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Activist Investing: Impact on M&A

Armed with more than $100 billion in capital and a tenacity to match, activist money managers have become an investment juggernaut. Continue reading

Why Barclays Center could provide an assist in sale of Brooklyn Nets

Mikhail Prokhorov and his minority shareholders are shopping the struggling team but not the wildly successful arena. That may have to change if the sellers hope to get a valuation in line with the premiums commanded by other NBA franchises. Continue reading

Staples puts pen to paper on Office Depot bid

The $6.3 billion deal is sure to face antitrust scrutiny, though competition has changed dramatically since the companies' ill-fated merger attempt in 1997. Continue reading

RadioShack in talks with several bidders for asset sales

Sprint and Amazon are said to be some that are interested in store locations. Continue reading

With activist push, Office Depot and Staples talk deal

Emboldened by investor dissatisfaction at Office Depot, Starboard pushes for merger. Continue reading

Australian mall owners Novion, Federation to merge

The $6.1 billion transaction represents the second sweeping change to Australia's retail real estate investment landscape in less than a year after Westfield Group split into two in June. Continue reading

Hospitals respond to Medicare worries with a shopping spree

Uncertainty over reimbursement levels and increased regulatory burdens are putting pressure on margins. So the big operators have decided that the best way to protect their bottom lines is to get even bigger. Continue reading

Reverse merger market shrank in fourth quarter

Despite the decline in deals, reverse merger companies raised more capital. Continue reading

Sycamore and Express end talks over leveraged buyout

Reason given was lack of favorable financing, though other factors are likely in play. Continue reading

Wet Seal latest teen retailer to slip into Chapter 11

The mall-based chain plans to hand the majority of its equity to B. Riley Financial through a reorganization plan. Continue reading

Caesars begins Chapter 11 play

The operating unit of the casino giant looks to shed roughly $10 billion in debt through the court restructuring. Continue reading

Target concedes defeat in Canada, plans to close stores

After spending billions on Zellers locations, department store will shutter all Canadian stores. Continue reading

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Why Barclays Center could provide an assist in sale of Nets

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