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Beltway Bandits remain strong despite budget shenanigans

Private equity investors have played an oversized role in the consolidation of government services providers over the past 10 years. And the business has only gotten more competitive. Continue reading

Lockheed to acquire Sikorsky for $9 billion as part of broader portfolio shift

The company is adding new hardware platforms while at the same time announcing plans to explore options for its $6 billion government IT division. Continue reading

As Delta hits turbulence, activists buzz the field

The airline, which recently suffered a labor setback and is under increasing regulatory scrutiny, has some high-profile hedge funds among its shareholders. Continue reading

Samsung C&T shareholders narrowly back Cheil Industries takeover

Activist investor Elliott calls the outcome disappointing and says it reserves "all options at its disposal." Continue reading

Stericycle buys Shred-it International for $2.3B

Target's backers cancelled a planned public offering for the company and instead sold it outright. Continue reading

As GM stock falls, its risk and vulnerability rise

The automaker's shares now trade below its 2010 IPO price, despite a $5 billion buyback. GM now faces significant expenses and crucial labor talks, all with activists still lurking. Continue reading

Victory Nickel blames falling oil prices for missing interest payments

The Canadian nickel and frac sand mining company is working with City Hall Capital, which just provided another $1.15 million in capital at a 14.8% coupon. Continue reading

Marijuana financial services firm Kind Financial acquires software maker Agrisoft

KindManage LLC's Kind Financial, a marijuana industry financial services company, acquired "seed-to-sale" software maker Agrisoft Development Group LLC, a sign of further consolidation and growth in the marijuana industry. Continue reading

Elliott loses round one court fight to block Samsung C&T takeover

The Seoul has yet to rule on the hedge fund's bid to overturn a 5.8% stake sale by the bid target to ally KCC. Continue reading

As time goes by, shareholders gain power but add little

An alternative to single or dual class structures, popular in France, seems to have no effect on valuation. Few U.S. companies adopt the scheme, which encourages long-term holdings. Continue reading

Wilbur Ross: Man over-board?

The W.L. Ross chairman is a director at 17 companies, committees and clubs. Governance experts suggest that he is spread too thin. Continue reading

OCI Resources may pique interest of PE firms

Although the soda ash producer likely will not attract takeover interest from the three largest strategic players, the company could attract PE buyers and fetch up to $1.2 billion. Continue reading

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