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  • Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

    Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
  • Allergan adopts 'poison pill' defense in Valeant takeover bid

    Takeover target Allergan Inc., the company that makes Botox, has adopted a "poison pill" defense intended to delay a buyout by Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman. The Irvine company's...
  • Investing: The Kiplinger 25: Merger Fund

    Does a stock fund that consistently generates low-single-digit returns deserve a place in the Kiplinger 25? The answer, we think, is yes -- if the fund in question practices a strategy that's so tame that its risk profile is closer to a medium-maturity...
  • 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...
  • Rumors of buyout talks drive Safeway stock gains

    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...
  • Star India Reveals $3.2 Billion Sports Investment

    LONDON -- Star India, 21st Century Fox's pay TV subsid, has announced a 200 billion rupee ($3.2 billion) investment in the Indian sports business. Following News Corp's 2012 buyout of ESPN's 50 per cent share in the ESPN Star Sports joint venture...
  • The week ahead for December 9-15: Hilton IPO; quarterly industrial data; IP changes [Pictures]

    The week ahead for December 9-15: Hilton IPO; quarterly industrial data; IP changes [Pictures]
    (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...
  • 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...
  • 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...