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Splitting Danaher in two might not be enough

Third Point's Dan Loeb takes a large stake. Is he along for the ride or will he push for more buybacks and divestitures? Continue reading

Delaware's drive to reduce M&A suits bears some fruit

Time will tell whether a reduction in class actions belies a shift to other state courts. Continue reading

The Most Admired Corporate Dealmakers

Ten companies are singled out for their M&A prowess in what's expected to be the biggest year for deals since 2007. Continue reading

Asciano to open books to Qube consortium after $6.4B offer

The fate of the bid battle between Qube and Brookfield Asset Management could lie in the hands of the Australian antitrust regulator. Continue reading

ManTech sees growth as M&A expectations build

The company appears ready to shake the doldrums that have haunted it since 2012 in time to participate in a round of government services consolidation. Continue reading

Weyerhaeuser, Plum Creek seek to dominate U.S. timber industry with $8.4B deal

The combination would rank as one of the largest private landowners in the U.S. with more than 13 million acres of timberland. Continue reading

The Pentagon finally worries about defense mergers

Following the Justice Dept.'s quick approval of Sikorsky's acquisition, the military seeks bigger voice. Continue reading

Under activist pressure, Pep Boys sells to Bridgestone for $835M

The acquisition comes about four months after insurgent investor Mario Gabelli reached a deal to add three dissident directors to the auto-parts and services retailers' board. Continue reading

As trucking slows, Knight likely to accelerate

Analysts say that transport firms are sounding a cautious tone. Look for active acquirers to take advantage of any coming weakness. Continue reading

What Nelson Peltz is up to at GE

The Deal's panel of experts squabble over Trian's activist campaign and what it means for the future of the industrial conglomerate. Continue reading

Essar Steel battered by contract dispute, declining financials

A credit analyst notes the steel producer's iron ore supplier could be difficult to replace if the parties can't work something out, while Moody's warns of weak liquidity. Continue reading

Peltz's GE campaign puts Immelt on the clock for a turnaround

With its 1% stake, Trian is urging the industrial conglomerate to hike its debt, increase its share buybacks and consider spinoffs and joint ventures. Continue reading

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