Deal jockey at WSJ. Street choir, sing me the song for the new day. Don't make it long and remember to sing it the old way.

Teva in talks to buy Allergan’s generics unit

marketwatch.com — Israeli drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is in talks to combine with Allergan PLC's big generic-drug business, in a move that would further consolidation in the health-care industry and likely mean the end of Teva's pursuit of another acquisition.

Teva in Advanced Talks to Buy Allergan’s Generic-Drug Unit

wsj.com — Israeli drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is in talks to combine with Allergan PLC's big generic-drug business, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move that would represent a continuation of a boom in healthcare dealmaking and likely mean the end of Teva's pursuit of another acquisition.
Jul 25, 2015

RT @danacimilluca: Teva in Advanced Talks to Buy Allergan’s Generic-Drug Unit for ~$45B on.wsj.com/1CXrMEn with @danamattioli @jonathanrockoff @lizrhoffman

Jul 25, 2015

RT @danacimilluca: Teva in Advanced Talks to Buy Allergan’s Generic-Drug Unit for ~$45B on.wsj.com/1CXrMEn with @danamattioli @jonathanrockoff @lizrhoffman

Jul 25, 2015

RT @WSJ: Breaking: Teva is in advanced talks to buy Allergan's generic-drug unit, valued at about $45 billion on.wsj.com/1CXrMEn

Jul 25, 2015

Teva in Advanced Talks to Buy Allergan’s Generic-Drug Unit for ~$45B on.wsj.com/1CXrMEn with @danamattioli @jonathanrockoff @lizrhoffman

Jul 25, 2015

Teva in $45B deal talks for Allergan’s generics biz, would likely kill Teva's pursuit of Mylan on.wsj.com/1CXrMEn

Show 3 more tweets from Niv Elis, Orr Hirschauge and others...

A&P to File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

wsj.com — Grocer has lined up buyers for 120 stores valued at about $600 million A&P is planning to file for bankruptcy, the second time in less than five years the grocery chain has sought creditor protection amid stiff competition.
Jul 20, 2015

A&P facing 'chapter 22' -- second chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in five years on.wsj.com/1OqtrmO @danacimilluca @mattjarzemsky

Jul 20, 2015

RT @JamieHeller: A&P facing 'chapter 22' -- second chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in five years on.wsj.com/1OqtrmO @danacimilluca @mattja…

Jul 20, 2015

Trouble for another traditional supermarket chain ... A&P to File for Chapter 11, source tells wsj wsj.com/articles/a-p-t…

Jul 20, 2015

Parent of grocery chains A&P, Pathmark, Food Emporium files for bankruptcy. Details here w/@danacimilluca wsj.com/articles/a-p-t…

Show 2 more tweets from Ryan Dezember, David Kesmodel

CF Industries in Merger Talks with Dutch Fertilizer Maker OCI

wsj.com — Fertilizer maker CF Industries Holdings Inc. is in advanced talks for a merger deal with Dutch counterpart OCI NV, as chemical companies join the global takeover wave. CF, of Deerfield, Ill., and OCI are in discussions about a tie-up that could be reached as early as this month, according to people familiar with the matter.
Jul 17, 2015

.@WSJ scoop on deal talks b/n fertilizer cos CF & OCI on.wsj.com/1e56gRZ If done as inversion, would be biggest since Treasury crackdown

Jul 17, 2015

CF Industries is in merger talks with OCI NV. Story here: on.wsj.com/1REe7bJ $CF $OCI

Jul 17, 2015

WSJ scoop: US Fertilizer Maker CF Industries in Merger Talks with Dutch Countepart OCI on.wsj.com/1e56gRZ via @WSJ $CF

Jul 17, 2015

Chemical mix of possible M&A drivers --inversion, strong dollar-- all in one deal. $CF Industries in talks with $OCI on.wsj.com/1e56gRZ

Fear of Losing Out Drives Deal Boom

wsj.com — For years after the financial crisis, fear kept corporate chiefs from striking merger-and-acquisition deals. Now it is prompting them to act. Companies are merging at a pace unseen in nearly a decade. Halfway through the year, about $2.15 trillion in M&A deals or offers have been announced globally, according to Dealogic.
Jun 26, 2015

Companies are pushing M&A to levels that can match 2007's all-time high. YTD M&A: $2.15 trillion, w/ @danacimilluca on.wsj.com/1CzeUye

Jun 26, 2015

RT @DanaMattioli: Companies are pushing M&A to levels that can match 2007's all-time high. YTD M&A: $2.15 trillion, w/ @danacimilluca http:…

Jun 26, 2015

RT @DanaMattioli: Companies are pushing M&A to levels that can match 2007's all-time high. YTD M&A: $2.15 trillion, w/ @danacimilluca http:…

Jun 27, 2015

RT @DanaMattioli: After years of CEOs not letting their "animal spirits be released," companies are doing deals on.wsj.com/1CzeUye pic.twitter.com/20D2R1JM2Q

Show 4 more tweets from Pooja Sarkar, Jamie Heller and others...

Valeant makes takeover approach to Zoetis

marketwatch.com — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has made a preliminary approach to buy animal-health giant Zoetis Inc., people familiar with the matter said, in a move that could presage a big deal in yet another corner of the health-care industry. Zoetis which was spun off from Pfizer Inc.

Valeant Makes Takeover Approach to Zoetis

wsj.com — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has made a preliminary approach to buy animal-health giant Zoetis Inc., people familiar with the matter said, in a move that could presage a big deal in yet another corner of the health-care industry. Zoetis, which was spun off from Pfizer Inc.
Jun 25, 2015

Pearson and Ackman get even closer? Valeant has approached Zoetis about a deal. w/ @danacimilluca @jonathanrockoff on.wsj.com/1GAHrV2

Jun 25, 2015

RT @DaveCBenoit: Pearson and Ackman get even closer? Valeant has approached Zoetis about a deal. w/ @danacimilluca @jonathanrockoff on.wsj.com/1GAHrV2

Jun 25, 2015

When your reports move market capitalizations to the tune $2.75 billion: wsj.com/articles/valea…

Show 9 more tweets from John Carroll, Dana Mattioli and others...

Pipeline Firm Puts Itself in Play

wsj.com — Shares of Williams Cos., a large natural-gas pipeline operator in the U.S., surged on Monday after it rejected a nearly $50 billion buyout offer. The gain puts pressure on Williams to find a richer deal or prove it can deliver better results as a stand-alone company, Wall Street analysts said.
Jun 23, 2015

RT @alyrose: Williams Cos. is playing hard to get, but this isn't the last word on a possible $48B pipeline deal. on.wsj.com/1IugCTB via @WSJ

Williams Cos. Rejects $48 Billion Buyout Offer

wsj.com — Pipeline company retains Barclays and Lazard to pursue alternatives Natural-gas pipeline giant Williams Cos. has rejected an unsolicited buyout offer worth $48 billion but is open to other offers, the company said Sunday. Williams announced Sunday evening that it was approached about an all-stock deal valued at $64 a share.

Anthem raises offer for Cigna to $47.5 billion

marketwatch.com — Intensifying a five-way merger frenzy, Anthem Inc. went public Saturday with a sweetened $47.5 billion takeover offer for Cigna Corp. and Aetna Inc. in recent days made a takeover proposal for Humana Inc. Anthem in a statement said it has offered $184 a share for Cigna That equates to about $47.5 billion for all the company's stock that was recently outstanding.
More Articles →
Aug 28, 2015

RT @Shayndi: Mylan shareholders approve a hostile takeover of generics rival Perrigo. Let the game begin. on.wsj.com/1JnQbAc

Aug 28, 2015

RT @Dealpolitik: $PRGO has limited tools-expect verbal war to be intense. Dealpolitik: Mylan-Perrigo Fight Destined to Be a Nasty One on.wsj.com/1N0lnLX

Aug 27, 2015

@DaveCBenoit Wouldn't that actually cost money? Shows what kind of an activist you'd make.

Aug 24, 2015

An IPO market already in the dumps could get worse as markets swoon. @telisdemos and @maureenmfarrell have the story. wsj.com/articles/ipo-m…

Aug 24, 2015

Merger arbs flash early warning signs, while bankers/lawyers say M&A party will continue. From @Shayndi @lizrhoffman wsj.com/articles/gauge…

Aug 21, 2015

RT @JoeWSJ: "Tears came again & again." @DanielEtterFoto on shooting this striking & widely-shared image: independent.co.uk/news/world/eur… http://t.c…


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.