Mergers & Acquisitions

SCTY: SolarCity Shoots Higher on Silevo Buy

SolarCity (SCTY) shares soared in Tuesday trading after the company said it had acquired solar equipment maker Silveo for undisclosed terms. More 

LVLT, TWTC: TW Telecom Jumps on Level 3 Deal

L3 Communications is buying TW Telecom for $5.64 billion, sending TWTC stock up almost 7%, while LVLT shares sank 6%. More 

MDT, COV: Medtronic, Covidien Reach $43B Merger Deal

Medtronic says it will pay almost $43 billion for Ireland-based Covidien, sending COV stock soaring and MDT shares lower. More 

SNDK, FIO: SanDisk Snaps Up Fusion-io for $1.1B

Sandisk is buying Fusion-io for $1.21 billion in cash, sending FIO shares soaring and SNDK shares climbing. More 

PCLN, OPEN: Priceline Eats Up OpenTable for $2.6B

Travel website Priceline is set to buy restaurant reservation website OpenTable for $2.6 billion or $103 a share in September. More 

PPC, HSH: Pilgrim’s Pride Boosts Hillshire Bid

Pilgrim's Pride has raised its offer for Hillshire Brands to $55 per share, higher than the $50 per share bid from Tyson Foods. More 

VVUS: Vivus Stock Soars on Buyout Buzz

VIVUS shares rose sharply in Wednesday trading after regulatory filings revealed that an investment fund is considering making a $640 million bid for VVUS. More