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GE's $23 billion financial asset sale to Blackstone, Wells Fargo will help it exit Fed oversight

Deals could allow GE Capital to lose 'systemically important' category as early as 2016. Continue reading

Five apparel retail groups that would look sharper with better focus

Investors will punish a company with one lagging brand, even if others under the corporate umbrella are performing like stars. Breakups might be the best solution. Continue reading

Ocwen's web snares sale of Home Loan Service Solutions

Debt holders claim the mortgage servicer is in default, but a big investor is uneasy about its proposed $1.3 billion acquisition by the owner of a rival. Continue reading

Moves by Perry Ellis and Oxford mark the continued decline of the Seventh Avenue model

Large apparel groups are breaking themselves up amid the struggles of department store chains -- historically their best customers. Continue reading

Atlantic City emergency manager doesn't recommend a bankruptcy filing

Kevin Lavin has released a turnaround plan for the beleaguered gaming city that has as its centerpiece layoffs, mediation talks and debt refinancing measures. Continue reading

Macerich rejects Simon's hostile $22B bid, adopts poison pill

Mall operator questioned the legality of Simon's actions and said it believes it can generate superior returns on its own. Continue reading

Despite activist pressure, Bob Evans won't spin off BEF Foods unit

Restaurant chain is still considering sale-lease back option. Continue reading

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

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