Mergers / Acquisitions / Takeovers

Nestle to pay $7.15 billion to Starbucks in coffee tie-up

Nestle to pay $7.15 billion to Starbucks in coffee tie-up

Published 07/05/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle will pay Starbucks $7.15 billion as part of a global coffee alliance in which the Swiss-based food giant is getting the [more…]

Apple and Buffett saw value, and acted

Apple and Buffett saw value, and acted

Published 06/05/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) was not the only one to leap on a chance to buy its stock at a fat discount [more…]

The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha’

The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha’

Published 05/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc Vice Chairman Charlie Munger are answering five hours of questions from shareholders, journalists [more…]

Xerox says CEO, board to stay after agreement with Icahn, Deason…

Xerox says CEO, board to stay after agreement with Icahn, Deason…

Published 04/05/2018

(Reuters) - Xerox Corp (XRX.N) said on Thursday its current board and management team, which included Chief Executive Jeff Jacobson, will stay, after a settlement [more…]

AT&T says selling DirecTV, Turner would ‘destroy’ value of Time…

AT&T says selling DirecTV, Turner would ‘destroy’ value of Time…

Published 04/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T told a federal judge late Thursday it should reject any request by the U.S. Justice Department to force it to divest [more…]

Weinstein Co selects Lantern Capital as winning bidder

Weinstein Co selects Lantern Capital as winning bidder

Published 02/05/2018

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Lantern Capital is the winning bidder for substantially all the assets of the Weinstein Company, the TV and film studio [more…]

Sainsbury’s in $10 billion swoop on Asda to create top UK supermarket

Sainsbury’s in $10 billion swoop on Asda to create top UK supermarket

Published 30/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Sainsbury’s (SBRY.L) has agreed to buy Walmart’s (WMT.N) Asda for about 7.3 billion pounds ($10 billion) to create Britain’s biggest supermarket group [more…]

Marathon Petroleum to buy Andeavor for $23 billion

Marathon Petroleum to buy Andeavor for $23 billion

Published 30/04/2018

(Reuters) - Marathon Petroleum Corp said on Monday it would buy rival Andeavor for more than $23 billion to form a company that would leapfrog [more…]

AT&T court fight with U.S. Justice Department heads into closing…

AT&T court fight with U.S. Justice Department heads into closing…

Published 30/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department and AT&T (T.N) will give closing arguments on Monday in a trial to determine if the [more…]

T-Mobile, Sprint say $26 billion deal would give U.S. tech lead…

T-Mobile, Sprint say $26 billion deal would give U.S. tech lead…

Published 30/04/2018

(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N) said on Sunday they had agreed to a $26 billion all-stock deal and believed they [more…]