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French finance minister blasts EU decision to block Alstom-Siemens merger in...

France's finance minister expressed his disappointment at a recent EU decision to block a major rail merger, calling for competition rules to be changed to enable European firms to become stronger on the global stage. "Let's have a look at reality — we are facing a huge challenge with the rise of the Chinese industry.…

Cramer: What Wall Street doesn’t get about the SunTrust-BB&T merger

The biggest banking deal since the financial crisis has more to do with technology than any traditional bank metric, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday of BB&T's pivotal $66 billion commitment to buy rival SunTrust Banks. "To me, this BB&T merger of equals with SunTrust is about keeping up with the Joneses — in this case,…

Harvest Lane’s Luke Cummings on the art of the merger deal

But what few seemed to appreciate was the potential upside in the form of a $90.7 million outstanding tax claim – the proceeds of which would be distributed to shareholders if the courts ruled against the Tax Office. An independent valuer had only assessed this to be worth up to 10¢ a share but a…

TPG’s eggs are all in the Vodafone merger basket now

No more mobile network, no more problems, right? But TPG and Teoh are adamant that the end of its mobile dream has been driven by factors out of its control. "We have made this decision independently," Teoh told Chanticleer on Tuesday morning. "The ACCC'c considerations are not relevant." Huawei charged TPG's 4G network was built…

Monster black hole merger detected

Image copyright IGO/Caltech/MIT/Sonoma State Image caption Artwork: The coalescing objects produced a single black hole over 80 times the mass of our star Gravitational waves have been picked up from the biggest black hole merger yet detected. Scientists say their laser labs sensed the ripples in space-time emanating from this gargantuan collision on 29 July…

Antony Catalano tries to stop Fairfax Media merger with Nine

Former Domain chief executive Antony Catalano has thrown in an eleventh hour attempt to stop the merger of Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, but is not interested in making a full takeover bid for the publisher. Mr Catalano wrote to Fairfax chairman Nick Falloon on Sunday night with a proposal to buy 19.9 per cent of…

Fairfax Media’s Greg Hywood, Nick Falloon pick up shares ahead of...

Fairfax Media chief executive Greg Hywood and chairman Nick Falloon have expressed their confidence in the merger with Nine Entertainment, picking up more shares in the publisher and broadcaster respectively, following heavy sell-offs when Domain revealed weaker than expected numbers two weeks ago. It comes after new Domain chief executive Jason Pellegrino has also used…
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