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  • 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......
  • Constellation offer: pot of gold or elusive rainbow?

    Like the Wizard of Oz, Electricite de France looked into the souls of everybody connected with Constellation Energy Group and offered to grant their greatest desires. To shareholders, it promised a higher stock price. To Constellation boss Mayo...
  • 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...
  • Walgreens To Buy NYC Drugstore Operator Duane Reade In $1.08B Deal

    Walgreens To Buy NYC Drugstore Operator Duane Reade In $1.08B Deal
    Walgreen Co. said Wednesday it has agreed to buy the drugstore operator Duane Reade in a move to expand operations in the New York City metropolitan area. Walgreen, one of the nation's biggest drugstore operators, said it would pay about $623 million for...