Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:42pm

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) hired an investment bank to help unload its network of cell phone towers in a deal that could be worth $6 billion, according to a report Tuesday.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:27pm

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will buy a 60.5 percent share of its Japan joint venture unit for about $913.5 million, the company said Tuesday.

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News, Guidance, Asset Sales
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 3:56pm

TransCanada Corporation (USA) (NYSE: TRP) shares gained Thursday on a rumor that several hedge funds, including activist Daniel Loeb's Third Point, are eye-balling the pipeline company as a break-up candidate.

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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:39am

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) agreed to be acquired for $105.60 per share by the privately-held German auto parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen AG.

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News, Asset Sales, M&A
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 9:47am

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) extended its gains last Friday after the company paid $183 million to acquire Park City Resorts from privately held Powdr Corp., ending three years of litigation.

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Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:02pm

FMC Corp (NYSE: FMC) signed a definitive agreement Monday to acquire Denmark-based pesticide maker Cheminova for $1.8 billion in cash and stock, and will also sell its alkali unit.

The Danish pesticide and herbicide company is the sole operating unit of Auriga Industries and operates in Europe and Latin America.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 5:10pm

Tibco Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) shares jumped in the extended session on news the company hired an investment bank to explore strategic options.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 2:27pm

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE: CLF) spiked Wednesday on news that it hired investment bankers to help it sell non-core assets.

The Cleveland-based iron and coal-mining company will put its Appalachian coal assets and Australian iron mines on the block, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 1:31pm

Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) ticked up Wednesday afternoon on a report it was prepared to sell two of its non-strategic business for a total of up to $1.75 billion.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:39am

Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) Chief Executive Lourenco Goncalves appeared to nix a spin-off of international operations and said instead he'd be interested in their sale.

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