Tag: Mergers and Acquisitions

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  • General Electric

    GE is selling its appliance business to China’s Haier for $5.4 billion

    General Electric is selling its appliance business to China’s Haier Group for $5.4 billion in cash. The sale is part of GE’s plans to sell off its non-core businesses while shifting to a more technologically-based focus.  The deal arrives just weeks after GE declined to sell the business to Sweden’s Electrolux for $3.3 billion. The deal values the […]

  • Dow Chemical to merge with DuPont

    Dow Chemical And Dupont Are Merging And Investors Love It

    Dow Chemical is in late-state merger talks with DuPont. The massive $120 billion merger has thrilled investors who sent shares at both companies soaring at 8% in premarket trading. The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times reported the merger plans overnight. According to those reports, the two companies plan to merger and then split themselves […]

  • Electrolux deal wtih GE falls through

    Electrolux Shares Plummet After GE Deal Falls Through

    Shares at Electrolux are down more than 10% in early Monday morning trading after a $3.3 billion deal to buy General Electric’s appliance business failed to move forward. Electrolux announced the deal in Autumn 2015. The company said its largest acquisition to date would double its sales in the United States, and allow it to […]

  • Pfizer and Allergan

    Pfizer And Allergan Agree To $160 Billion Mega-Merger

    Pfizer and Allergan have agreed to form the world’s largest pharmaceutical company. The two companies announced their formal merger agreement on Monday. If the deal receives regulatory approval it would combine Pfizer’s Lyrica, Enbrel, and Viagra products with Allergan’s Botox and Restasis products. In a bit of good news for customers, drug prices have tended […]

  • Pfizer World Headquarters - Allergan Merger on the way

    Pfizer And Allergan To Approve Merger Agreement On Sunday

    Pfizer and Allergan’s boards of directors are preparing to approve their merger agreement on Sunday. Once the deal is approved it will mark the largest merger ever in the healthcare sector. The deal is valued at more than $150 billion, and would have Pfizer paying 11.3 of its shares for each Allergan share. The deal […]