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Johnson Controls, Tyco to merge in tax inversion deal

marketwatch.com — Johnson Controls Inc. and Tyco International PLC agreed to merge, the companies said Monday, in a deal that will place the combined company's headquarters in Ireland. The deal's value was unclear and representatives didn't immediately respond to requests for comment. Shares of Tyco jumped 16% to $34.65 in premarket trading while Johnson Controls shares rose 0.6%.
Jan 25, 2016

Johnson Controls, Tyco to merge in tax inversion deal on.mktw.net/1PNnaR4 How many jobs to be lost in Wisconsin?

Johnson Controls, Tyco to Merge in Inversion Deal

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Merger will place combined companies' headquarters in Ireland Johnson Controls Inc. and Tyco International PLC agreed to merge, the companies said Monday, in a deal that will place the combined company's headquarters in Ireland.
Jan 25, 2016

And we've got another inversion. Johnson Controls & Tyco to merge, move combined company to Ireland on.wsj.com/1OJp47m $jci $tyc

Jan 25, 2016

Another inversion deal today, Johnson Controls & Tyco. Tyco was one of the early innovators in tax avoidance. wsj.com/articles/johns…

Jan 25, 2016

Leading indicator of companies in trouble: pull off an inversion and tweak your taxes when all else fails on.wsj.com/1OJp47m #fail

Jan 25, 2016

Guess they haven't figured out how to stop inversion deals yet: JCI-TYC on.wsj.com/1PfBmGa via @WSJ

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Johnson Controls said to be closing in on Tyco International takeover

marketwatch.com — Johnson Controls Inc. is in advanced talks to combine with Tyco International PLC , according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that could be valued as high as $20 billion and signal that recent market volatility won't derail a surge in takeover activity.
Jan 24, 2016

RT @MarketWatch: Johnson Controls said to be closing in on Tyco International takeover on.mktw.net/1OHCS28

CEOs Sanguine on M&A Prospects in Spite of Markets Dive

wsj.com — DAVOS, Switzerland-Prospects for deal-making remain bright, the chief executives of some of the world's biggest companies said, in a sign that market turmoil may not derail the mergers-and-acquisitions boom. The heads of Cisco Systems Inc., AT&T Inc. and Novartis AG indicated they or others in their respective industries will likely continue hunting for deals, even after stock and other markets dropped precipitously this...
Jan 24, 2016

JCI-Tyco: proof positive that even after market stumble, CEOs are unafraid to do deals wsj.com/articles/cisco…

Jan 24, 2016

RT @danacimilluca: JCI-Tyco: proof positive that even after market stumble, CEOs are unafraid to do deals wsj.com/articles/cisco…

Jan 24, 2016

RT @danacimilluca: JCI-Tyco: proof positive that even after market stumble, CEOs are unafraid to do deals wsj.com/articles/cisco…

Johnson Controls Said to Be in Advanced Talks to Combine With Tyco

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Deal could be valued as high as $20 billion Johnson Controls Inc.
Jan 24, 2016

RT @WSJ: Breaking: Johnson Controls in advanced talks to combine with Tyco International; deal could be up to $20 billion on.wsj.com/1ScYnul

Jan 24, 2016

RT @WSJbreakingnews: Johnson Controls in advanced talks to combine with Tyco International; deal could be up to $20 billion on.wsj.com/1ScYnul

Jan 24, 2016

Johnson Controls is in advanced talks to combine w/ Tyco. WSJ scoop w/ @danacimilluca @michaelsiconolf here: on.wsj.com/1QsUkda

Jan 24, 2016

Fun fact: Ed Breen is chairman of Tyco. The man sure has been busy on.wsj.com/1QsUkda $jci $tyc

Jan 24, 2016

RT @DanaMattioli: Johnson Controls is in advanced talks to combine w/ Tyco. WSJ scoop w/ @danacimilluca @michaelsiconolf here: on.wsj.com/1QsUkda

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Global Stocks Sink on Fresh Growth Fears Global Stocks Sink on Fresh Growth Fears

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Dow industrials pare losses to drop 249 points, while shares in Japan and the U.K. enter bear markets Global stocks plunged, driven by heightened concerns about growth and fading confidence in the willingness or ability of central banks to give it new life.

Davos Mood Dimmed as Markets Continue to Slide

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Survey shows CEOs are increasingly pessimistic about the economic growth hopes DAVOS, Switzerland-A pessimistic mood reigned as corporate officials and others gathered for the World Economic Forum's annual high-level confab here, darkened by financial markets that continued their dismal start to the year.
Jan 20, 2016

Davos mood dimmed as markets continue to slide wsj.com/articles/davos… via @WSJ

Jan 20, 2016

SURVEY: Only 27% of CEOs see global growth improving this year, down from 37% last year & 44% in 2014 on.wsj.com/1T4Dd21 #Davos2016

Jan 20, 2016

RT @srussolillo: SURVEY: Only 27% of CEOs see global growth improving this year, down from 37% last year & 44% in 2014 https://t.co/EuQtcDC…

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Apollo Global Management in Talks to Buy Apollo Education

wsj.com — Private-equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in advanced talks to buy struggling education company Apollo Education Group Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. A deal between Phoenix-based Apollo Education and Apollo Global Management, a New York private-equity firm, could be worth about $1 billion, some of the people said, with one of them adding an agreement could be reached in the next few weeks.
Jan 11, 2016

University of Phoenix parent Apollo Education is exploring strategic options as quarterly results disappoint on.wsj.com/1OXdrNs

Jan 11, 2016

WSJ: U of Phoenix's parent company is eyeing acquisition by private equity firm that also happens to be named Apollo on.wsj.com/1OXdrNs

Feb 08, 2016

Apollo Education bought out. Who'd have seen that coming? If you're a WSJ subscriber, you would have. A month ago. wsj.com/articles/apoll…

Will the new year be sweet ‘16 for deals?

bdlive.co.za — STARS that had long been out of alignment came together to make 2015 the biggest year ever for mergers and acquisitions and set up what could be another frenzied stretch in 2016. Egged on by shareholders eager for new revenue and cost-cutting opportunities, companies around the world shook hands on $4.7 trillion worth of takeovers as of December 30, according to Dealogic.

Will the New Year Be Sweet ‘16 for Deals?

wsj.com — Stars that had long been out of alignment came together to make 2015 the biggest year ever for mergers and acquisitions and set up what could be another frenzied stretch in 2016. Egged on by shareholders eager for new revenue and cost-cutting opportunities, companies around the world shook hands on $4.7 trillion worth of takeovers as of Dec.
Dec 31, 2015

RT @Shayndi: Will the new year be sweet ‘16 for deals? on.wsj.com/1mrx6Ig via @WSJ

Dec 31, 2015

2015 M&A by #s: largest year ever w/ $4.7T in deals. 63 deals > $10B. Healthcare largest sector w/ $700B in M&A on.wsj.com/1mrx6Ig

Dec 31, 2015

In a blockbuster M&A year, midmarket deals were lackluster. on.wsj.com/1mrx6Ig

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Feb 08, 2016

RT @mariebeaudette: Chesapeake says it's looking to shore up its balance sheet yhoo.it/1nT2LTU as @WSJ reported in December on.wsj.com/1TLJyNZ

Feb 05, 2016

GS, JPM et al have paid the Clin­tons more than $20 mil­lion in speak­ing fees over the yrs, per @PreetaTweets. Wow wsj.com/articles/hilla…

Feb 02, 2016

Market likes news from @DanaMattioli & @dmac1 that $YHOO will explore alternatives that are expected include a sale pic.twitter.com/1OSFlJxBJY

Feb 02, 2016

Yahoo to make it official, say it's exploring strategic alternatives. Coming soon to WSJ.com.

Feb 02, 2016

Latest take on the big deal news of the day, following their scoop, by @rickcarew @shayndi Eyk Henning @jacobbunge. on.wsj.com/1SVC8KU

Jan 29, 2016

RT @DaveCBenoit: Worth rereading the brilliant New Yorker story Bill Gates calls his favorite biz story: 'Xerox Xerox Xerox Xerox' b-gat.es/1oDjdDL?WT.mc_…

Jan 26, 2016

ICYM banking aces @emilyglazerwsj & @rachelensignwsj crush it with scoop on first big regional bank deal of the year wsj.com/articles/hunti…

Jan 24, 2016

Cub M&A reporter @michaelsiconolf again proves his mettle and bright future in the trade, in latest WSJ deal scoop. wsj.com/articles/johns…


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