mergers & acquisitions

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCP) Soars 19 Percent on Berkshire Hathaway Deal

The stock price of Precision Castparts (NYSE:PCP) increased more than 19% to $230.92 per share after announcing its transaction with Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B), the conglomerate controlled by billionaire investor Warren Buffett. Precision Castparts is...

FCC Grants Conditional Approval for AT&T to Acquire DirecTV

AT&T obtained a conditional approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to acquire AT&T for $48.5 billion. The Commission made the decision after conducting a careful and thorough review of the proposed transaction including economic...

Celgene Corporation (CELG) Inks Deal to Buy Receptos (RCPT) for $7.2B

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) signed a definitive agreement to acquire Receptos (NASDAQ: RCPT) for $232 per share or a total of approximately $7.2 billion. The stock price of Celgene closed $122.85 per share, up by more...

AT&T Inc. (T) Close to Ink a Deal to Buy DIRECTV (DTV) for $50 Billion

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), the second largest wireless carrier in the United States is close to reaching a deal to acquire DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV), a satellite television service provider for approximately $50 billion or $100 per...

Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Offers $4.7 Billion To Take BlackBerry Private

BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) announced that a consortium of buyers led by Fairfax Financial Holdings (TSE:FFH) (OTCMKTS:FRFHF), the firm controlled by Prem Watsa and its largest shareholder offered to acquire the company and take it...

Nokia’s Stock Soars on Microsoft Deal

The stock price of Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) skyrocketed after the company sealed an agreement with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to sell its Devices and Services business including its Lumia & Asha phone brands, a portfolio...

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