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2015 M&As: Unfinished Business

by Alexandra Biesada

December 28, 2015

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2015 is the biggest year ever for mergers and acquisitions. Despite the breakneck pace of M&A activity, not all ...

Will 2015’s M&A Frenzy Carry Over to 2016?

by James Bryant

November 23, 2015

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So far, 2015 is on pace to be the biggest year for global merger-and-acquisitions activity since 2007. As of the first ...

Merger Breathes New Life into the Funeral Services Industry

by Catherine Colbert

September 14, 2015

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Matthews International Corp., a casket and bronze-marker maker founded in Pittsburgh in 1850, recently acquired ...

Biotech Companies Lead Recent IPO Wave

by Michael McLellan

August 26, 2015

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In case you didn’t already know — health care is big business. A large percentage of companies going ...

Top Five Health Insurers Spin Complex Web of Merger Negotiations

by Anne Law

July 2, 2015

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The top US health plan providers are in a megamerger negotiations tussle that could create major shifts in the health ...

BP Agrees to a Record $18.7 Billion in Oil Spill Damages

by Stuart Hampton

July 2, 2015

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BP has agreed to settle with federal, state, and local governments over claims against it for the company’s role in the ...

“Grexit” Talks: Kicking the Can Down the Road (Again)

by Markus Kuger

June 23, 2015

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A last-minute deal to avert a “Grexit” (as a Greek exit from the eurozone is dubbed) seems likely as ...

CVS-Target Pharmacy Deal May Spark Others

by Alexandra Biesada

June 22, 2015

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CVS Health’s proposed acquisition of Target’s in-store pharmacy business appears to be a win-win for both ...

Why Restaurant IPOs Keep Coming Freaky Fast

by Michael McLellan

June 12, 2015

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The latest trend in the fast-casual restaurant business is going public. A heaping helping of restaurant companies have ...

Fiat Chrysler Chief Pitches Merger with GM

by James Bryant

June 10, 2015

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It’s pretty much a long shot wrapped in a pipe dream, but The Wall Street Journal has reported Fiat Chrysler ...

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