News Trends, News Analysis, News Archive.



Hot Topics Related To `billion acquisition`

In Internet Explorer versions up to 8, things inside the canvas are inaccessible!

News Timeline

100 Articles About billion acquisition

companyNews reuters.com

China's Citic completes $1.1 bln acquisition of Dow seeds assets in Brazil

RIBEIRÃO PRETO, Dec 1 (Reuters) - China's Citic Agri Fund on Friday said it has completed the $1.1 billion acquisition of Dow's corn seed business in Brazil, rebranding the company as LP Sementes Ltda.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-AT&T lawyer says U.S. effort to stop Time Warner deal 'foolish' -CNBC

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice's move to block AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc was "foolish" because the deal posed no threat to consumers, the wireless carrier's trial lawyer Dan Petrocelli told CNBC on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-AT&T lawyer says U.S. effort to stop Time Warner deal 'foolish' -CNBC

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice's move to block AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc was "foolish" because the deal posed no threat to consumers, the wireless carrier's trial lawyer Dan Petrocelli told CNBC on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

AT&T lawyer calls DoJ move to block Time Warner deal "foolish" - CNBC

Nov 21 (Reuters) - The United States Justice Department's argument to block AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc was "foolish" as the deal posed no threat to consumers, the wireless carrier's lawyer Dan Petrocelli told CNBC on Tuesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Law likely on AT&T's side in Time Warner battle: analysts

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is likely to emerge victorious from a legal fight with the United States Department of Justice over its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, analysts said in a series of research notes on Tuesday.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. sues to stop AT&T buying Time Warner, says would hike rates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers while hampering the development of online video.

companyNews reuters.com

AT&T ready for trial on Justice Dept lawsuit -lead counsel

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is prepared to go to trial as soon as possible, ideally within 60 days, after the U.S. Department of Justice sued the company to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, the lead trial counsel representing the company said on Monday.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. sues to block AT&T purchase of Time Warner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice sued AT&T Inc on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , saying the deal could raise prices for rivals and pay-TV subscribers.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. sues to block AT&T purchase of Time Warner: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will sue AT&T Inc later on Monday to block its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. to sue to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit aimed at blocking AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

US to sue to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner - source

WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will file a lawsuit aimed at blocking AT&T Inc's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

businessNews reuters.com

Broadcom completes Brocade acquisition

(Reuters) - Broadcom Ltd said on Friday it completed its $5.5 billion acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc.

businessNews reuters.com

Qualcomm-NXP ruling may be in 2018: EU competition commissioner

BEIJING (Reuters) - A ruling on Qualcomm Inc's proposed $38 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV may come in 2018, European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager said on Wednesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Sessions refuses to say if White House asked about AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday declined to answer when asked if any White House officials contacted the Justice Department to discuss the government's review of AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc .

businessNews reuters.com

Sessions will not answer if White House asked about AT&T Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined on Tuesday to answer if any White House officials contacted the Justice Department to discuss the government's review of AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc .

politicsNews reuters.com

House Democrats seek probe of FCC chairman's treatment of Sinclair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. House Democrats on Monday asked the Federal Communications Commission inspector general to probe whether FCC Chairman Ajit Pai was biased in favor of Sinclair Broadcast Group, which is seeking approval of a $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S. worried AT&T buying Time Warner would hike costs for media rivals: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is concerned that AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc would raise costs for rival entertainment distributors, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

companyNews reuters.com

Four U.S. states urge regulator to reject Sinclair Tribune deal

WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Four state attorneys general urged the Federal Communications Commission to reject Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co, marking the latest hurdle for the controversial tie-up.

businessNews reuters.com

U.S., AT&T discussing conditions for Time Warner deal: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and the U.S. Department of Justice are discussing potential conditions as part of winning government approval of the U.S. No. 2 wireless carrier's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, according to sources familiar with the situation.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. FCC extends comment period for Sinclair Tribune deal

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission said on Wednesday it would allow the public to submit additional comments on Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co that has drawn fire from across the political spectrum.

businessNews reuters.com

New cancer drugs help Johnson & Johnson top profit estimates

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson posted better-than-expected third-quarter earnings, raising its full-year forecast due to growth from new cancer drugs and high-margin treatments picked up in its $30 billion acquisition of Actelion earlier this year.

topNews reuters.com

J&J reports 11.9 percent fall in quarterly profit

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson , which completed its $30 billion acquisition of Swiss biotech Actelion in June, reported a 11.9 percent fall in quarterly profit as costs rose.

businessNews reuters.com

Bain Capital aims to list Toshiba chip unit in three years

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital LP on Thursday said it aims to list Toshiba Corp's chip unit on the Tokyo Stock Exchange within three years, to cash in its investment after leading an $18 billion acquisition of the business.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Walker & Dunlop closes $1.9 billion acquisition financing for Greystar

* Walker & Dunlop closes $1.9 billion acquisition financing for Greystar Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

businessNews reuters.com

Dollar Tree promotes Gary Philbin to CEO

(Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc said on Monday Bob Sasser, the architect of the U.S. discount retailer's $9.1 billion acquisition of Family Dollar, will be replaced as chief executive by Gary Philbin, the company's enterprise president.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Dollar Tree promotes Gary Philbin to CEO

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc said on Monday Bob Sasser, the architect of the U.S. discount retailer's $9.1 billion acquisition of Family Dollar, will be replaced as chief executive by Gary Philbin, the company's enterprise president.

businessNews reuters.com

Exclusive: AT&T weighs divestiture of Latin American TV assets - sources

(Reuters) - AT&T is evaluating a sale of its pay TV operations in Latin America as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

businessNews reuters.com

Samsung enters autonomous driving race with new business, funding

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to become a major player in autonomous driving, building on its recent $8 billion acquisition of audio and auto parts supplier Harman and its pole position in mobile communications markets.

businessNews reuters.com

United Tech defends $23 billion Rockwell deal, Boeing turns critic

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp defended its $23 billion acquisition of avionics maker Rockwell Collins Inc on Tuesday, as Boeing Co said it was skeptical the deal would benefit airlines.

businessNews reuters.com

United Tech defends $23 billion Rockwell deal as shares slide

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aerospace and industrial company United Technologies Corp defended its $23 billion acquisition of avionics maker Rockwell Collins Inc on Tuesday, saying it would yield cost savings and not force it into quick sales of other big businesses.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Boeing raises concern about $23 bln United Tech-Rockwell deal

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Tuesday it would look closely at United Technologies Corp's $23 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins Inc, breaking its month-long silence on a deal.

companyNews reuters.com

Boeing raises concern about $23 bln United Tech-Rockwell deal

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Tuesday it would look closely at United Technologies Corp's $23 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins Inc, breaking its month-long silence on a deal.

businessNews reuters.com

China-backed fund to decide whether to take deal to Trump: sources

(Reuters) - A China-backed private equity fund will decide this week whether to seek U.S. President Donald Trump's approval for its proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of U.S. chipmaker Lattice Semiconductor Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Amazon to complete acquisition of Whole Foods on Monday, cut some prices

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it plans to complete its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc on Monday after winning antitrust approval from U.S. regulators on Wednesday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Amazon to complete acquisition of Whole Foods on Monday, cut some prices

Aug 24 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it plans to complete its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc on Monday after winning antitrust approval from U.S. regulators on Wednesday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Amazon deal for Whole Foods wins U.S. regulatory, shareholder approvals

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday cleared two of the biggest hurdles it needed to close its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc, with approvals from a U.S. regulator and the grocery chain's shareholders.

topNews reuters.com

Amazon deal for Whole Foods wins regulatory, shareholder approvals

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc and Whole Foods Market Inc on Wednesday cleared two major hurdles needed to close Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of the natural grocery chain, with approvals from a U.S. competition regulator and Whole Foods shareholders.

technologyNews reuters.com

FTC clears Amazon.com acquisition of Whole Foods

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday it has cleared Amazon.com Inc's planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc .

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. FTC clears Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday it has cleared Amazon.com Inc's planned $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc.

businessNews reuters.com

AT&T considers sale of home security business: sources

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business, including selling it, as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , people familiar with the matter said.

businessNews reuters.com

Dish Network, trade groups and others oppose Sinclair Tribune deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dish Network Corp has joined forces with conservative media, trade and liberal advocacy groups in urging U.S. authorities to reject Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media.

businessNews reuters.com

AT&T executives to run combined company after Time Warner deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Friday that its executives will head its media and wireless businesses following the close of its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc .

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Energy Future warns delay would kill Oncor sale to Buffett

WILMINGTON, Del., July 26 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will walk away from its $9 billion acquisition of Oncor Electric Delivery Co if the deal is delayed, an attorney for the parent company of Texas' largest utility told a bankruptcy judge on Wednesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Energy Future warns delay would kill Oncor sale to Buffett

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will walk away from its $9 billion acquisition of Oncor Electric Delivery Co if the deal is delayed, an attorney for the parent company of Texas' largest utility told a bankruptcy judge on Wednesday.

businessNews reuters.com

Abbott raises full-year profit forecast

(Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories on Thursday raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast as the diversified healthcare company gains from its $25 billion acquisition of St. Jude Medical.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Abbott raises full-year profit forecast

July 20 (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories on Thursday raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast as the diversified healthcare company gains from its $25 billion acquisition of St. Jude Medical.

companyNews reuters.com

AT&T CEO will keep title after Time Warner deal close - spokesman

NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson will remain chairman and CEO of the company following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, an AT&T spokesman said on Friday.

technologyNews reuters.com

AT&T CEO to become exec chair after Time Warner deal: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is planning a redefined role for Chief Executive Randall Stephenson amid major organizational changes following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported.

businessNews reuters.com

AT&T CEO to become executive chair after Time Warner deal: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc is planning a redefined role for Chief Executive Randall Stephenson amid major organizational changes following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-AT&T CEO to become exec chair after Time Warner deal- Bloomberg

July 14 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is planning a redefined role for Chief Executive Randall Stephenson amid major organizational changes following its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, Bloomberg reported.

technologyNews reuters.com

Amazon cornered Whole Foods into not seeking more bids, filing shows

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc told Whole Foods Market Inc it would not engage in a sale process for the U.S. grocer that involved other bidders, a regulatory filing showed on Friday, shedding new light on the $13.7 billion acquisition.

PersonalFinance reuters.com

Sovereign funds' corporate acquisitions triple in second quarter of 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - China Investment Corp's (CIC) $13.7 billion acquisition of warehouse firm Logicor tripled the total value of sovereign wealth funds' (SWFs) M&A deals in the second quarter to $31.7...

businessNews reuters.com

Canada's CIBC completes $5 billion PrivateBancorp acquisition

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce said on Friday that it had completed the $5 billion acquisition of Chicago-based PrivateBancorp in a deal which will help it diversify from its domestic market.

businessNews reuters.com

AT&T unclear what final merger conditions Justice Department will seek

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc was confident it would win regulatory approval for its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc before year's end as the Justice Department continues its review, but was still awaiting details about any final requirements for the deal, a senior executive said.

companyNews reuters.com

TIMELINE-Canyon Bridge's bid for Lattice Semiconductor

June 15 (Reuters) - China-backed Canyon Bridge Capital Partners LLC disclosed on Monday it had refiled its proposed $1.3 billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corp with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) for the second time.

technologyNews reuters.com

Verizon closes Yahoo deal, Mayer steps down

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it closed its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc's core business and that Marissa Mayer, chief executive of the internet company, had resigned.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Verizon closes Yahoo deal, Mayer steps down

June 13 (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it closed its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc's core business and that Marissa Mayer, chief executive of the internet company, had resigned.

businessNews reuters.com

Verizon closes Yahoo deal; Mayer steps down

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it closed its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc's core business and that Marissa Mayer, chief executive of the internet company, had resigned.

businessNews reuters.com

Misappropriated 1MDB funds helped finance $2.2 billion energy firm deal - U.S. lawsuit

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Money misappropriated from a Malaysian state fund was used to partly finance the $2.2 billion acquisition of Houston-based Coastal Energy in 2014, the U.S. government alleged in a lawsuit filed last week.

technologyNews reuters.com

Verizon plans to cut 2,000 jobs at Yahoo, AOL: source

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc is expected to cut about 2,000 jobs when it completes its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc's core assets next week, a person briefed on the matter said.

businessNews reuters.com

Verizon plans to cut about 2,000 jobs at Yahoo, AOL: source

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc is expected to cut about 2,000 jobs when it completes its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc's core assets next week, a person briefed on the matter said.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Verizon plans to cut about 2,000 jobs at Yahoo, AOL -source

June 8 (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc is expected to cut about 2,000 jobs when it completes its $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo Inc's core assets next week, a person briefed on the matter said.

businessNews reuters.com

Allergan posts profit ahead of estimates; raises 2017 forecast

(Reuters) - Botox-maker Allergan Plc on Tuesday reported adjusted profit that beat analysts' estimates, and raised its 2017 forecast to include its $2.48 billion acquisition of Zeltiq Aesthetics.

companyNews reuters.com

China Oceanwide seeks more time for U.S. approval of Genworth deal

April 28 (Reuters) - China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co said on Friday it had refiled its application for U.S. approval of its $2.7 billion acquisition of life insurance company Genworth Financial Inc, in a bid to add more time to the regulatory review.

businessNews reuters.com

Abbott sales, profit propped up by St. Jude acquisition

(Reuters) - Diversified healthcare company Abbott Laboratories reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales and profit on Wednesday, driven by its $25 billion acquisition of St. Jude Medical.

healthNews reuters.com

J&J misses sales estimates; lifts forecast to reflect Actelion buy

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson reported on Tuesday quarterly revenue that missed estimates due to slowing pharmaceutical sales, but the company, which is in the process of closing its $30 billion acquisition of Actelion, raised its 2017 forecast.

businessNews reuters.com

J&J revenue misses on lower-than-expected pharmaceutical sales

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson, which is in the process of completing its $30 billion acquisition of Swiss biotech Actelion, reported on Tuesday quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates, hurt by lower demand for its pharmaceutical products.

businessNews reuters.com

LeEco, Vizio abandon $2 billion deal over regulatory concerns

(Reuters) - China's Le Holdings Co Ltd , also known as LeEco, abandoned its proposed $2 billion acquisition of U.S. consumer electronics company Vizio Inc on Monday, citing "regulatory headwinds."

companyNews reuters.com

Qualcomm, NXP receive antitrust approval

April 4 (Reuters) - Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has received approval from U.S. antitrust regulators for its proposed $47 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV, Qualcomm said in a statement on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

Cenovus C$3 billion offering has been fully subscribed - sources

TORONTO, March 31 (Reuters) - Cenovus Energy Inc's C$3 billion ($2.25 billion) equity offering to partly fund its planned C$17.7 billion acquisition of some of ConocoPhillips Co's Canadian assets has been fully subscribed, sources familiar with the situation said on Friday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Danone to sell Stonyfield unit as part of WhiteWave deal

PARIS, March 31 (Reuters) - French food group Danone said on Friday it would sell its U.S. organic yoghurt business Stonyfield to facilitate the rapid completion of its $10.4 billion acquisition of U.S. organic food producer WhiteWave foods Co.

businessNews reuters.com

Mobileye deal to fuel investment in late-stage Israeli start-ups

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Intel's $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye has catapulted Israeli hi-tech into the global league, and is likely to stimulate investment in the sector's other late-stage startups, where funds are most needed.

companyNews reuters.com

EU clears GE acquisition of Danish rotor blade maker LM Wind Power

BRUSSELS, March 20 (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Monday it had cleared General Electric Co's $1.65 billion acquisition of Danish rotor blade maker LM Wind Power as the merged entity would continue to face effective competition in Europe.

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MoneyGram offers to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid-sources

March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. electronic payments company MoneyGram International Inc has offered to share confidential information with peer Euronet Worldwide Inc , after the latter made a $1 billion acquisition offer, people familiar with the matter said.

technologyNews reuters.com

MoneyGram offers to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid-sources

(Reuters) - U.S. electronic payments company MoneyGram International Inc has offered to share confidential information with peer Euronet Worldwide Inc , after the latter made a $1 billion acquisition offer, people familiar with the matter said.

companyNews reuters.com

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-MoneyGram offers to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid-sources

March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. electronic payments company MoneyGram International Inc has offered to share confidential information with peer Euronet Worldwide Inc , after the latter made a $1 billion acquisition offer, people familiar with the matter said.

businessNews reuters.com

MoneyGram to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid: sources

(Reuters) - U.S. electronic payments company MoneyGram International Inc will share confidential information with peer Euronet Worldwide Inc , after the latter made a $1 billion acquisition offer, according to people familiar with the matter.

companyNews reuters.com

MoneyGram to give Euronet confidential info to firm up bid-sources

March 19 (Reuters) - U.S. electronic payments company MoneyGram International Inc will share confidential information with peer Euronet Worldwide Inc, after the latter made a $1 billion acquisition offer, according to people familiar with the matter.

businessNews reuters.com

AT&T's $85.4 billion deal for Time Warner wins EU thumbs-up

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc has won approval from the European Commission for its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier said on Wednesday.

businessNews reuters.com

No AT&T-Time Warner merger review expected: U.S. regulator's chairman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission does not expect to review AT&T Inc's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , a spokesman for the agency said on Monday.

businessNews reuters.com

Tesla down ahead of first quarterly report to include SolarCity

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Tesla were down almost 1 percent on Wednesday ahead of the electric car maker's first quarterly report following its $2.6 billion acquisition of solar panel installer SolarCity.

businessNews reuters.com

Abbott Laboratories may see boost from St. Jude's acquisition: Barron's

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories is likely to see its shares rise again after trading range-bound for nearly a year on the back of its $25 billion acquisition of medical device-maker St. Jude Medical, Barron's said on Sunday.

topNews reuters.com

U.S. court blocks Anthem-Cigna deal, dealing blow to consolidation

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc's proposed $54 billion merger with smaller rival Cigna Corp , derailing an unprecedented effort to consolidate the country’s health insurance industry. The U.S. Justice Department sued in July to stop Anthem's purchase of Cigna, a deal that would have created the largest U.S. health insurer by membership, and Aetna Inc's planned $33 billion acquisition of Humana <H

rbssHealthcareNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Pfizer quarterly profit misses estimates

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc, which closed its $14 billion acquisition of Medivation Inc in September, reported a lower-than-expected profit, hit by lower demand for products set to go off patent.

businessNews reuters.com

Abbott pauses on deals, to focus on St. Jude integration

(Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories said it planned to focus on slashing its debt and integrating its $25 billion acquisition of St. Jude Medical in 2017, in a break from the hectic pace of dealmaking last year

businessNews reuters.com

EU clears Abbott acquisition of Alere subject to divestments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union antitrust regulators cleared Abbott Laboratories' proposed $5.8 billion acquisition of diagnostic test maker Alere on Wednesday, subject to the divestment of some of Alere's operations.

marketsNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-U.S. blocks health insurer Aetna's $34 bln Humana acquisition

Jan 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge blocked on Monday health insurer Aetna Inc's proposed $34 billion acquisition of smaller peer Humana Inc, raising the stakes for rival Anthem Inc as it battles to...

healthNews reuters.com

U.S. blocks health insurer Aetna's $34 billion Humana acquisition

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge blocked on Monday health insurer Aetna Inc's proposed $34 billion acquisition of smaller peer Humana Inc, raising the stakes for rival Anthem Inc as it battles to clear a $54 billion deal to buy Cigna Corp.

mergersNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-U.S. blocks health insurer Aetna's $34 bln Humana acquisition

Jan 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge blocked on Monday health insurer Aetna Inc's proposed $34 billion acquisition of smaller peer Humana Inc, raising the stakes for rival Anthem Inc as it battles to...

innovationNews reuters.com

Court revives investor suit vs. ETP over $11 billion pipeline deal

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - A Delaware court revived an investor lawsuit against Energy Transfer Partners over its $11 billion acquisition of Regency Energy Partners in a case focused on...

companyNews reuters.com

Court revives investor suit vs ETP over $11 bln pipeline deal

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan 23 (Reuters) - A Delaware court revived an investor lawsuit against Energy Transfer Partners over its $11 billion acquisition of Regency Energy Partners in a case focused on protections for investors in master limited partnerships.

businessNews reuters.com

ChemChina seeks U.S. anti-trust approval for Syngenta deal

BEIJING (Reuters) - China National Chemical Corp [CNNCC.UL], or ChemChina, said on Friday it has sought the U.S. anti-trust regulator's approval for its planned $43 billion acquisition of Swiss crop protection and seed group Syngenta AG .

businessNews reuters.com

Alaska Air to record $82 million as merger-related costs in fourth quarter

(Reuters) - Alaska Air Group Inc said on Wednesday it expects to record $82 million in the fourth quarter in costs related to the $2.6 billion acquisition of Virgin America Inc.

mergersNews reuters.com

Alaska Air to record $82 mln as merger-related costs in Q4

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Alaska Air Group Inc said on Wednesday it expects to record $82 million in the fourth quarter in costs related to the $2.6 billion acquisition of Virgin America Inc.

topNews reuters.com

AT&T says Time Warner purchase could avoid FCC scrutiny

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc expects to be able to bypass a powerful telecommunications regulator in its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , the companies said in regulatory filings on Friday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-AT&T says Time Warner purchase could avoid FCC scrutiny

WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc expects to be able to bypass a powerful telecommunications regulator in its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, the companies said in regulatory filings on Friday.

businessNews reuters.com

AT&T does not expect to seek FCC approval to buy Time Warner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Friday it expects to bypass a powerful telecommunications regulator in its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc .

businessNews reuters.com

Trump remains opposed to AT&T-Time Warner deal: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Donald Trump remains opposed to AT&T Inc's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people close to the president-elect.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Trump remains opposed to AT&T-Time Warner deal - BBG

Jan 5 (Reuters) - Donald Trump remains opposed to AT&T Inc's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people close to the president-elect.

mergersNews reuters.com

Trump remains opposed to AT&T-Time Warner deal - BBG

Jan 5 (Reuters) - Donald Trump remains opposed to AT&T Inc's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , Bloomberg reported, citing people close to the president-elect.