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TPG sells stake in RentPath to Providence

The two buyout firms will hold equal ownership interests in the rental housing guide publisher. Continue reading

Third Point tells Amgen: Break it up

Amgen plans to expound on plans for the company at its Oct. 28 investor meeting. Continue reading

ShoreTel hires Blackstone following hostile Mitel bid

Analyst thinks Mitel Networks will have to offer up to $10 per share to open talks. Continue reading

Apple supplier GT Advanced set for key hearing

The diversified technology company looks to shutter its sapphire plants and to keep certain information under seal. Continue reading

Corvex prods Crown Castle to bid on Verizon towers

Keith Meister's firm urges company to ditch the playbook from its last major acquisition, a $4.8 billion purchase of towers from AT&T. Continue reading

Working on the A[ctivist]-Team

Dissidents find teaming up helps cover costs and drive insurgencies at larger companies. But the members of the group must stay on the same page and share the same goals if a target agrees to sell itself. Continue reading

Riverbed to explore options after lowering Q3 projections

The move is needed to placate suitor and critic Elliott Management. Continue reading

GT Advanced wants to keep documents under wraps

The diversified technology company says certain documents must be filed under seal to avoid triggering large claims for breaching confidentiality agreements. Continue reading

Astronics is in danger of being unseated

Shares are down 20% since September on BAE Systems' plan to expand into the aircraft cabin in-seat power systems market. Continue reading

HubSpot IPO raises $125M

Offering values the online marketer at almost $760 million. Continue reading

NHL teams put minority stakes on the market

As the league's TV revenues rise, so are valuations, and some owners want to capitalize on the trend. Continue reading

Oi CEO departs suddenly as Altice talks continue

The Brazilian company says it's received no offer for the Portuguese assets to be housed within a merged Oi/Portugal Telecom, though it is known to be in talks with the French cable investor. Continue reading

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