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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Cars.com sale shows success, struggle for news companies

    WASHINGTON The Gannett Co.'s announcement Tuesday that it was buying out its four media partners in Cars.com to the tune of $1.8 billion is both a success story for the struggling newspaper sector and a sign of the challenges ahead. The largest U.S....
  • Office Depot snags $100 million contract

    Office Depot snags $100 million contract
    Office Depot has won a contract worth more than $100 million with Corporate United, a group purchaser for more than 240 companies nationwide. The contract with Corporate United, one of the nation's largest indirect group purchasing organizations,...
  • 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,...
  • Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers

    Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers
    Cable giant Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet service. The Philadelphia company added 203,000 high-speed subscribers during the April-June quarter, more than making up for...
  • 'Mancow' sues over $50,000

     'Mancow' sues over $50,000
    Erich "Mancow" Muller, a longtime Chicago radio personality known for his storied and often controversial career, filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court last week claiming a North Carolina man defrauded him out of $50,000 that was to be used to...
  • How CEO Pay Incentives Could Pave the Way for Media Megadeals

    The prospect of 21st Century Fox acquiring Time Warner has Wall Street and Hollywood bracing for a wave of mergers and acquisitions to hit the media sector. Conventional wisdom holds that entertainment conglomerates must bulk up to counter the size of...
  • Dollar General raises bid for Family Dollar to $9.1 billion

    Dollar General on Tuesday upped its bid to buy Family Dollar, sweetening its all-cash offer and adding safeguards aimed at soothing Family Dollar's concerns over possible antitrust issues. The fattened $9.1 billion offer could make it harder for Family...
  • Chiquita criticizes buyout offer from Brazilian companies

    Chiquita Brands International is stepping up its efforts to persuade shareholders to reject an offer from two Brazilian companies to buy the banana giant, as a Sept. 17 vote to approve the deal draws closer. Chiquita, based in Charlotte, N.C., has...
  • Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal

    Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is expanding its cruise portfolio with the acquisition of Prestige Cruises International Inc., the operator of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. On Tuesday, the company, which operates as Norwegian...