Mergers and Acquisitions

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Seeking Acquisition? What You Can Learn From Time Warner's Sale to AT&T
Buying a Business

Seeking Acquisition? What You Can Learn From Time Warner's Sale to AT&T

Remember: Value is in the eyes of the buyer. Make sure you pay attention.
Steve Little
The Art of Selecting an Investment Banker
Investment bankers

The Art of Selecting an Investment Banker

The numbers are important, but your relationship with whom you are crunching the numbers with is even more important.
Katie May
Yahoo to Change Name, Lose Marissa Mayer as Board Member
Yahoo

Yahoo to Change Name, Lose Marissa Mayer as Board Member

Mayer, the CEO, was expected to remain with the company after its sale to Verizon closes.
Kate Spade Exploring Sale
Fashion

Kate Spade Exploring Sale

The company, known for its quirky and colorful satchels and totes, reported lower-than-expected quarterly same-store sales last month.
Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble
Fitbit

Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble

As part of the deal, Pebble is expected to stop manufacturing its smartwatches.
3 Lessons to Learn From the Marriott-Starwood Merger
Mergers and Acquisitions

3 Lessons to Learn From the Marriott-Starwood Merger

Entrepreneurs should pay close attention to how these two hotel chains merge their brands and strategies.
Aj Agrawal
Samsung to Buy Car Tech Firm Harman for $8 Billion in South Korea's Biggest Overseas Deal
Samsung

Samsung to Buy Car Tech Firm Harman for $8 Billion in South Korea's Biggest Overseas Deal

The electronics giant previously shunned big acquisitions, and the latest deal underscores a strategic shift as the company tries to break into the high-barrier automotive industry where it has little track record.
A Secret Tactic for Quick Growth: The Roll-up
Growth Strategy

A Secret Tactic for Quick Growth: The Roll-up

Sometimes your company's strategic growth can be achieved most quickly by merging with several others at once. Here, let us walk you through that.
George Deeb
In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford
BlackBerry

In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford

Blackberry has signed a deal with Ford Motor Co.
Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year
Yahoo

Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year

It was not clear why there was such a marked decline in the proportion of women leaders at Yahoo, which is led by Silicon Valley's most powerful female CEO, Marissa Mayer.
Why AT&T May Succeed With Time Warner Where AOL Couldn't
News and Trends

Why AT&T May Succeed With Time Warner Where AOL Couldn't

Brad Feld of TechStars says the new deal reflects the need to establish linkage between the 'content' and 'network' layers.
Jeff Harbach
AT&T to Acquire Time Warner for $85 Billion
Time Warner

AT&T to Acquire Time Warner for $85 Billion

The boards of directors of both companies have approved the deal, but it must still pass muster with regulators.
5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions

5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions

Acquisitions have led to a flurry of activity in the business world in the last year and the pace isn't letting up.
Ash Rust
Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Is 'Material,' Could Affect Deal
Verizon

Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Is 'Material,' Could Affect Deal

Verizon has had preliminary briefings from Yahoo but it still needs 'significant information' from the company before it makes a final decision on the acquisition.