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Jana unveils potential board slate for PetSmart

Activist investor Jana Partners LLC is looking to turn up the heat on pet products retailer PetSmart Inc. (PETM), as private equity firms KKR & Co. LP (KKR) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC are apparently preparing a joint offer.... Continue reading

Apache sells assets valued at $1.4B

Oil and gas explorer is focusing its efforts on its more promising shale plays. Continue reading

Sen. Levin: Commodity units rife with risk, manipulation

Senator cites 2012 Fed report warning big banks lack up to $15B each to cover catastrophic losses. Continue reading

CGG rejects $1.8B takeover proposal from Technip

Analysts suggest the offer bears the hallmarks of the French government and question the benefits of a fusion. Continue reading

Cliffs to study exit for Eastern Canadian iron ore ops

Having amended its debt covenants, the iron ore and coal producer said it could close its Bloom Lake development, since the potential $1.2 billion investment needed to make it viable isn't achievable within an acceptable time frame. Continue reading

Activists find help in the shadows

Companies have used private detectives for years. Now, dissident shareholders are hiring their own gumshoes. With everybody watching everybody else, at least one group wins: The investigation firms. Continue reading

Exclusive: Perry Ellis holds talks with bankers

As activist investors hover, the retailer reviews its options. Continue reading

Dow divests Angus Chemical for $1.2B

Sale of the additives business to Golden Gate is response to pressure from Third Point. Continue reading

Ackman launches activist campaign at Zoetis

Investors will look for response from Zoetis on its investor day scheduled for Nov. 18. Continue reading

Vicwest sells itself to two strategic acquirers

Sale to Kingspan and Ag Growth will return about $197 million to shareholders. Continue reading

Sears tries the real estate angle, shares pop

As a way to raise money, department store chain said it's investigating a REIT and sale-leaseback plan. Continue reading

Kharitonin rescue of Nürburgring raceway sparks controversy

The Russian tycoon stepped in after previously agreed bidder Capricorn Automotive failed to make a scheduled payment. Continue reading

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