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Avago Agrees to Buy Broadcom for $37 Billion

wsj.com — Deal marks latest acquisition in busy semiconductor space Chip maker Avago Technologies Ltd. agreed to buy rival Broadcom Corp. for $37 billion in cash and stock, the latest in a wave of deals for the companies that supply parts to power smartphones, tablets and other gadgets.

Avago to buy Broadcom for $37 billion

marketwatch.com — Chip maker Avago Technologies Ltd. agreed to buy rival Broadcom Corp. for $37 billion in cash and stock, the latest in a wave of deals for the companies that supply parts to power smartphones, tablets and other gadgets. Avago will pay $17 billion in cash and about $20 billion in its own shares based on Wednesday's close.

Broadcom in advanced talks to be bought by Avago Technologies

marketwatch.com — Broadcom Corp. is in advanced talks to be bought by Avago Technologies Ltd., in what would be the latest in a recent string of mergers in the semiconductor industry. It isn't clear what terms the companies are discussing or when a deal could be inked-if there's one at all-but Broadcom had a market value of $28 billion as of Wednesday afternoon.

Broadcom is in Advanced Talks to be Bought by Avago Technologies

wsj.com — Deal would be latest in recent string of mergers in semiconductor industry Broadcom Corp. is in talks to be bought by Avago Technologies Ltd., in what would be the latest in a recent string of mergers in the semiconductor industry.

H-P to sell 51% of Chinese data-networking unit to Tsinghua Holdings

marketwatch.com — Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to unveil sweeping changes to its business in China, including the sale of a majority stake in its data-networking operation there, after revelations of U.S. spying curtailed Chinese demand for U.S. technology products. H-P is expected to announce Thursday that Tsinghua Holdings, which is affiliated with the prestigious Tsinghua University, will buy 51% of a newly created entity housing the U.S.

H-P to Sell 51% of Chinese Data-Networking Unit to Tsinghua Holdings

wsj.com — Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to unveil sweeping changes to its business in China, including the sale of a majority stake in its data-networking operation there, after revelations of U.S. spying curtailed Chinese demand for U.S. technology products. H-P is expected to announce Thursday that Tsinghua Holdings, which is affiliated with the prestigious Tsinghua University, will buy 51% of a newly created entity housing the U.S.

Call-Center Software Company Genesys in Talks with Potential Buyers

wsj.com — Potential deal with private-equity, other tech companies could value Genesys at $3.5 billion Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc. is in talks with potential buyers for a deal that could value the call-center software provider at more than $3.5 billion including debt.

SEC looking into dubious bid for Avon

marketwatch.com — What appears to be a bogus filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission claimed that Avon Products Inc. was the target of a takeover bid, sending the embattled beauty-products company's stock soaring on Thursday and leaving the agency looking for answers.

Avon has not received bid from PTG Capital

marketwatch.com — A purported bid for Avon Products Inc. doesn't appear to exist. The beauty products company's shares shot up by as much as 20% midday Thursday after an entity calling itself PTG Capital Partners Ltd. said in a securities filing that it had lodged a bid of $18.75 a share to buy the company.

Avon Hasn’t Received Bid From PTG Capital

wsj.com — A purported bid for Avon Products Inc. doesn't appear to exist. The beauty products company's shares shot up by as much as 20% midday Thursday after an entity calling itself PTG Capital Partners Ltd. said in a securities filing that it had lodged a bid of $18.75 a share to buy the company.
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May 27, 2015

Broadcom, which had mkt cap of $28B, is in talks to be bought by Avago Technologies -- scoop crossing wire with @DanaMattioli & @Shayndi

May 27, 2015

Thrill of victory for Goldman, agony of defeat for JPM, & other Charter-TWC winners/losers goo.gl/6t4SnO @maureenmfarrell $GS $JPM

May 27, 2015

RT @GillianTan: Time Warner Cable deal stirs debt concerns, Moody's eyes downgrade to junk on.wsj.com/1J3JTIr $TWC $CHTR pic.twitter.com/AcFHLm3OWs

May 26, 2015

Headline-of-the-day honors go to @jdlahart (not a bad piece either): The low spark of high-priced homes on.wsj.com/1dvs0Hd #traffic

May 21, 2015

Plot thickens in cable-consolidation drama as Altice’s Drahi meets w/TWC CEO on.wsj.com/1Hxi5e0 By @shaliniwsj @ruthbenderparis @shayndi

May 19, 2015

Bidders are kicking Pep Boys' tires. Another scoop from @danamattioli on.wsj.com/1cNRRJu via @WSJ

May 19, 2015

France Altice in talks to buy cable co Suddenlink for as much as $10B incl debt. Major scoop crossing wire from @ruthbenderparis @shaliniwsj

May 15, 2015

Whoda thought -- Bob Weir doesn't like dancing bears or tie dye on.wsj.com/1PKHFxY via @WSJspeakeasy

May 15, 2015

RT @marshallcurry: My commencement address at @QueensUniv about making documentaries and hiding our failures. youtube.com/watch?v=5gYQTN…

May 15, 2015

RT @GillianTan: Some six years after leaving Menlo Park, Carlyle Group plots a return to Silicon Valley on.wsj.com/1RQ3q3n $CG pic.twitter.com/ekwE8xlpgl

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