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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Maryland joins federal opposition to Sysco merger

    Maryland joins federal opposition to Sysco merger
    Maryland has joined nine other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission in opposing a merger of the country's two largest food distribution companies on grounds that the union would create a near-monopoly in this region and...
  • Prime issues a misleading defense of its actions in hospital merger deal

    Prime issues a misleading defense of its actions in hospital merger deal
    Prime Healthcare, the exceptionally aggressive hospital chain that recently backed out of a deal to buy six California medical facilities, is unhappy with my coverage of the affair. In a letter published Sunday by The Times, the Ontario, Ca.-based chain...
  • Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market

    Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market
    Former Office Depot CEO Steve Odland had a grand plan for a global headquarters in 2006. Two years later, employees moved into a majestic building rising above Military Trail at Clint Moore Road in Boca Raton that overlooks a golf course. Seven years...
  • Blue Shield seeks to avoid disclosing its price for Care1st

    Blue Shield seeks to avoid disclosing its price for Care1st
    Nonprofit insurer Blue Shield of California, already under scrutiny for its huge cash reserves and lack of disclosure, is refusing to say how much it's spending to acquire a Monterey Park insurance company and is seeking confidentiality from state...
  • Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger

    Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger
    Bank regulators will hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena, rejecting efforts by its chief executive to win approval without such an inquiry. The decision, announced...
  • Haggen chain to buy 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons, Safeway stores

    Haggen chain to buy 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons, Safeway stores
    A supermarket David is gulping down a Goliath. Next spring, Southern California shoppers will see a new name replacing some of their old grocery standbys: Haggen Inc. The tiny Pacific Northwest chain is buying 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons 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...
  • HP buys Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion

    HP buys Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion
    Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP's first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011. Aruba, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., makes...
  • Legislators Grappling With Fast-Changing Health Care Landscape

    Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano speaks fondly of the days when his dad was a primary care doctor in independent practice, running his patients' lab tests and performing mammograms in his office to make sure they got done. "I think that era is going to...
  • Timeline: Office Depot opens first store in Fort Lauderdale, grows rapidly in first decade

    Timeline: Office Depot opens first store in Fort Lauderdale, grows rapidly in first decade
    Key events in the history of the Office Depot retail chain: October 9, 1986: Pat Sher, founder of Mr. HOW Warehouse home improvement chain, opens first Office Depot store in Lauderdale Lakes Mall with inventory of 7,000 items and a copy center....
  • Potential merger raises antitrust questions

    Potential merger raises antitrust questions
    Some 1,700 Office Depot headquarters employees in Boca Raton are likely to keep a careful watch on news from Washington, D.C., in the coming months. They know their futures could be shaped by whether the Federal Trade Commission allows their company...