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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Pentaho founder sticks to Orlando

    Pentaho founder sticks to Orlando
    When Richard Daley shopped his big data company Pentaho to investors, some venture capitalists wanted him to move the firm to Silicon Valley. But Daley, a 53-year-old lifelong Floridian, rejected those calls. "They were very specific saying, 'We won't...
  • Orlando-based HR tech firm 'gobbling up' smaller companies

    Orlando-based HR tech firm 'gobbling up' smaller companies
    Orlando-based HR software firm PlanSource, which now occupies almost the entire second floor of the downtown Exchange Building, is expanding again. Having grown organically for the past several years, PlanSource announced that it bought software company...
  • Opponents of sale of OneWest seek investigation

    Opponents of sale of OneWest seek investigation
    A leading public advocacy group that had opposed the sale of Pasadena's OneWest Bank asked federal regulators for a formal investigation into what it called the bank's efforts to "buy community support" for the deal. The Greenlining Institute, in a...
  • Patriot National reports $10.4M in annual profit

    Patriot National reports $10.4M in annual profit
    In its first earnings reported since going public, Patriot National Insurance of Fort Lauderdale had $10.4 million in profits in 2014 compared with a net loss of $6.2 million the year before. The company, which provides technology, claim processing...
  • For-Profit Chains Eyeing Manchester, Rockville Hospitals

    For-Profit Chains Eyeing Manchester, Rockville Hospitals
    An odd thing happened after Eastern Connecticut Health Network asked the four big nonprofit hospital systems in Connecticut to send in takeover proposals. "All of a sudden the phone rings," said Peter Karl, CEO of ECHN, the parent company of...
  • Can the Exelon-Pepco merger be in the public interest?

    Can the Exelon-Pepco merger be in the public interest?
    When Chicago-based Exelon sought to buy Baltimore's Constellation Energy — and with it, Baltimore Gas & Electric — Maryland was able to secure a strong settlement that included not just a one-time rate credit but also assorted commitments...
  • Orbitz cast wide net in search of acquisition partner

    Orbitz cast wide net in search of acquisition partner
    Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide talked with more than a dozen companies about an acquisition before agreeing last month to sell itself to Expedia in a deal that, if completed, will reap a $20 million payday for its CEO, according to a regulatory filing...
  • No relief for Dodgers fans as FCC puts reviews of mergers on hold

    No relief for Dodgers fans as FCC puts reviews of mergers on hold
    Baseball fans looking for a resolution in the long-running battle over distribution of a TV channel featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers will have to wait even longer. On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission said it was putting on hold its...
  • Rocky Gap owner defends merger with Las Vegas firm

    Rocky Gap owner defends merger with Las Vegas firm
    Lakes Entertainment, which owns Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, defended its planned $128 million merger with Las Vegas-based Golden Gaming as it announced earnings Thursday. "The combination of Lakes' strong balance sheet and our Rocky Gap...
  • McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million

    McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million
    McCormick & Co. Inc. is expanding in Europe with the acquisition of top Italian spice-maker Drogheria & Alimentari for $97 million, the Sparks-based company announced Friday. The 135-year-old, privately held D&A, which makes branded and private-label...
  • Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings

    Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings
    Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group leapt nearly 5 percent after the company announced Wednesday that TV station acquisitions and strong political advertising boosted its sales and earnings in the fourth quarter. The Hunt Valley-based TV station owner's...