Pivotal In Discussions With VMware Regarding Potential Business Combination

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pivotal Software, Inc. (NYSE: PVTL), a leading cloud-native platform provider, confirms that, through a Special Committee of its Board of Directors, it is in discussions with VMware, Inc. (“VMware”) regarding a potential business combination, and we are proceeding to negotiate definitive agreements with regards to a transaction [...]

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CBS And Viacom To Combine

Creates a leading global, multiplatform, premium content company, positioned to be one of the most important content producers and providers in the world Portfolio of powerful consumer brands spanning all content categories and demographics Iconic library of 140,000+premium TV episodes and 3,600+ film titles Production capabilities across five continents, including [...]

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Occidental Completes Acquisition Of Anadarko

Combined Company Expected to Drive Significant Value and Returns for Shareholders Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc geralt / Pixabay HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Occidental Petroleum Corporation (“Occidental” or “the Company”) (NYSE: OXY) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (“Anadarko”) (NYSE: APC) in a transaction valued at $55 [...]

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Mylan Will Be Merging With Pfizer’s Medicines Business ‘Upjohn’

Mylan and Upjohn, a Division of Pfizer, to Combine, Creating a New Champion for Global Health Uniquely Positioned to Fulfill the World’s Need for Medicine Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc rawpixel / Pixabay Delivers enhanced global scale and geographic reach, including leading positions in China and other emerging markets Combines Mylan’s [...]

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T-Mobile And Sprint Receive Clearance From DoJ For Merger

T-Mobile and Sprint Receive Clearance from Department of Justice for Merger to Create the New T-Mobile Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc By Sprint Nextel [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsCompanies reach agreements with DISH to divest all Sprint's pre-paid businesses including Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, and Sprint’s 800 MHz [...]

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Third Point Sends Letter To United Technologies Corporation’s Board Of Directors

Major Shareholder Details Its Strong Opposition to the Proposed Merger with Raytheon, Citing a Lack of Strategic or Financial Rationale Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Third Point LLC (“Third Point”) (LSE: TPOU), a global alternative investment firm managing approximately $15 billion in assets on behalf of public [...]

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Maven To Acquire TheStreet

Third acquisition in 12 months, Maven continues drive to build leading tech and distribution platform for premium, independent media Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc geralt / Pixabay NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maven (TheMaven, Inc.) (OTC: MVEN) (maven.io) announced TheStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq: TST) (www.t.st) has agreed to be acquired by Maven. A subsidiary [...]

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Shutterfly Agrees To Be Acquired By Apollo Global Management

Shutterfly, Inc. Agrees to be Acquired by Certain Funds Managed by Affiliates of Apollo Global Management in an All-Cash Transaction with an Enterprise Value of $2.7 Billion Shutterfly, Inc. stockholders to receive $51.00 per share in cash geralt / Pixabay REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shutterfly, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFLY) (“Shutterfly” or the “Company”), a [...]

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Barnes & Noble To Be Acquired By Elliott

Barnes & Noble to Be Acquired by Elliott, Owner of Waterstones, Bringing Together the Leading Booksellers in the US and the UK Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc rawpixel / Pixabay ll-cash acquisition of $6.50 per share delivers a significant premium for all shareholders Transaction concludes Barnes & Noble strategic alternative [...]

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Chevron Announces Agreement To Acquire Anadarko

Strategic fit that enhances Chevron’s advantaged portfolio Delivers $2 billion in anticipated annual operating cost and capital synergies Accretive to free cash flow and earnings one year after close Share repurchase annual target increases by 25 percent to $5 billion Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc By Chevron Corp. (www.chevron.com) [Public domain], via [...]

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Shareholders Approve Celgene Acquisition

Transaction on Track to Close in Third Quarter of 2019 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced that its shareholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb common stock in connection with the Company’s pending merger with Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) at the Special Meeting of [...]

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Breach Inlet Capital Sends Letter To Board Of Aimia Inc.

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Breach Inlet Capital, an investment firm focused on underfollowed and misunderstood small cap equities, delivered a letter to the Board of Directors of Aimia Inc. (TSE: AIM) today. The letter outlines Breach Inlet Capital’s concerns with Aimia’s Board, existing operating business, and recently-announced capital allocation strategy. The letter [...]

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MNG Enterprises Receives Highly Confident Letter To Finance Proposal To Acquire Gannett For $12.00 Per Share

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MNG Enterprises, Inc. (“MNG” or the “Company”) today announced that Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”), a subsidiary of Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (NYSE: OAK), delivered a letter stating that Oaktree is highly confident in the Company’s ability to attain a debt financing package in an aggregate principal amount [...]

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Newmont Confirms Receipt Of Barrick Acquisition Proposal

All stock acquisition proposed with a negative premium based upon current market prices, conditioned on due diligence Newmont’s pending transaction with Goldcorp offers optimal value with greater certainty and a proven management team and operating model Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Free-Photos / Pixabay DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont [...]

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GE To Sell BioPharma Business To Danaher For $21.4 Billion

Accelerates GE’s strategy to reduce leverage and strengthen the balance sheet Strong go-forward $17 billion healthcare business Expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019 Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc By General Electric Company (w:File:General_Electric_logo.svg) [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE (NYSE:GE) announced a definitive agreement to sell its BioPharma [...]

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Payless Receives Court Approval Of “First Day” Motions To Support Business Operations

Approvals Include Motions to Continue Employee Wages and Benefits and Procedures for Efficient Large-Scale U.S. Retail Liquidation Process Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc BentleyMall [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia CommonsStores Across U.S. Remain Open and Continue to Conduct Liquidation Sales Latin American and Franchisee Stores Continue Business as Usual; Not [...]

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ESL Investments Completes Acquisition Of Sears Holdings’ Assets

Operations to continue in the normal course; Sears and Kmart members and customers will continue to have a seamless shopping experience Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc BAY HARBOR ISLANDS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ESL Investments, Inc. (“ESL”) today announced that its affiliate, Transform Holdco LLC, has completed its acquisition of substantially all [...]

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Janus Henderson Announces The Retirement Of William H. Gross

LONDON & DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Janus Henderson Investors (NYSE: JHG, ASX: JHG) announced today that William H. Gross (Bill) has decided to retire from the firm and focus on managing his personal assets and private charitable foundation. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Mr. Gross, 74, has been a pioneer in fixed [...]

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