Buyout

05.18.14
AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion (updated)
05.18.14

AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion (updated)

AT&T clearly isn't taking Comcast's recent acquisition efforts lying down; it just announced p...

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04.28.14
Comcast proposes giving up 3.9 million customers to clinch its TWC merger
04.28.14

Comcast proposes giving up 3.9 million customers to clinch its TWC merger

Comcast said it would be willing to shed customers to secure its buyout of Time Warner Cable, and...

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02.21.14
Verizon completes buyout of Vodafone's stake in its cellphone business
02.21.14

Verizon completes buyout of Vodafone's stake in its cellphone business

After 14 years of partnership, Verizon now has full control over its cellphone business. The telec...

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02.12.14
CNBC: Comcast will buy Time Warner Cable tomorrow for over $40 billion
02.12.14

CNBC: Comcast will buy Time Warner Cable tomorrow for over $40 billion

After months of rumors and a public battle with Charter Communications, CNBC reporter David Faber...

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12.03.13
Toshiba to buy OCZ's assets for $35 million, eyes solid-state supremacy
12.03.13

Toshiba to buy OCZ's assets for $35 million, eyes solid-state supremacy

OCZ's memory technology won't fade into obscurity after all -- Toshiba has agreed to buy the ailin...

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11.08.13
BlackBerry board reportedly declined offers for specific limbs, wanted to sell the corpse whole
11.08.13

BlackBerry board reportedly declined offers for specific limbs, wanted to sell the corpse whole

BlackBerry didn't end up with the $4.7 billion buyout it probably needs, instead settling for a $1...

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10.23.13
Samsung acquires 7.4 percent of Gorilla Glass maker Corning, signs long-term supply deal
10.23.13

Samsung acquires 7.4 percent of Gorilla Glass maker Corning, signs long-term supply deal

In a move that could raise eyebrows in the LCD business, Corning has taken full control of Samsung...

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10.01.13
Dell merger clears final regulatory hurdles in bid to go private
10.01.13

Dell merger clears final regulatory hurdles in bid to go private

Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners' joint bid to take Dell private has just cle...

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09.12.13
Dell board votes in favor of Michael Dell's $24.9 billion buyout offer
09.12.13

Dell board votes in favor of Michael Dell's $24.9 billion buyout offer

Dell has finally agreed to let founder Michael Dell take the company private through a partnership...

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