Tag archive for ‘takeover’
(L-R) Robert J Coury, Mylan and Joseph Papa, Perrigo
Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Mylan Begins $27 billion Hostile Bid for Perrigo

  Mylan N.V. on Monday announced that it has officially took its $27 billion takeover bid directly to shareholders of Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO; TASE). In April 29th Mylan made the same offer,  More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Patrick Drahi Teams Up With Weill on $670 Million NextRadioTV Offer

French-Israeli tycoon Patrick Drahi and the controlling shareholder of NextRadioTV, Alain Weill, agreed to create a joint company in which Mr. Weill would control a 51% stake and Mr. Drahi the rest, according More...

Shiri Habib-Valdhorn On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Three Way Takeover Battle: Statistics weigh against Teva’s Mylan bid succeeding

  Will drug company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) succeed in its attempted hostile takeover of rival Mylan (MYL), or will it be Mylan that succeeds in its own hostile takeover More...

Shiri Habib-Valdhorn On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Mylan chairman due $72 million golden parachute

  Mylan (MYL), the generic pharmaceuticals company that is now the object of a hostile takeover bid from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA), reported its senior executives’ More...

Niva Goldberg On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Mylan Makes Hostile $31.2 Billion Perrigo Bid against Teva

Generic drugmaker Mylan (MYL) said on Friday it would take its $31 billion offer for Perrigo Co Plc directly to shareholders, in what is set to be one of the most high-profile hostile takeover attempts of More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

FCC Throws Wrench into Plan for Comcast Takeover of Time Warner

U.S. regulators have rewritten their definition of broadband in a manner that portrays the largest U.S. cable company as a more dominant force in high-speed internet access, thus placing a new hurdle for Comcast’s More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Gannett Says Carl Icahn Wants To “Advance His Own Agenda” With Proxy Threat

Carl Icahn is at it again, this time with Gannett, which he wants to split up into a newspaper unit, which includes USA Today and its broadcast operations, and has made two board nominees to ensure this More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Nightmare Layoffs Await DreamWorks Employees

It was a tough 2014 for Dreamworks, and now the nightmare continues, this time for employees as management plans to eliminate nearly a quarter of its jobs. Even as Dreamworks Animation won a Golden Globe More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Randy Lerner Making New Bid to Unload Aston Villa, Reports Say

The latest name to be linked with a possible takeover of the English Premier League’s Aston Villa is Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, The Birmingham Mail said. Speculation on sites such as Football Courier 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...

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