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The IRS Keeps the Heat on Inversion Transactions
Despite making so-called inversion transactions unattractive from a tax perspective, the IRS continues to doggedly pursue these foreign corporations with U.S. subsidiaries to curb sustained abuse. September 28, 2009
Wells Fargo: Ready To Blow?
Buying Wachovia was strategically astute but financially messy. September 25, 2009
Turbulence: A Time to Fly Higher?
Bain & Co.'s Darrell Rigby says some companies have learned how to thrive during a bumpy economic ride. September 22, 2009
Dell Makes $3.9B Buy to Expand into IT-Services Business
The computer maker's CFO calls the buy of Perot Systems an "anchor acquisition." September 21, 2009
The Return of the Deal
A new merger wave may be forming, with lots of companies' shares still at relatively cheap prices. September 11, 2009
Kraft Finds a New Place to Cut Costs: Purchasing
Lusting to acquire Cadbury, the food maker is looking to chop its current list of 70,000 suppliers in half. September 9, 2009
Mickey, Spiderman Suit Up with "Belt and Suspenders"
In what looks like an unnecessarily cautious move, Disney and Marvel insert a provision in their merger-deal language to guard against losing tax-free status. September 9, 2009
America's Kraft Foods will have to sweeten its offer to acquire Cadbury, a British confectioner. September 8, 2009
Mickey, Iron Man Boost August Deals
Disney's purchase of Marvel is one of two transactions that give a last-day bump to this month's M&A activity. August 31, 2009
Need Cash? Go Buy It.
That was one CFO's solution for keeping his small company afloat as it waits for regulatory approval of its product and continues to burn through funds. August 27, 2009