Tag archive for ‘merger’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Barry Sternlicht’s Single-Family Home merger deal – The New Darling Of Wall Street?

  On Sept. 21, 2015, Barry Sternlicht’s Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (NYSE:SWAY) and Colony American Homes, or CAH, another large single-family home rental business affiliated with Colony More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Why Time Warner Cable’s Merger With Comcast Is Not Happening

Time Warner Cable and Comcast are unlikely to merge at time when there is controversy over net neutrality     Just when cable and broadband companies seemed like “bad guys” in the eyes More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Staples Renewed Bid to Buy Office Depot: It’s Not 1 Stapler But 10, 000 Staplers

Staples is making yet another attempt to take over rival Office Depot with a $6.5 billion bid after the tie up was rejected by the FTC in 1996. A merger may be expected to pass muster with regulators this time, More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Yahoo Takes ‘Look Ma, No Taxes’ Approach to Selling Alibaba Stake

Yahoo is getting ready to spin off its 15% stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, which is good news for shareholders, if it can avoid the heavy tax burden. Its stake is worth $40 billion, while Yahoo’s More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Sunrise IPO Casting Shadow Over Competition

Sunrise, a Swiss mobile telecom company, may have the biggest IPO for Switzerland since 2006, and comes amid the lifting of the cap off of the Swiss Franc and increased competition in the telecom sector. More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Comcast Toots Its Own Horn In Merger, Net Neutrality, Debate

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, who has donated money to President Obama’s campaigns in the past and has played golf with him, is pushing for a merger with Time Warner, and his company has ghostwritten More...

Jewish Business News Service On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Google Among Top Lobbying Spenders in 2014

In its bid to preserve net neutrality and reform patent legislation, Google spent a total of $17.5 million on lobbying in the past year. According to the Center of Responsive Politics, the search giant itself More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

In Dismal Year for Hedge Funds, Managers Feel Fine

  One would think that hedge managers would get rewarded or penalized for performance or the lack thereof, but apparently this isn’t so. By all accounts 2014 was an awful year for hedge funds, the More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Nelson Peltz Tells DuPont Why It Needs Him

Activist investor Nelson Peltz of Trian Management is waging a proxy battle against DuPont and has nominated 4 potential members to its 13 person board. It isn’t the suggested appointments DuPont’s More...

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Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

ISS Pushes Family Dollar to Hook Up With Dollar Tree

Proxy adviser ISS recommended Family Dollar accept the $8.5 billion bid from Dollar Tree to buy it over the $9.1 billion offered by Dollar General, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The main issue is More...

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