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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo

    Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will...
  • Buckeye Partners becoming energy powerhouse

    Houston-based logistics firm Buckeye Partners has spent more than $3.5 billion buying assets since 2010, transforming itself from a quiet regional pipeline utility into an emerging energy powerhouse. But the acquisition that may best symbolize its...
  • SAP buys expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion

    SAP buys expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's SAP has agreed to buy U.S. expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion in cash, strengthening its position in cloud computing, an area it long hoped to avoid until its momentum became too great to ignore. SAP...
  • Dollar General solicits votes against Family Dollar deal

    Dollar General on Friday ratcheted up its fight to break up a planned acquisition of Family Dollar by a third company, launching an effort to solicit shareholders to vote against the deal. The solicitation, filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange...
  • Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion
    STOCKHOLM/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire the Stockholm-based developer of the wildly popular Minecraft video game for $2.5 billion, as it tries to lure a new and mostly young audience into its mobile world. Minecraft - a...
  • Microsoft buys 'Minecraft' maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

    It's official: Microsoft said Monday morning that it's buying Mojang, maker of the popular "Minecraft" video game, for $2.5 billion. The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, maker of games such as the "Halo" and "Forza" franchises, according to a...
  • Orange offers to buy Spain's Jazztel for 3.4 billion euros

    PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) - Orange has offered buy Spanish telecoms operator Jazztel for around 3.4 billion euros (4.40 billion US dollar), a deal that could help the French company jump ahead of rival Vodafone in the country's mobile market. Orange's...
  • Roche's $8 billion InterMune buy not a signal for more big deals

    LONDON (Reuters) - Roche's decision to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune for $8.3 billion last month was "exceptional" and not a sign of more ambitious plans for major acquisitions, the Swiss drugmaker' s chief executive said on Tuesday. Damping down...
  • Chiquita hints at concessions needed to get Fyffes deal approved

    Chiquita Brands International said Tuesday that it's examining limited concessions as it works to get approval from European regulators for its merger with an Irish produce company. Chiquita, based in Charlotte, N.C., and Dublin-based Fyffes said in a...
  • Dollar General launches hostile bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General is taking its fight for Family Dollar directly to the company's shareholders, launching a hostile bid Wednesday that could circumvent Family Dollar's reluctant board of directors and help Dollar General win antitrust approval for the deal....
  • Sanofi aims to grow Genzyme unit with new drugs and acquisitions

    PARIS (Reuters) - (This story corrects the Sept.11 story. In the 10th paragraph, the quote should be attributed to Bill Sibold, not Mike Panzara) Sanofi rare disease unit Genzyme hopes to become a leader in the multiple sclerosis (MS) field with the help...