Prologis to Acquire DCT Industrial Trust for $8.4 Billion
May 29, 2018

  • DCT CEO Hawkins to serve on board of combined companies
  • Both landlords serve Amazon, other e-commerce tenants

Prologis Inc. agreed to acquire DCT Industrial Trust Inc. for $8.4 billion in stock and assumed debt, making the world’s largest warehouse owner Continue reading

Sainsbury Considers Buying Asda From Walmart
May 27, 2018

  • Combination of U.K. grocers would create rival to Tesco
  • British retailers seek scale amid online, discount competition

J Sainsbury Plc Chief Executive Officer Mike Coupe is fighting back against Amazon.com Inc. and discount grocers with another big takeover bid — Continue reading

Keurig to Take Control of Dr Pepper in $18.7 Billion Deal
February 1, 2018

JAB Holding Co.’s audacious effort to build a food-and-beverage empire, which already includes Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Caribou Coffee, has taken a surprise turn into soft drinks.

The investment firm’s Keurig Green Mountain Inc. business, known for its single-serve coffee brewers, Continue reading

Thiel’s Founders Fund Has Been Quietly Buying Bitcoin Since 2012
January 10, 2018

Bitcoin has gained global fame in the past year, but it’s been popular at Peter Thiel’s venture firm since at least 2012.

Founders Fund, Thiel’s San Francisco-based firm known for early bets on SpaceX and Airbnb, has been purchasing small Continue reading