3 Merger and Acquisitions Stock Stories For Due Diligence

Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN): Current price $19.61

On Thursday, Nuance announced that it will acquire the Tweddle Connect business, which is  an application and content service delivery platform for in-car infotainment systems, among which include Toyota Entune and Lexus Enform App Suite. Tweddle Connect puts popular third-party applications and content, such as Bing, iHeart Radio, OpenTable and Pandora together and provides it safely and securely into the driving experience. The combo of Dragon Drive, which is Nuance’s world-class automotive-grade voice platform, and Tweddle Connect gives automakers a single, powerful set of services so as to create branded personal assistant experiences for a safer, smarter connected car.

Are these stocks a buy or sell? Let us help you decide. Check out our Stock Picker Newsletter now.

nuan

Salix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SLXP): Current price $61.68

Salix said that as of Thursday, it had purchased from Olon (formerly Solmag) a pending patent application covering amorphous rifaximin, and also an issued patent that Olon recently bought from Apotex Pharmachem claiming amorphous rifaximin, along with related intellectual property rights. Beyond that, Olon has granted Salix the exclusive worldwide right under Olons intellectual property rights to exploit amorphous rifaximin.

Are these stocks a buy or sell? Let us help you decide. Check out our Stock Picker Newsletter now.

slxp

PMC-Sierra (NASDAQ:PMCS): Current price $6.025

The semiconductor innovator announced Thursday that will purchase Integrated Device Technology’s (NASDAQ:IDTI) Enterprise Flash Controller Business and also certain PCI Express Switch assets at a price of $100 million, subject to certain purchase price adjustments. IDTs Enterprise Flash Controller Business steps up PMC’s entrance into the quickly-growing enterprise solid-state drive  market with leading-edge PCIe flash controllers, including the first NVM Express flash controller in the world.

Are these stocks a buy or sell? Let us help you decide. Check out our Stock Picker Newsletter now.

pmcs

Don’t Miss: NV Energy Joins Warren Buffett’s Growing Energy Empire.