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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Financial-World· 16 Jun 2019

Mexico blocks Walmart’s delivery app buyout deal on competition ground

Officials of Mexico’s far-right wing government, led by PM Andreas Manuel Lopez Obrador, had blocked world’s largest company in terms of revenue, Walmart Inc., headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, from pushing ahead with a buyout deal

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
Digital Realty· 14 Jun 2019

Digital Realty Announces Expiration of Tender Offer for Any and All of Digital Realty Trust, L.P.'s Outstanding 3.400% Notes Due 2020 and 5.250% Notes Due 2021

Digital Realty Trust, Inc., announced today the expiration of the previously announced cash tender offer ("the Offer") by Digital Realty Trust, L.P. ("the Issuer"), its operating partnership subsidiary, for any and all of its outstanding 3.400% notes due 2020 (CUSIP No.

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Iteris, Inc.
Seeking Alpha· 14 Jun 2019

Iteris prices stock offering

Iteris (NASDAQ:ITI) has priced public offering of 5.38M common shares at $4.65/share, for gross proceeds of $25M. Underwriters over-allotment is an additional 0.806M common stock. Closing date is June 18. Net proceeds of $23.1M will be used to fund the cash purchase price of a planned acquisition and for general corporate purposes, including possible additional future acquisitions.

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APRIL group
April· 13 Jun 2019

APRIL: Evolem’s stake transferred to CVC Fund VII

As the required regulatory authorisations in France and abroad have been granted, Evolem has transferred today its majority stake in APRIL to Andromeda Investissements, a holding company indirectly owned by funds managed by CVC Capital Partners in which Evolem and APRIL’s management will hold a minority stake.

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General Electric Company
CNBC· 13 Jun 2019

General Electric's Venture Group is Trying to Find a Buyer for its Start-up Portfolio

GE Ventures is looking for a buyer for its portfolio of more than 100 start-ups, according to people familiar with the matter, as parent company General Electric tries to orchestrate a turnaround and get its debt problem under control.

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Kantar Group
Reuters· 12 Jun 2019

WPP sticks to full-year outlook, Kantar stake sale on track

WPP said on Wednesday the sale of a majority stake in data analytics business Kantar is on track and that its full-year outlook was steady. The world’s biggest advertising company had shortlisted a series of U.S.

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Blackstone Group LP
Newsbarons· 12 Jun 2019

Blackstone acquires Aadhar Housing Finance

Blackstone has also infused INR 8,000 million primary equity capital into Aadhar to fund the company for future growth. Blackstone announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”) have acquired a 97.7% stake in Aadhar Housing Finance Limited (“Aadhar”), including the entire stake held by the existing controlling shareholders, Wadhawan Global Capital Limited (“WGC”) and Dewan Housing Finance Limited.

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CVS Health Corp
The Street· 11 Jun 2019

CVS Health's $69 Billion Acquisition Facing Potential Legal Block

A federal judge is close to a issuing a surprise ruling that would block CVS's (CVS - Get Report) $69 billion acquisition of Aetna, the New York Post reported on Tuesday.Citing sources familiar with the proceedings, the Post reported that U.S.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Reuters· 11 Jun 2019

Readerlink works towards higher bid for Barnes & Noble - WSJ

June 10 (Reuters) - Book distribution company Readerlink LLC is working towards making a bid for Barnes & Nobles Inc that would top hedge fund Elliott Management Corp's agreed price to buy the U.S bookseller, the Wall Street Journal reported here on Monday, citing a source.

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Intel Corporation
Sdxcentral· 11 Jun 2019

Intel Buys Barefoot Networks, Boosts Data Center Interconnect

Intel signed an agreement to buy fellow chipmaker Barefoot Networks in a deal that will boost its hyperscale cloud data center business. The companies didn’t disclose the price.The acquisition follows a spate of recent silicon vendor acquisitions and comes as Intel exited the 5G business — and reportedly lost a bidding war with rival Nvidia for another networking interconnect superstar, Mellanox.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Citybizlist· 10 Jun 2019

Barnes & Noble to Be Acquired by Elliott for $683M

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announces today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by funds advised by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited for $6.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683 million, including the assumption of debt.Elliott’s acquisition of Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, follows its June 2018 acquisition of Waterstones, the largest retail bookseller in the United Kingdom.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
The Business Journals· 10 Jun 2019

Readerlink working on beating Elliott in bid for Barnes & Noble

Book distributor Readerlink LLC is working on a bid for Barnes & Noble Inc. that would beat the offer that hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. is making on the nationwide book retailer, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Blackstone Group LP
Iberian· 09 Jun 2019

Blackstone negotiates purchase of Torre Tarragona for €110M

Torre Tarragona is currently being negotiated between its current owner bank UBS Global Asset Management, and American fund Blackstone for a maximum amount of 110 million euro. This building is located at number 161 Carrer de Tarragona, from where it received its name, and it has 18.150 sqm and 250 parking spots, revealed Spanish newspaper Cinco on its print edition.

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Time Warner Inc
The Motley Fool· 09 Jun 2019

AT&T Changes Its Strategy to Take on Netflix

AT&T's purchase of Time Warner was held up by regulatory review over fears of the combined entity holding too much market power. Yet one year after the merger closed, it looks as if AT&T is the one that could use some help.While investors may have thought AT&T had a master plan for its Time Warner acquisition, you wouldn't know it from the company's actions over the past year.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
The Seattle Times· 08 Jun 2019

Elliott challenges Amazon with U.K. blueprint for Barnes & Noble

From a corporate perspective, Barnes & Noble doesn’t seem like a great rescue target. The book retailer’s business model has been thoroughly upended by e-commerce, its electronic reading gambit failed and sales have been falling for years.But that’s not stopping Elliott Management Corp., which agreed to purchase the chain in a deal with an equity value of about $476 million, plus the assumption of debt.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Globe Newswire· 08 Jun 2019

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating the Board of Directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc on Behalf of Barnes & Noble Shareholders and Encourages Barnes & Noble Investors to Contact the Firm

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc. on behalf of Barnes & Noble shareholders concerning the proposed merger with Elliot Advisors (UK) Ltd.Pursuant to the proposed transaction, announced on June 7, 2019 and valued at $683 million, Barnes & Noble shareholders will receive $6.50 for each share of Barnes & Noble common stock owned.

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Chron· 08 Jun 2019

Anadarko’s CEO gets a $98 million golden parachute after sale

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Chief Executive Officer Al Walker will receive a golden parachute worth $98 million following the oil producer’s $38 billion sale to U.S. rival Occidental Petroleum Corp.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Peprofessional· 07 Jun 2019

Elliott to Acquire Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Elliott Management in an all-cash transaction with an enterprise value of $683 million. Beginning in October 2018, a special committee of the Barnes & Noble board of directors began a review to determine strategic alternatives for the company including a possible sale.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
GuruFocus· 07 Jun 2019

Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Sets Date With Barnes & Noble

Elliott Management, the activist hedge fund founded by Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio), announced on Friday it has entered a definitive agreement in which Elliott will acquire Barnes & Noble Inc.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Adweek· 07 Jun 2019

U.K. Investment Group Acquires Barnes & Noble for $683 Million

It’s a new—wait for it—chapter for bookseller Barnes & Noble, which will be acquired by U.K. investment firm Elliott Advisors in an all-cash deal worth $683 million. Barnes & Noble joins a portfolio that also includes U.K.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Reuters· 07 Jun 2019

Elliott Management in talks to buy Barnes & Noble

Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp is in talks to acquire Barnes & Noble Inc, in a deal that would mark the end of the once-dominant U.S. book retailer as a publicly listed company, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Barnes & Noble, Inc.
RIS News· 07 Jun 2019

Barnes & Noble Sold for $683 Million

Barnes & Noble has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Elliott Advisors Limited for $6.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $683 million. Elliott’s acquisition of Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, follows its June 2018 acquisition of Waterstones, the largest retail bookseller in the United Kingdom.

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Best Buy Co Inc
Mhealthintelligence· 07 Jun 2019

Best Buy Adds to Its Senior Telehealth Platform With RPM Acquisition

Best Buy is amping up its telehealth platform for the growing senior care market with the acquisition of a remote patient monitoring provider.The company recently agreed to acquire Critical Signal Technologies, a Michigan-based developer of personal emergency response systems (PERS) and connected health monitoring services for at-home seniors, for an undisclosed sum.

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Walgreens Co.
Bangor Daily News· 07 Jun 2019

Closure of Bangor’s last Rite Aid is latest sign of Walgreens acquisition

After nearly 2,000 Rite Aid pharmacies were sold to Walgreens a year-and-a-half ago, the $4.38 billion deal will soon leave Walgreens as the only major drugstore chain in the Bangor region.The last Rite Aid in Bangor — at the intersection of Union and Third streets — will close June 25, according to a sign outside the store.

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CarGurus
Mayfieldrecorder· 07 Jun 2019

Geode Capital Management LLC Has $27.80 Million Holdings in CarGurus Inc (CARG)

Geode Capital Management LLC grew its stake in CarGurus Inc (NASDAQ:CARG) by 13.6% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 824,067 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 98,854 shares during the quarter.

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