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Chinese train makers agree $26bn merger | Financial Times

Shares in China’s largest train manufacturers surged on confirmation the two are merging to create a global giant, as part of a strategy by Beijing …

Pay-For-Delay In 2014: Courts Fill In The Actavis Gaps

A little more than one year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court decided <i>Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis Inc</i>.[1] and affirmed that antitrust principles …

Antitrust Laws

Hitting Below the Belt? MMA Fighters Allege That UFC Has Monopolized the Mixed Martial Arts Game

JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study

Kalahari merges with Takealot

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s two largest e-commerce retailers, Takelot.com and Kalahari.com, will be merging to create sufficient economies of scale …

EU Regulators Greenlight Facebook’s Purchase of WhatsApp

Deal Has Been Fiercely Opposed by Region’s Telecoms Industry<p>BRUSSELS—European Union regulators unconditionally approved Facebook Inc.’s $19 billion purchase of mobile-messaging service WhatsApp Inc., clearing the way for a deal that had been fiercely opposed by Europe’s telecom industry.<p>The merger, …

Nedbank takes stake in pan-African lender Ecobank | Financial Times

Nedbank , one of South Africa’s largest banks, has taken a 20 per cent interest in Ecobank Transnational for $493m, raising the stakes in the battle …

Miller Lite Brewer Reportedly Made A Bid For Heineken

The newswire said SABMiller's approach was made as part of a strategy to protect itself from any potential bid from SAB's larger rival, world No.1 brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev.<p>A tie-up between SABMiller, which has a market capitalization of 55 billion pounds ($90 billion), and Heineken, with a …

Dollar General Is Preparing A $9.1 Billion Hostile Takeover Of Family Dollar [Report]

Dollar General could launch a tender offer for Family Dollar as soon as Wednesday, these people said, asking not to be named because the matter is not public.<p>Family Dollar, which already has a deal to sell to Dollar Tree Inc.<p>Representatives for Dollar General and Family Dollar both declined to …

Telefónica takes lead in Brazil with €7.5bn Vivendi deal | Financial Times

Spain’s Telefónica has stormed ahead in the battle for Brazil’s telecoms market, convincing Vivendi to choose its €7.45bn offer for the French …

Burger deals and Best Buy — five things to know today

Hello, friends and <i>Fortune</i> readers.<p>A fairly busy day for today, with a few economic reports. Burger King has confirmed a deal to buy Canada’s iconic …

Burger King Defends Plan to Buy Tim Hortons

Company Says Global Expansion Ambitions, Not Tax Considerations, Fueling $11 Billion Deal<p>Burger King Worldwide Inc. executives defended their planned acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc., saying that global expansion ambitions rather than tax considerations are behind its deal for the …

Tim Hortons

Dollar General makes competing bid for competitor Family Dollar; would top Dollar Tree deal

Aug. 18, 2014<p>https://apnews.com/5456f3c732c048f09bb62c451a663160<p>Link copied!<p>GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General makes competing bid for …

Sun International to dispose of some African Assets

Shareholders of Sun International are advised that agreements have been entered into between Sun International and Minor International Public Company …

Monster shares soar 30% after Coke deal announced

Shares of energy drink maker Monster Beverage Corp. got a jolt after Coca-Cola Co. agreed to take a minority stake in the Corona company.<p>Monster shares soared $21.84, more than 30%, to $93.49 Friday, a day after the deal was announced after the close of trading. The companies said Coca-Cola will …

Coca-Cola Gets Its Claws into Monster

The Coca-Cola Co. jumped into the quickly growing international market for energy drinks with its announcement today of a long-term partnership with …

College Athletes Win Landmark Lawsuit But NCAA Keeps Power To Cap Revenue Sharing

In a case that started over 5 years ago, former and current student athletes won one of the most significant cases in the history of college sports. Edward O’Bannon, et al v. NCAA stands for the basic proposition that the NCAA cannot form agreements with its member institutions to prohibit players …

FCC chair Wheeler calls 'BS' on Verizon's childish 'throttling' argument

How Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler handles spectrum allocation and net neutrality issues is a far better measurement of his performance, but give him credit for taking a hard line with wireless carriers on broadband speeds.<p>Today, Wheeler called bullshit on Verizon’s …

The wisdom of less: How Procter & Gamble can grow by shrinking

After more than a decade of widespread expansion, picking up everything from beauty products to razors to batteries, Procter & Gamble announced last …

Sprint ends pursuit of T-Mobile, replaces CEO

After months of arguing that it couldn’t compete effectively without a merger partner, Sprint Corp. is preparing to go it alone.<p>The company decided …

Cerner To Buy Siemens Health IT Business For $1.3 Billion

Cerner, the provider of electronic health records run by billionaire Neal Patterson, is purchasing the health care information technology business of German industrial conglomerate Siemens for $1.3 billion.<p>The deal, which values the Siemens business at slightly more than one times sales, will …

Fed, FDIC tell banks their bankruptcy plans 'are not credible'

U.S. regulators have asked a group of 11 banking giants to resubmit plans, or living wills, meant to ensure that they could enter bankruptcy without …

Lafley’s P&G Brand Cull and the 80/20 Rule

Declaring he’d cull up to 100 brands — many of which he’d acquired and developed — P&G CEO A.G. Lafley launches a “game changer” profoundly different than what he championed in his eponymous 2008 bestseller.<p>P&G is cutting its global brand portfolio by more than half. Instead of focusing on …

Deutsche Telekom unimpressed by Iliad bid for US mobile unit: sources

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) has serious doubts about the overall attractiveness of a bid by French telecom group Iliad (ILD.PA) for its U.S. mobile unit, despite lower regulatory hurdles than a rival offer, said two people close to the company.<p>The logo of French low-cost …

Iliad may face tough battle cutting costs at T-Mobile

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - French telecoms firm Iliad will be hard-pressed to meet its goal of generating $2 billion in additional annual operating profit at T-Mobile US Inc by cutting costs and slashing prices if its takeover bid is accepted, analysts said.<p>The logo of French low-cost telecoms provider …