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Mergers & Acquisitions

Pfizer Leans Toward Tuck-In Deals

By Armie Margaret Lee
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Published: November 27th, 2019
This year, Pfizer’s first under the leadership of Albert Bourla, the biopharma company has done deals including the purchase of Array BioPharma and Therachon.
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Lawyers Debate Icahn-Oxy Feud

By Greg Morcroft
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Published: November 27th, 2019
Sidley's Kai Liekefett and Schulte's Ele Klein diverge in their opinions about Carl Icahn’s unyielding agitation at Occidental Petroleum.
Mergers & Acquisitions

M&A Can Make All Companies Tech Companies

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: November 27th, 2019
Companies in centuries-old industries ranging from real estate to agriculture to education are grappling with the issue of how to become technology-enabled, according to a panel at The Deal Economy Conference.
Mergers & Acquisitions

More Diligence, Insurance Needed to Mitigate Risk

By Michael Brown
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Published: November 27th, 2019
Panelists at The Deal Economy Conference said greater use of due diligence, reps and warranty insurance and other tools is needed to mitigate risk in today's M&A deals.
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L Brands Meets With Bankers as Mitarotonda Watches

By Ronald Orol
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Published: November 26th, 2019
The Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works owner could soon be under pressure once again from activist investor Barington Capital if a deal doesn’t happen first.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Increased LVMH Bid Wins Tiffany Backing

By Paul Whitfield
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Published: November 26th, 2019
The world's biggest luxury goods seller will get bigger still after agreeing a $16.2 billion deal for the storied U.S. jeweler.
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EBay Sells Ticket Marketplace StubHub to Viagogo

By Kirk O’Neil
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Published: November 26th, 2019
After after announcing a strategic review with support from activist shareholders Elliott Management and Starboard Value earlier this year, eBay is selling StubHub to viagogo for $4 billion.
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Potential Proxy Fight Looms at e.l.f.

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: November 14th, 2019
Mario Cibelli-led Marathon Partners is considering a director contest at e.l.f. Beauty, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Docker Separates Developer, Enterprise Businesses

By Chris Nolter
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Published: November 14th, 2019
CEO Rob Bearden said Docker's businesses serving software developers and enterprises have "vastly different" product and financial models.