Deals wrap: Who’s eying Yahoo?
Yahoo shares surged after sources said private equity firms have approached News Corp and AOL to gauge interest in a buyout deal. *View article *View WSJ blog asking if a deal would make sense *NYT’s Andrew Ross Sorkin writes: “A deal is not happening anytime soon.”
Private equity firms have been reaping huge dividends from companies they own. A WSJ blog asks if the feeding frenzy has gone too far. *View blog
As Sanofi-Aventis hunkers down for a long battle to buy Genzyme, a proxy battle for control of the biotech firm will become an increasingly real threat, sources tell Reuters’ Jessica Hall. *View article
Fortune.com’s Dan Primack finds one more reason for Warren Buffett to hate private equity. *View article