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Mergers & Acquisitions

Post-Merger T-Mobile Won’t Be Maverick: States’ Expert

By Chris Nolter
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Published: December 12th, 2019
An expert witness for the group of states suing to block T-Mobile's purchase of Sprint testified Wednesday that the post-merger company would likely lose its zeal for aggressive price competition.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Merck Expands Oncology Pipeline With ArQule

By Armie Margaret Lee
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Published: December 9th, 2019
The biopharmaceutical giant is paying a 107% premium for the target, which focuses on therapies for treating cancer and rare diseases.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Drinks With The Deal: Chris Varelas

By David Marcus
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Published: December 6th, 2019
The former Citi tech investment banker and author of 'How Money Became Dangerous' talks with The Deal’s David Marcus about working at Disneyland in the 1980s, being a tech banker after the dot-com crash and investing in influencers.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Thoma Bravo Takes Instructure Private Following Review

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: December 4th, 2019
The $2 billion bid comes after the company announced a strategic review in October and after The Deal named the information tech company a target in January.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Discipline Crucial in 2020

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
M&A valuations remain frothy and Ebitda adjustments are growing, panelists cautioned at The 2019 Deal Economy Conference.
Activism

Vitamin Shoppe to Emphasize Organic Growth

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Vitamin Shoppe GC David Kastin said that the company will pursue organic growth, while its soon-to-be parent pursues M&A.
Activism

Activists Find New Routes to M&A Opportunities

By Ronald Orol
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Insurgent managers are targeting larger companies and are taking on different roles, a panel of experts told The Deal Economy's 2019 conference.