News tagged with private firms

Google 'mulls bid for Yahoo!'

US Internet giant Google is mulling a bid for rival Yahoo! and has talked to at least two private-equity firms to consider how the deal would be financed, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

Oct 22, 2011 4.5 / 5 (2) 3

Google in talks to buy Hulu: report

Google is in preliminary talks to acquire the online video site Hulu, the Los Angeles Times reported on its website Friday, citing anonymous sources familiar with the discussions.

Jul 01, 2011 4.7 / 5 (3) 1

Former NSA chief defends cybersecurity venture

Even in an era when former U.S. officials routinely profit from business ventures linked to their public service, recently retired National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander raised eyebrows when he disclosed he is working ...

Aug 05, 2014 5 / 5 (2) 0

Advisory firm backs Dell buyout

A key shareholder advisory firm on Monday backed a $24.4 billion private equity buyout of Dell, giving a major boost to the plan led by founder Michael Dell to reorganize the struggling computer giant.

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