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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......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tribune Company Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    CHICAGO - The company that owns the Los Angeles Times, KTXL FOX40 and the Chicago Tribune filed for bankruptcy protection today, seeking relief from $12 billion in debt that largely stems from last year's leveraged buyout of the media firm. Tribune Co....
  • Wall St. braces for Lehman bankruptcy; BofA will buy Merrill

    NEW YORK -- Transforming the face of Wall Street, two major securities firms succumbed Sunday to the country's long-running mortgage crisis as Merrill Lynch & Co. agreed to a hastily arranged, $50-billion takeover by Bank of America Corp. and Lehman Bros....