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The Wall Street Journal: France’s Atos to buy IT company Syntel in $3.4 billion deal

Atos SE of France has struck a $3.4 billion deal to buy Syntel Inc., a U.S.-based information-technology company, in a move that would give it access to some of the biggest U.S. financial-services companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2018

Nexstar Confirms Deal to Buy Tribune Media for $4.1 Billion - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalNexstar Confirms Deal to Buy Tribune Media for $4.1 BillionWall Street JournalNexstar Media Group Inc. NXST 2.14% confirmed it plans to acquire Tribune Media Co. in a deal that would make the company .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Vista strikes $1.94 billion deal to take software firm Apptio private

Tech-focused private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners struck a deal to take software company Apptio Inc. private for $1.94 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Vista close to $1.9 billion deal to take software firm Apptio private

Tech-focused private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners is near a deal to take software company Apptio Inc. private for $1.9 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 11th, 2018

Icahn to send letter to oppose Cigna-Express Scripts deal: WSJ

Investor Carl Icahn will send an open letter to the shareholders of insurer Cigna Corp asking them to vote against the company's $52 billion Express Scripts Holding Co buyout, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing a draft of the letter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 6th, 2018

France"s Atos boosts U.S. presence with Syntel acquisition

French IT services company Atos is boosting its North American operations with a $3.4 billion cash deal to buy Michigan-based IT services provider Syntel Inc ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 23rd, 2018

France"s Atos to Buy Syntel for $3.4 Billion

The French firm has struck a $3.4 billion deal to buy Michigan-based Syntel, an information-technology company, in a move that would give it access to some of the biggest U.S. financial-services companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 22nd, 2018

WeWork could double in valuation with SoftBank investment

WeWork is in talks with SoftBank Group regarding a cash infusion that could double WeWork in valuation. The potential deal would value the New York-based office-sharing company at $35 billion to $40 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal. That i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Mars to buy European pet care company in $2.4 billion deal

Mars says it has agreed to buy European veterinary operator AniCura in a deal valued at €2 billion ($2.36 billion) including debt, as the company pushes further into the lucrative business of pet care......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bayer to sell $9 billion in assets ahead of Monsanto tie-up — largest divestiture ever for a U.S. deal

The Justice Department grants antitrust approval Tuesday to Bayer’s planned acquisition of Monsanto Co., after requiring the German company to sell off about $9 billion in assets in order to preserve competition......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Canada blocks Chinese bid for construction company, citing national security

Canada’s Liberal government said Wednesday that it would block a nearly billion-dollar Chinese-led deal for a construction company on national-security grounds.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Travelport to go private in $2 billion deal with Siris, Evergreen

Travelport Worldwide Ltd., which operates a travel-commerce platform, has agreed to be acquired by affiliates of Siris Capital Group LLC and Elliott Management Corp. in an all-cash deal valued at about $2 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tivity Health to buy Nutrisystem in $1.4 billion deal

Tivity Health Inc. is buying weight-management firm Nutrisystem Inc. in a cash and stock deal the companies value at about $1.4 billion, the firms announced jointly Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Gilead Sciences plans to hire Roche executive Daniel O’Day as its next CEO

Gilead Sciences Inc. is planning to hire industry veteran Daniel O’Day to take the helm and help the drug company revive sales and recover from a disappointing deal, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: IBM sells some software products to India’s HCL Technologies for $1.8 billion

The deal, which is expected to close by the middle of 2019, includes IBM’s Appscan, Unica, Notes and Domino products......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Takeda Pharmaceutical shareholders approve $62 billion bid for Shire

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. won approval from shareholders Wednesday for its $62 billion bid for the U.K.’s Shire PLC, clearing the path for the biggest-ever overseas acquisition by a Japanese company......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Tesaro for $4.16 billion

The British pharmaceutical company has agreed to buy oncology-focused Tesaro......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 3rd, 2018

Nexstar Reaches Deal to Buy Tribune Media for $4.1 Billion - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalNexstar Reaches Deal to Buy Tribune Media for $4.1 BillionWall Street JournalNexstar Media Group Inc. NXST 2.14% has reached an agreement in principle to buy Trib.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Nexstar to buy Tribune Media for $4.1 billion, creating biggest local TV company

Nexstar Media Group Inc. has reached an agreement in principle to buy Tribune Media Co. for about $4.1 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter, a tie-up that would create the largest local TV company in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 2nd, 2018

United Continental close to sealing deal on Avianca loan, partnership: WSJ

United Continental Holdings is close to partnering with Latin American carrier Avianca Holdings SA , as the U.S. airline company agrees to pay off debt owed to a hedge fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 30th, 2018

The Ratings Game: Altria may be adding a Juul to its crown if talks with e-cigarette company end in deal

Altria Group shares rose 2% Thursday after a Wall Street Journal report that the company is in talks to take a significant minority stake in e-cigarette startup Juul Labs, with analysts saying the move could be transformational......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 30th, 2018