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Rockland Capital to take bids for New Jersey plant

Teasers on Eagle Point went out to prospective buyers in May and the facility, formerly owned by Sunoco, will probably fetch about $240 million. Video

Algonquin Power goes activist on its target Gas Natural

The suitor, which already holds a 4.9% stake, calls on shareholders to back its proposals or, possibly, a change in the target′s board. Video

Public PE firms on the rebound

The shares prices of publicly traded private equity firms posted a disappointing performance for most of the first half of 2014; over the past month, however, the trends have flipped. Video

Perry Ellis feels the July heat from activist investors

The clothing maker has struggled in recent years, along with its rivals, due to the decline of the department store and the mall -- a result of competition from the Internet and fast fashion. Video

What it takes to get deals done in China

Linklaters partner Jonas Koponen explains the reasons behind China′s recent prohibition of a European shipping alliance that did not get any challenges in the U.S. and the EU. Video

Rejection of Fox bid could put Time Warner in play

Companies that buy content from both Time Warner and Fox are also getting bigger and are on the hunt for their own deals. Video

Reynolds, Lorillard seal tobacco merger with U.K. assist

The merger partners are selling $7.1 billion of assets to Britain′s Imperial Tobacco. That includes more brands usually identified with America like Kool and Salem. Video

Shire and AbbVie in $54B deal talks following sweetened bid

If the transaction is successful, the combined entity would be the ninth-largest drugs company in the world. Video

Gas Natural sale stalls amid legal fight with ex-chief

The Ohio-based gas utility mired in scandal was recently talking to suitors, but discussions came to a screeching halt when former CEO Richard Osborne filed a lawsuit against the company. Video

U.S. airlines see rising competition from emerging market carriers

Domestic flying is more lucrative than it's been in years, and that success suggests opportunities exist for operators from overseas. Video

That′s how the cupcake crumbles, with store closures

Crumbs Bake Shop will likely be targeted by private equity firms that, now, are interested in the asset with the elimination of dozens of unprofitable locations. Video

Setting the deal table: Takeout targets, activist action in 2014

The menu includes Wendy's, which would be attractive to risk-averse investors. And activist investors are pressing other big brands to weigh acquisitions, divestitures, or outright LBOs. Video

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