Starwood to Buy GE Energy Finance Business
The $2.6 billion deal, which diversifies Starwood away from commercial mortgages, includes 51 senior loans secured by energy infrastructure assets.
Shareholder Lawsuits Over M&A Deals Are Declining
With "disclosure-only" settlements falling out of favor with courts, fewer investors are suing companies for additional information on planned deals.
Amazon to Buy Online Pharmacy Company PillPack
The acquisition of the upstart online pharmacy is being seen as a challenge to the large brick-and-mortar pharmacy chains.
Germany’s Knauf to Buy Building Materials Firm USG
Warren Buffet is exiting USG, an investment he made in 2001 with a loan to the then-bankrupt company.
Workday to Buy Adaptive Insights for $1.55B
The deal combines two cloud-based platform companies that heavily target finance chiefs.
Toshiba Sells PC Business to Sharp
The deal signals Sharp’s reentry into PCs, a business it abandoned in 2010.
Citizens Financial Buys Franklin American Mortgage
As the pace of mortgage lending slows, Citizens acquires a servicing portfolio that produces fee income.
Pret A Manger Sold to German Investment Fund
The buyer of the sandwich shop chain, JAB Holdings, also owns stakes in Krispy Kreme, Peet's, Au Bon Pain, and Panera Bread.
PepsiCo to Buy Baked-Chip Maker
The deal underscores PepsiCo’s efforts to strengthen its healthy snack portfolio as consumer tastes shift toward products that are less processed.
Paddy Power Betfair Buys FanDuel
The deal is the first since the Supreme Court ruling that opened the way for U.S. states to legalize betting on sports.
Sony to Buy a Controlling Stake in EMI
The Japanese conglomerate is paying more than $2 billion for a 60% interest in the music publisher.