Contact Us: 1-888-667-3325 /

Subscriber Content Preview | Request a free trialSearch  

Telecom, Media & Technology

Dell and Silver Lake lead landmark $67B purchase of EMC

Activist shareholder Elliott approves the deal, the largest ever in the tech industry. Continue reading

Sprint slows to a crawl

Can CEO Marcelo Claure revive the carrier's ability to invest in growth? Continue reading

As university spinouts proliferate, so does worry about failures

Lawyers expect more of these startups to file for bankruptcy because many lack commercial viability or financing. Continue reading

Credit market seen as hurdle for Dell takeover of EMC

With the debt markets souring, financing for what would be one of technology's largest combinations looks formidable. Continue reading

FTC chief defends unique antitrust powers

GOP efforts to standardize merger challenge framework gain steam. Continue reading

Four activist situations to watch

Syngenta, Jive Software, RealD and Brink's Co. have potential catalysts that may mean share price changes motivated by investors. Continue reading

Will Third Point's FTC deal chill activism?

Insurgents and their lawyers complain they are caught in an antitrust regime not intended for them. Continue reading

House panel again passes bill to clip FTC's merger powers

Judiciary Committee Republicans are pushing to standardize the review process used by both antitrust agencies. Continue reading

Sources: taps DH Capital to help with sale process

Sources believe the cloud infrastructure provider, a Pamlico Capital Management portfolio company, could fetch about $300 million, or 10 times Ebitda, from a strategic or another financial sponsor. Continue reading

You won't believe what Axel Springer just bought

The company behind Germany's Bild tabloid snaps up business news and sensationalist-headline producer Business Insider in a deal valuing the New York-based group at $442 million. Continue reading

PR Newswire is for sale

London communications and events house reportedly wants $700 million. Continue reading

FactSet goes outside M&A comfort zone to test its rivals

The acquisition of automated trading technology provider Portware differs greatly from all the past deals the financial data and analytics company has made. Continue reading

Meet the journalists

Chris Nolter

Senior Writer: Media & Telecom

EU's Vestager talks tough on telecoms

Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said that mergers in the s ... Video

More TMT video

The Deal's Webcast Series

If you have not had the chance to enjoy our Webcast Series, now is the time. Join these free 60-minute discussions and get a handle on the latest strategies and tactics in private equity, cross-border and middle market dealmaking and more.

Industry Events

View information on all upcoming industry events which The Deal representatives are participating in.

The Deal Economy Event

Our senior journalists host the industry's leading forecasting event, where influential members of the deal community discuss the outlook for dealmaking.

The Deal on Twitter

Follow @TheDealNewsroom for the latest news across mergers and acquisitions, auctions, financings, restructurings and more!