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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • United Tech elevator, jet-engine orders slow, shares drop

    (Reuters) - United Technologies Corp posted tepid quarterly orders for its Otis elevators and Pratt & Whitney jet engines businesses, and shares of the diversified U.S. manufacturer fell nearly 2 percent on Tuesday. The company also cut its cash flow...
  • Inversion loophole puts U.S. tax policy in a jackpot

    A merger between America's top slot-machine manufacturer and Europe's biggest gaming operator will create a gambling giant that manages lotteries and slots networks worldwide — and adds to the urgency for a political crackdown on U.S. companies...
  • Dish Network Urges FCC to Block Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Dish Network is urging FCC officials to reject the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable, concluding that the transaction "presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and video marketplace." Dish Network's opposition was disclosed...
  • Drugmaker Valeant touts Bausch + Lomb growth to Allergan investors

    (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc moved on Friday to blunt a key criticism by takeover target Allergan Inc of its Bausch + Lomb business by releasing data showing strong sales growth. Allergan, which is trying to fend off a $51 billion hostile...
  • Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king

    Time Warner win would make Murdoch U.S. media king
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc made an audacious offer for Time Warner Inc that if it succeeds would transform the American media landscape and cement the 83-year-old's status as the most powerful magnate in U.S....
  • U.S. hedge fund charts recovery plan for American Apparel

    (Reuters) - Standard General, a little-known hedge fund that has taken the reins of American Apparel Inc, has mapped out a recovery plan for the retailer with or without its ousted Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney. The fund invests in companies that...
  • Baxter has no plans for inversion with spinoff

     Baxter has no plans for inversion with spinoff
    While its peers in the northern suburbs and around the pharmaceutical industry have been lining up foreign mergers to help sidestep U.S. taxes, Baxter International said Thursday it has no plans to jump on the bandwagon. The Deerfield-based health...
  • AbbVie’s Shire merger backed with 13.5 billion pound bridge loan

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker AbbVie's 32 billion pounds acquisition of Dublin-based Shire Plc is backed with a 13.5 billion pounds ($23.03 billion) bridge loan, according to the company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the US....
  • Despite Fox-Time Warner Talks, Media M&A Frenzy Might Not Be Brewing

    Word that Time Warner nixed 21st Century Fox's $80 billion takeover offer spurred many Wall Street analysts and pundits to speculate that the media and entertainment biz is on the cusp of a crazy wave of consolidation. Conventional wisdom is that there's...
  • One Thing Is Certain: A Fox-Time Warner Combination Would Get D.C. Scrutiny

    A Senate hearing on Wednesday was expected to focus on the proposed combinations of distribution giants Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. Instead, news of Rupert Murdoch's idea to merge 21st Century Fox with Time Warner was the new...
  • Global airline CEOs upbeat on revenue growth prospects: survey

    (Reuters) - Airlines are confident that their industry will boost revenue over the next year and consider joint ventures a more viable growth driver than mergers, a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of nearly 40 chief executive officers at carriers...