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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Exclusive: Not waiting for JPMorgan, Mercuria plots global metals push

    NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Swiss commodity trader Mercuria, known best for its energy prowess, is mounting an audacious challenge to metal trading titans like Glencore Plc and Trafigura AG [TRAFGF.UL], but not in the way that industry sources had...
  • Comcast-TW Cable Merger Narrative Takes Surprising Turn

    Where's Claude Rains when you need him? Comcast's pursuit of its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable has already yielded some interesting political theater as execs from the cable giant run gauntlet in Washington to secure federal approval of the...
  • New rules not likely to stop Chiquita inversion, expert says

    Tougher new Treasury Department rules meant to deter companies from moving offshore for lower taxes come as Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International is planning to merge with an Irish produce company and move its headquarters to Dublin. But...
  • New rules unlikely to stop Medtronic deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Newly announced tax rules will make it more complex and expensive for U.S. companies to pursue maneuvers like Medtronic's proposal to acquire Irish health care company Covidien and move the combined company's legal headquarters overseas....
  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...
  • 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...
  • Siemens splurges $7.6 billion on Dresser-Rand in U.S. shale market bet

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry. The...
  • Power grid market monitor says PPL power plant spinoff would hurt competition

    Power grid market monitor says PPL power plant spinoff would hurt competition
    Speaking to an investor conference last week, PPL Corp. CEO William H. Spence said the company's plan to spin off its PPL Supply division and combine it with power plant operator Riverstone Holdings to create Talen Energy will launch a new force in the...
  • Exclusive: Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand - sources

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for all cash, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move that would significantly boost the...
  • Comcast accuses Discovery of 'extortionate demands' in merger filing

    Comcast accuses Discovery of 'extortionate demands' in merger filing
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Media company Discovery Communications Inc demanded business concessions as a condition for not opposing Comcast Corp's bid for Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast told U.S. regulators in a filing on Tuesday. "Such extortionate...
  • Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland

    Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland
    Despite growing criticism from lawmakers in Washington, a Deerfield drugmaker on Friday officially planted its corporate flag in Ireland, a move designed in part to lower its tax bill. Horizon Pharma completed its $587 million acquisition of the Irish...