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Telecom, Media & Technology

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

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

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