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By Dr. David Kass The Financial Times reported today that Berkshire Hathaway is acquiring Devlet Louis Motorradvertriebs, a German (Hamburg) based retailer of motorcycle apparel and accessories for about $450 million. Warren Buffett, looking for investment opportunities in Europe, stated […]
According to a January 5th report from Bloomberg News, a knowledgeable source is reporting that Verizon Communications has approached AOL Inc. regarding a potential acquisition or joint venture to expand on its mobile-video offerings. Verizon has not yet made a […]
Online real estate search companies Trulia Inc (NYSE:TRLA) and Zillow Inc(NASDAQ:Z) are likely to join forces. On Thursday, media reports said Zillow may acquire its rival Trulia for $2 billion in cash and stock, creating an 800-pound gorilla in the […]
Why Would Time Warner Turn Down $80B?
Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(NASDAQ:IDIX) is being acquired by Merck (NYSE:MRK) for a massive premium to the current price. Shares of Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(IDIX) are now up approximately 235% in pre market trading on the news. Shares were up more than 300% at one […]
Shareholders willing to ignore the risks of gorging at the M&A buffet
How big can merger mania get – Is a trillion-dollar deal possible?
By Jordan Faigen Will you be BUYing AT&T (T) and/or DirecTV (DTV) bright and early Monday morning after the latest breaking news today? It might be Sunday, but that isn’t stopping the telecommunications corporation, AT&T, from announcing game changing news. As reported by USA […]
Apple Inc close to buying Beats Electronics for US$3.2B in what would be its biggest-ever acquisition //
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International to hold shareholder referendum to gauge support for Allergan takeover //