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Telecom, Media & Technology

Internap explores alternatives after activists call for sale

Data center operator gets calls from several investors to look for buyers in a consolidating sector. Continue reading

Dalian Wanda races to sports marketing forefront with World Triathlon acquisition

The Chinese conglomerate will pay Providence Equity $650 million for rights to the Ironman triathlon. Continue reading

Stock market volatility creates opportunities for merger arbs

Widening spreads offer bigger returns on slam-dunk deals and make risky transactions more attractive. The only worry is that financing might dry up. Continue reading

Small but dutiful: How to pursue change without filing

Activists with stakes below the 13D threshold can still wage successful campaigns. It's just a matter of building credibility among other shareholders. Continue reading

Cyber security providers from FireEye to IBM and Symantec seek acquisitions to counter hackers

CyberArk is attractive as companies lock down network access privileges, while Centrify's identity management security services could also draw interest. Continue reading

Contagious Gaming infected by enthusiasm for Sportech takeover

Shares in the TSX Venture Exchange-listed company rise sharply on its first comments about a potential purchase of its larger U.K. peer. Continue reading

FTC Commissioner Wright steps down

Surprise resignation leaves the agency leaning more Democratic. Continue reading

SunGard PE backers eke out a 1.65 return on sale

Though a 1.65 times return after 10 years is unremarkable, the firms will likely do better in the $9.1 billion sale than the planned public offering. Continue reading

Auction for PE-backed Ascensus nears final stage

The retirement services provider is expected to fetch a price tag of $900 million to $1 billion in the sale. Continue reading

Pearson sells its stake in the Economist Group

The London-based education group sells its 50% share in the profitable business magazine publisher and consultancy group to the Agnelli family's Exor investment vehicle and the Economist Group itself. Continue reading

Delaware appraisal and judicial activism

The Dell case raises the issue of how aggressive Delaware judges should be in shaping the state's law. Continue reading

Cardiac medical device M&A may not skip a beat

Following the $3.4 billion acquisition of Thoratec by St. Jude Medical, other cardiac medtech companies could prove attractive. Continue reading

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