| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:10 AM
After months of bitter fighting over the future of computer maker Dell Inc., Carl Icahn said in a sharply worded letter Monday that he was giving up.
That appears to clear the way for Chief Executive Michael Dell to take the company he founded...
| 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...
| 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 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 15, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Telescope maker Meade Instruments has been sold to affiliates of Chinese manufacturer Ningbo Sunny Electronic Co. for $5.9 million, ending months of speculation over the future of a storied Irvine firm.
Ningbo, which makes and sells telescopes,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Shareholders of Smithfield Foods Inc. on Tuesday approved a plan to sell the world's largest pork producer and processor to a Chinese company.
The Smithfield, Va.-based company said more than 96 percent of the votes cast during a...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Patrick Whitesell, co-CEO of WME Entertainment, opened up on the state of his business in a rare, wide-ranging interview that included an explanation of the agency's rationale in its recent 49% investment in advertising agency Droga5.
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Seeking a foothold in the competitive prepaid wireless market, AT&T Inc. has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.2 billion.
AT&T, the nation's second-largest wireless carrier, had been rumored to be in talks...
| 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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Cable provider General Communication Inc. has laid out its case for purchasing three Alaska television stations, responding to a petition opposing the move from several Alaska broadcasters before the Federal Communications Commission.
In a Thursday...