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Softbank’s ARM bid may spur M&A ideas

Softbank has made a $31.6 billion offer for British semiconductor designer ARM. It is the Japanese firm’s biggest acquisition attempt yet but looks unlikely to be its last.
July 18, 2016

Alibaba's IPO filing speaks volumes

The prospectus is short on financial detail but it does shed more light on the complex business and the unconventional shareholder structure that so outraged Hong Kong.
May 07, 2014