Sep 19, 2014 12:31PM ET
Established in Milwaukee in 1844, acquired by Russians in 2014.
Aug 26, 2014 2:23PM ET
Even though the companies now have over 18,000 combined stores, they are at a mere fraction of their breakfast sandwich competitors.
Aug 25, 2014 2:26PM ET
Amazon will pay $970 million cash for Twitch.
Aug 25, 2014 1:33PM ET
In a majority investment, Buffalo Wild Wings is taking over Rusty Taco. More tacos for everyone.
Jul 28, 2014 10:48AM ET
This morning, Zillow announced a deal to purchase Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock.
Jun 13, 2014 11:44AM ET
Two major e-reservation companies are merging. The Priceline Group Inc. will acquire OpenTable for $103 a share.
Jun 9, 2014 10:06AM ET
After a bidding war of sorts began over Hillshire Brands, a winner has emerged. Tyson Foods has reached a "unilaterally binding offer" to purchase Hillshire for $8.55 billion.
May 28, 2014 4:48PM ET
Apple confirmed on Wednesday that it will indeed buy Beats Electronics LLC, the audio company co-founded by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. Sale price: $3 billion/
May 27, 2014 11:16AM ET
Earlier this month, Hillshire Brands moved to acquire Pinnacle Foods. Now, Pilgrim's Pride is throwing their hand into the acquisition game by offering $6.4 billion for Hillshire.
May 12, 2014 2:48PM ET
Hillshire Brands (owner of brands like Jimmy Dean, Ball Park, and Sara Lee) announced the acquisition of Pinnacle Foods (owner of Duncan Hines, Birds Eye, Armour, and Vlasic, among others) today, to the tune of $6.6 billion.
Mar 10, 2014 3:36PM ET
American fruit firm Chiquita and Irish fruit distributor Fyffes have agreed to merge, creating the world's largest banana company.
Feb 20, 2014 9:03AM ET
As it turns out, the company at the receiving end of Facebook's $16 billion purchase may have had more than one suitor.
Feb 15, 2013 12:43PM ET
The just-approved marriage between Penguin and Random House holds that beleaguered publishers will now be able to stand up to bookselling goliath Amazon. But a publishing consolidation might be exactly what Amazon wants.
Feb 15, 2013 9:39AM ET
Daniel Larison on Republicans holding up Hagel, Ruth Marcus on Ted Cruz, Geoffrey Till on Asia's "arms race," Paula Dwyer on merger mania, and William Finnegan on the GOP's immigration fix.
Feb 10, 2013 10:12PM ET
After weeks of waffling and speculating, several news outlets report that the $11 billion merger between US Airways and American Airlines will arrive as soon as this week.
Aug 27, 2012 9:46AM ET
Earlier this month it seemed surprising that Answers.com was willing to pay $270 million for The New York Times Company's struggling About.com, but then along came Barry Diller and IAC with an even higher offer last week, and on Monday The Times confirmed it had sold to the Ask.com owner.
Aug 15, 2012 9:06AM ET
The Carlyle Group's $3.3 billion purchase of Getty Images came in below the seller's target price, but it still represents the latest in a spending spree for the world's largest asset management firm.
Jul 23, 2012 11:07AM ET
The noteworthy thing about the sale of Peet's Coffee to German conglomerate Joh. A. Benckiser is the large sale price: $1 billion for the company, which works out to 29 percent higher per share than its closing price on Friday.
Mar 21, 2012 3:13PM ET
Zynga, the company known for ripping off well-known games and calling them their own, is buying OMGPOP, a company that broke into the big time by ripping off Pictionary.
Jan 20, 2012 8:00AM ET
Despite part-owner Martin Peretz implying that the magazine isn't for sale, The New Republic is in the final stages of negotiations to sell a stake of its magazine -- perhaps the entire thing -- to a new investor.
Nov 30, 2011 9:33AM ET
Yahoo's not worth as much as it had hoped, receiving bids for a minority stake between $16 and $18 per share, far short of its high $20 expectations.
Nov 29, 2011 2:50PM ET
Months after announcing its sale and the ensuing speculation over buyers, Yahoo will reportedly sit down today and talk about the possibility of selling a minority stake in its company to one of various bidders.
Nov 23, 2011 2:01PM ET
Microsoft is continuing to flirt with the idea of making a bid to buy Yahoo, an aggressive move that experts think would sling the aging tech company back onto the cutting edge.
Aug 25, 2011 2:23PM ET
Adweek reports that the fledgling internet giant might want to break up