFO Michael Angelakis joins recent investor Alibaba in throwing money at Groupon

Thomas H. Lee-Backed Systems Maintenance Services Taps Investment Bank for Potential Sale

Thomas H. Lee-Backed Systems Maintenance Services Taps Investment Bank for Potential Sale

Thomas H. Lee Partners has tapped William Blair & Co. to explore a potential sale of Systems Maintenance Services.

As Big Fantasy Sports Sites Face Judge, Small Sites in Focus

As Big Fantasy Sports Sites Face Judge, Small Sites in Focus

A hearing in New York may not decide the fate of big fantasy sports sites, but is already scrambling the rest of the industry.