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Thoma Bravo inks $2.5B deal for Compuware

Activist shareholder Elliott Management, which took two board seats in January, supports the buyout. Continue reading

CSR rejects takeover proposal from Microchip Technology

The Arizona bidder has until Sept. 25 to decide whether to proceed with an offer for the $2.2 billion chipmaker. Continue reading

Vivendi chooses Telefónica's GVT bid

The French company enters exclusive talks with the Spanish telecom after it trumped Telecom Italia with a sweetened $9.8 billion proposal for the Brazilian broadband services company. Continue reading

Broken levy: How U.S. tax law encourages inversions

As companies seek better treatment by relocating overseas, pressure builds to reform a system rooted in the imperial era. As one critic points out, "doing nothing borders on the irresponsible." Continue reading

Patent rulings against Vringo, Spherix crush stocks

The cases show risks for investors in intellectual property. Continue reading

Wang to cede control of Islanders in two years

A group led by Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin will first hold a minority stake in the hockey team. Continue reading

Infineon to spend $3B on International Rectifier

The German company offers a near-51% premium to the El Segundo, Calif. chipmaker's Tuesday closing price. Continue reading

American Media's financial story needs a new rewrite

The National Enquirer's publisher embarks on yet another restructuring. Will this one sell papers? Or, given AMI's new digital strategy, will it sell clicks? The company's balance sheet may be better shape, but industry trends are still working against it. Continue reading

Radio Disney to go digital

Music stations for children are to be sold off. Continue reading

There's room for T-Mobile on Ergen's Dish

Combination would be highly-leveraged but possible, especially if Deutsche Telekom accepts equity payment. Continue reading

LightSquared plans head toward confirmation hearing

Debtor's proposal would keep company intact, while competing plans by creditors envision a breakup of the wireless spectrum holding company. Continue reading

BuzzFeed round throws cold water on IPO talk

Viral content king looks to leverage more video into lineup. Continue reading

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