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  • Constellation, Exelon shareholder meeting on merger set for Nov. 17

    Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. shareholders will have their say on the companies' proposed merger at separate meetings on Nov. 17, according to regulatory documents filed Wednesday. Along with state and federal regulatory approval, investors...
  • Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company

    Constellation reportedly takeover target of Chicago power company
    Constellation Energy Group is reportedly in the final stages of takeover negotiations that could see it absorbed by the Chicago-based power company Exelon Corp., a deal that would usher Baltimore's last Fortune 500 company headquarters out of town. For...
  • Local biotech sold for $3.7B

    Local biotech sold for $3.7B
    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego-based biotech firm Gen-Probe announced Monday it has agreed to a $3.7 billion buyout by Hologic Inc., a Bedford, Mass., maker of medical devices. Gen-Probe, with 1,400 employees, produces molecular diagnostic products,...
  • Legg implements new capital plan

    Legg implements new capital plan
    Legg Mason's stock rose nearly 7.5 percent Wednesday on news that the company will pay off $1.25 billion in senior notes held by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. to reduce its outstanding debt. Its shares gained $1.67 to close at $24.05...
  • Olympus under pressure to reveal details of deals

    Olympus under pressure to reveal details of deals
    TOKYO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Japan's Olympus came under more pressure to disclose details of payments made in a series of acquisitions as its shares plunged for a third straight day following the unexpected dismissal of its chief executive last week....
  • Tribune Co. bankruptcy case haunting former shareholders

    Tribune Co. bankruptcy case haunting former shareholders
    On Nov. 8, a two-page letter appeared on Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy court docket, wedged between the usual stream of motions and lawyer fee applications. It was written to the judge by an angry and bewildered Colorado investor named Mark Lies, who had...
  • Exelon boss wants merger badly, and he's paying for it

    John Rowe made no secret of the fact that he badly wanted a signature merger to top off his career as the chief executive of Exelon Corp. How badly can be seen in the settlement he just agreed to in Exelon's bid to purchase Baltimore's Constellation...
  • GOP's non-Romney's deplore Bain capitalism -- but would do nothing to stop it

    GOP's non-Romney's deplore Bain capitalism -- but would do nothing to stop it
    It's one thing to criticize Mitt Romney for being a businessman with the wrong values. It's quite another to accuse him and his former company, Bain Capital, of doing bad things. If what Bain Capital did under Mr. Romney was bad for America, the burden...
  • Yahoo Co-Founder Resigns from Company

    Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from the board of directors and all other positions at the company. Yang's resignation, which is effective Tuesday, also applies to his board positions at Yahoo Japan and the Chinese conglomerate Alibaba, of which...
  • Looking at payrolls, O's spend money — just not wisely

    Looking at payrolls, O's spend money — just not wisely
    We’re back. Hope everyone enjoyed their holiday and is getting ready for another one at week’s end. While I was taking a few days off, the Associated Press released its final payrolls for each Major League Baseball team’s 40-man roster....
  • Take-Two expects a U-turn

    Take-Two expects a U-turn
    Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the target of an unsolicited $2-billion buyout offer, on Tuesday posted higher losses for its first quarter, but raised its full-year financial outlook because of strong demand for its upcoming "Grand Theft Auto IV"...