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Rivals Rover, DogVacay Agree To Most Adorable Merger Ever

Pet-sitting businesses Rover.com and DogVacay have agreed to merge, with Rover purchasing its competitor in an all-stock deal that will combine the two biggest VC-backed startups in the sphere. Both companies offer platforms that connect pet parents with dog-walkers, pet-sitters, […]

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DraftKings, FanDuel Rumored To Be Eyeing Merger

DraftKings, FanDuel Rumored To Be Eyeing Merger by Kyle Stanford, PitchBook DraftKings and FanDuel, two daily fantasy sports (DFS) platforms that exploded onto the scene with a barrage of online and TV marketing before the start of last year’s NFL […]

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U.S. Army Opposes Ackman Merger Plan

A possible merger plan between Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and Norfolk Southern Corp. has received backing from billionaire investor Bill Ackman, however, Ackman has a new unlikely opponent. However sources at the U.S. Army claim that it could potentially harm national […]

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger

DOJ Files Lawsuit Against Halliburton-Baker Hughes Merger by Charles Kennedy, OilPrice.com The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to block the merger of Baker Hughes and Halliburton, preventing the tie-up of the second and third largest oilfield services companies. DOJ filed […]