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M&A Deals Pick Up as 2016 Winds Down

by James Bryant

November 28, 2016

handshake merger

M&A activity has been pretty strong throughout 2016. But October was a monster month with $489 billion in global ...

GE/Baker Hughes Deal Anticipates Higher Oil Prices

by Stuart Hampton

November 2, 2016

GE Oil and Gas

Stock market experts will tell you that it is always best to buy when prices are low. The same holds true for the oil ...

Anadarko Buys Gulf of Mexico Oil Assets

by Stuart Hampton

September 14, 2016

gulf-of-mexico-drilling

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

Dell

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

Potash

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

Jet

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 ...

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