A surge of investor interest in Ally Financial shares has given the U.S. government reason to believe it could wind down its stake in the auto lender sooner rather than later, while Britain's popular Channel 5 broadcaster could hit the selling block.
Dutch biotech company uniQure plans to make a U.S. public offering to raise up to $75 million in capital, according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings Thursday.
A ripe debt market and budding confidence among deal makers will help keep mergers and acquisitions activity rolling in the next 12 months, but experts say buyers and sellers shouldn’t expect too much from a year they predict will closely mirror the last.
Hard Rock is hoping to finally bring its brand to Atlantic City with the purchase of an existing casino, while a Vivendi unit could lose out on a $381 million acquisition after French officials reconsidered its impact on competition.
New York regulators on Thursday approved a funding plan for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's green bank — designed to eliminate market-based barriers that block renewable energy generation and efficiency projects — that will see $210 million in state money seed what officials hope will be four times that in private financial backing.
The Federal Reserve's Wednesday announcement that it would begin tapering its bond-buying program received a positive response from the markets, but a new promise to hold the federal funds rate at the current level even after unemployment dips below 6.5 percent revealed a continuing concern about lack of inflation.
Facebook Inc. said Thursday that it and certain shareholders will sell 70 million shares of its class A common stock, as it prepares to be listed on the exclusive Standard & Poor's 500-stock index beginning Friday.
Al Jazeera wants a piece of a Turkish pay-TV provider to ramp up its soccer offerings, while Warburg Pincus is gunning for a multibillion-dollar fundraising target for its first global energy pool.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposed Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act regulation that would allow small businesses and startups to raise up to $50 million in capital with less federal and state red tape.
Bids from top private equity players for leading talent agency IMG Worldwide have so far disappointed seller Forstmann Little, while an Australian REIT is expected to turn up the heat in a high-profile $4 billion bid war over the Commonwealth Property Office Fund.
Charter Communications is preparing to deliver a blockbuster takeover proposal to Time Warner, while Sprint is considering a buyout bid for rival T-Mobile that would spawn the third-biggest mobile provider in the U.S.
General Motors Co. has unloaded the last of its stake in onetime insurance division Ally Financial Inc. in a private placement worth $900 million and exited French automaker Peugeot Citroen SA in a separate $362 million transaction, the automaker said Thursday.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has agreed to provide a $120 million pre-initial public offering loan to Shanghai-based warehouse developer e-Shang, which was co-founded by U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC two years ago, e-Shang announced Thursday.
Centerbridge swooped in with a multibillion-dollar offer for LightSquared that could stymie a previous $2.2 billion bid from Dish, while European competition regulators are planning an in-depth probe into a proposed $11.9 deal that would combine the German operations of Telefonica and KPN.
In what promises to be the largest initial public offering for a hotel company, the Blackstone Group LP-backed Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. on Wednesday set its share pricing at $20 for an estimated $2.7 billion windfall.
Tensions between senior executives at Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank have backed the companies' merger talks into a stalemate, while two U.S. cable TV titans could touch off a flurry of deal-making activity with their prospective tie-up.
Lloyds Banking Group PLC sold off its remaining shares of St. James’s Place Wealth Management Group PLC, allowing the English financial services group to raise roughly £685 million ($942 million) in capital Tuesday as it continues to recover from the financial crisis.
Novartis is considering a one-for-one swap of its $4 billion animal health unit for a yet-unnamed Merck division, while a Blackstone-backed landlord could find itself under new ownership in one of Germany's biggest real estate transactions of the year.
Private equity-backed DTLR Holding Inc., a street-inspired footwear, apparel and accessories retailer, plans to withdraw its $75 million initial public offering because of an undisclosed business development, the company announced Friday.
America Movil could face forced asset sales based on findings from Mexico's telecom watchdog, while Kyle Bass' Hayman Capital unloaded the hedge fund's remaining stake in J.C. Penney.