| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox.
Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Takeover target Allergan Inc., the company that makes Botox, has adopted a "poison pill" defense intended to delay a buyout by Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman.
The Irvine company's...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Does a stock fund that consistently generates low-single-digit returns deserve a place in the Kiplinger 25? The answer, we think, is yes -- if the fund in question practices a strategy that's so tame that its risk profile is closer to a medium-maturity...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
ICM Partners has promoted 11 agents to partner status.
The additions bring the number of partners at the agency to 38. ICM underwent a management buyout last year that turned the percentery into a partner-owned entity.
The new partners are:
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Safeway Inc. shares have climbed for two straight days on speculation of a buyout offer just weeks after the grocery giant deflected another potential takeover.
Buyout rumors erupted this week on reports that private equity firm Cerberus Capital...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Star India, 21st Century Fox's pay TV subsid, has announced a 200 billion rupee ($3.2 billion) investment in the Indian sports business.
Following News Corp's 2012 buyout of ESPN's 50 per cent share in the ESPN Star Sports joint venture...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:35 PM
(Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Inc said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion in the biggest-ever hotel IPO, more than doubling Blackstone Group LP's investment. According to reports last week, Hilton is expected to launch its...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Fast food giant Burger King Worldwide Inc. said it will lose its chief executive Bernardo Hees to H.J. Heinz Co. once billionaire financier Warren Buffett wraps up his acquisition of the ketchup company with 3G Capital.
Corporate poaching this...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Mountain View, Calif., company Complete Genomics Inc. agreed to a buyout offer from Chinese genomics firm BGI-Shenzen, an acquisition the two businesses are valuing at $117.6 million
The $3.15-a-share offer comes a few months after Complete Genomics said...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Warren Buffett has been very publicly casting about for a big deal – and he's found one in the Heinz ketchup company.
Through his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, the famed investor is teaming up with a Brazilian private-equity firm to acquire...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
With a shareholder vote just days away, T. Rowe Price, one of Dell Inc.'s major investors, reaffirmed its opposition to a $24.4 billion buyout offer for the personal computer manufacturer.
"We continue to believe the proposed buyout does not reflect the...