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Google paid $40 million for a mystery piece of smartwatch technology from fashion brand Fossil

As part of the deal, Google will also acquire part of Fossil's R&D team that currently supports the mystery smartwatch tech.
Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio

Bristol-Myers Squibb is buying Celgene in a $74 billion deal

Bristol-Myers Squibb is acquiring Celgene, the drugmakers announced Thursday in a deal valued at $74 billion.

Healthcare deals hit an all-time record in 2018. See the 7 biggest tie-ups that could change how we buy drugs and treat diseases.

A record $421 billion in healthcare deals have been announced this year. A global pharma deal and a US insurance merger are among the largest.
Michelle Arbov, Vice President of M&A, IAC

A 28-year-old M&A rising star at a $15 billion media company gives her 3 best pieces of career advice

Michelle Arbov, the VP of M&A at IAC and a recent inductee to Forbes' 30 under 30 list for finance, shared her career advice for young professionals.
Cigna CEO David Cordani struck a massive deal this year.

Healthcare dealmaking just hit an all-time record of almost $400 billion — here are some of the year’s biggest mergers

The biggest takeover of the year was Takeda Pharmaceutical's $76.9 billion bid for Shire, which is best-known for making the hyperactivity treatment Adderall.
Daniel Yi, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications, MedMen

High-end marijuana retailer MedMen just spent $682 million on the largest US cannabis acquisition in history

MedMen, one of the booming cannabis industry's most recognizable brands, acquired medical marijuana retailer PharmaCann in a $682 million stock transaction. It's the largest cannabis acquisition in the US to date.

Merger mania sees $60 billion of deals in just 3 days

Over the weekend, the saga of the bidding war for Sky finally reached its conclusion when US broadcasting giant Comcast outbid Fox for the British company in a deal that values it at more than $40 billion.

Sirius XM agrees to pay $3.5 billion in stock for Pandora to create the world’s largest audio-entertainment company

Sirius XM Holdings will acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion in all-stock transaction, creating the world's largest audio-entertainment company, the two sides announced Monday.
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson speaks on a panel in 2015.

The CEO of a company often called the future of healthcare reveals why medical care is moving into homes and out of hospitals

The lines around what defines a healthcare company have been changing drastically. As companies merge, they're betting that the future of healthcare will no longer be at the hospital but at pharmacies, and eventually, at home.