Mergers and Acquisitions

Automakers

Nissan Buying $2.2 Billion Controlling Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors

The deal is a lifeline for Mitsubishi Motors, which is mired in its third scandal in two decades and has had $3 billion wiped off its market value
exits

3 Business-Exit Plans That Actually Work

Not having a plan for selling your business is like not having a will.
Staples

How Staples Plans to Come Back After U.S. Killed Office Depot Merger

The office supplies giant is going after smaller companies.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Krispy Kreme Agrees to $1.35 Billion Takeover

Buyer is German conglomerate JAB Holding Company.
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.
Expedia

Expedia Posts Surprise Profit as Acquisitions Pay Off

Last year, Exedia bought rivals Orbitz Worldwide Inc. for $1.3 billion and Travelocity for $280 million.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Rovi to Buy DVR Maker TiVo for $1.1 Billion

The new company will be called TiVo and led by Rovi Chief Executive Tom Carson.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Abbott to Buy St. Jude for $25 Billion to Boost Heart Devices

The company said St. Jude's devices for heart failure, blockages and abnormal heart rhythm complement its range of heart products.
Virgin America

Alaska Air CEO Expects Challenge Keeping Virgin Customers After Merger

'We are aware of the value that that company has brought to its customers. Our goal isn't to lose that,' Brad Tilden says.
Legal

Founder of GM's Acquired Company Facing Legal Battle

Cruise founder and CEO Kyle Vogt has filed a complaint in San Fracisco Superior Court against a man he says is falsely claiming a stake in the company.
Verizon

Verizon a Favorite in Upcoming Yahoo Bid

Verizon's been interested in Yahoo since December.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Pfizer, Allergan Scrap $160 Billion Deal After U.S. Tax Rule Change

The merger would have allowed New York-based Pfizer to cut its tax bill by an estimated $1 billion annually by domiciling in Ireland, where tax rates are lower.
Nest

Nest CEO Slammed by Dropcam Founder

In a post on Medium, Dropcam founder Greg Duffy calls selling his company to Nest 'my mistake.'
Acquisitions

Foxconn to Pay Approximately $3.5 Billion in Sharp Takeover

Foxconn cut its initial offer by nearly $900 million following the emergence of previously undisclosed liabilities at Sharp.
Acquisitions

State Street to Buy GE Asset Management for Up to $485 Million

State Street beat out bids from Goldman Sachs and others.