EBay Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe is stepping up his offense against activist Carl Icahn, a sign of the rising stakes in his effort to keep from splitting off the e-commerce company’s PayPal business.
International Business Machines Corp., the world’s largest provider of computing services, hasn’t convinced investors that it can pull out of a sales slump, sending the stock to its first annual decline since the financial crisis in 2008.
Lexmark International Inc. is poised to lure potential buyers with the least expensive technology valuation in America as the printer company’s closure of its inkjet operations spurs takeover speculation.
Sealed Air Corp. is poised to turn into a takeover target after its biggest acquisition in more than a decade wiped out a third of its market value and left the maker of Bubble Wrap trading at a 64 percent discount to sales.
The most exciting part of elevating Satya Nadella to chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp. may be that it would end the search to replace Steve Ballmer, investors in the world’s biggest software maker said.