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Weinstein Gobbles McDonald's 'Founder' Pic; Michael Keaton Starring

The Weinstein Company has restocked for Oscar season with a $7 million deal for U.S. rights to The Founder, the John Lee Hancock-directed film about fast-food pioneer Ray Kroc, to be played by Michael Keaton. 539 more words


Mitel shells out $560M for Texas wireless startup

It seems Mitel Networks was serious about trying to become its industry consolidator.  Less than four months after withdrawing its attempt to acquire rival ShoreTel of California, Mitel on Monday announced it has secured a definitive deal to buy Texas startup Mavenir Wireless for $560 million in cash and shares (all figures U.S.). 401 more words


HP Confirms $3 Billion Deal for Aruba Networks

Computing and IT giant Hewlett-Packard confirmed this morning that it has reached a deal to acquire Aruba Networks, a supplier of wireless networking gear used in corporate environments. 320 more words


Stryker and Smith & Nephew are the stars to watch in medtech's 2015 merger dance

Medical devices manufacturers had an extremely active 2014, with a number of mega-mergers in the space. With a record year in the rear view mirror and integration of these deals ongoing-it shows no sign of slowing down. 66 more words

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ITV Closing In On Acquiring Talpa Media

ITV is reportedly closing in on a deal to buy John De Mol’s production group Talpa Media. Broadcast first reported the news. ITV is believed to be at an advanced stage of negotiations to acquire the company, which was the creator of hit format  150 more words


Gravitas Ventures Has 'Apartment Troubles'

EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American rights to StarStream Entertainment’s femme road comedy Apartment Troubles, which it will release in 10 markets and VOD on March 27. 88 more words