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Anadarko Buys Gulf of Mexico Oil Assets

by Stuart Hampton

September 14, 2016


The tight market has encouraged majors to streamline their operations to focus on exploiting their most cost-efficient ...

Dell Technologies Bets Big on Being Big

by Tim Green

September 6, 2016


In the 1980s, before he put his name on the company, Michael Dell’s computer business was known as PCs Ltd. There will ...

Inside the Agrium and Potash Corp. Megamerger

by Stuart Hampton

August 31, 2016


There’s a lot of money in Canada’s fertilizer industry, as the proposed merger of Agrium and Potash Corp. (with a ...

Wal-Mart to Buy E-Commerce Upstart Jet.com

by Alexandra Biesada

August 5, 2016


Wal-Mart’s interest in a hobbled unicorn underscores its struggle to grow online sales and defend its turf from ...

How Will Marriott and Starwood Hotels Merger Affect Business Travelers?

by Michael McLellan

July 12, 2016

Marriott 3

EU regulators recently approved the $12+ billion hotel company megamerger between Marriott International and Starwood ...

2015 M&As: Unfinished Business

by Alexandra Biesada

December 28, 2015

Walgreens and Rite Aid pharmacy signs

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

large fish eating small fish, mergers and acquisitions

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

caskets on display racks at a funeral home

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

IPO Sign 2

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


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

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