| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:29 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:05 PM
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....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:57 PM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:59 AM
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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:58 AM
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...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:08 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:35 PM
(Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Inc said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion in the biggest-ever hotel IPO, more than doubling Blackstone Group LP's investment. According to reports last week, Hilton is expected to launch its...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Safeway Inc. shares have climbed for two straight days on speculation of a buyout offer just weeks after the grocery giant deflected another potential takeover.
Buyout rumors erupted this week on reports that private equity firm Cerberus Capital...