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People's United acquires Farmington Bank in $544M deal
June 19th, 2018  10:00 AM

People's United Bank has agreed to acquire the holding company for Farmington Bank in a 100 percent stock transaction valued at about $544 million

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Portuguese regulators thwart Altice bid for media company
June 18th, 2018  5:50 AM

Telecoms company Altice has given up its attempt to buy control of Portugal's Media Capital after failing to win approval for the deal from regulators

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The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger
June 14th, 2018  8:28 PM

The Latest: AT&T, Time Warner complete major merger

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Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox
June 13th, 2018  4:42 PM

Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company

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Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing company Grab
June 12th, 2018  11:50 PM

Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $1 billion in Grab, the leading ride-hailing company in Southeast Asia

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The Latest: Judge approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner
June 12th, 2018  9:58 PM

A federal judge has approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner

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Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger
June 12th, 2018  8:53 PM

Federal judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger, potentially ushering in a new era of media mega-mergers

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Comcast offer for Fox expected after favorable AT&T ruling
June 12th, 2018  6:20 PM

Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate.

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The Latest: Other mega-media deals could still face scrutiny
June 12th, 2018  6:13 PM

One expert warns that other mega-media deals will still face regulatory concerns despite AT&T's clearance to take over Time Warner.

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Fate of massive AT&T-Time Warner merger in US judge's hands
June 12th, 2018  11:35 AM

The fate of the AT&T-Time Warner merger, a massive media deal opposed by the government that could shape how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies, rests in the hands of a federal judge.

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KKR is buying Envision Healthcare in a nearly $10B deal
June 11th, 2018  9:11 AM

KKR is spending about $9.9 billion to buy physician services provider and surgery center operator Envision Healthcare Corp.

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Vail Resort to acquire Crested Butte and 3 other resorts
June 4th, 2018  12:41 PM

Vail Resorts has announced it is buying the Crested Butte Mountain Resort and three other resorts outside Colorado

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Microsoft embraces collaboration in $7.5B deal for GitHub
June 4th, 2018  12:29 PM

Microsoft buys software developer platform GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock

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Consortium buying Toshiba's memory business promises growth
June 4th, 2018  3:02 AM

The buyers of the memory operations at Toshiba Corp. are promising to invest in technology development and manufacturing facilities to stay competitive

Yasuo Naruke, Yuji Sugimoto
Germany's Bayer to complete Monsanto purchase on Thursday
June 4th, 2018  3:00 AM

German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it plans to complete its purchase of U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. this week after receiving all the required approvals from regulators

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Bayer selling $9B in ag business ahead of Monsanto merger
May 29th, 2018  6:30 PM

Bayer selling $9 billion in ag business to clear way for Monsanto merger

Bayer selling $9B in ag business ahead of Monsanto merger
CBS controlling shareholder fires back over board vote
May 29th, 2018  5:30 PM

CBS Corp.'s controlling shareholder has fired back at the company over a board attempt to dilute the shareholder's stock voting power, the latest move in an escalating legal battle for control of the media company

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Pret A Manger to be acquired by Panera owner JAB
May 29th, 2018  9:09 AM

The European firm JAB is acquiring sandwich chain Pret A Manger

Pret A Manger to be acquired by Panera owner JAB
German auto parts supplier in talks on possible Chinese bid
May 29th, 2018  4:26 AM

German auto parts supplier Grammer AG says it's in talks with affiliates of shareholder Ningbo Jifeng on a possible takeover by the Chinese company

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Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors
May 22nd, 2018  6:09 AM

Sony investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors, buying bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing

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