BB&T and SunTrust announced plans to merge, in a deal worth some $66 billion. The deal is weighted toward BB&T, whose shareholders will own around 57 percent of the new bank.
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Michael Kors is buying Italian fashion brand Versace for $2.12 billion. Here, Donatella Versace, artistic director of the company her brother founded, is flanked by Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd and Michael Kors Chairman and CEO John D. Idol.
Musical.ly, which is based in Shanghai, is being acquired by Bytedance, an artificial intelligence-focused Chinese technology company. In the foreground, the mascot for Live.ly, a live-streaming app.
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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson (left) and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes are sworn in Wednesday before testifying at a Senate committee hearing on the proposed merger of their companies.
AT&T wants to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, highlighting that the two giants don't compete. But the scope of the deal is already drawing criticism from lawmakers and presidential candidates.
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Time Warner is heading for another merger — this time with AT&T, in a deal that was announced Saturday. Here, the company's headquarters at New York City's Columbus Circle.
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Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, speaks to media at the Sharp Corp. headquarters in Osaka, Japan, earlier this month. The two companies are in takeover talks.
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Specialist Thomas McArdle (left) works with traders at the post that handles Dow Chemical on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. If a proposed merger goes through, Dow's and DuPont's respective shareholders would own about half of the new entity.
Massachusetts, where this Walgreens outlet is located, is one of the three states where the chain is most concentrated. Regulators could force the company to divest itself of some stores, if its merger with Rite Aid wins approval.