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Family Dollar: Headed For A Buyout? Family Dollar: Headed For A Buyout?

Things have not been looking good for Family Dollar. The dollar store chain’s stocks continue to slide, recently hitting a 52 week low. Both the company’s shares and earnings fell short of original projections made by Zacks Consensus Estimate. Analyists …

Safeway Buyout Report Continues To Swirl Safeway Buyout Report Continues To Swirl
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Talks have been spreading through the Web since Tuesday’s revelation by Reuters about a potential buyout for Safeway Incorporated. The company even saw shares rise on Wednesday as a result of the news. Cerberus Capital Management LP is one private …

Blackberry Losses Equate to $965 Million Deficit Blackberry Losses Equate to $965 Million Deficit
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The past few years have been a gradual decline for Canadian wireless company, Blackberry Limited. However, the past couple weeks have accelerated the rate of the company’s demise. Due to relentless pressure from prominent competitors, Apple and Samsung, along with …

BlackBerry Buyout Announced For $4.7 Billion BlackBerry Buyout Announced For $4.7 Billion

Last month, following yet another disappointing quarterly report, BlackBerry announced that it had formed a committee to consider “strategic alternatives.” Among these alternatives was the option of selling the entire company. BlackBerry today announced that this possibility has become a …

Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout Dell Shareholders Approve $25 Billion Buyout
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Dell today announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed buyout of the PC manufacturing company by the company’s founder and CEO, Michael Dell (pictured). The vote was taken today at a special shareholders meeting. The $24.9 billion transaction will …

Yahoo May Be In Talks To Buy Zynga [Rumor] Yahoo May Be In Talks To Buy Zynga [Rumor]

It’s no secret that Zynga is in trouble. The former giant of social gaming is now on the defensive as it lays off employees and closes studios around the world. It has to find a hit, preferably in mobile, to …

Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion Dell Buyout Deal Close to Sealed at $23 Billion
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The Wall Street Journal today is reporting that a $23 billion deal to take computer company Dell private is close to complete. The Journal cites “people familiar with the matter,” who state the deal could purchase Dell stock at $13.50 …

Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment Dell Buyout Could Include Microsoft Investment

Last week it was announced that Dell was participating in buyout talks that could take the company private. Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell were both name-dropped as potential investors in the buyout. Today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting …

Facebook Trying To Acquire Twitter Is Setup For Failure

Kara Swisher has written a tremendous post on Facebook’s quiet attempt at acquiring Twitter. It inspired me to share my thoughts on the subject.

Microsoft & Yahoo Trying To Get Time Warner On Their Side

You’ve heard said "keep your friends close, but your enemies closer," now Yahoo wants to test the boundaries of that maxim to the full.