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Telecom, Media & Technology

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

Quirky will shop assets in Chapter 11 after rough patch

The CEO of the New York startup stepped down earlier this year after the technology company ran out of cash. Continue reading

Music streamer Deezer files for Paris listing

The French music service will raise cash to take on larger rivals Spotify and Apple in an IPO that is expected to value it at about $1.1 billion. Continue reading

Starz, AMC and the big media freak-out

As cable network valuations tumble, the moguls who run them are under pressure to trade buybacks for buyouts. Continue reading

Worldpay's private equity owners chose IPO instead of a sale

Advent International and Bain Capital plan to pare their stakes in offering, which aims to raise $1.4 billion in new money. Continue reading

Altice has U.S. ambitions beyond Cablevision

Founder Patrick Drahi has his eye on the wireless market, as well as cable systems. Continue reading

Drahi's Altice plugs in Cablevision to become No.4 U.S. cable operator

The cable investor agrees on the $17.7 billion acquisition just four months after a deal to buy Suddenlink. Continue reading

Blackstone, Silver Lake, H&F were among suitors for Solera Holdings

Solera Holdings agreed Monday to be taken private by Vista Equity Partners for $6.5 billion. Continue reading

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