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Gymboree is one of the many companies acquired by Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, through a "leveraged buyout" through which the company was loaded up with debt so that the hedge fund could cash out; the ...
Thursday, 28 March 2019
Spotify promised more acquisitions after powering its way into the world of podcasts with its one-two buyouts of Gimlet and Anchor in February, which came on the back of its first-ever operating profit. ...
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
... chairman Eddie Lampert submits new $5 billion bid to save doomed retailer • RIP Sears. • Sears expected to liquidate as last-minute buyout fails PHOTO: The storefront of a Sears, Roebuck and Co. store ...
Friday, 18 January 2019
After 126 years in business, reports CNBC, Sears is shutting shop. Sears Holdings has rejected Chairman Eddie Lampert’s bid to save the 126-year-old company, setting the storied retailer with more than ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
Juul just handed out $2 billion in dividends, making 1,500 employees into overnight millionaires; the cash came from Altria-Marlboro's 35%, $12.8 billion buyout of the company -- and everything about ...
Thursday, 27 December 2018
... S.E.C. announced the deal two days after it sued Mr. Musk in federal court for fraud and misleading investors over his post on Twitter last month that he had “funding secured” for a buyout of the electric-car ...
Sunday, 30 September 2018
Now that Comcast has withdrawn from the bidding war, Disney is free to proceed with acquiring most of 21st Century Fox's assets. Shareholders for both companies just approved a $71.3 billion buyout, ...
Friday, 27 July 2018
... I tell anyone who asks me about it to keep one in their emergency preparedness kit or buyout bag: during Hurricane Harvey, some folks were only able to avoid flood waters by getting to their roof through ...
Thursday, 26 July 2018
The FCC has voted to send the proposed sale of Tribune Media properties to Sinclair to a hearing, effectively hammering the second-to-last nail in the coffin on the buyout. The agency's commissioners ...
Thursday, 19 July 2018
Loan notes to build war chest – yet firm denies it's eyeing up a fresh buyout Palo Alto Networks is trying to raise $1.5bn in cash for "potential acquisitions" and "strategic transactions", the company ...
Thursday, 12 July 2018
It won't shock you to hear that GameStop has been suffering as downloads have taken off. Now, however, it might be looking for help. In the wake of a Reuters leak, GameStop has confirmed that it's ...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Court hears Catherine Lesjak recall vicious infighting over doomed $11bn buyout Hewlett Packard's chief beancounter, Catherine Lesjak, was at "war" with former CEO Leo Apotheker, who tried to fire her ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
We were better off going it alone, huffs investor A MuleSoft shareholder is suing the dev tools specialist, alleging the biz took a lowball offer when it was gobbled up by Salesforce.… Read all
Friday, 06 April 2018
The will-they/won't-they flirtation between two of the world's largest mobile chip companies has come to an abrupt end. Broadcom has announced that it will no longer attempt to buy its US-based ...
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
'Great, great company' to 'security risk' in six months The White House crushed Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm, declaring the deal cannot go due to national security concerns.… Read all
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
The dark side of easy R&D cash A Chinese firm's buyout of a British semiconductor company may have directly led to China developing railgun weaponry and electromagnetic aircraft carrier catapults for ...
Monday, 05 March 2018
Snapdragon giant confirms: Size really does matter Qualcomm has told Broadcom to – and this is a technical term, here – go screw itself after Broadcom cynically lowered its per-share buyout offer to the ...
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
... the table with its buyout-happy rival.… Read all  ...
Friday, 16 February 2018
Rupert Murdoch has been blocked by the UK's competition watchdog from completing a full buyout of Sky. The media tycoon, which already owns 21st Century Fox and a range of newspapers including The ...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
We'll wait for you! cries spurned suitor After turning down a €4.3bn (£3.8bn) buyout offer from Atos last week, Dutch security and chip biz Gemalto announced today that it has accepted a €4.8bn (£4.2bn) ...
Monday, 18 December 2017
You say you're not into us. Let's 'dialogue' over dinner Dutch security biz Gemalto has spurned outsourcing giant Atos' unsolicited offer of a €4.3bn (£3.79bn) buyout describing the proposal as "opportunistic".… ...
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Under Armour's $475 million buyout of MyFitnessPal in 2015 may have put a major health app under its wing, but it didn't secure the undying loyalty of the smaller company's founders. Albert ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017
Once again, a rich powerful entity forgets that no means no Broadcomm says it will continue its efforts to acquire rival chip designer Qualcomm despite a unanimous rejection of its $103bn buyout offer.… ...
Monday, 13 November 2017
In a move that is not totally unexpected, Qualcomm's board of directors has rejected the $130 billion, $70-per-share offer from Broadcom as "undervalued." Broadcom still plans to pursue a merger deal. ...
Monday, 13 November 2017
Biggest ever tech deal held up Qualcomm's board has unanimously rejected Broadcom's $103bn buyout proposal, slamming its rival's bid as having "dramatically undervalued" the multi-billion-dollar chipmaker.… ...
Monday, 13 November 2017