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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose

    The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice essentially caved on its attempt to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It extracted a few face-saving concessions, declared victory and then folded its tent. The merger will now almost...
  • Shareholder moves to force Jos. A. Bank to negotiate with Men's Wearhouse

    Shareholder moves to force Jos. A. Bank to negotiate with Men's Wearhouse
    A New York hedge fund's push to force Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse could make it more difficult for Bank to fight off the rival chain's $1.61 billion hostile takeover attempt. Eminence Capital LLC,...
  • WME, Silver Lake Close In On IMG Acquisition

    Execs from WME and Silver Lake are hunkering down today with bankers handling the IMG sale process to hammer out an agreement to acquire the talent and sports management agency. Sources indicated that IMG reps were advancing with the WME-Silver Lake...
  • AT&T Selling Connecticut Operations To Frontier

    AT&T has reached a deal to sell its wireline business in Connecticut to Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash, ending a 15-year venture that led to thousands of job losses as the number of regular phone lines declined, technology improved and the...
  • WME Expands Playing Field With IMG Acquisition

    WME is poised to dramatically expand its business portfolio and international presence now that the showbiz powerhouse and its private equity partner have clinched an agreement to buy sports talent and management agency IMG Worldwide for an estimated $2.3...
  • FCC approves Tribune Co. acquisition of Local TV

    FCC approves Tribune Co. acquisition of Local TV
    Tribune Co.’s $2.73 billion acquisition of Cincinnati-based Local TV LLC was approved by the Federal Communications Commission Friday. The deal makes Tribune Co. the largest combined independent television station owner and content creator in...
  • FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV

    FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV
    The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved Tribune Co.'s purchase of 16 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings. Tribune's collection of TV stations will nearly double in size with the $2.7-billion acquisition of the new stations,...
  • Jos. A Bank may raise Men's Wearhouse offer

    Jos. A Bank may raise Men's Wearhouse offer
    Firing another shot in its attempt to buy Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Thursday it would consider sweetening its $2.3 billion offer to buy its rival. The Hampstead-based men's apparel retailer also added a deadline, giving Men's...
  • Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger

    Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday gave approval to a proposed $1.2-billion merger of Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax, concluding that the move won't harm competition. The Trade Commission, which in 1997 blocked the merger of Office Depot Inc....
  • Time Warner Cable Stock Jumps on Reports Charter Seeking Financing for Takeover Bid

    Time Warner Cable shares rose more than 8% Friday after reports that Charter Communications -- in association with John Malone's Liberty Media -- is seeking financing to acquire the bigger operator. Charter has met with Bank of America, Barclays and...
  • Jos. A. Bank presses on with pursuit of Men's Wearhouse

    Jos. A. Bank presses on with pursuit of Men's Wearhouse
    A war of words between Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and Men's Wearhouse has only complicated a potential deal between the clothing titans. Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank has offered $2.3 billion for Men's Wearhouse, and has continued to express interest...