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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Laguna businessman indicted in insider-trading case that includes ex-Angels player DeCinces

    A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Laguna Beach resident and former eye care company CEO on charges of insider trading, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. James V. Mazzo, who from 2002 to 2009 was CEO of Santa Ana-based...
  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...
  • Scandinavian Major Svensk Ramps Up Acquisition and Co-Production Biz

    After signing a strategic distribution and co-production deal with Studiocanal earlier this month, Scandinavian major Svensk Filmindustri is now looking to ramp up acquisition and Nordic co-production activities. Svensk has appointed Jenny Stjernstö...
  • 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...
  • PPL spinoff on schedule

    PPL's spinoff of its supply segment is moving forward as planned, according to company officials. The Allentown company completed several regulatory filings this month, including an application to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission this week,...
  • Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion

    Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion
    Rakuten Inc. is buying Ebates Inc. of San Francisco for $1 billion in cash, expanding the Japanese e-commerce company’s global reach. Rakuten, the top Internet retailer in Japan, said it “aims to create the world’s largest product...
  • Discovery Warns FCC of 'Critical Issues' With Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Representatives from Discovery Communications met with FCC officials last week to outline a number of "critical issues" it has with the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable. Discovery is one of the few major media companies to go public with...
  • How some of Illinois' largest companies cut their taxes

    How some of Illinois' largest companies cut their taxes
    The United States generally taxes the income of large corporations at 35 percent, one of the highest rates in the world. It has spurred companies such as Lake Forest-based Hospira to enter talks to buy a French company in a deal that would enable the...
  • Comcast Defends Merger After FCC Chairman Laments Lack of Consumer Internet Choice

    After FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave a speech pointing out the lack of high-speed Internet service options for most consumers, some public interest groups saw it as a swipe at industry consolidation, namely Comcast's plans to merge with Time Warner Cable....
  • Tribune Media's Gracenote Acquires Baseline for $50 Million Cash

    Tribune Media Co.'s Gracenote entertainment-metadata division has acquired Baseline, which sells film and TV information services to studios and entertainment providers, for $50 million in cash as the company looks to broaden its footprint and better...