Mergers & Acquisitions

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Latest News in Mergers & Acquisitions

  • March 29, 2017

    Hike In UK Merger Work Post-Brexit Could Lead To Reforms

    With the Competition and Markets Authority poised to see a massive jump in its merger review work after Brexit, reforms to how and when the antitrust watchdog examines deals and the government introduces foreign investment considerations could be in the offing, the agency's merger director said Wednesday.

  • March 29, 2017

    OrderUp Delivered A Win In Securities Fraud Suit

    A New York federal court on Wednesday granted online food delivery service OrderUp's motion to toss an angel investor group’s securities fraud suit alleging the service's board of directors made an end run around investors right before it sold the company for nearly $80 million to Groupon Inc.

  • March 29, 2017

    Major Antitrust, Merger Changes Coming To Chile, Argentina

    Argentina and Chile are poised to enact or implement major changes to competition policy to modernize antitrust and merger enforcement in their jurisdictions and bring them in line with countries such as Brazil and Mexico that have adopted similar reforms in recent years, Argentine and Chilean officials said Wednesday.

  • March 29, 2017

    Chipmaker MaxLinear To Expand Offerings With $661.6M Buy

    MaxLinear Inc., a semiconductor company that makes chips used in the display of broadband video on various devices, said Wednesday it would buy another chipmaker in a $661.6 million cash deal, as it looks to expand its customer base and its offerings to clients in emerging industries.

  • March 29, 2017

    GenVec Shareholders Sue Over Intrexon Merger

    Gene therapy research company GenVec Inc. was hit by a putative class action Tuesday in Delaware federal court by shareholders who say the company’s imminent acquisition by Intrexon Corp. gives them a raw deal and that the merger registration statement is inaccurate.

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