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Citic Pacific unveils assets deal with parent

The Hong Kong-listed metals, mining and real estate company will sell shares to Citic Group to finance the $37 billion assets injection. Continue reading

House panel looks at FTC's merger superpowers

Federal law and court rulings give the commission a boost over DOJ when taking deals to court. Continue reading

U.S., Canada lay out merger cooperation steps

Regulators aim for transparency in cross-border antitrust reviews. Continue reading

Who to call when the barbarians are at the gate

The rise of activism has been a boon to a group of advisers who can coordinate offense and defense. If one of these names shows up in a regulatory filing as a recent hire, it's a pretty good indication that something's up. Continue reading

Kior, Khosla discuss final terms on financing deal

As an April 1 deadline approaches, the advanced biofuel producer is close to getting a loan from the Silicon Valley venture capitalist. Continue reading

Restructuring bill in Puerto Rico creates a divide

Trading in the bonds of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority suggests that the lack of consensus about the legislation within the commonwealth's government is causing some investor jitters. Continue reading

Energy XXI pays $2.3B for EPL Oil & Gas

Combination creates the largest publicly traded Gulf of Mexico shelf oil and gas producer. Continue reading

The Deal's guide to activists: A program for proxy season

Who is our ace investor? And who deserves to sit on the bench? Probably not who you think. We recount the successes and failures of the biggest names in the activism game and identify a couple of newcomers to watch. Continue reading

BP to split off U.S. shale operations

CEO Dudley says the restructuring will give the oil producer increased "optionality." Continue reading

Gates-backed Optim Energy to recharge in Ch. 11

The power plant owner gets a new-money DIP, but it will have to sell at least one of its facilities. Continue reading

Private equity funds pour into North American energy

Not only are PE executives focused on the continent, they also expect increased interest in 2014. Continue reading

The Deal's top 10 targets for activists

We found 10 companies in five sectors that could draw the attention of investors seeking changes. Check back every week for updates. Continue reading

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