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mergers-acquisition

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Spending on mergers, acquisitions approaches year 2000's boom levels

A record third quarter sees 2014 on track to hit almost $500 billion in M&A spending, says a research firm, not far from 2000's nearly $600 billion.

By September 30, 2014

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HP settles trio of shareholder lawsuits over Autonomy acquisition

HP's $11.1 billion acquisition of the software maker devolved into allegations of accounting fraud.

By June 30, 2014

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AT&T defends benefits of proposed DirecTV merger

In two separate congressional hearings, AT&T's CEO makes the case for the $48.5 billion proposed merger with DirecTV.

By June 24, 2014

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AT&T, DirecTV say their $48.5B merger is good for everyone

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the combined broadband service and media company will come out of the gate with bundled deals for consumers.

By May 19, 2014

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Why a Comcast merger could be good for TWC customers

How can one of the biggest mergers in the cable market ever be a good thing for consumers? CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains.

By March 15, 2014

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Time Warner Cable CEO reiterates confidence in Comcast deal

Despite criticism from media giants and some lawmakers, Time Warner Cable's CEO Rob Marcus thinks his company's $45.2 billion deal with Comcast is a slam dunk.

By March 12, 2014

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Why Sprint's push for a T-Mobile merger will likely be in vain

[commentary] It's clear the powers that be at Sprint aren't willing to give up on a bid for T-Mobile. But what are the company's chances of making headway in convincing regulators to accept a deal?

By March 7, 2014

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Musk talked to Apple, but said acquisition of Tesla 'unlikely'

Tesla's CEO kills rumors that Apple is looking to snap up the electric carmaker.

By February 19, 2014

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Apple's M&A chief reportedly met with Tesla CEO Elon Musk

The electric carmaker's chief executive met with Adrian Perica and "probably" Apple CEO Tim Cook last spring, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report.

By February 16, 2014

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Comcast said to be buying Time Warner Cable for $44.2B

Media giant to pay $159 per share for the cable company, a 17.5 percent premium, according to CNBC's David Faber.

By February 12, 2014