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Activism

Activist Investing Today: Jackson Calls for eBay M&A

By Ronald Orol
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Published: April 22nd, 2020
The manager of technology-focused hedge fund EMJ Capital says he thinks the company should use cash on hand — and proceeds from expected unit sales — to make its own acquisitions.
Activism

Starboard Ends eBay Fight Following CEO Selection

By Ronald Orol
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Published: April 21st, 2020
The activist fund managed by Jeff Smith said it was 'excited' about the online marketplace company’s decision to hire former Walmart executive Jamie Iannone to the company's top post.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Shadowy ‘Team Telecom’ to Resemble Cfius

By David Hatch
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Published: April 20th, 2020
A presidential order adds structure and deadlines to an amorphous U.S. government panel that reviews international telecom deals.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Trending: Podcast M&A

By Chris Nolter
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Published: April 17th, 2020
Spotify, iHeartMedia, Entercom, Scripps and others have been binging on podcasts through acquisitions with goals to scale-up.
Private Equity

Insight Partners Raises Its Largest Fund

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: April 15th, 2020
Marking 25 years as a growth equity firm, Insight Partners closes its eleventh fund with a commitment of $9.5 billion from LPs.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Blackstone, Alnylam Ink Collaboration Deal

By Armie Margaret Lee
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Published: April 15th, 2020
As part of the agreement, Blackstone will pay $1 billion to purchase 50% of Alnylam’s royalties and commercial milestones for inclisiran, an investigational cholesterol treatment.
Restructuring

XFL Joins AFL, AAF in Bankruptcy

By David Elman
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Published: April 14th, 2020
Vince McMahon's football league seeks court protection to sell its assets days after suspending operations.