Disney Puts M&A Reticle on Twitter

September 27, 2016

Disney wants Twitter? Apparently that’s the latest speculation in the markets. Twitter is the one benefit from all these rumors, with its shares rising 3.3 percent on Monday. For all the latest speculations on the possible buyout of Twitter, stick with Sentifi.

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Disney: Considers buying Twitter

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Along with Google and Salesforce, Disney has targeted Twitter for a buyout, according to multiple reports and speculations in the crowd. Talks about the potential buyout of Twitter have been increasing in the markets with no sign of stopping. Hopefully, we will see a deal soon.

Mario Draghi: No favors for the U.K. because of Brexit

In his appearance in front of the European Parliament lawmakers on Monday, the head of the European Central Bank said the U.K. should not get any special favors on single-market access during negotiations over Brexit. According to him, that is to ensure the stability for the future of the EU.

Aldi: Invests £300 million to topple its rival Waitrose

The supermarket’s premium wines have received lots of demand lately, which boosted the sales of the company. Now, it is investing £300 million in a plan to put a store on every High Street to gain more sales for its wine products and looks for a chance to beat its rival Waitrose.

Array BioPharma: Prepares for phrase 3 study of bio product

The company announced part 1 of the phase 3 study of two of its drugs have met its primary endpoint, signifying a good start to the phase. Its share increased 1.17 percent, reaching a 9-month high following the news.

CBOE Holdings Inc: Buys Bats Global Markets Inc. for $3.2 billion

CBOE plans to create a behemoth in trading with Bats, which helps it appear on Sentifi Top Attentions.
A CBOE plaque is seen near the front entrance to the Chicago Board Options Exchange in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, May 20, 2010. (Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Riding the wave of consolidation in the exchanges sector, the profitable options exchange with an old-school trading floor aims to create a new global exchange behemoth to rival the NYSE and NASDAQ through the acquisition of Bats. CBOE operates the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the U.S.’s biggest options platform, and Bats is the second-largest U.S. stock exchange by shares traded.

Adobe Systems: Partners with Microsoft in cloud business

In this partnership, Adobe will deliver its cloud service on Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft will make Adobe its preferred marketing service for Dynamics 365 Enterprise. The partnership targets the enterprise companies and helps them “embrace the digital transformation and deliver compelling, personalized experiences through every phase of their customer relationships,” according to the press release.

Air Berlin: Could cut 1,000 jobs in restruturing

The German carrier is about to undergo a major restructuring that will cut its fleet in half and trim 1,000 jobs off its workforce. The move is a response to persisting losses year over year, tough competition in the aviation sector and the delayed opening of Berlin Brandenburg airport.

GW Pharmaceuticals: Stocks raise 14.57 percent on success of Phase 3 trial of its drug

The company announced Phase 3 clinical trial of Its seizure treatment drug Epidiolex has achieved the primary endpoint. The news sent the positive vibe to its shares, boosting the shares to a new high this year.

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