Mergers & Acquisitions

4 Energy Stocks on Activist Investors’ Hit Lists

According to Moody's, energy stocks will be the ground zero for activist investors this year. These four companies could see their shares rise based on that activity. More 

Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Faces Scrutiny

The attorneys general of a number of states and the U.S. Department of Justice are reviewing the $45 billion Comcast-Time Warner cable merger. More 

HTZ: Hertz to Spin Off Construction Rental Business

A media report says that Hertz is planning to spin off its equipment rental business, sending HTZ stock up sharply in Monday trading. More 

RVLT: Revolution Lighting Stock Surges on Value Lighting Deal

Revolution Lightning announced an acquisition and an upbeat revenue forecast, sending RVLT stock up sharply on Monday. More 

Albertsons Grocery Combines With Safeway to Create 2,400+-Store Chain

Supermarket chain Albertsons, owned by Cerberus Capital Management, will merge with Safeway in a deal valued at $9 billion. More 

UL: Unilever Wants $2B for Ragu Business

Sources say that Unilever is planning to sell its Ragu pasta sauce brand; UL stock sank in Monday trading. More 

Watch Out, LEGO! Mattel Buys Toy Block Maker Mega Brands

Mattel says it will pay $460 million to acquire Canada's Mega Brands, the second largest building block maker behind Lego. More