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EU clears easyJet purchase of part of Germany's Air Berlin
December 12th, 2017. 10:43 AM

The European Union has cleared easyJet's planned takeover of part of bankrupt German airline Air Berlin

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Internet betting firms settle suits over NYX acquisition
December 7th, 2017. 10:52 AM

Three gambling companies have agreed to end their legal battle over the proposed acquisition of NYX Gaming by Scientific Games

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CVS bids $69 billion for Aetna amid health care changes
December 3rd, 2017. 9:28 PM

CVS agrees to buy insurance giant Aetna for $69 billion in a deal that could speed up changes in how Americans buy health care

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CVS expands into insurance with $69 billion Aetna bid
December 3rd, 2017. 7:25 PM

CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain provide more health care and keep a key client

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The Latest: CVS confirms its $69 billion for Aetna
December 3rd, 2017. 7:11 PM

CVS is confirming that it's buying Aetna for $69 billion in a deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client

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AkzoNobel ends merger talks with Axalta
November 22nd, 2017. 5:04 AM

Dutch chemicals and paints maker AkzoNobel says it has ended talks on a possible merger of its paints and coatings business with Philadelphia-based Axalta

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AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era - or Trumpian pique
November 21st, 2017. 6:03 PM

Federal opposition to the AT&T-Time Warner merger could mark expanded antitrust efforts -- unless it's just a Trumpian one-off

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Politics or policy? Behind the dispute over AT&T-Time Warner
November 21st, 2017. 4:07 PM

AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department sued to block the deal in a case that has raised red flags because of President Donald Trump's tangles with Time Warner-owned CNN.

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Epic antitrust fight looms for AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal
November 21st, 2017. 12:49 AM

Epic antitrust fight looms for AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal after Justice Department sues to stop it

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Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal
November 20th, 2017. 8:16 PM

The Justice Department sued AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner

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Sports betting isn't legal, but firms are jockeying already
November 13th, 2017. 10:48 AM

Some of the leading gambling technology companies expect the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting, and are jockeying for position in the new industry months before a decision is even rendered

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Sky threatens to shut UK news channel if it hinders Fox bid
November 8th, 2017. 7:23 AM

Sky Plc says it may shut down the company's British news operation if it is a hurdle to regulatory approval of 21st Century Fox's takeover bid

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Sky may shut UK news operation if it is a hurdle to Fox bid
November 8th, 2017. 4:36 AM

Sky Plc says it may shut down the company's British news operation if it is a hurdle to regulatory approval of 21st Century Fox's takeover bid

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Broadcom offers $103 billion for Qualcomm in chip megadeal
November 6th, 2017. 2:17 PM

Semiconductor maker Broadcom offers $103 billion for Qualcomm in the tech industry's priciest buyout offer

Donald Trump, Hock Tan
Maryland AG: Sinclair, Tribune TV merger is a 'bad deal'
November 6th, 2017. 11:51 AM

Maryland's attorney general opposes the proposed merger between Sinclair Broadcasting Group and rival TV station operator Tribune Media

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Sprint, T-Mobile end merger talks
November 4th, 2017. 2:38 PM

Wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile call off merger negotiations, saying the companies couldn't come to an agreement that would benefit shareholders

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Trump announces semiconductor company's return to US
November 2nd, 2017. 7:24 PM

A $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore will relocate to the United States

Donald Trump, Hock Tan
Trump announces company's return to US
November 2nd, 2017. 1:35 PM

A $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore will relocate to the United States

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Rockwell Automation rejects unsolicited bid from Emerson
October 31st, 2017. 10:59 AM

Rockwell Automation board rejects unsolicited takeover bid from Emerson Electric

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Health law sign-ups start, and some see a 'hostile takeover'
October 30th, 2017. 11:19 AM

As sign-up season starts, Trump administration actions expected to dampen health law enrollment

Elizabeth Stone

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