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Mission

CTFN provides in-depth news on mergers, event-driven situations, and major corporate developments with the detail and accuracy commensurate with a professional investor’s perspective.  CTFN offers readers worldwide – hedge funds, mutual funds, institutional investors, deal professionals, legal participants, regulators and industry executives – a cutting-edge, investigative news product that reflects the tireless efforts of a talented team of journalists and analysts.

Featured Articles

Draft Order Being Circulated at FCC on Level 3/CenturyLink Merger

A draft order is being circulated among commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission in the $34 billion merger of Louisiana-Based CenturyLink, Inc. and Colorado-based Level 3 Communications, CTFN has learned. “It is circulating,” a source close to the commission told CTFN on Wednesday. “You can expect a decision shortly,” a second source close to the … Read More

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White Tale Appears Set to Succeed in Blocking Huntsman/Clariant Deal

Activist investor group White Tale appears set to succeed in blocking the Huntsman/Clariant deal, as it recently increased its own stake and a number of other Clariant shareholders support its view, it is understood. White Tale’s recent roadshow with Clariant shareholders in London and Zurich was well received, and there were at least a dozen … Read More

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Team

CTFN’s growth since 2014 has meant continued investment into hiring and training dedicated and accomplished journalists and research analysts who share CTFN’s approach to covering situations from the perspective of an analyst or portfolio manager, and who doggedly uncover facts and pose questions relevant to investment professionals. CTFN’s success has enabled growing coverage topically and geographically, with a team of seasoned reporters in North America and Europe who are backed up by experienced analysts – advancing stories that matter to event-driven investors and deal professionals.

Featured Journalist

Rachel spent 12 years at Mergermarket, most recently as head of special coverage. Her role included liaising with European CEOs and reporting for dealReporter. Rachel’s various interests lie in the travel, media, clean energy, and healthcare sectors. As a journalist, she specializes in covering large private equity transactions and M&A. Rachel has worked on numerous high profile deals, including the Kraft takeover of Cadbury, the British Airways merger with Iberia, and the Newscorp stake in BSKYB. She has written articles for Sunday Business, Breaking Views, Media Week, Financial News, and appeared on CNBC. Rachel holds a liberal arts degree in European History from Smith College, Massachusetts.

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Coverage

CTFN covers major corporate developments in North America, the UK, and Europe, with special emphasis on US, Brazilian, and South African antitrust, telecom and utilities developments, major US litigation of antitrust, SIFI, and GSE matters, Delaware litigation, and proceedings at the FCC and state public utility commissions in the US.

 

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