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China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment
February 22nd, 2018. 11:53 PM

Chinese authorities say they are prosecuting an insurance tycoon who had discussed possibly investing in a Manhattan skyscraper owned by the family of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law

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Denmark's TDC gets takeover approach, scraps MTG deal
February 12th, 2018. 12:21 PM

Denmark's TDC Group says it has received a sweetened bid from Australian-Danish consortium, scraps $2.5 billion takeover plan to buy Swedish Modern Times Group's broadcasting and entertainment units

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21st Century Fox offers concession to seal Sky takeover
February 12th, 2018. 11:46 AM

21st Century Fox is proposing to insulate Sky News from the influence of Rupert Murdoch and his family to win approval of its bid to take over the London-based pay TV company

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Meredith closes Time Customer Service, Tampa loses 600 jobs
February 9th, 2018. 4:57 PM

Magazine and broadcasting company Meredith says it's closing a customer service center in Tampa, Florida, as it integrates the operations of Time Inc., which it acquired last week.

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3 major entertainment firms merge into new venture, Valence
February 1st, 2018. 12:00 PM

Three major entertainment industry companies, including The Hollywood Reporter, dick clark productions and the studio MRC, are joining in a new venture called Valence Media

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Denmark's telecoms TDC to merge with Sweden's MTG television
February 1st, 2018. 4:15 AM

Denmark's TDC Group says it has agreed to buy Swedish Modern Times Group's Nordic Entertainment and Studios units

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Japan's Fujifilm to take over partner Xerox to slash costs
January 31st, 2018. 6:47 AM

Fujifilm Holdings and Xerox Corp. say they have agreed to merge, with the Japanese company taking a controlling stake in the combined company

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UK regulator says Fox takeover of Sky not in public interest
January 23rd, 2018. 9:40 AM

Britain's competition regulator has found that 21st Century Fox's planned takeover of Sky plc is not in the public interest because it would give Rupert Murdoch and his family too much control of the country's news media

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SoftBank's acquisition of 15 percent of Uber closes
January 18th, 2018. 4:11 PM

Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank says its deal to acquire 15 percent of Uber has closed

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Wyndham Worldwide buying La Quinta for $1.95 billion
January 18th, 2018. 6:59 AM

Hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide buying La Quinta for $1.95 billion.

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China warns Trump ahead of possible trade decision
January 11th, 2018. 3:53 AM

China has warned Washington it will 'resolutely safeguard' its interests ahead of a possible decision in an investigation into whether Beijing steals technology

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IAG takeover of part of Niki airline hits legal snag
January 8th, 2018. 10:18 AM

A bid by International Airlines Group, the parent of British Airways and Iberia, to acquire much of bankrupt Air Berlin's Niki division has hit a legal stumbling block with an appeals court ruling

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The Latest: Exec: No new hikes to fund failed nuke project
January 3rd, 2018. 3:07 PM

The chief executive of the company taking over a troubled South Carolina utility says customers won't experience any more rate hikes to pay for an abandoned nuclear construction project

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The Latest: Environmental group: SC utility deal falls short
January 3rd, 2018. 2:00 PM

Environmentalists say a deal to acquire a troubled South Carolina utility "falls far short of protecting ratepayers" from absorbing costs of a failed nuclear construction deal

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US bars $1.2B Chinese acquisition of MoneyGram
January 3rd, 2018. 12:35 AM

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has dropped his bid to buy U.S. money transfer company MoneyGram after Washington rejected the $1.2 billion deal in a fresh example of heightened American scrutiny of Chinese investment

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IAG to acquire much of bankrupt Air Berlin's Niki division
December 29th, 2017. 4:39 PM

International Airlines Group, the parent of British Airways and Iberia, says it's acquiring much of bankrupt Air Berlin's Niki division

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Amazon acquires connected camera maker
December 23rd, 2017. 2:24 PM

Amazon buys Blink, company that makes internet-connected doorbells and security cameras

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Home Depot's online push continues with Company Store buy
December 21st, 2017. 9:54 AM

Home Depot buys online retailer The Company Store, continuing to gird itself for intrusions by Amazon and others

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Insurer Humana pushes deeper into delivery of health care
December 19th, 2017. 3:10 PM

Humana buys part of Kindred Healthcare's home health business, the latest example of a health insurer growing more involved in the delivery of health care

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Hershey buying snack maker Amplify in $1.2 billion deal
December 18th, 2017. 8:29 AM

Chocolate maker The Hershey Co. is acquiring Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion as it ventures into the healthy snack aisle

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