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Johnson Controls and Tyco Are Merging
Mergers and Acquisitions

Johnson Controls and Tyco Are Merging

The new company will have revenue of about $32 billion.
Reports: Foxconn Is Looking to Buy Sharp
Mergers and Acquisitions

Reports: Foxconn Is Looking to Buy Sharp

The controversial Taiwanese manufacturer has reportedly offered more than $5 billion for struggling screen-maker Sharp.
3 Strategies I Used to Build a Billion-Dollar Company
Small Business - Big Impact

3 Strategies I Used to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

This once unattainable valuation is now the goal for many businesses across all industries. Here's how to give your venture a boost.
Jeff Margolis
Once Valued at $1 Billion, Gilt Is Reportedly on the Block for $250 Million
Mergers and Acquisitions

Once Valued at $1 Billion, Gilt Is Reportedly on the Block for $250 Million

The fashion ecommerce site is said to be in advanced talks with Saks Fifth Avenue's parent company.
Leena Rao
Dow and DuPont Merger to Create $130 Billion Chemical Giant
Mergers and Acquisitions

Dow and DuPont Merger to Create $130 Billion Chemical Giant

The deal would combine two of the biggest and oldest U.S. chemical producers.
Yahoo Will Spin Off Its Core Web Business -- Not Its $31 Billion Alibaba Stake
Yahoo

Yahoo Will Spin Off Its Core Web Business -- Not Its $31 Billion Alibaba Stake

The board cited 'tax risk' as its reason for the change of course.
Geoff Weiss
Keurig Sold for $13.9 Billion to Private Equity Firm
Acquisitions

Keurig Sold for $13.9 Billion to Private Equity Firm

This is the latest in a string of coffee deals by investment group JAB as it seeks to become a formidable competitor to Nestle.
What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors
Startup Funding

What Slow Exits Mean to Startup Investors

Since the end of the Internet 1.0 boom in 2001, the time to exit for the average venture-capital-backed company has more than doubled.
Scott Shane
Pfizer to Buy Botox Maker Allergan in Massive $160 Billion Deal
Acquisitions

Pfizer to Buy Botox Maker Allergan in Massive $160 Billion Deal

The acquisition will create the world's largest drugmaker.
Marriott to Buy Starwood to Create World's Largest Hotel Chain
Franchises

Marriott to Buy Starwood to Create World's Largest Hotel Chain

The combined company will own or franchise more than 5,500 hotels around the world.
Expedia to Buy Airbnb Competitor HomeAway in $3.9 Billion Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

Expedia to Buy Airbnb Competitor HomeAway in $3.9 Billion Deal

This is the largest acquisition in Expedia's history.
Activision Blizzard to Buy 'Candy Crush' Maker for $5.9 Billion
Mergers and Acquisitions

Activision Blizzard to Buy 'Candy Crush' Maker for $5.9 Billion

Activision's CEO said buying King Digital will help the company expand into new demographics.
The World's Two Largest Brewers Have Agreed to Become One
Mergers and Acquisitions

The World's Two Largest Brewers Have Agreed to Become One

SABMiller accepted an offer worth more than $100 billion from Anheuser-Busch InBev
Dell Buys Storage Company EMC in Biggest Tech Deal Ever
Technology

Dell Buys Storage Company EMC in Biggest Tech Deal Ever

The $67 billion deal will help Dell diversify away from the PC market.