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Daily Fantasy Sports Firms FanDuel, DraftKings in Merger Talks
Mergers

Daily Fantasy Sports Firms FanDuel, DraftKings in Merger Talks

The deal could reduce legal costs and lower their advertising budgets.
My Post-Acquisition Report Card
Exit Strategy

My Post-Acquisition Report Card

Planning your exit through a merger or acquisition takes a lot of study and preparation. Do your homework.
Brenton Hayden
Tinder Aims to Make Matching More 'Humin' With New Acquisition
Augmented Reality

Tinder Aims to Make Matching More 'Humin' With New Acquisition

'We both were trying to solve the problem of how do we use technology to get people to meet and connect in the physical world.'
Catherine Clifford
3 Cultural Considerations Before an Acquisition
Make More Happen

3 Cultural Considerations Before an Acquisition

Melding cultural elements speeds up the success of a new business entity.
Tommy Petrogiannis
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.
3 Truths You Must Embrace to Lead Your Team to the Summit
Team-Building

3 Truths You Must Embrace to Lead Your Team to the Summit

The owner has more to do with the success or failure of the company than any employee ever could. Act accordingly.
Dixie Gillaspie
Net-A-Porter's Founder and Executive Chairman Abruptly Resigns
Mergers

Net-A-Porter's Founder and Executive Chairman Abruptly Resigns

The move comes just as the online fashion group completes its merger with Yoox.
7 Signs You Need to Start Looking for Another Job After Your Employer Is Acquired
Careers

7 Signs You Need to Start Looking for Another Job After Your Employer Is Acquired

The company that hired you is invested in your success. The company that buys that company sees you as an expense.
Tor Constantino
Buying a Rival: Zillow CEO Talks Trulia Deal, Integration and Layoffs
Acquisitions

Buying a Rival: Zillow CEO Talks Trulia Deal, Integration and Layoffs

Zillow has completed its $2.5 billion acquisition of online real estate rival Trulia.
Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth
Staples

Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth

If approved, the deal would combine the No. 1 U.S. office supplier with its closest rival, creating a new company with expected annual revenue of $39 billion.
Catherine Clifford
Mergers

Staples, Office Depot in Advanced Talks to Merge

The combination of the office-supply giants should lead to greater savings, investors believe.
Activist Investor Urges Staples to Merge With Office Depot
Mergers

Activist Investor Urges Staples to Merge With Office Depot

Starboard Value has written a letter to Staples urging it to merge with rival its big rival.
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer
Competition

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer

Sometimes it makes sense to merge with your competition. Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum didn't always think so, but they do now.
Kim Lachance Shandrow