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  • ICM Promotes 11 to Partner Status

    ICM Partners has promoted 11 agents to partner status. The additions bring the number of partners at the agency to 38. ICM underwent a management buyout last year that turned the percentery into a partner-owned entity. The new partners are: Doug...
  • 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...
  • Chinese company buys Complete Genomics for $117.6 million

    Chinese company buys Complete Genomics for $117.6 million
    Mountain View, Calif., company Complete Genomics Inc. agreed to a buyout offer from Chinese genomics firm BGI-Shenzen, an acquisition the two businesses are valuing at $117.6 million The $3.15-a-share offer comes a few months after Complete Genomics said...
  • 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...
  • AT&T to acquire Leap Wireless in $1.2-billion deal

    AT&T to acquire Leap Wireless in $1.2-billion deal
    Seeking a foothold in the competitive prepaid wireless market, AT&T Inc. has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.2 billion. AT&T, the nation's second-largest wireless carrier, had been rumored to be in talks...
  • T. Rowe Price continues to oppose Dell buyout offer

    T. Rowe Price continues to oppose Dell buyout offer
    With a shareholder vote just days away, T. Rowe Price, one of Dell Inc.'s major investors, reaffirmed its opposition to a $24.4 billion buyout offer for the personal computer manufacturer. "We continue to believe the proposed buyout does not reflect the...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist

    Ted Forstmann dies at 71; Wall Street financier, philanthropist
    Ted Forstmann, a longtime Wall Street financier and philanthropist who was a major player during the wave of corporate takeovers in the 1980s, including the battle for RJR Nabisco in 1988, died Sunday. He was 71. The cause was brain cancer, according...
  • Talbots gets a sweetened $211 million buyout offer from Sycamore

    Talbots gets a sweetened $211 million buyout offer from Sycamore
    Struggling women’s clothing retailer TheTalbots Inc.is considering an improved takeover offer worth nearly $211 million from New York private equity firm Sycamore Partners. Sycamore is now proposing a $3.05-per-share deal for the Hingham, Mass.,...