Acquisition

Two major proxy advisory services have recommendd that GFI shareholders reject the CME buyout deal, a shift from past opinions.

Goldcorp Inc., the biggest gold producer by market value, agreed to buy Probe Mines Ltd.

Manning & Napier Inc. today announced that it will acquire the business and operations of Xenon.
On Thursday, Dec. 20 ICE announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire NYSE. We asked ICE Chairman and CEO Jeff Sprecher to give us the skinny on the deal.
The proposed acquisition of NYSE Euronext by ICE would be highly profitable for ICE, leading to a 10% plus increase in ICE stock according to a preliminary analysis by financial services firm Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.
IntercontinentalExchange and NYSE Euronext today announced a definitive agreement for ICE to acquire NYSE Euronext in a stock-and-cash transaction.
Best Buy Co., the world’s largest consumer-electronics retailer, fell the most in two years after giving founder Richard Schulze more time to study the company and arrange financing for an offer to take it private.
NYSE Euronext announced an agreement to subscribe for shares in Fixnetix Limited, a leading service provider of ultra-low latency data provision, co-location, trading services and risk controls for more than 50 markets worldwide
TradeStation and Monex announced a merger in which Monex will acquire TradeStation stock at $9.75 a share, or approximately $411 million in aggregate
A total transaction value of approximately $1 billion