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Warren Buffett is waiting to deploy a $137 billion cash pile for a future mega-deal. Here are Berkshire Hathaway’s 10 biggest acquisitions so fa...

Berkshire Hathaway hasn't closed a major takeover since 2016, and history shows it's willing to spend tens of billions on some deals.
Uber Eats has taken center stage as the company grapples with a steep decline in ride-hailing revenues.

Wall Street loves the idea of Uber buying its competitor Grubhub, but analysts warn getting the deal done amid a pandemic won’t be eas...

Some lawmakers have denounced the deal as "pandemic profiteering" and analysts worry about it passing antitrust oversight.
United Airlines and Delta Air Lines planes at Los Angeles International Airport.

The past 2 decades saw the number of major airlines in the US cut in half. See how consolidation in the 2000s left customers with fewer options as pro...

The airline sector has evolved from a diverse industry of numerous small carriers to a handful of dominant carriers, reducing consumer options.

Franklin Resources and Legg Mason shares surge as firms announce they will combine into a $1.5 trillion asset manager

Asset manager Franklin Resources will acquire Legg Mason, a competitor firm, for $4.5 billion, the firm said Tuesday.

Cards Against Humanity bought humor site ClickHole and turned over ownership to its employees

As part of the all-cash deal, ClickHole will continue to run independently as it explores new revenue streams.

Amazon buying Whole Foods, Walmart acquiring Jet, and 10 other megadeals that shocked the retail world this decade

Mergers are a common practice in the retail business, and the past decade was no exception with a slew of significant acquisitions.

Global M&A activity tumbles to 3-year low as Trump’s trade war rages

The continued economic uncertainty surrounding the trade war between the US and China likely caused companies to step back from dealmaking.

WeWork has acquired 21 startups in the last four years, from a college messaging service to a real estate investing app. Here’s everything WeWo...

The coworking startup's largest deal was $500 million for a Singapore-based competitor, according to Pitchbook.

Facebook is said to be spending more than $500 million to buy a company working to let you control computers with your mind

Facebook acquired CTRL-Labs, which is developing technology meant to let people to control computers with their brains.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

VMware slides after agreeing to buy Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total of $4.8 billion

The deal combines two of VMware's largest acquisitions to date.