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The Wall Street Journal: Broadcom wraps up $13.55 billion corporate bond sale

Broadcom Ltd. completed the largest corporate bond deal of the year on Wednesday, selling $13.55 billion of debt in the latest sign of the strong appetite for investment-grade securities among investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Chinese tech heavyweight Tencent issues $5 billion in bonds

Acquisitive Chinese tech giant Tencent has turned to the roaring bond market in a big way, issuing $5 billion in total of 5-, 10- and 20-year bonds this week, its first such sale since 2015......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bill Gross is auctioning off his rare U.S. stamp collection — worth $$9.1 million

Through series of auctions, first sale is expected to fetch $9.1 million, breaking a record also held by the bond manager.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Broadcom lines up as much as $100 billion in debt funding in bid for Qualcomm

Broadcom Ltd. secured as much as $100 billion of debt financing for its hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc. and enlisted two more big private-equity firms, strengthening the chip giant’s hand in the takeover battle......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Biggest-ever tech deal looms as Broadcom plans to sweeten Qualcomm offer to $120 billion

Broadcom plans to announce the higher offer for Qualcomm on Monday, in what would be the biggest-ever technology deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba and Western Digital resolve dispute over chip unit

Toshiba Corp.  and Western Digital Corp. agreed to settle a dispute over Toshiba’s planned sale of its memory-chip unit, people involved the discussions said, clearing a major hurdle to the nearly $18 billion deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2017

Alibaba is planning to issue up to $7 billion of dollar-denominated bonds

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has started marketing a dollar-denominated bond deal in its second visit to the bond markets in three years, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The deal is expected to include maturities stre.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba plans to issue $5.3 billion in new shares to avoid delisting

Toshiba Corp. said it would raise ¥600 billion ($5.3 billion) through the sale of new shares to foreign funds, a step to avoid a delisting from the Tokyo Stock Exchange if the planned sale of its chip unit is delayed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Marvell said to be near $6 billion deal to buy chip maker Cavium

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. is nearing a deal to buy chip maker Cavium Inc. for about $6 billion, an acquisition that would create a bigger and more well-rounded competitor to industry giants like Intel Corp. and Broadcom Ltd......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Qualcomm board unanimously rejects Broadcom’s takeover bid

Qualcomm Inc. rejected Broadcom Ltd.’s unsolicited $105 billion offer, setting up a potentially hostile showdown between two giants of the chip industry over what would be the biggest technology takeover ever......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. probes Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas, VTB over Mozambique debt sales

The U.S. Justice Department and FBI are investigating the three international banks for their roles in selling about $2 billion of debt for Mozambique, opening a new phase in the global inquiry into the bond deals, people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Broadcom could make unsolicited bid for Qualcomm as soon as this weekend

It isn’t clear how much Broadcom would offer for Qualcomm, which currently has a market value of roughly $90 billion.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Bayer agrees $7 billion sale of assets to BASF, in aid of Monsanto megadeal

The German chemical giant will sell parts of its crop-science business to rival BASF, a bid to assuage regulators concerned about its planned purchase of Monsanto......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: China preps sale of $2 billion dollar-priced bonds, first since 2004

China is laying the groundwork for its first sale of U.S.-dollar sovereign bonds in more than a decade, a move toward expanding its ties with global investors as its economy improves......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Vanguard plans low-cost corporate bond ETF that will pressure rivals on fees

The Vanguard Total Corporate Bond ETF would track an index tied to the U.S. investment grade corporate bond market and is expected to launch with an expense ratio of 0.07% per year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration approves $1.42 billion U.S. arms sale to Taiwan

The move coincides with China’s rejection of a U.S. Senate bill that would allow U.S. Navy vessels to make regular port calls to the island......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba sues partner Western Digital for $1 billion

Toshiba tries to counter Western Digital’s move to block the sale of a semiconductor business to a Japanese-government-led consortium, which Toshiba needs to close a financial hole......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2017

Sweden’s Hexagon Shapes Up For $20 Billion Sale

Hexagon has begun preliminary talks regarding a possible sale to a US or European rival, with The Wall Street Journal repo.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Sweden’s Hexagon reportedly mulling $20 billion sale

Hexagon AB has held talks on a possible sale to a U.S. or European rival that could value the industrial-technology company at some $20 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2017

Report: Dallas-based Omnitracs exploring sale, could be valued at $2 billion

Fleet management software company Omnitracs is exploring a sale and has secured high-powered investment banks to begin the process, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The Dallas-based company has rode the trucking industry’s big .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2017

​Tesaro shares jump on report the cancer drug firm is eyeing a sale

Shares of Tesaro rose Wednesday following a report that the Waltham cancer drug developer is exploring a sale that could value the company at more than $9 billion. The Wall Street Journal reported that Tesaro (Nasdaq: TSRO) has “asked for initial of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2017