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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • A (rather misleading) message from Comcast on net neutrality

    Say this for Politico and the daily Playbook emails it blasts out to a large circle of Washington opinion makers and their ilk: They make it easy to keep track of the latest lobbying balderdash put out by big corporations. That's because the lobbying...
  • Brazil telecom battle heats up as Oi tries to buy, split TIM

    RIO DE JANEIRO/PARIS (Reuters) - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA unveiled plans on Wednesday to take over Telecom Italia's local mobile unit, in a move sources said was aimed at breaking up the country's second-biggest wireless carrier and upstaging merger bids by...
  • Time Warner Cable Internet outage fuels opposition to merger

    Time Warner Cable's nationwide outage early Wednesday -- which left millions of homes across the country without Internet service -- is fueling opposition to the company's proposed merger with Comcast Corp. Overnight maintenance on the backbone of...
  • Burger King's merger with Tim Hortons could prompt tax fight in Congress

    WASHINGTON Burger King's purchase of the Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons is raising new questions of whether Congress will respond by changing corporate tax laws. Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan said Burger King, based in Miami, is "renouncing...
  • Chiquita shareholders face an intensifying lobbying campaign

    Shareholders of Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International are at the center of an intensifying lobbying campaign, as Chiquita fights to win approval for its upcoming merger with Irish produce company Fyffes while two Brazilian companies seek...
  • South Korea's Daum, Kakao shareholders approve merger

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Shareholders of South Korean internet portal operator Daum Communications Corp and messaging app company Kakao Corp on Wednesday approved a merger of the two firms in an all-stock deal that values Kakao at more than $3 billion. Kakao'...
  • AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former chief executive of the company's wireless segment, a spokesman for AT&T said on Tuesday. The announcement comes as cable...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...