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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Maker Studios 'Mostly a Distribution Play' for Disney

    The role Maker Studios will play inside the Walt Disney Co. is getting a little clearer months after buying the network of online channels for $500 million. Disney describes the company as "mostly a distribution play," according to chief financial...
  • Law Firm With Hartford Office Announces Merger

    Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, an international law firm with an office in Hartford, plans to merge with Locke Lord LLP, the management teams of the two companies jointly announced this week. If approved, the proposed merger would combine the two firms into...
  • HP to buy cloud software startup in rare acquisition

    HP to buy cloud software startup in rare acquisition
    Hewlett-Packard Co plans to buy cloud software startup Eucalyptus Software, a rare acquisition for the company since its failed $11 billion purchase of Britain's Autonomy Plc in 2011. HP did not say how much it will pay for Eucalyptus, which provides...
  • Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge

     Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge
    Two of Chicago's largest hospital systems on Thursday approved plans to combine, creating a 16-hospital, $6.8 billion system that promises to change the competitive landscape of health care in the Chicago region. Advocate Health Care, the state's...
  • Hunt Valley engineering firm merges with Arizona company

    Maryland-based EMG merged this month with an Arizona firm, a move that adds project management services to the Hunt Valley engineering, environmental and capital planning company's capabilities. The deal with Arizona-based Quality Project Management also...
  • IM Global CEO: Film Financing 'Is Not a Very Good Business'

    Describing his company as an "international-facing, producing, financing, distribution and licensing studio," IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford said business flexibility has been key to survival and growth. Ford was speaking Saturday at a festival...
  • National Penn seeks money for acquisitions

    National Penn seeks money for acquisitions
    The biggest bank based in the Lehigh Valley appears to be getting ready to get a little bigger. National Penn Bancshares of Allentown, National Penn Bank's parent, will raise $100 million through the issuance of unsecured, fix-rate senior notes due in...
  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion

    ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion
    Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...
  • Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?

    Walgreen considers headquarters move: Is tax loophole unpatriotic?
    Walgreen Co. is at a crossroads, but it may not be "at the corner of happy and healthy" as its advertising slogan suggests. The nation's largest drugstore chain is considering a move that would allow it to significantly cut its tax bill and increase...
  • Northeast Utilities Profits Hit By Federal Transmission Ruling

    Profits at Northeast Utilities fell in the second quarter due to ongoing merger costs and a charge relating to a federal review of how much money is reasonable for it and similar companies to earn from transmission projects. Lower electric sales due to...
  • Ferguson to construct new flagship showroom

    Ferguson to construct new flagship showroom
    NEWPORT NEWS — After a crippling recession, a faltering construction market and large-scale layoffs, Newport News-based Ferguson appears to be in growth mode — signaling what could become a banner 2014 for the 60-year-old company. "There...