M & A wrap: Who’s interested in Yahoo?

September 16, 2011

Private equity firm Silver Lake is considering a bid for Internet firm Yahoo, according to media reports.

Fifteen Democratic lawmakers asked the Obama administration to approve AT&T’s proposed purchase of T-Mobile USA.

Duncan Niederauer’s embrace of Deutsche Boerse is transforming NYSE Euronext’s “merger of equals” into the worst takeover in America, reports Bloomberg.

Reinsurers Allied World and Transatlantic Holdings called off their merger in the face of overwhelming opposition, leaving the fate of Transatlantic uncertain amid two larger, unsolicited offers.

“A Chinese company few Americans have heard of is gearing up for what could be the largest Internet IPO in U.S. history,” reports the WSJ.

Read this week’s Investment Banking Scorecard for an overview of the week in M&A, capital markets and syndicated loans.

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