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  • Knott's Berry Farm parent Cedar Fair agrees to buyout by Apollo

     
    Cedar Fair, which owns Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park and other amusement parks nationwide, agreed late Wednesday to a $2.4-billion buyout by private equity firm Apollo Global Management. The deal follows a poor summer for Cedar Fair as the......
  • Rumors of foreign buyout send Hanmi shares higher

     
    Shares of Hanmi Financial Corp. have doubled in recent weeks on rumors that the Los Angeles bank, hammered by losses on commercial real estate, would be purchased by a South Korean banking firm. The company is the parent of Koreatown's......
  • 14,000 reasons to be skeptical

    THE DOW JONES industrial average closed above 14,000 for the first time Thursday, a historic, if puzzling, milestone. Most finance experts agree that stock markets thrive during periods of steady economic growth and political stability. But today's...
  • Knott's Berry Farm parent Cedar Fair cancels buyout deal, but stock rises on speculation of other offers

     
    Cedar Fair Entertainment Co., the amusement park owner whose properties include Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, on Tuesday called off its buyout deal with private equity firm Apollo Global Management after major shareholders objected. But the...
  • Rick Scott invested in company that eases remittances for migrants

     
    TALLAHASSEE — GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott was the first Florida political candidate to embrace a controversial Arizona immigration law that gives police the right to ask for immigration paperwork from anyone they have stopped or arrested....
  • Buyout doubts hit California Pizza Kitchen shares

     
    When California Pizza Kitchen Inc.’s founders hung out the “for sale” sign in early April, the L.A.-based restaurant chain’s shares quickly surged to a three-year high.But less than three months later, more investors seem to be giving up on the......
  • Buffett offers buyout to minority holders of partner Munger's Wesco Financial

     
    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Thursday said it would offer to buy out the minority shareholders of Pasadena-based Wesco Financial Corp., which already is 80.1% owned by Berkshire. Wesco is headed by Buffett’s longtime business partner...
  • 3M gets 'a steal' in Cogent buyout, and some investors wonder why

     
    Cogent Inc. investors and analysts sent a message to the Pasadena company’s founder on Monday: You’re selling the business too cheap. Cogent, which makes biometric security systems that identify fingerprints, faces and eyeballs, said it had accepted...
  • Big shareholder of Cogent opposes buyout terms

     
    The third-largest shareholder of Cogent Inc. says it will “vigorously oppose” the Pasadena tech company’s agreement to sell itself to conglomerate 3M Co., saying the bid price significantly undervalues the business. Atlanta-based money manager...
  • Shares of Cogent slip after 3M says buyout offer is 'fair'

     
    Investors and traders in shares of Pasadena-based technology firm Cogent Inc. are losing faith that the company will fetch a sharply higher takeover price, even though some of the firm’s biggest holders object to its merger terms with conglomerate 3M......