Zendesk Stock Soars on Report of Fresh Buyout Deal

Text size Pedestrians walk past the entrance to Zendesk headquarters in San Francisco. David Paul Morris / Bloomberg Zendesk soared early Friday after The Wall Street Journal reported the provider of cloud-based customer-service software was in takeover talks with a group of buyout firms. Zendesk (ticker: ZEN) jumped more than 53% to $ 88.95 in … Read more

Zendesk Close to Striking Buyout Deal, Sources Say

Zendesk Inc. is close to a deal with a group of buyout firms, according to people familiar with the matter, resurrecting a failed attempt to sell itself in what would be one of the biggest private-equity takeovers of the year. A deal with a group that includes Hellman & Friedman LLC and Permira could be … Read more

Revlon Stock Soars on Report of Potential Acquisition Out of Bankruptcy

Text size Revlon filed for bankruptcy earlier this week. Getty Images Revlon stock soared more than 53% in premarket trading Friday after a report said Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries (RIL.India) is considering buying the cosmetics maker after it filed for bankruptcy. The news was reported by Business channel ET Nowwhich cited unidentified sources. Revlon (ticker: … Read more

Opinion: Elon Musk does not want to buy Twitter anymore, but Twitter should make him pay for it

It’s becoming quite clear that Elon Musk no longer wants to buy Twitter Inc., at least not at the price he negotiated. But Twitter should not walk away without at least $ 1 billion – and potentially much more – for the trouble. Musk’s bid for Twitter TWTR, + 2.49% has become one of the … Read more

Here’s Why Philip Morris’ Potential Offer for Swedish Match Is Bad for Altria Stock

Philip Morris is in ongoing talks to acquire Swedish Match, the maker of smoke-free tobacco products. Fabrice Coffini / AFP via Getty Images Text size Philip Morris’ potential acquisition of Swedish Match could mean bad news for Altria Group and its ability to keep its spot among the largest US-based tobacco companies, according to Bernstein. … Read more

Warren Buffett Is Buying Stock Again. What It Means for the Stock Market.

Text size Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett has recently made big bets on Chevron and Occidental Petroleum, along with other stocks. Drew Angerer / Getty Images Warren Buffett sat out much of the post-Covid-19 selloff to the detriment of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. But in the first quarter of 2022 — with stocks once again falling … Read more