Traders are betting that Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.’s shunned $2.3 billion takeover attempt of larger competitor Men’s Wearhouse Inc. may be just the first step in tailoring the perfect fit.
Talbots Inc., which posted the worst returns of any U.S. retailer in the past decade, is now offering some of the biggest potential gains for traders willing to bet a deal with Sycamore Partners LP will finally close.
Pfizer Inc. isn’t going to give up that easily when a $100 billion deal is on the line.
For investors in Dole Food Co., it’s here we go again.
Charlie Ergen is becoming the financial savior that Clearwire Corp. shareholders never expected. And he doesn’t even have to open his wallet.
Elan Corp. shareholders risk losing $2 billion by listening to the company’s board and rejecting Royalty Pharma’s takeover bid.
"There have been an unusually large number of deal cancellations recently making it very difficult to generate positive returns."
- Keith Moore on Dec 14, 2014