Analog Devices in Talks to Buy Maxim Integrated for More Than $17 Billion 

Semiconductor maker Analog Devices is in negotiations to buy rival Maxim Integrated Products for more than $17 billion in what would be one of the largest merger deals of the year, according to people familiar with the matter.

MultiPlan to Go Public in Merger With Churchill Capital Entity 

Health-care-services provider MultiPlan Inc. is merging with Churchill Capital Corp. III, a special purpose acquisition company, in an deal worth $11 billion, including debt.

Ubisoft Probes Harassment Allegations as Executives Step Down 

The maker of the "Assassin's Creed" videogame franchise has hired external firms to investigate allegations of misconduct and abuse against a number of prominent male employees that have surfaced on social media.

Hedge Fund Chatham Wins Bankruptcy Auction for McClatchy's Newspapers 

The pending sale would end 163 years of family ownership for the newspaper chain and increase financial investors' control of the American publishing industry.

Target, MTV Blocked Ads From News Mentioning 'George Floyd' and 'Protests' 

Terms related to protests were on "blocklists" companies use to avoid ad placements in sensitive content.

ESPN Suspends Adrian Wojnarowski After Profane Email to U.S. Senator 

Walt Disney's ESPN has suspended Adrian Wojnarowski, its top scoopmonger on the inner workings of the National Basketball Association, after it was revealed he used profane language in an email to a U.S. senator.

Qualcomm Unit to Invest $97.1 Million in Reliance's Jio Platforms 

Qualcomm Ventures plans to invest $97.1 million in Jio Platforms, becoming the latest addition to the list of companies seeking to invest in the Indian telecommunications giant.

Cinema Chain AMC Inks Financing Deal to Help It Survive Pandemic 

AMC Entertainment has reached a deal with investors who will pump $300 million of new money into the company, as the nation's largest theater chain looks to fill seats with moviegoers still wary of coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. National Security Panel Reviewing Chinese Investors' Purchase of Pharma Firm 

The inquiry focuses on the 2017 acquisition of South Carolina-based Ritedose after national-security officials learned it was in talks with the Pentagon over a project involving injection devices for a coronavirus vaccine.

Actis Locks In $2.9 Billion So Far for Latest Energy Fund 

Actis has raised nearly $3 billion so far for its latest fund dedicated to renewable-energy investments in emerging markets.


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