M & A wrap: Deal activity slows

September 23, 2011

Mergers and acquisitions slowed significantly in the third quarter, stymied by economic uncertainty that stifled the confidence and growth horizons of corporate executives, according to Wall Street dealmakers. Go to the Global Deals Review: Q3 2011 page for full coverage.

At least seven firms, mainly private equity, have shown interest in data and analytics company CoreLogic, attracted by its growth businesses and relatively cheap valuations. Might it be sold whole or in pieces?

The WSJ gets analysts’ opinion on the fate of HP’s PC division.

Yahoo’s board is not looking for a new CEO, they want to chop up the company and sell off the parts, reports Business Insider.


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