| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
John Malone's Liberty Media has unveiled a complicated stock transaction that would allow it to buy up the remaining 48% of Sirius XM Satellite Radio that it does not own.
The characteristically intricate deal is seen as a means of prepping Liberty's...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Men's Wearhouse moved Monday to pin Jos. A. Bank Clothiers in a corner with a hostile $1.6 billion bid for its smaller rival.
With the offer of $57.50 cash for each of Hampstead-based Bank's outstanding shares, Men's Wearhouse is bypassing the retailer's...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Anyone following last Friday's epochal vote in Washington state on a union contract at Boeing could tell from the workers' comments in various forums that the key issue wasn't whether the contract was good or bad, or even whether Boeing was a good or...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Nearly a decade after Rupert Murdoch moved his company's corporate headquarters to New York from his native Australia, his television and film company is moving to withdraw almost completely from Australia.
21st Century Fox announced late Wednesday that...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Just as its offer to buy its rival was rejected, Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc. spurned a $1.2 billion turn-table acquisition bid by Men's Wearhouse Inc. on Monday, but most observers still believe a merger is inevitable.
Responding to Men's Wearhouse's...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A New York hedge fund's push to force Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse could make it more difficult for Bank to fight off the rival chain's $1.61 billion hostile takeover attempt.
Eminence Capital LLC,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Charter Communications has made an offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable, a move that could spark a new round of consolidation in the telecommunications industry.
If Charter succeeds with its takeover attempt, it would be a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A large shareholder that is pushing Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse plans to nominate two company directors at Bank's annual shareholder meeting.
Eminence Capital LLC, a New York hedge fund that...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers refused to roll over and play dead after the recent hostile takeover offer from Men's Wearhouse.
On Friday, the Hampstead-based retailer announced that its board recommends shareholders reject a $1.61 billion acquisition offer from...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Continuing to push Jos. A. Bank Clothiers to talk merger with Men's Wearhouse, a large shareholder identified the two men it has nominated to the Hampstead-based retailer's board.
Eminence Capital LLC, a New York hedge fund that owns 4.9 percent of Bank'...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Activist investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to rattle his saber at Apple in advance of the company's shareholder meeting next month.
First, Icahn says he's bought an additional $500 million in Apple stock, bringing his total to $3...