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CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal

CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, toge...

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal

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CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s streaming insurgency and face up to the loss of “cord-...
23:26 2019-08-13

CBS and Viacom have reportedly agreed that Viacom CEO Bob Bakish would lead the combined company if a merger deal is reached (CBS, VIAB) Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Viacom (Reuters) — Viacom Inc's Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish is expected to lead the combined company if merged with CBS Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The companies, both controlled by Shari Reds...
01:00 2019-08-03

CBS, Viacom merger deal won't be announced Thursday CBS and Viacom likely won't reach a merger agreement in time for CBS's earnings release on Thursday. The companies originally planned to have a deal by August 8....
18:00 2019-08-07

Media powerhouses CBS and Viacom reach merger deal CBS finally put a ring on it. After months of discussions, CBS Corp., the network behind “The Big Bang Theory,” has agreed to tie the knot with Viacom to better position the two TV companies to compete against streaming video giants like Netflix and Disney. The all-stock deal, announced Tuesday, uni...
10:39 2019-08-14

CBS and Viacom Announce Deal to Reunite in Mega Merger (NEW YORK) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom owns Paramount Pictures and pay TV channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and BET, while CBS ...
02:39 2019-08-14

CBS, Viacom Strike Deal for Long-Thwarted Merger CBS and Viacom agreed to merge in a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
21:39 2019-08-13

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
16:13 2019-06-10

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an agreement.The two countries have agreed in principle a free trade agreementthat will allow business...
13:13 2019-06-10

Soccer-Man United agree record deal to sign Maguire from Leicester - reports Manchester United have reached an agreement with Leicester City to sign centre back Harry Maguire with a transfer fee of 80 million pounds ($96.96 million) agreed, British media reports said on Friday....
18:39 2019-08-02

T-Mobile and Sprint May Offload $6 Billion in Assets to Dish As Part of Merger Deal With DOJ Dish Network Corp. is “in talks” to buy up assets that T-Mobile and Sprint are planning to sell off in order to have their terrible merger approved by antitrust authorities, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.Read more......
06:26 2019-06-19

Microsoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications company will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and use Microsoft 365, which includes Office productivity software, for much of its 268,000-strong workforce....
16:39 2019-07-17

Viacom, CBS Executives to Earn Big From Merger Bob Bakish, who will become president and CEO of ViacomCBS, has signed a contract worth about $31 million a year. Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined company, will get earn about $70 million when the deal closes....
10:39 2019-08-20

A CBS-Viacom merger is a logical step, but probably only a first one CBS and Viacom are inching closer to a deal that would join the onetime siblings after a three-year dance. But whether the reunion will solve their problems or simply kick them down the road remains one of the media world’s biggest questions....
00:26 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-Microsoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications company will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and use Microsoft 365, which includes Office productivity software, for much of its 268,000-strong workforce....
16:52 2019-07-17

CBS and Viacom in final stages of all-stock merger CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters. Shares of CBS rose 0.6 percent to $49.21 in early trading, while Viacom fell 2.9 percent to $29.14. Viacom shareholders will receive ju...
18:26 2019-08-12

CBS-Viacom merger leads to big payouts for top execs The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That payout is tied to a provision in......
17:00 2019-08-20

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like those with human resources, communications and ad sa...
05:52 2019-08-14

CBS-Viacom merger would put Bob Bakish in charge: reports A merged CBS-Viacom would put Viacom CEO Bob Bakish at the head of the table, according to reports. CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello would be offered a job overseeing all of the combined network’s branded assets, the Wall Street Journal reported. The two media companies, which are controlled by Sumner R...
07:26 2019-08-03

Viacom Improves Performance as CBS Merger Talks Continue Viacom posted revenue growth thanks to its first uptick in domestic advertising in 20 quarters, a sign that the media giant’s performance is improving....
20:39 2019-08-08

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

CBS and Viacom set August target date for merger talks, after exploring for more than a year Both companies report earnings on Aug. 8, so the CBS and Viacom boards have set that as a natural deadline to agree to a merger. Price won't be discussed by the companies until the end of negotiations, sources say....
00:39 2019-07-16

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
05:00 2019-05-25

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
19:00 2019-08-05

What Shari Redstone won’t say about a Viacom deal CBS and Viacom reported earnings on Thursday — and refused to discuss what everyone wanted to know: the status of their merger plans. “We will not be responding to questions or comments regarding potential M&A,” reps from Viacom sternly noted at the top of their third-quarter earnings call. Likewise...
17:39 2019-08-09

CBS and Viacom are reuniting with new deal and set to become ViacomCBS Inc. by end of year CBS and Viacom are bringing their networks back together to form a new company. The combined company will be called ViacomCBS Inc.       ...
06:39 2019-08-14

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on New Leadership CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
19:00 2019-08-04

CBS, Viacom in Final Stages of Deal Talks CBS and Viacom are in the final stages of negotiating a deal that would reunite mogul Sumner Redstone’s media empire in the hopes of creating a more formidable competitor to the entertainment industry’s giants....
03:39 2019-08-13

CBS shareholders to get slight premium from Viacom deal: sources CBS Corp and Viacom Inc are in the final stages of negotiation of an all-stock merger that values the latter at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters....
16:13 2019-08-12

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
22:00 2019-06-27

CBS, Viacom Reach Tentative Deal on Team to Lead a Combined Company CBS and Viacom reached a working agreement on the management team of a combined company, with CBS acting chief Joe Ianniello to oversee all of CBS branded assets and Viacom boss Bob Bakish to become CEO....
22:26 2019-08-02

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a media conglomerate to compete with the likes of Ne...
05:00 2019-08-15

Wizards agree to deals with guards Isaiah Thomas, Ish Smith, sign-and-trade of Tomas Satoransky Thomas, a two-time all-star who has been slowed by injury, is expected to join the Wizards on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum of approximately $2.3 million. Smith, a nine-year veteran, is expected to sign a guaranteed two-year deal for $12 million....
10:52 2019-07-02

United Technologies, Raytheon both gain on $121 billion merger Stock market investors gave their seal of approval to the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp on Monday, pushing shares of both companies higher after the surprise weekend announcement....
15:01 2019-06-10

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to combat car industry upheaval Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
17:13 2019-05-27

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business and cap prices for consumers....
00:26 2019-05-23

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
06:26 2019-06-04

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne was also getting updates on the Renault board meeting back in Paris, and to him, this latest French government curve ball was one too many....
21:52 2019-06-06

Sources: Markieff Morris, Pistons agree to deal Markieff Morris, who averaged 9.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while coming off the bench for Oklahoma City and Washington last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pistons, sources told ESPN....
00:26 2019-07-04

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
04:52 2019-05-25

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983....
12:52 2019-07-16

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets reported Friday....
00:26 2019-07-13

Islanders agree to terms with Eberle on $27.5M, 5-year deal The New York Islanders and winger Jordan Eberle have agreed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract. The contract counts $5.5 million against the salary cap through the 2023-24 season under the deal general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Friday. Eberle averaged $6 million a year on his previous con...
20:39 2019-06-14

Sheffield United agree £20m Oli McBurnie deal with Swansea Striker in line to become club’s fourth record signing of summerSwansea agree to buy Kristoffer Peterson from Heracles for £1mSheffield United have agreed a club-record £20m deal to sign the Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie. After weeks of talks Chris Wilder’s side have made a breakthrough with an ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, opening an opportunity for Isaiah Thomas to be a backup point guard for the franchise...
05:26 2019-07-02

Renault's Senard laments loss of FCA merger deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard went on the offensive against the French state, Renault’s most powerful shareholder, over the collapse of merger talks with FCA....
15:13 2019-06-13

United Technologies, Raytheon Announce Merger Deal United Technologies agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with US contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion....
15:00 2019-06-10

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step toward ending decades of dictatorship....
22:13 2019-07-05

49ers, PK Gould agree to deal, beat franchise deadline Robbie Gould and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a two-year, $10.5 million deal on Monday, beating the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise players to receive a new contract....
21:00 2019-07-15

ESPN, NWSL agree to TV deal for rest of season following World Cup Capitalizing on the popularity of the World Cup, ESPN will televise 14 games during remainder of NWSL season including title game and semifinals.       ...
17:52 2019-07-04

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
05:39 2019-07-05

AP Source: Panthers agree to deal with 1st-round pick Burns A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with defensive end and first-round pick Brian Burns on 4-year contract with option for 5th season.       ...
17:52 2019-07-24

Thermo Fisher, Roper agree to terminate $925 million deal Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Roper Technologies Inc on Monday said they have mutually agreed to terminate Thermo Fisher's deal to buy Roper's unit Gatan Inc....
16:13 2019-06-10

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt and West Ham agree a deal for Haller Sebastien Haller has made his record move to the Premier League side a day after a deal was agreed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
17:26 2019-07-17

Manchester United agree £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester • Maguire in line to become world’s most expensive defender• Transfer is subject to England player passing medicalManchester United have agreed an £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester City, making the England international the world’s most expensive defender.Leicester wanted more for Maguir...
19:39 2019-08-02

Report: Dallas, Powell to agree to three-year, $33 million deal The Dallas Mavericks are expected to come to terms with big man Dwight Powell on a three-year, $33 million contract extension soon after free agency begins Sunday night, according to multiple reports....
01:26 2019-07-01

WFP, Yemen's Houthis agree deal that could lift partial aid suspension The World Food Programme (WFP) and Yemen's Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, have said they had reached a deal that could lift the U.N. agency's partial suspension of aid which has affected around 850,000 people....
18:39 2019-08-04

Bayern Munich agree Philippe Coutinho loan deal The Barcelona playmaker has struggled since moving to the Camp Nou 18 months ago. Bayern see him as an ideal acquisition following the departures of Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery....
10:39 2019-08-17

Fiat Chrysler Formally Proposes Merger Deal With Renault A few years ago, then-Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne seemed desperate to merge or partner his conglomerate with someone—anyone. He saw a future where every car company made its own individual models, engines, transmissions, parts and more as increasingly wasteful. That’s even more true with th...
22:39 2019-05-27

Opposition MPs agree to meet Jeremy Corbyn in bid to block no-deal Brexit Senior opposition leaders have agreed to meet Jeremy Corbyn next week in Westminster to discuss plans to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal....
06:52 2019-08-23

Paper Round: Rashford set for £300,000-a-week deal, Spurs agree €72m Ndombele fee "Marcus Rashford is set for a new contract worth £300,000-a-week whilst Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a fee for Tanguy Ndombele. It’s Monday’s Paper Round."...
01:52 2019-07-01

Trump encourages UK to go for no-deal Brexit if EU doesn't agree to favorable terms President Donald Trump encouraged the United Kingdom to walk away from negotiations with the European Union if they are unable to secure a favorable Brexit deal....
20:13 2019-06-02

Rangers, Jacob Trouba agree to massive seven-year, $56 million deal Jacob Trouba and the Rangers will be together for a long time. The team announced it had agreed to terms with the recently acquired blueliner on Friday. The Post’s Brett Cyrgalis confirmed the contract is a seven-year deal worth $56 million. Trouba, acquired mid-June for a first-round pick and...
22:39 2019-07-19

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fighter planes at the lowest cost in the program's history...
16:26 2019-06-11

Derrick Rose, Detroit Pistons agree on two-year, $15 million deal The Pistons will add Derrick Rose to a point guard rotation that includes Reggie Jackson. Rose, the 2011 MVP, had a resurgent season with Minnesota.       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

Mexico Did Not Agree to Agricultural Deal Touted by President Trump, Officials Say President Donald Trump doubled down on his boast of “large” agricultural sales to Mexico as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that averted the threat of U.S. tariffs. But the deal as released had none, and three Mexican officials said they’re not aware of an...
17:13 2019-06-09

Klay Thompson will stay with Warriors, agree to five-year, $189.6 million deal The All-Star guard tore his ACL during the NBA Finals and will miss most of the 2019-20 season. Now, the Warriors will try to keep Kevin Durant.       ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
02:13 2019-07-23

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
16:00 2019-05-21

Renault board delays vote on FCA merger after deal hits resistance Renault's board failed to make a decision on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger, extending discussions for a second day after Nissan put up resistance to the deal....
11:01 2019-06-05

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising US su...
07:39 2019-06-30

Bayern Munich agree season-long loan deal for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho • Former Liverpool player’s loan likely to include option to buy• Bayern draw 2-2 with Hertha Berlin in Bundesliga openerThe former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich on a season-long loan.The Brazil international, who was left out of Barcelona’s squad for...
01:26 2019-08-17

Atlanta Braves agree to terms on deal with 2015 Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel A day after Craig Kimbrel finally found a team, Dallas Keuchel's free agency came to a close as the 2015 Cy Young winner agreed to join the Braves.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
23:52 2019-07-17

Coyotes sign Lyubushkin to 1-year deal GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin to a one-year contract. The deal was announced Friday. The 25-year-old Lyubushkin had four assists in 41 games in 2018-19, his first season with the Coyotes. The 6-foot-2, 201-pound native of Moscow was third among NHL...
01:13 2019-06-15

Lightning re-sign Coburn to $3.4M, 2-year deal TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a $3.4 million, two-year deal. Coburn will count $1.7 million against the salary cap in each of the next two seasons. General manager Julien BriseBois announced the contract Tuesday. The 34-year-old had four goals...
16:39 2019-06-18

Hurricanes re-sign G Nedeljkovic to 2-year deal RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal Friday. It is a two-way deal for the 2019-20 season, paying Nedeljkovic $725,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the American Hockey League level with a $125,00...
20:52 2019-06-28

Hurricanes sign C Dzingel to two-year deal Free agent center Ryan Dzingel agreed on a two-year, $6.75 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, general manager Don Waddell announced Friday....
20:39 2019-07-12

Report: Warriors set to sign Thompson to max deal The Golden State Warriors are prepared to sign Thompson to a five-year, $190 million maximum contract, according to multiple reports. The Warriors are sending a front-office contingent to Los Angeles to visit Thompson as the NBA free-agent signing period is set to begin Sunday evening....
19:52 2019-06-29

Juventus sign De Ligt on five-year deal "Serie A champions Juventus have confirmed that Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt has joined on a five-year deal following a move from Ajax worth £67.5 million."...
09:13 2019-07-18

As DOJ nears deal approval, T-Mobile bets Sprint merger is worth giving Dish a new lease on life T-Mobile is choosing to move ahead with a merger with Sprint even though it will prop up Dish Network as a new, possibly disruptive fourth U.S. wireless competitor....
21:39 2019-07-22

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the United States....
15:13 2019-06-17

Capitals re-sign Carl Hagelin to $11M, 4-year deal ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed winger Carl Hagelin to an $11 million, four-year deal. Hagelin counts $2.75 million against the salary cap through the 2022-23 season. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the deal Sunday. Washington acquired Hagelin from Los Angeles pri...
03:26 2019-06-17

Sources: Mavs expect to sign Powell to $33M deal The Dallas Mavericks expect to agree to a three-year, $33 million contract extension with center Dwight Powell in the opening stages of free agency Sunday evening, sources confirmed to ESPN....
19:00 2019-06-30

Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to $92M, 8-year deal SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have re-signed pending free agent defenseman Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal. The Sharks announced the deal on Monday, two weeks before Karlsson was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. A person with knowledge of the dea...
20:26 2019-06-17

PG Walker to sign four-year, $141 million deal with Celtics Three-time All-Star Kemba Walker has agreed to join the Boston Celtics on a four-year, $141 million deal, his agent, Jeff Schwartz, confirmed to ESPN....
07:13 2019-07-01

BlackRock Fund's First Big Private-Equity Deal Is a Sign of What's to Come BlackRock’s private-equity fund hopes its deal for a stake in Authentic Brands will be the first in a series that will help the firm close the gap with private-equity rivals, and drive momentum for a fund designed to hold stakes for the long haul....
01:39 2019-08-13

PSG sign midfielder Sarabia from Sevilla on five-year deal "French side Paris St Germain have signed midfielder Pablo Sarabia from Sevilla on a five-year deal, the Ligue 1 champions said on Tuesday, potentially paving the way for a move away from the club by Brazilian star Neymar."...
14:26 2019-07-02

| PSG sign former Man United midfielder Herrera on five-year deal Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera has joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer after leaving Manchester United, the French champions have announced....
01:52 2019-07-05

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country....
08:26 2019-07-01

Dortmund sign Gladbach's Hazard in five-year deal "Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have signed Belgium international Thorgan Hazard from Borussia Moenchengladbach on a five-year contract in their second big transfer in two days."...
13:13 2019-05-22

Villa sign winger El Ghazi on permanent deal from Lille "Aston Villa have announced the signing of winger Anwar El Ghazi from Lille on a four-year deal after his successful loan spell at Villa Park last season, the newly-promoted Premier League club said on Monday."...
15:26 2019-06-10

Knicks sign free agent Bullock to 2-year deal Free agent Reggie Bullock, who averaged 11.3 points and 2.7 rebounds in 63 combined games for the Pistons and Lakers last season, has signed with the Knicks, his agent told ESPN....
17:00 2019-07-16

West Ham sign goalkeeper Roberto in first deal of the summer window West Ham have secured their first summer signing with Spanish goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez joining on a free transfer as a replacement for compatriot Adrian....
14:00 2019-05-31

Yankees sign RHP Trevor Rosenthal to minor league deal The Yankees are adding a veteran arm who could potentially help down the stretch. Former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal was signed on Tuesday to a minor-league deal. #Yankees have a minor lge deal with Trevor Rosenthal @JonHeyman @andersenreports had it 1st — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) ...
21:00 2019-08-21

Cardinals sign veteran WR Michael Crabtree to 1-year deal The Arizona Cardinals have another potential big-play threat to their new-look offense. The team announced on Wednesday night it had signed veteran receiver Michael Crabtree to a one-year contract, adding to an offense that already includes rookie quarterback Kyler Murray, running back David Johnson...
16:00 2019-08-22

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
14:00 2019-06-28

US will be 'on doorstep' ready to sign UK trade deal after Brexit, says Pompeo On first trip to Washington as UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab says Trump was ‘effusive in his warmth’ for BritainThe secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said that the US will be “on the doorstep, pen in hand”, ready to sign a new trade deal with the UK as soon as possible after Brexit.Pompeo wa...
22:39 2019-08-07

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
03:00 2019-08-08

AU envoy: Sudan military, protesters to sign political deal A top African Union diplomat says a transition agreement between Sudan’s ruling military council and a pro-democracy coalition has been scheduled to be signed on Saturday...
15:39 2019-07-12

Aston Villa to sign Bournemouth’s Mings in deal worth up to £26.5m • Centre-back impressed on loan in Villa’s promotion campaign• Bournemouth close to signing Luton full-back Jack StaceyAston Villa are poised to sign Tyrone Mings on a permanent basis in a deal that could be worth £26.5m to Bournemouth.After weeks of talks Villa have agreed to pay an initial fee of ...
19:39 2019-07-07

PG Walker to sign four-year, $141 million deal with Celtics: reports Three-time All-Star Kemba Walker will be in Boston on Sunday to confirm his agreement to join the Celtics on a four-year, $141 million deal, according to multiple reports....
06:00 2019-06-30

New York Rangers sign Artemi Panarin to 7-year, $81.5M deal The New York Rangers' rebuild just took a giant leap forward with signing of free-agent left wing Artemi Panarin to seven-year, $81.5-million deal       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Knights sign defenseman Deryk Engelland to one-year deal The Vegas Golden Knights signed defenseman Deryk Engelland on Tuesday to a one-year deal for the upcoming season       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

Sudanese protesters sign power-sharing deal with military Sudan’s pro-democracy movement has signed a power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council aimed at paving the way for a transition to civilian rule following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April...
12:52 2019-08-04

Yankees sign Brad Miller to minor league deal With 13 players currently on the injured list, the New York Yankees decided they needed reinforcements. The team announced on Monday afternoon they signed veteran INF Brad Miller to a minor league deal. The Yankees today signed INF Brad Miller to a minor league contract. — Yankees PR Dept. (@Yankee...
16:39 2019-05-21

Maurizio Sarri to sign three-year deal with Juventus next week Chelsea manager given the all-clear to return to ItalyJuventus believe they will not have to pay a feeMaurizio Sarri is set to join Juventus on a three-year contract after securing his release from Chelsea. The Italian’s agent, Fali Ramadani, met with the Premier League club on Friday and came to an...
23:52 2019-06-07

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "great day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040....
17:13 2019-06-17

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Eight months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed off on plans for a transitional government. If it works, Sudan could return to civilian rule in 3 years....
18:39 2019-08-17

Yankees sign former All-Star Trevor Rosenthal to minor-league deal The Yankees are taking a shot on a former All-Star. The club agreed on Tuesday to a minor-league deal with reliever Trevor Rosenthal, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. Rosenthal, 29, elected for free agency earlier this month after being designated for assignment by the Detroit Tigers. The Wa...
19:00 2019-08-20

Capitals re-sign forward Carl Hagelin to four-year, $11 million deal Washington traded for Hagelin in February and quickly became enamored with his versatility, from playing on a top penalty-kill unit to his ability to slot in anywhere in the lineup....
06:00 2019-06-17

Giannis Antetokounmpo's brother to sign two-year deal with Bucks Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the 26-year-old brother of Milwaukee's superstar and league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, will join the Bucks on a two-year deal.       ...
15:13 2019-07-08

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday....
08:39 2019-06-24

Atletico Madrid reaches deal to sign Porto defender Felipe Atletico Madrid says it has reached a deal to sign Porto defender Felipe for 20 million euros ($22.4 million)        ...
23:39 2019-05-28

Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with army Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations...
00:52 2019-08-18

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' deal Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing that it has no plans to sign such an agreement....
19:39 2019-07-14

Knicks sign Wayne Ellington to latest short-term deal The Knicks continued their Plan B on Monday of throwing money at backup players on short-term contracts to use cap space that is not going to either Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant or Kawhi Leonard. The team added journeyman shooting guard Wayne Ellington with a two-year, $16 million deal. The Knicks hav...
20:52 2019-07-01

Nationals sign lefty Jonny Venters to minor league deal ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Jonny Venters has signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals and was assigned to Double-A Harrisburg. Venters was released by the Atlanta Braves on May 18. “Maybe we can use him down the line,” Washington manager Dave Martinez said Wednesday. R...
01:26 2019-05-30

Nationals sign reliever Fernando Rodney to a minor league deal Rodney, 42, was designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics on May 25. If called up to the big club, he will be the oldest pitcher in baseball....
08:26 2019-06-02

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed three months ago....
13:00 2019-07-17

Cardinals Sign Top Draft Pick Kyler Murray to $35 Million Deal The four-year contract for Murray, the Oklahoma quarterback who was also taken in the first round of the M.L.B. draft, includes a signing bonus of more than $23 million....
21:26 2019-05-21

Fan who threw 96 mph to sign major League deal with A's describes journey to contract New Oakland Athletics signee Nathan Patterson, who was first noticed for lighting up a radar gun at a minor league game, never played college ball.       ...
23:00 2019-08-07

Bears sign sixth-round pick CB Duke Shelley to 4-year deal LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have signed sixth-round draft pick Duke Shelley to a four-year contract. The cornerback from Kansas State recorded 165 tackles and eight interceptions over four seasons for the Wildcats. He started the first seven games last year before suffering a season-e...
22:13 2019-06-20

China Mengniu Dairy, Coca-Cola sign Olympic deal to 2032 China Mengniu Dairy and Coca-Cola have signed a global Olympic deal as joint beverages and dairy sponsors starting from 2021 until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Monday....
09:39 2019-06-24

HBO's controversial 'Confederate' is likely dead after Benioff and Weiss sign huge Netflix deal "Confederate," which would have depicted an alternate universe in which the Confederacy successfully succeeded from the Union, triggered outrage when the series was announced in 2017....
18:39 2019-08-08

Denver Broncos re-sign Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. to one-year deal Chris Harris and the Denver Broncos have agreed to a new one-year contract, keeping the final member of the "No Fly Zone" secondary with the team.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Macron warns he won't sign Mercosur deal if Brazil leaves climate accord French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would not sign any trade deal with Brazil if President Jair Bolsonaro pulled out of the Paris climate accord, threatening to put a spanner in the works of EU-Mercosur trade negotiations....
20:26 2019-06-27

'Game of Thrones' showrunners David Benioff, Dan Weiss sign Netflix deal "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss have signed an exclusive, multi-year deal with Netflix to write, produce and direct new television shows and films....
16:39 2019-08-08

Huawei head says group can sign 'no backdoor' deal with any country: Italy paper Huawei Technologies, the Chinese technology and telecoms group under pressure from the United States, is ready to sign a "no backdoor" agreement with any country, its founder told an Italian newspaper on Tuesday....
10:39 2019-07-23

Manchester City to sign João Cancelo from Juventus with Danilo part of deal Full-back to sign for €30m plus DaniloPortuguese international has agreed five-year dealManchester City are set to sign the full-back João Cancelo from Juventus for a fee of €30m (£27.5m) with Danilo going in the opposite direction.Pep Guardiola is a big admirer of the 25-year-old Portugal internati...
13:39 2019-08-05

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The legislation passed by a 67-28 vote as Trump and his...
23:00 2019-08-01

Sudan’s military and protesters sign power-sharing deal, first step toward civilian rule The signing ceremony marks an important step in the transition to civilian rule following the military overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir...
18:52 2019-07-17

Game of Thrones Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Massive Overall Deal With Netflix They helped create one of the most popular pieces of pop culture this century, and now they’re being rewarded with a nine-figure deal to produce even more projects for the best-known streaming service in the world.Read more......
07:00 2019-08-08

Juve seal Rabiot deal on free transfer, Napoli sign Manolas from Roma "Serie A champions Juventus moved to strengthen their team on Sunday evening as they confirmed the imminent arrival of Adrien Rabiot on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain."...
22:39 2019-06-30

Brighton sign defender Adam Webster from Bristol City in club-record deal "Brighton \u0026 Hove Albion have signed centre back Adam Webster on a four-year deal from Championship side Bristol City in a club-record deal, the Premier League team said on Saturday."...
16:26 2019-08-03

Ruling Italian coalition reaches deal over public tenders, in sign of improved relations Italy's ruling parties, the League and 5-Star Movement, reached a deal on Tuesday over an overhaul of convoluted public tender rules in a sign that the coalition government is finally overcoming weeks of infighting....
17:26 2019-06-04

Fiat Chrysler seeks 50-50 merger with Renault, whose board will study deal 'with interest' Adding Renault's partnerships with Nissan and Mitsubishi, the merger would create the world's largest automaker alliance.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

IBM to win unconditional EU okay for $34 billion Red Hat deal: sources U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-06-19

Bulgaria sees F-16 jet deal with U.S. at $1.2 billion Bulgaria expects the United States to make an offer soon to sell it eight new F-16 fighter jets for its army at $1.2 billion, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-06-04

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
22:13 2019-06-10

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19th, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after our emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
22:26 2019-06-19

Trump will be ready with 'pen in hand' to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, says Mike Pompeo The US will be ready with "pen in hand" to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, despite reservations from congressional leaders about a no-deal Brexit. "We support the United Kingdom's sovereign choice, however Brexit ultimately shakes out," Po...
22:00 2019-08-09

Performance Food to Buy Reinhart in $2 Billion Deal Food distributor Performance Food Group has agreed to acquire privately held rival Reinhart Foodservice for $2 billion in a bid to build scale and tackle rising costs....
13:26 2019-07-01

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider....
18:52 2019-07-18

Salesforce to buy Tableau Software in $15.3 billion deal Salesforce.com said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company’s history. Tableau shareholders will get 1.103 Salesforce shares, valuing the offer at $177.88 per share, which represents a premium of ...
16:26 2019-06-10

LSE's $27 billion deal rehabilitates Refinitiv debt Financial data firm Refinitiv's $13.5 billion debt, once described as having some of the weakest-ever investor protections typical of the frothy peak of the credit cycle, is being rehabilitated by its $27 billion merger with the London Stock Exchange....
18:39 2019-08-01

Aramco Bulks Up on Refining With $15 Billion Deal Saudi Aramco is buying a stake in Reliance’s energy business, worth some $15 billion including debt, a move that would help match its enormous crude production with refining capacity, as it gears up for its planned IPO....
12:26 2019-08-12

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat ....
19:26 2019-06-27

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig as a brand that generates strong earnings from the likes of live shows, theme parks, toys and television....
10:26 2019-08-23

Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion), including debt, the German company said on Monday....
10:13 2019-06-03

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Saharan Africa....
16:00 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider....
14:26 2019-07-18

Exclusive: FIS to win EU approval for $35 billion Worldpay deal: sources U.S. financial services provider Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) is set to gain unconditional antitrust approval from the European Union for its $35 billion bid for payments company Worldpay , people familiar with the matter said on Monday....
21:52 2019-07-01

Singer slashes $2 billion bid for QEP, throwing deal into doubt Yet another bold buyout engineered by Paul Singer is in danger of fizzling. The hard-charging billionaire’s activist hedge fund Elliott Management has slashed the price of its takeover bid for energy company QEP Resources, throwing the $2 billion deal into doubt, The Post has learned. Elliott — famo...
23:26 2019-07-18

PM Johnson to tell EU's Tusk UK won't pay £39 billion under no-deal Brexit: Sky News British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay 9 billion pounds ($11.05 billion) instead of the 39 billion pounds ($47.88 billion) liability agreed by former Prime Minister Theresa May under a no-deal Brexit, Sky News early on Sun...
08:13 2019-08-25

Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in 9 billion euros deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. chipmaker at 9 billion euros ($10.06 billion), including debt, the German company said on Monday....
07:52 2019-06-03

Elanco to become No.2 in animal health with $7.6 billion Bayer deal Elanco Animal Health agreed to buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit on Tuesday in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest maker of medicines for pets and livestock and expanding Elanco's reach online....
17:26 2019-08-20

KKR devours Tim Tam biscuits maker in $2.2 billion deal with Campbell KKR & Co said it is buying Campbell Soup Co's Australian snacks unit Arnott's that will give it ownership of top-selling biscuit brands such as Tim Tam, in a deal local media reported was worth $2.2 billion....
09:52 2019-07-24

Gilead deepens Galapagos ties with $5.1 billion deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to raise its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
00:26 2019-07-15

Ray-Ban Maker Strikes $6.1 Billion Deal for European Rival EssilorLuxottica agreed to buy control of European rival GrandVision for about $6.1 billion, in a move that would further cement the Ray-Ban maker’s global position as the leading manufacturer and retailer of eyewear and lenses....
18:13 2019-07-31

Infineon digs deep to buy Cypress in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal that values the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion) including debt, sending shares in the German company lower on concerns over the cost....
12:00 2019-06-03

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever that represents a bet on the continued explosion of e-commerce....
04:00 2019-06-03

UPDATE 2-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal to buy U.S. F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government agreed with the United States on Wednesday to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
15:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Bulgaria approves $1.26 billion deal with US to buy F-16 aircraft Bulgaria's government approved a deal on Wednesday with the United States to buy eight new Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters for its air force for $1.256 billion, the defence ministry said, its biggest military purchase since the fall of Communism....
13:52 2019-07-10

Oxford University Signs $5 Billion Deal With Investor The University of Oxford signed a deal with U.K. insurer and asset manager Legal & General to provide $5 billion in funding over 10 years to build graduate student housing, subsidized accommodation for university staff and income-generating science parks....
21:26 2019-06-27

IBM closes $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc , as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
03:26 2019-07-10

Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in 9 billion euro deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion), including debt, the German company said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-03

Dassault Systemes to buy Medidata Solutions in $5.8 billion deal French technology company Dassault Systemes has agreed to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. software company dealing in the sphere of clinical trials, in a record deal for Dassault worth $5.8 billion on an enterprise value basis....
09:39 2019-06-12

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite some time that the traditional PC is dying, but it's not quite dead yet. Business analyst firms Gartner and IDC tackle the numbers differently, but bo...
02:00 2019-07-13

Reliance Industries' $15 Billion Deal With Saudi Aramco: 10 Points Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani said on Monday that Saudi Aramco will buy a 20 per cent stake in his group's oil-to-chemical business. The deal values Reliance......
17:00 2019-08-12

Billionaire Patrick Drahi snaps up Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, agreed on Monday to buy Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the storied art auction house's return to private ownership after 31 years....
18:39 2019-06-17

Bloomberg: Dish is close to a $6 billion deal with Sprint and T-Mobile Over the last couple of weeks, we've heard that getting DoJ approval for T-Mobile's proposed $26 billion purchase of Sprint will require making moves to create a new national wireless carrier as a competitor. That could be achieved by selling off Boo......
14:52 2019-06-19

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
19:13 2019-06-14

New Media shares fall on details of $1.4 billion Gannett deal The biggest publishing merger of the year is starting to look like a bust. Shareholders of New Media Investment Group — the publicly traded subsidiary of newspaper owner Gatehouse Media — have sent the stock on a dizzying downward spiral since Monday. That’s when Gatehouse, the second-biggest newspa...
06:00 2019-08-07

Infineon revs up auto business with $10 billion Cypress deal Germany's Infineon has agreed to buy Silicon Valley-based Cypress Semiconductor for $10 billion, in an expensive move by Europe's largest chip-maker to expand further in next-generation automobiles and Internet technologies....
21:39 2019-06-03

Splunk to buy cloud software firm SignalFx in $1 billion deal Data analytics software maker Splunk Inc on Wednesday said it would acquire privately held SignalFx, which makes software for the cloud, in a cash and stock deal for about $1.05 billion....
23:00 2019-08-21

Infineon acquires Cypress Semiconductor in deal valued at $10 billion Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductor in a deal that values the chipmaker at $10 billion and continues a trend of consolidation in the industry.Read More...
15:39 2019-06-03

Britain to spend an extra $2.6 billion on no-deal Brexit planning Britain is ramping up preparations for a no-deal Brexit by preparing to spend an extra 2.1 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) to make sure the country is ready to leave the European Union with or without a divorce deal at the end of October....
02:13 2019-08-01

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
20:26 2019-06-28

Britain will withhold $37 billion from EU in no-deal Brexit: Mail on Sunday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to tell European Union leaders he will withhold 30 billion pounds ($37 billion) from the Brexit divorce bill unless they agree to changes to the deal, the Mail on Sunday reported....
05:00 2019-08-25

Nexon founder scraps what could have been $16 billion gaming deal: sources Nexon Co founder Jungju Kim has abandoned plans to sell a controlling stake in its parent NXC, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, scuppering a potentially $16 billion deal that would have been the gaming sector's biggest....
09:26 2019-07-09

Factbox: Britain's $7.6 billion no-deal Brexit spending spree Britain is doubling spending on preparations for a no-deal Brexit this year as Prime Minister Boris Johnson sets his sights on leaving the European Union with or without a divorce deal at the end of October....
12:52 2019-08-01

Global Payments, Total System to Combine in $21.5 Billion Deal Global Payments and Total System Services agreed to combine in an all-stock transaction valued at roughly $21.5 billion, the latest in a string of deals involving large financial technology firms....
15:26 2019-05-28

Pfizer bolsters cancer portfolio with $10.64 billion deal for Array Pfizer Inc said on Monday it would acquire Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash to beef up its cancer portfolio as it faces rising generic competition for its blockbuster drugs....
14:52 2019-06-17

Goldman Sachs to buy Capital Vision Services in $2.7 billion deal: WSJ The merchant-banking division of Goldman Sachs Group Inc is set to buy Capital Vision Services LP, which manages MyEyeDr. optometry centers, in a deal valued at $2.7 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
07:13 2019-06-03

Art Collector Patrick Drahi to Take Sotheby's Private in $2.7 Billion Deal French billionaire Patrick Drahi is buying Sotheby’s for $2.7 billion, ending the storied auction house’s 31-year run as a public company as it seeks to expand its digital business....
21:52 2019-06-17

Sotheby’s to go private in deal valuing action house at $2.66 billion Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby’s in a deal valuing it at $2.66 billion. Sotheby’s said it had signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA, an acquisition vehicle set up by Drahi, that had ...
16:39 2019-06-17

Merlin to go private in $7.5 billion deal with Lego family and Blackstone Madame Tussauds owner Merlin said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a $7.5 billion deal....
13:39 2019-06-28

Billionaire Patrick Drahi agrees to buy Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion on an enterprise value basis....
15:52 2019-06-17

Investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks on 'trade deal trauma': BAML Global equities have seen outflows of $20.5 billion in the past week as "trade deal trauma" pushed more money into bonds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, the latest sign of how growing......
15:00 2019-05-21

Roche, Spark push back takeover deadline in $4.3 billion deal Swiss drugmaker Roche has agreed to extend the takeover deadline in its $4.3 billion bid for U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics , adding it remains "fully committed" to the transaction and expects it to close this year....
17:00 2019-07-08

Britain's LSE agrees $27 billion Refinitiv deal to form data giant London Stock Exchange said on Thursday it had agreed to buy financial information firm Refinitiv in a $27 billion deal that will transform the British company into a market data and analytics giant....
09:00 2019-08-01

The debt and spending deal includes $738 billion for defense, and the Pentagon has 'no complaints' Defense officials are rooting for the Senate to pass a massive $1.37 trillion two-year spending package this week, a measure that bumps up the Pentagon's spending power to $738 billion....
22:00 2019-07-31

Campbell Soup to sell Australian snack maker behind Tim Tam in $2.2 billion deal Campbell Soup Co. announced it plans to sell Australian snack maker Arnott's, best known for its popular treat Tim Tam, in a $2.2 billion deal.       ...
20:39 2019-08-02

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion in an all-stock deal, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
00:00 2019-05-25

Senate votes to block Trump’s $8 billion Saudi arms deal ​The Senate voted on Thursday to block the Trump administration’s $8 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia,​ but the numbers were not enough to overturn a veto by President Trump. The Republican-led Senate filed 22 resolutions — one for each of the contracts — and grouped them into three votes. ...
21:52 2019-06-20

Britain's LSE lands 'defining' $27 billion Refinitiv deal in data drive Britain's London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy financial information provider Refinitiv in a $27 billion deal aimed at offering trading across regions and currencies and positioning the company as a competitor to Bloomberg....
12:00 2019-08-01

Dassault Systemes targets life sciences with $5.8 billion Medidata deal France's Dassault Systemes moved to build up its life sciences presence with a $5.8 billion cash deal to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. firm focused on clinical trials....
12:52 2019-06-12

Apple closes in on $1 billion deal to buy Intel’s modem business: report Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Apple is in the final stages of negotiations to buy the bulk of Intel's modem chip business, The Wall Street Journal reports. The Journal says the deal, valued at $1 billion or more, could be finalized in the next...
21:26 2019-07-23

Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma Pfizer Inc on Monday said it would buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, a deal it hopes will help make it a leader in colon cancer and build up its pipeline of oncology drugs....
00:13 2019-06-18

Sotheby's Sold To French Billionaire Patrick Drahi In $3.7 Billion Deal French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
00:13 2019-06-18

Swiss telco Sunrise fights to save $6.4 billion Liberty deal Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from its top shareholder, saying it had found new synergies and could cut a planned rights issue to fund the deal....
19:13 2019-08-22

Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 billion eOne deal Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks....
01:39 2019-08-23

France seals 1.2 billion euro navy ship deal with Romania France's defense ministry said on Wednesday that defense firm Naval Group had won a 1.2 billion euro ($1.35 billion) contract to build four Gowind navy corvettes for Romania, as it looks to ensure security in the Black Sea....
15:52 2019-07-03

Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce’s $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau Salesforce’s deal to buy the business tools maker Tableau, its largest ever acquisition, was pushed by the need to make business information understandable....
22:52 2019-06-10

Trump defies China: $8 billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved The Trump administration has formally approved a major $8 billion arms sale to Taiwan involving 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets, the State Department announced Tuesday, a move that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing over a range of issues, including trade and Hong Kong....
14:39 2019-08-21

Britain's LSE delivers 'defining' $27 billion Refinitiv deal in data drive London Stock Exchange has agreed to buy financial information provider Refinitiv in a $27 billion deal aimed at offering trading across regions and currencies and establishing the British company as a rival to Bloomberg....
18:39 2019-08-01

Dish Network nearing $6 billion deal for T-Mobile-Sprint assets: Bloomberg Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp is in talks to buy the wireless assets of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp for at least $6 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:00 2019-06-18

Gilead to Boost Stake in Belgian Biotech Galapagos as Part of $5.1 Billion Deal Gilead Sciences will pay $5.1 billion to lift its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian biotechnology company’s treatments in development....
06:00 2019-07-15

Salesforce to acquire data analytics platform Tableau in $15.7 billion all-stock deal Salesforce is buying data analytics company Tableau in an all-stock deal worth around $15.7 billion, just days after Google purchased Tableau rival Looker.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-10

Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 billion cash and stock deal for Caesars: sources U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
02:00 2019-06-24

Broadcom Makes $10.7 Billion Deal to Buy Symantec's Corporate-Focused Security Business Broadcom, the semiconductor maker, struck a $10.7 billion deal to buy Symantec’s enterprise-security business focused on sales to companies, in a drive to expand beyond chips....
04:00 2019-08-09

Dish reportedly in talks to buy Boost; $6 billion deal could allow T-Mobile to merge with Sprint This week could be a very pivotal one for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With FCC approval in the bag, the Department of Justice will reportedly sign off on the transaction this week. The DOJ has been against the deal since the beginning, fearing that by reducing the number of major carri...
01:52 2019-06-19

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a constitutional guarantee on payment....
06:52 2019-06-17

Alibaba's Tsai to buy Brooklyn Nets in deal valuing team at $2.35 billion, media reports The deal, which is expected to be announced this week, would value the team at $2.35 billion, according to unnamed sources cited by the New York Post....
00:39 2019-08-15

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields, a milestone in the company's ambitions to expand in the country....
10:00 2019-06-21

Carl Icahn Sues Occidental, Calling $38 Billion Anadarko Deal 'Fundamentally Misguided' Activist investor Carl Icahn sued Occidental Petroleum, calling its $38 billion deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum “fundamentally misguided” and saying a sale of Occidental might be better for shareholders....
23:52 2019-05-30

Lego clan, Blackstone take Madame Tussauds owner Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
15:52 2019-06-28

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
08:26 2019-07-01

Banks readying 2.5 billion euro loan in TIM-Vodafone Italy tower deal: sources A group of banks is set to lend Telecom Italia unit INWIT up to 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help it merge its towers with those of Vodafone, two sources said....
21:39 2019-07-01

Salesforce stock drops sharply after announcing $15.3 billion Tableau deal, biggest in its history Salesforce finally pulled the trigger on a deal it's been considering for some years, but investors weren't happy. It's expected to impact full-year EPS by $0.37 to $0.39....
16:00 2019-06-10

Google's $2.6 billion Looker deal gets it into Santa Cruz, a beach town with lots of tech talent Looker gives Google easier access to tech talent on a remote edge of Silicon Valley, and one of the few San Francisco Bay Area locations where it has little real estate: Santa Cruz....
00:39 2019-06-11

CBS and Viacom to merge after 13 years apart After much speculation, Viacom and CBS are back together once again after 13 years apart. Early this afternoon, the two media companies officially announced plans to merge into a new company dubbed ViacomCBS. Once the merger becomes official, current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish will head up the company. &...
00:13 2019-08-14

CBS and Viacom have finally agreed to merge — here's what they could buy next CBS and Viacom finally have agreed to a merger, but the combined company still wants to get bigger. There might be several options for Shari Redstone, including Discovery, Lions Gate and Sony Pictures....
21:13 2019-08-13

Cutting the cord could get costlier with CBS and Viacom Latest media marriage could follow past history: removing popular shows and asking you to pay more to see them, a la Friends and Netflix       ...
20:39 2019-08-17

Budget deal achieves Pentagon’s No.1 goal: Budget predictability with $738 billion top line A HUGE SIGH OF RELIEF: That giant exhaling sound coming from the Pentagon this morning is the huge collective sigh of relief over the news that the Trump administration and Republicans were able to reach a $1.3 trillion deal with Democrats to avert what every military leader warned was looming disas...
00:00 2019-07-24

Viacom beats quarterly revenue estimates Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday, helped by a rare growth in domestic advertising revenue....
16:39 2019-08-08

CBS and Viacom to Reunite in Victory for Shari Redstone The merger was viewed as necessary at a time when audiences for traditional television have eroded, as it helps the new ViacomCBS push further into streaming....
02:13 2019-08-14

CBS, Viacom to reunite, hoping to take on Disney and Netflix The combined company will include a film studio, Paramount Pictures, as well as the CBS network, cable channels such as MTV and Comedy Central and a host of digital platforms....
01:52 2019-08-14

CBS Is Planning Offer for Sister Company Viacom CBS is preparing to make an offer for sister media company Viacom in the coming weeks, following a meeting of CBS directors last week in which a potential deal was discussed....
07:26 2019-06-19

Global Payments, TSYS merge in $21.5 billion deal as fintech, payments market evolves to be software driven The idea is that the combination of Global Payments and TSYS will have a software stack and developers to better compete in omnichannel, e-commerce and digital payments....
16:00 2019-05-28

Viacom to Launch BET Streaming Service With Tyler Perry BET Networks is preparing to launch a streaming-video service aimed at African-American audiences as parent company Viacom pursues new business lines to counter the decline of its traditional pay-TV operation....
23:13 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-Viacom stages U.S. ad rebound as CBS talks continue Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon cable networks, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it posted rare growth in domestic advertising revenue after five years of declines....
17:26 2019-08-08

Viacom betting big that Pluto TV will rival Netflix, Amazon Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and…Pluto TV? Viacom boss Bob Bakish is betting big on a little-known startup to compete among a fast-growing crop of video-streaming titans — but media insiders wonder whether the millennial viewers he’s targeting will have any time for it. Under Bakish, the own...
14:33 2019-05-21

Viacom and CBS are merging again, because true corporate love never dies For the first time since they split up in 2005—which was nearly 14 whole years ago!—Viacom and CBS have announced that they intend to merge together into a single company… again. This comes from The Verge, which says the new company will be branded ViacomCBS and that current Viacom CEO Bob Bakish wi...
03:00 2019-08-14

Viacom buys lasagna-loving Garfield for Nickelodeon Garfield, the lasagna-loving, lazy comic-strip cat is getting adopted by Viacom. The company, which owns Nickelodeon, announced Tuesday that it has entered a deal to acquire Paws, a holding company which owns the rights to "Garfield."...
07:13 2019-08-07

House clears $4.6 billion measure to deal with migrant crisis at southern border, sending measure to President Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House clears $4.6 billion measure to deal with migrant crisis at southern border, sending measure to President Trump. The post House clears $4.6 billion measure to deal with migrant crisis at southern border, sending measure to President Trump appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:52 2019-06-28

CBS, Viacom reunite with plans for bigger role in streaming TV wars CBS Corp and Viacom Inc have reached a deal to reunite media mogul Sumner Redstone's U.S. entertainment empire, betting that a larger company will be able to compete and partner better in a media industry dominated by giants....
09:52 2019-08-14

J.C. Penney, Viacom, General Electric: Stocks That Defined the Week Major U.S. stock indexes fell for the week on renewed concerns that the economy could be headed toward a recession, fueled by an inversion of the yield curve and other market signals flashing red....
23:52 2019-08-16

CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team: sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
00:52 2019-08-03

UPDATE 3-CBS, Viacom reach working agreement on leadership team -sources Viacom Inc and CBS Corp have worked out a management structure in which Viacom Chief Executive Officer Robert Bakish would lead the combined company if the two entities reach a deal to merge, sources familiar with the matter said....
08:52 2019-08-03

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
02:39 2019-08-02

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from the sale after taxes, based on calculations by Fo...
16:39 2019-08-01

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

WeWork looking to raise $3 billion-$4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
21:52 2019-07-07

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
04:26 2019-08-09

Viacom beats quarterly revenue, profit estimates as ad revenue rebounds Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, as it posted rare growth in domestic advertising revenue after about five years of declines....
15:00 2019-08-08

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge the divide here, but even that is tricky. If you had...
22:52 2019-08-22

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
00:13 2019-05-23

Who is next in big pharma's merger spree? Consolidation in the U.S. healthcare industry, which has already witnessed a string of multi-billion dollar deals, is expected to remain a major theme for the rest of 2019....
00:00 2019-08-20

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
15:13 2019-08-04

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Council President Donald Tusk and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Twitter....
20:13 2019-07-02

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
17:52 2019-06-01

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding....
15:13 2019-06-09

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
14:52 2019-06-18

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sentient compost piles, and on the rare occasions that they have to traverse the ground, they’re in danger. So you know what they need? Sloth-sized cars....
23:52 2019-06-22

Merger Would Create New Aerospace Giant United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses....
03:13 2019-06-10

Harris, L3 win U.S. antitrust approval for merger Military communication equipment providers Harris Corp and L3 Technologies Inc have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger, the Justice Department said on Thursday....
22:00 2019-06-20

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible....
13:13 2019-08-04

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
08:52 2019-05-22

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how American they are. In real life, this holiday mostly re...
23:00 2019-07-04

Sources: Crabtree, Cardinals can't agree to terms Free-agent receiver Michael Crabtree, after working out for Arizona and receiving a contract offer, could not agree to a deal and will continue looking for a new team, sources say....
09:00 2019-08-06

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - and for the first time a woman has been put forward for the role of EU Commission president....
00:52 2019-07-03

Why media and sharps don’t agree on Broncos’ chances There’s an interesting “debate” this summer between many in the mainstream media and the NFL betting market involving new Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. (Denver hosts San Francisco Monday at 8 p.m. on ESPN). Pundits are very enthusiastic about defensive guru Fangio, commenting regularly that he’s ca...
22:52 2019-08-19

6 EU nations agree to take in 'Ocean Viking' migrants Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said none would stay in Malta, where they will disembark....
14:13 2019-08-23

U.S., China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade talks and the U.S. consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now....
07:39 2019-06-29

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule....
14:00 2019-07-05

ITV, BBC agree to offer BritBox at 6 pounds/month in UK (Reuters - British broadcaster ITV said on Friday it had finalised an agreement with public broadcaster BBC to launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month for high-definition services....
09:52 2019-07-19

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny Mediterranean island in a weeks-long standoff has obtained a “positive” response from five countries...
20:00 2019-06-28

Lizzo Reveals the One and ''Only'' Performer Who Intimidates Her--And We'd Have to Agree Lizzo cannot stop singing her praise for Rihanna. Like most people, the singer is a huge fan of the Fenty designer. So when Lizzo saw that Ri-Ri gave her a standing ovation for her......
12:13 2019-06-28

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
01:00 2019-05-29

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
20:13 2019-07-02

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
22:13 2019-07-09

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league, and they’ll say Vegas is getting a......
04:26 2019-07-03

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept them all....
20:00 2019-08-23

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of col...
08:52 2019-07-16

Baseball's Cranks Agree: The Sport Was Better When They Were Part Of It Hall of Fame reliever Goose Gossage has been complaining about the state of baseball for so long that his complaints have spanned multiple decades of the sport. It feels like just yesterday, he was lecturing Joba Chamberlain on “the Yankee way.” (Joba Chamberlain is now retired.) Eleven years later,...
08:39 2019-08-21

Jets agree to terms with RB Bilal Powell NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have agreed to terms with Bilal Powell, bringing back the franchise’s 10th-leading rusher after a neck injury cut short his season last year. The 30-year-old Powell worked out for New York on Friday and appears to have proven he is healthy. He had surgery to repair a b...
02:39 2019-06-08

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
17:52 2019-05-22

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLet’s take a look at the character arcs of some of the leading players in American Tabloid:Ward J Littell: I...
15:00 2019-05-21

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 fighter jets....
01:00 2019-06-13

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
23:39 2019-08-22

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan on Saturday. The leaders met for 80 minutes on Saturday. Afterward, Xi announced that Trump had agreed not to add new tariffs on Chinese exp...
14:39 2019-06-29

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
06:39 2019-05-26

Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
20:26 2019-05-29

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
01:26 2019-05-27

FCA, Renault talks could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
05:52 2019-05-27

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
00:52 2019-06-11

Dish execs met with DOJ, FCC on T-Mobile, Sprint merger Dish Network Corp executives met this week with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on the government's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp....
19:52 2019-06-14

T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Challenged by States A group of state attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, a highly unusual challenge that comes as federal antitrust officials are still reviewing the more than $26 billion deal....
20:13 2019-06-11

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler says it has made a 50-50 merger proposal to France's Renault. If accepted, the deal would create one of the world's biggest auto empires across three continents....
14:26 2019-05-27

Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault PARIS — Fiat Chrysler proposed on Monday to merge with France’s Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth $40 billion, and combine forces in the race to make electric and autonomous vehicles. The merged company would reshape the global industry: it would produce some 8.7 million v...
10:00 2019-05-28

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the merger on the grounds that it would hurt competition and raise prices for cellphone service. They ar......
22:26 2019-06-11

FCA may improve Renault merger bid to win French backing Fiat Chrysler is discussing with Renault an improved merger offer that would see the combined company's operations headquartered in France and the French state granted a seat on its board, sources told Reuters....
05:13 2019-06-03

States sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile merger A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile's $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. (June 11)       ...
03:26 2019-06-12

Nissan odd man out in partner Renault’s FCA merger decision TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler and has little say over the issue. Renault’s board is set to meet Tuesday to vote on the proposed merger, which would create the world’s thi...
14:52 2019-06-04

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals....
08:52 2019-08-19

U.S. Poised to Approve Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint under a divestiture plan that would equip satellite-TV operator Dish Network with the building blocks for a new wireless network....
17:00 2019-07-24

'It's good news the FCA/Renault merger has fallen through' Opinion 9 Jun, 2019 The idea of a potential merger between FCA and Renault sounded like a bad idea, so Mike Rutherford is glad the deal has fallen through...
15:39 2019-06-09

ThyssenKrupp sues EU for blocking Tata merger German steel giant ThyssenKrupp has said the European Commission was "too far-reaching and wrong" in blocking a merger with Tata Steel. ThyssenKrupp has filed a complaint against the Commission's decision....
06:52 2019-08-23

Daimler CEO says there are no plans to pursue a merger or spin-off Daimler has no plans to spin off its trucks division or to pursue a merger with BMW as a way to raise the company's share price, Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Wednesday....
09:52 2019-07-24

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
19:01 2019-05-21

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
16:52 2019-05-21

DOJ could approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger tomorrow T-Mobile and Sprint are still grappling with state lawsuits attempting to block their merger, but they can at least take some consolation from the federal government. CNBC sources claim that the Department of Justice is expected to approve the merge......
17:01 2019-07-24

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree "ceasefire mechanism" Yemen's warring sides have agreed on a "mechanism and new measures to reinforce the ceasefire and de-escalation" around the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, as well as technical aspects of a troop pullback, the United Nations said on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-15

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
14:39 2019-07-22

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean....
00:26 2019-08-24

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
23:52 2019-05-26

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
16:00 2019-07-13

Markets rally after Trump and Xi agree to resume talks Stock markets have rallied after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing fears over the escalation of a damaging dispute between the world's two biggest economies....
12:13 2019-07-01

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on reducing the practice by some companies o...
03:39 2019-06-10

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-22

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
01:00 2019-05-31

Report: Thomas, Saints agree to $100 million extension All-Pro Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with a $20 million signing bonus that will make him the league's highest-paid wide receiver....
20:52 2019-07-31

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
12:00 2019-07-02

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration. Democrats in the state Leg...
03:00 2019-06-10

Lakers agree with Cousins, bring back Rondo Free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year contract with the Lakers, and sources say the team is bringing back point guard Rajon Rondo on a two-year deal....
02:13 2019-07-07

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
13:13 2019-07-23

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
18:13 2019-05-31

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
23:00 2019-06-09

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. The new deal, with total guaranteed compensation – ...
23:39 2019-06-13

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
21:00 2019-07-01

| Brady, Patriots agree on 2-year extension - reports Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to multiple US media reports....
06:00 2019-08-05

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
21:26 2019-06-21

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
03:39 2019-05-30

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacancy. He met with team officials last Saturday and Su...
02:39 2019-06-08

Tottenham agree £55m fee with Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso • Argentina midfielder must agree personal terms• Tottenham also hoping to sign Ryan SessegnonTottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign Giovani Lo Celso for a club record-equalling €60m (£55.3m) while Mauricio Pochettino is also hoping a deal for Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon can be comp...
21:13 2019-08-07

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
13:39 2019-07-19

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
07:39 2019-07-12

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
07:13 2019-08-03

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there is still content to be mined from the show’s putrid ending. The latest installment, from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez today,...
01:52 2019-05-22

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
01:13 2019-07-09

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
05:52 2019-08-03

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said on Friday, in a decisive step to secure a majority coalition....
17:26 2019-05-31

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
21:26 2019-07-08

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
13:39 2019-06-28

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN reported Saturday....
02:13 2019-06-16

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to pass legislation targetin...
06:26 2019-05-31

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
07:26 2019-06-09

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
14:33 2019-05-21

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives. McCoy, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a salary ca...
01:52 2019-06-04

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
04:39 2019-07-13

Fiat Chrysler Unveils Renault Merger Proposal The Italian-American car giant is proposing a merger with rival Renault, a move that if completed would create the third-largest auto maker by production and shake the global car industry....
21:52 2019-05-27

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however, after it became clear that the carriers may have...
13:13 2019-06-17

Will stockholders approve the merger between GateHouse owner and Gannett? Stockholders need to OK the tie-up of New Media Investment Group's GateHouse Media and USA TODAY owner Gannett. Could new investments complicate that?       ...
22:26 2019-08-09

FCA and Renault shares drop after merger talks collapse Shares in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault fell sharply in early trading on Thursday after their $35 billion-plus merger plan fell apart only 10 days after being made public, with FCA blaming French politicians....
11:39 2019-06-06

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were not right to go ahead, FCA Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
22:00 2019-07-10

EU Blocks Merger of Steelmaking Units of Tata, Thyssenkrupp The EU blocked the planned merger of the European steel businesses of India’s Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, saying the resulting company would have reduced competition in the supply of special steel for the car and packaging industries....
15:00 2019-06-11

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the sale of spectrum licenses, wholesale access, and a prepaid wireless business to Dish Network, The Wall Street Journal reported today. "The companies h...
00:39 2019-07-25

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three years, freeze prices at current levels during that ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
12:39 2019-06-17

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,......
04:39 2019-06-15

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
22:52 2019-06-28

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
13:52 2019-06-17

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger offer Renault's ongoing delays in whether to engage in formal discussions cited; French government blamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has withdrawn its offer of a '50/50 merger' with Renault. If it had gone ahead the deal would have created one of the world's biggest car firms, but a FCA statement sa...
12:39 2019-06-06

Nation’s 2 largest newspaper chains announce merger The deal between Gannett and GateHouse Media would create a conglomerate that controls hundreds of U.S. newspapers but still faces immense pressure to cut costs....
12:26 2019-08-06

A Fiat Chrysler-Renault Merger Would Put Nissan in a Bind Nissan’s clout could be diminished by a merger between its longtime partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler. How it responds could help reshape the global auto industry....
22:00 2019-05-29

The Latest: FCA says French politics caused merger pullout PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the potential merger of carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler (all times local): 1:20 a.m. Fiat Chrysler says political conditions in France caused it to withdraw its offer to merge with French automaker Renault. The company says its board made the decision at a meeting Wedn...
01:52 2019-06-06

Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault FCA proposed a 50-50 merger with Renault in May, saying it would create the world's third-largest automaker.        ...
03:13 2019-06-06

Fiat Chrysler withdraws Renault merger proposal Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer to merge with Groupe Renault on Thursday after the French automaker said it was unable to make a decision on the proposal....
03:52 2019-06-06

Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger Trump says he is a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon have agreed a $121bn merger that will create the world’s second-largest defense contractor.The new company, to be called Raytheon Technologies...
18:13 2019-06-10

Ten States Seek to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger A group of 10 state attorneys general plan to sue T-Mobile and Sprint to block their merger, according to people familiar with the matter, adding another complication to an already unusual antitrust review....
18:26 2019-06-11

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault merger France said it hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler and Renault and said it would be happy to re-examine any new proposal after FCA withdrew its offer....
14:00 2019-06-06

Fiat-Renault’s Giant Merger Doesn’t Look So Simple Now A sweetener for the French may be needed to get this deal over the line. This will be a problem if it enshrines the position of Paris in the merged company....
14:00 2019-06-03

Nissan wants to protect 'interests,' is noncommittal on FCA-Renault merger In his first official statement on the potential merger of Renault and Fiat Chrysler, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he sees some upside but remains noncommittal until he is sure Nissan's interests are protected....
11:00 2019-06-04

Fiat Chrysler ends merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler said "political conditions" in France did not make the merger possible. The merger would have created the world's third-largest automaker, after Volkswagen and Toyota....
06:26 2019-06-06

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
08:13 2019-05-29

Raytheon and United Technologies announce an all-stock merger Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Wall Street Journal reporter Cara Lombardo, who broke the story, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
20:52 2019-06-10

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, a possible deal that would bring together the two largest newspaper groups in the country....
19:00 2019-05-30

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 programme Lockheed Martin F-35 programme manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 programme or pressure its margins....
10:52 2019-06-17

Fiat Chrysler confirms merger talks with Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative merger" proposal to French peer Renault, FCA said on Monday. FCA said the combined business would be 50 percent owned by FCA shareholders and 50 percent owned by those of Renault....
10:00 2019-05-27

New Media-Gannett duo hit the road to sell merger to investors Michael Reed, the chairman and CEO of New Media Investment Group, hit the road Tuesday to convince investors that they should stay the course as he tries to merge New Media’s Gatehouse Media with USA Today owner Gannett Corp. The merger, announced Aug. 5, has gotten off to a rocky start, including o...
05:52 2019-08-14

T-Mobile's Legere explains why the U.S. needs the merger with Sprint to be approved The week comes to an end tomorrow and we are still awaiting an official announcement about Dish Network's rumored acquisition of Boost Mobile for more than $6 billion. The transaction is supposed to help Dish create a new nationwide competitior that will go up against Verizon, AT&T and the New T-Mob...
02:13 2019-06-21

Two huge issues now threaten the T-Mobile-Sprint merger The T-Mobile-Sprint merger, which seemed on the verge of getting approved by the Department of Justice, now faces some new hurdles. According to the New York Post, Dish Network chairman Charles Ergen could be months away from pulling the trigger on a purchase of Boost Mobile from Sprint for $6 billi...
06:52 2019-06-21

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
20:39 2019-08-16

Mattel rejects renewed merger bid from rival MGA Entertainment Toymaker Mattel Inc last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment Inc, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian, said on Tuesday....
04:13 2019-06-12

Fiat Chrysler makes merger offer to Renault Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" all-share merger proposal to French rival Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said on Monday, in a deal to create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
08:39 2019-05-27

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French industrial jobs and sites, safeguard an alliance wi...
17:26 2019-05-31

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
04:00 2019-06-21

Reuters: Amazon wants to buy Boost after the T-Mobile-Sprint merger Amazon seems to be interested in operating its own cellular network, a report claims, as the giant retailer is looking at a potential Boost purchase. Boost is Sprint’s prepaid brand, which the carrier would have to get rid off, alongside wireless spectrum, in the event its merger with T-Mobile...
13:00 2019-05-31

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
15:52 2019-05-31

FCC chairman Ajit Pai wants to approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order that would approve the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile and Sprint.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

T-Mobile-Sprint merger appears to be in major trouble The legal mess engulfing T-Mobile’s $26 billion deal to buy Sprint looks more complicated than ever, but experts say the upshot is starting to look simple: the merger is in major trouble. New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday, along with eight other states and the District of Columbia, ...
06:13 2019-06-13

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
23:13 2019-05-21

How Fiat Chrysler's Proposed Merger With Renault Crashed The deal was doomed by the collision of cold financial logic with politics and pride, leaving mistrust and annoyance on all sides of the 10-day tangle. “It’s about trust, and that’s the problem here.”...
03:52 2019-06-07

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t......
20:13 2019-08-14

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Bloomberg: T-Mobile's merger could require creating a competitor While FCC commissioner Ajit Pai is ready to recommend approval of a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the Department of Justice has been reportedly unconvinced. Now Bloomberg reports that one thing the two could do to convince unnamed "top" officia......
14:26 2019-05-30

Gannett holds merger talks with Gatehouse Media - WSJ USA Today owner Gannett Co Inc has recently discussed merger with Gatehouse Media Inc, reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/gannett-holds-merger-talks-with-gatehouse-media-11559228913 the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter....
18:00 2019-05-30

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister with a mandate to curb the power of oligarchs in one of Europe's poorest countries....
22:52 2019-06-08

Lakers, Pelicans agree on Anthony Davis trade: source Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks....
10:00 2019-06-16

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
02:13 2019-08-17

Kevin Hart and Paramount Are Developing a Remake of Scrooged, Which We Can All Agree is Very Necessary When I think of movies I need to see again, with new actors and a slightly refreshed script, of course I think of the moderately charming late-’80s Bill Murray vehicle Scrooged. Do you—do you not?Read more......
01:39 2019-06-09

Virginia Public Colleges Agree To Freeze Tuition Next Year RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Longwood University recently became the last school to approve a tuition freeze. Lawmakers included $57.5 million in this...
15:00 2019-05-29

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese scientist to U.S. on theft charges Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth $550 million from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline....
16:52 2019-07-17

Callum Hudson-Odoi set to agree new £100,000-a-week Chelsea contract • Teenager commits future with five-year deal• Chelsea beat Barcelona 2-1 in JapanCallum Hudson-Odoi is set to sign a new five-year contract at Chelsea, curtailing Bayern Munich’s protracted pursuit of his services, and will join Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount in committing his long-term future ...
21:39 2019-07-23

Ministers agree £300m British Steel support package The government has agreed to provide financial support to British Steel potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds, paving the way for Turkey's military pension fund to secure the company's immediate future....
04:39 2019-08-10

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
02:26 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
15:52 2019-07-19

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds Loot boxes have been a source of controversy in recent years. They offer gamers a way to snag virtual items, but because the rewards are typically randomized and players can buy them with real money, they've been called as a form of gambling. Some ju......
21:13 2019-08-07

Spurs agree club record £55m fee for Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele • Deal includes €10m in potential add-ons• France midfielder has been Mauricio Pochettino’s top targetTottenham are on the verge of shattering their transfer record for the Lyon midfielder, Tanguy Ndombele, after agreeing a fee for him of €62m (£55.45m) plus €10m in add-ons.Mauricio Pochettino, the ...
22:39 2019-06-30

Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout When the Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for Jaylon Smith, it was first a celebration of the linebacker's journey from a career-threatening knee injury in college to one of the NFL's richest contracts at his position....
17:52 2019-08-21

Futures Now: Crude oil bounces back, but traders don't agree on where it could be headed "Futures Now" Scott Nations, NationsShares, and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, discuss where they see crude oil headed with CNBC's Seema Mody....
17:00 2019-08-21

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
16:26 2019-08-03

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
17:13 2019-07-19

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
14:13 2019-07-09

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
22:00 2019-06-16

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
13:52 2019-06-16

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
16:26 2019-06-16

AP source: Warriors, Green agree on 4-year, $100M extension Person with knowledge of situation tells AP that Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors agree on $100 million, four-year extension       ...
21:52 2019-08-03

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
18:26 2019-06-04

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
02:26 2019-08-04

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
23:26 2019-06-13

NATO allies agree to partner on acquiring maritime munitions Eight countries, including seven NATO allies and one partner nation, on Thursday reached a memorandum of understanding on multinational cooperation for maritime battle decisive munitions....
21:39 2019-06-27

| Twitter agree to meet with Manchester United over Pogba abuse Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social media platforms and will meet with officials from Manchester United....
00:13 2019-08-22

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government Sudan's military council and the main opposition coalition have reached an agreement to usher in a new period of transitional government, African Union mediator for Sudan Mohamed Hassan Lebatt told a news conference in the early hours of Saturday morning....
04:13 2019-08-03

Paper Round: Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard fee "Real Madrid agree a fee for Eden Hazard, Barcelona will keep Ernesto Valverde, Spurs need £88m for Giovani Lo Celso, and Declan Rice focuses on England."...
08:39 2019-05-29

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
19:13 2019-05-26