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PetSmart Going Private in $8.7 Billion Deal

Does our love affair with our pets justify the lofty price tag for PetSmart? In what’s being billed as the largest private-equity buyout of the year, the pet-food-and-supplies retailer yesterday agreed to […]

Business Buyouts

From Wall Street to Main Street, M&A Activity Surges

Some high-profile deals in the last week or two have propelled merger and acquisition activity to the highest point since before the onset of the Great Recession. Recently announced megadeals, […]

Dollar General

Dollar General: Still in the Fight for Family Dollar

After what appeared to be a retreat of sorts, Dollar General‘s hostile takeover bid for Family Dollar Stores is still very much alive. Indeed, Family Dollar has postponed a shareholder […]


Halliburton to Buy Baker Hughes for $35 Billion

Sagging oil prices have not dampened Halliburton’s appetite to expand its role in the oilfield services sector. In fact, they may have helped prompt the company to announce this week […]


Net Neutrality Complicates Telecom Merger

Back in February of this year, Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced a strategic combination of the two companies, with Comcast buying Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion. The combined entity […]


Sysco-US Foods Megamerger Delayed

Food distribution giant Sysco will have to wait until 2015 to ingest its smaller rival, US Foods. When the $3.5 billion acquisition was announced last December, Sysco said it expected […]

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Learn More, Know More, Do More: Dun & Bradstreet at Money20/20

Calling all money managers and financial institutions: Please join Dun & Bradstreet at the 2014 Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas! This year’s Money20/20 event runs from Sunday, November 2, until Wednesday, November […]


With Split, HP Joins Tech Drama Club

Breaking up is not hard to do. In fact, more and more it seems it’s the corporate thing to do. Hewlett-Packard became the latest company to make plans to split […]

Business Transformation

D&B CMO Rishi Dave Talks Business Transformation with Forbes

BIZMOLOGY — Dun & Bradstreet‘s CMO Rishi Dave recently sat down with Forbes CMO Network editor Jennifer Rooney to discuss D&B’s ongoing business transformation and brand modernization initiatives. Dave discussed […]

Burger King

Burger King’s Latest Acquisition: About Taxes or Growth?

BIZMOLOGY — This week Miami-based Burger King Worldwide announced it would acquire iconic Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11.4 billion. The deal will create one of the world’s biggest […]