Tagged: Mergers and acquisition reporting

Coverage: Shire to buy NPS

It’s the year’s first big deal merger, and it’s in the pharmaceutical space. Shire is planning to buy NPS in order to continue growing. The Financial Times had this story by Arash Massoudi: Shire,...

The Deal adds staff writers

The Deal, which is part of TheStreet.com, has hired Laura Cooper, who joins as a health care reporter, and Andrew Hedlund, who joins as a bankruptcy reporter. Both will be based out of TheStreet’s...

Insight: How to cover a merger or acquisition

The seasons are not the only things changing. Headlines everywhere are flooded with recent mergers and acquisitions. From last month’s questionable Burger King-Tim Horton’s deal to the weakening talks between DreamWorks Animation and SoftBank, M&A...

Coverage: Dollar General goes hostile

Another day, another dollar – or many dollars — for investors as the battle of discount retailers continues. Dollar General said it was taking its offer for Family Dollar to shareholders. The New York...