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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Burger King,Tim Hortons talks could turn up heat on tax inversions

    Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on off-shore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new merged firm...
  • Dollar General announces competing bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General has offered to buy North Carolina-based Family Dollar in a $9.7 billion deal, upsetting a recently-announced acquisition by another rival and potentially kicking off a bidding war for one of Charlotte's most prominent homegrown retailers....
  • L.A. commercial property landlord Evoq is sold for $357.4 million

    Los Angeles commercial property landlord Evoq Properties Inc. has agreed to be sold for $357.4 million to a group of investors led by Atlas Capital Group of New York. Evoq owns several downtown Los Angeles properties including vacant land ripe for...
  • Amazon gains valuable entertainment asset with purchase of Twitch

    Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...
  • New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-...
  • Exchange-traded fund accentuates merger arbitrage highs, and lows

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For merger arbitrage funds playing this year's hot deal-making market, one exchange-traded fund has pulled ahead - on the upside and the downside. With a 3.5 percent year-to-date return, the IndexIQ Merger Arbitrage ETF , or MNA,...
  • Investors cheer Burger King-Tim Hortons 'combo deal'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Investors in Burger King Worldwide Inc and Tim Hortons Inc applauded news of a potential merger between the two fast food chains, seeing both tax savings and strategic rationale for a combination. The two companies confirmed late on...
  • Burger King, Tim Horton shares spike amid merger talks

    Burger King, Tim Horton shares spike amid merger talks
    Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King Worldwide Inc jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks that investors and analysts said were spurred in part by Canada's attractive tax...
  • BHP announces spin-off plan, no share buyback for now

    MELBOURNE/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's biggest mining company, BHP Billiton, announced plans to spin off businesses worth an estimated $16 billion, most of them acquired in a 2001 merger, to focus on its most profitable activities. But it held off...
  • Tax savings spur Tim Hortons-Burger King merger talks; shares surge

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King Worldwide Inc jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks that investors and analysts said were spurred in part by...
  • Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

    Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion
    Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc. for $8.3 billion in cash, helping the world's leading maker of cancer drugs expand into the treatment of rare or incurable diseases. Roche's efforts to produce successful non-...