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  • Wall Street Sees More Shakeups Ahead After Comcast-TW Cable Deal

    Wall Street has been generally high on Comcast Corp. in recent months, but the immediate reaction to its mega-merger with Time Warner Cable was more focused on questions than applause. Comcast shares were down $2.28 at the close of trading Thursday to...
  • Mohegans Welcome End Of Management Agreement Costing Millions

    It's only June, but already the Mohegans are looking forward to New Year's Day. That's because the dawn of 2015 will mark the end of the tribe's so-called "relinquishment agreement" with its original partners, Trading Cove Associates, the people...
  • Ackman turns up heat on Allergan, calls for shareholder meeting

    The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting nastier. Activist investor Bill Ackman called Monday for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the Irvine company's board of directors....
  • Bid for Allergan turns hostile as Ackman calls for shareholder meeting

    The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting downright hostile — and even more bizarre. Activist investor Bill Ackman called for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the...
  • Allergan co-founder speaks out against Valeant takeover

    The board and chief executive of Irvine takeover target Allergan Inc. heard a voice from the past Tuesday at the company's annual meeting of shareholders. Gavin S. Herbert, Allergan's co-founder and former chairman, urged the company's directors to...
  • Botox-maker Allergan rejects takeover bid from Valeant

    Botox-maker Allergan Inc. said it rejected a takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., a deal the company said undervalued its worth and posed significant risks to shareholders. Last month, the Irvine drugmaker received an...
  • Teel Time: Tom O'Brien rejoining Virginia football coaching staff; promotion for Hagans

    Teel Time: Tom O'Brien rejoining Virginia football coaching staff; promotion for Hagans
    Percolating for weeks, Tom O’Brien’s return to Virginia’s football coaching staff as associate head coach became reality Thursday. The final hurdle was O’Brien’s contract at North Carolina State, which fired him as head...
  • Part one: Zell's big gamble

    Part one: Zell's big gamble
    Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co. Slinging one-...
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying Heinz ketchup company

    Warren Buffett has been very publicly casting about for a big deal – and he's found one in the Heinz ketchup company. Through his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, the famed investor is teaming up with a Brazilian private-equity firm to acquire...
  • On thin ice

    On thin ice
    Before they began practice one recent morning in Salt Lake City, Olympic bronze medalist Lana Gehring of Glenview and four other elite speedskaters had to assemble protective pads around the walls of a municipal rink. Working in tandem, the skaters...
  • When Buffett gets Heinz, he'll also add Burger King CEO Hees

    Fast food giant Burger King Worldwide Inc. said it will lose its chief executive Bernardo Hees to H.J. Heinz Co. once billionaire financier Warren Buffett wraps up his acquisition of the ketchup company with 3G Capital. Corporate poaching this...