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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition

    Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition
    About 97 percent of Walgreen shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Monday in New York. Shareholders also agreed to reorganize the company into a holding company, which will be called...
  • United Bank Closing Branch in East Windsor

    United Bank announced Monday that it would close a branch in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor and four branches in Massachusetts because they were underperforming. The company would not disclose how many people would be laid off as a result. In...
  • Laguna Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy

    The Albertsons supermarket at 30922 S. Coast Hwy. in Laguna Beach will be part of a 146-store acquisition by Haggen Food & Pharmacy this year, according to a news release. Haggen, a grocery chain founded in 1933 in Bellingham, Wash., currently has 18...
  • Bay Bank looking to grow after busy year

    Bay Bank looking to grow after busy year
    The new president of Bay Bank is aiming to take the Lutherville-based institution to a $100 million market capitalization. It has been a busy year for the community bank. In May, Bay Bank bought $111.1 million in deposits from Slavie Federal Savings Bank...
  • Comcast changes customer's name to 'A**hole Brown'

    Comcast changes customer's name to 'A**hole Brown'
    Comcast Corp.'s national reputation for shaky customer service was rocked again Thursday, and in a particularly unseemly and profane fashion. A customer in Spokane, Wash., said the Philadelphia-based cable-TV giant changed his first name on his bill and...
  • Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news

    Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news
    An announcement of a $4 billion merger raised questions Friday about the future location of Melbourne-based Harris Corporation’s headquarters. One of Central Florida’s biggest public companies, Harris expects savings from consolidating...
  • Prime Healthcare's bid to buy 6 Catholic hospitals scrutinized

    Prime Healthcare's bid to buy 6 Catholic hospitals scrutinized
    Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is jumping into a heated battle over the purchase of six struggling nonprofit Catholic medical centers in California by the fast-growing Ontario hospital chain Prime Healthcare Services Inc. The sale of the nonprofit...
  • Biz News: Irvine Pavilions to become Haggen store

    The Pavilions supermarket at 3901 Portola Parkway in Irvine will become a Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015 as part of Haggen's planned acquisition of 146 stores, including the Albertsons at 3049 E. Coast Hwy. in Corona del Mar. Haggen, a grocery chain...
  • Mednax buys anesthesiology practice in Tennessee

    Mednax buys anesthesiology practice in Tennessee
    Mednax,a specialty physician management group based in Sunrise, has acquired an anesthesiology practice in Tennessee, the company said Monday. The acquisition of Metropolitan Anesthesia Alliance in Memphis, Tenn., becomes Mednax's fourth...
  • Tyson sees quick benefits from Hillshire acquisition

    Tyson sees quick benefits from Hillshire acquisition
    Tyson Foods said Friday the $7.7 billion acquisition of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands is already paying dividends. Tyson, which reported earnings for the quarter ended Dec. 27, said operating income of its prepared foods division improved because of...
  • Giuseppina's Italian Bakery to open in South Windsor

    An open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. for Giuseppina's Italian Bakery, at 946 Sullivan Ave. in South Windsor. Members of the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce will be on hand to welcome the new...