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BB&T and Suntrust Receive Approval for Truist Merger

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BB&T and Suntrust received approval for their merger of equals by the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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BB&T and Suntrust Receive Approval for Truist Merger
November 20, 2019

BB&T and Suntrust received approval for their merger of equals by the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Casino “Whale” Caesars in Eldorado’s Net: Shareholders Green Light Their Merger
November 18, 2019

Thanks to Carl Icahn’s activism, and an $8.58 billion acquisition kitty, Eldorado is in the driver’s seat in US casino operations. It will soon have Caesars in its fold. After…

Another Shot to Icahn – HP Rejects Xerox Takeover Bid
November 18, 2019

Carl Icahn and Xerox will have to do more to convince HP to accept a takeover bid. On Sunday, HP’s board of directors rejected an unsolicited $22 per share offer…

RIA Deal Fervor Continues: Bluespring Wealth Acquires Vector Wealth Management
November 15, 2019

Founded in 1993, Vector Wealth Management is a wealth management and financial advisory RIA located in Minneapolis. The $1.1 billion firm was acquired by Bluespring Wealth Partners, as announced Thursday,…

Carl Icahn Takes Stake in HP, Pushes for Xerox Merger
November 14, 2019

Activist investor Carl Icahn has purchased roughly $1.2 billion in HP Inc. stock. Icahn is now pushing the personal computer maker to merge with printing giant Xerox. Icahn now owns…

Is Private Equity Giant KKR Buying Walgreens Boots Alliance?
November 11, 2019

Is KKR buying Walgreens Boots Alliance? Based on a new buyout proposal, the answer could be “yes.” The private equity giant has put together a $70 billion proposal that would take…

Schwarzman Adds To Skepticism Around The Walgreens Boots LBO
November 8, 2019

Stephen Schwarzman, who runs Blackstone Group, thinks the Walgreens Boots privatization might be just too big. “It’s a huge stretch doing things over $50 billion,” Schwarzman remarked at a New…

Blackstone Group is Getting into the Dating Game
November 8, 2019

MagicLab, a developer of dating and social networking apps, has a new beau. Private equity giant Blackstone Group is buying a $3 billion stake in the company. MagicLab’s properties include Bumble…

Will Walgreens Shatter the Private Equity LBO Record?
November 6, 2019

KKR and other PE Firms are Eyeing the Pharmacy Benefits Giant Walgreen Boots Alliance is talking to private equity firms about going private. CNBC reports that KKR is one of…

CPPIB to Buy Pattern Energy Group for $2.63 Billion
November 4, 2019

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) announced plans to buy Pattern Energy Group for $2.63 billion. CPPIB announced details of the deal for the renewable energy giant on Monday….