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M & A wrap: Time to buy EMI?

October 6, 2011

Warner Music Group Chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. has tried to buy rival record label EMI Group for the last six years. Now, his time may have come, reports Yinka Adegoke.

Communications equipment maker Comtech, under pressure from an activist investor to evaluate a sale, is attracting potential takeover interest from several government contractors, people familiar with the situation said.

“This is the froth-filled rumor that just won’t die. Shares of SABMiller rose 5.5 percent today in London on a report that Anheuser-Busch Inbev is talking about a takeover of the brewer of Miller, Coors and Peroni,” reports the WSJ.

“If anyone has a reason to bid for Yahoo, it is Microsoft. That still doesn’t make it a good idea,” reports the WSJ.

Who’s up for a private-equity backed deal for HP?

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