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Viacom shares rose on Wednesday after a report from the Wall Street Journal said CBS is expected to make an offer for the company.
JPMorgan retakes the crown as the leading merger advisor. Its rival Goldman Sachs was in second place.
J&J is bulking up on its surgical-robotics presence with the $3.4 billion deal for Auris Health.
SunTrust Banks and BB&T have agreed to a $66 billion merger that will create the sixth-largest US bank.
NXP Semiconductors NV is rising after a report that China will restart its review of Qualcomm's $44 billion bid for the semiconductor company. The proposed acquisition had been put on hold previously due to uncertain trade conditions between the US and China.
21st Century Fox rises nearly 2% after Reuters reported Comcast may try to outbid Disney to acquire some of 21st Century Fox's assets. Comcast is said to be speaking to investment banks for help financing a cash-deal that will overtake Disney's current $52 billion offer.
OPINION: Neither CVS nor Express Scripts should get to make any moves before we know what's really going on inside the business of a pharmacy benefit manager.
The private-held Albertsons announced that it will acquire Rite Aid in a cash and stock deal.
CONFIRMED: Michael Dell really is thinking about going public again, maybe through a ‘merger’ with VMware
VMware told its shareholders in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Dell Technologies, which owns 82%, was thinking about a merger.