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Deutsche Boerse reignites exchange merger talks

Reuters – In the world of stock exchanges, bigger is better. And although Deutsche Boerse AG said on Sunday that merger talks with NYSE Euronext had ended with no result, exchanges will still have to make cross-border mergers to contain […]

British Airways Woos Caja Madrid to Keep Qantas and Iberia Deal

Merchant News – British Airways is going to woo Caja Madrid, the saving bank that has a key hold in Iberia, in order to try to persuade the Spanish carrier into joining a 3-way merger. British Airways sources say that […]

Icahn Ups His Stake in Yahoo, Stocks Rally

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist investor Carl Icahn purchased another 6.8 million shares of Yahoo stock last week at a price tag of about $67 million, further boosting his already vast stake in the company to almost 5.5 percent.  According […]

Morgan Stanley weighing possible merger

Reuters Singapore – U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley is weighing whether it should remain independent or merge with a bank, given the recent turbulence in the company’s share price, broadcaster CNBC reported on Wednesday. Morgan Stanley officials were not in […]

Yahoo now faces more pressure, hedge funds say

Reuters- Officially, a potential $47.5 billion deal for Microsoft Corp to buy Yahoo Inc is over, at least for now. But longer term, hedge fund managers and analysts said the Yahoo board now faces more pressure than ever to deliver […]