PE HUB Second Opinion

Bayer is said to be close to choosing banks to finance its proposed takeover of Monsanto.

Thermo Fisher Scientific agreed to acquire the FEI Company, a microscope manufacturer, for $4.2 billion.

Verizon and striking unions reached an agreement in principle on a four-year contract, meaning workers could be back on the job next week.

President Obama will rent a nine-bedroom mansion in a wealthy Washington neighborhood, Kalorama, once he and his family leave the White House.

Rafael Nadal ended his bid for a tenth French Open title, pulling out of the tournament with a wrist injury.

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is preparing for the embarrassing possibility of clinching the nomination only to lose the California primary to Bernie Sanders.

The Conference Board predicts that productivity will decline per hour worked in 2016.

Facebook will close video ad exchange LiveRail, which it bought in 2014 for $400-500 million, “to focus on finding better ways for publishers to sell their ad space directly to advertises, as well as expanding our video ad offering via Audience Network.”

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