PE HUB First Read

Mattel Inc has reportedly rebuffed Hasbro Inc’s latest takeover approach.

Email marketer SendGrid surges 13 percent in IPO debut.

Private equity firms spent $4.5 bln on restaurants this year, more than doubling what they spent last year.

Republican Senator Ron Johnson opposes GOP Senate tax package, says it unfairly benefits corporations over other businesses.

Apple Watch will soon connect with your gym equipment to more accurately track how you work out.

Uber rider in California sues company for failing to protect her from driver who allegedly raped her.

Cerberus takes a 3 percent stake in Deutsche Bank, becoming one of the largest shareholders.

FCC plans December vote to kill net neutrality rules.

Scientists send messages to a blue-green planet 12.4 light years away looking for a response.

Photo: Plastic made Barbie figures of U.S. toy manufacturer Mattel are seen inside a basket at a children’s indoor playing area in Hanau near Frankfurt, Germany, March 15, 2016. Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo