mergers and acquisitions
Equinix to Buy U.K. Rival to Fuel Europe Growth
$3.6 billion deal will create Europe’s largest data center operator, underscoring consolidation in the industry.
Ascena Targets Working Women With $2B Deal
Owner of Lane Bryant adds Ann Taylor and Loft brands, creating a firm with more than 4,900 stores.
CFO, Son Accused of $1M Insider-Trading Scheme
Investment banker allegedly provided his father with nonpublic information about pending deals involving clients.
Antitrust Issues Derail Another Merger
Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron decide to go their separate ways after concessions fail to appease Department of Justice.
Midsize Companies Are Gearing Up for M&A
But they need to ask tough questions to their teams and prospects before entering into any deal.
U.S. Companies Hungry for Midsize Deals
Ernst & Young survey finds a majority of U.S. firms plan to execute a merger or acquisition transaction in the next 12 months.
M&A Pros Expect Very Active Deal Scene in 2015
"Buyers are paying a premium for targets that will allow them to realize long-term strategic goals," says KPMG.
G&A Cost Management, Reimagined
The nature of overhead costs has changed markedly in recent years, demanding a rethinking of how they're understood and managed.
Another Year of Caution for Corporate Spending: Fitch
The credit rating agency forecasts another disappointing year for capex expansion and M&A, as companies continue their focus on cost containment.
Apple & Eve CFO Talks About Winning Business from Teens: Video
Paul Rouse, CFO of Apple & Eve, discusses how the juice company's recent acquisition of a carbonated beverage firm will lead it into untapped markets.
Wacky Discount-Clothier Combo Talks Come Out Right After All
The deal manages to create solid value for both companies' shareholders, despite a comical series of bumps along the way.