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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Corona del Mar Today: Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy

    Corona del Mar Today: Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy
    Corona del Mar's Albertsons will be part of a 146-store acquisition by Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015, according to a company news release. The Pacific Northwest grocery chain, which was founded in 1933 in Bellingham, Wash., currently has 18 stores...
  • 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...
  • Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition

    Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition
    About 97 percent of Walgreen shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Monday in New York. Shareholders also agreed to reorganize the company into a holding company, which will be called...
  • United Bank Closing Branch in East Windsor

    United Bank announced Monday that it would close a branch in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor and four branches in Massachusetts because they were underperforming. The company would not disclose how many people would be laid off as a result. In...
  • Laguna Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy

    The Albertsons supermarket at 30922 S. Coast Hwy. in Laguna Beach will be part of a 146-store acquisition by Haggen Food & Pharmacy this year, according to a news release. Haggen, a grocery chain founded in 1933 in Bellingham, Wash., currently has 18...
  • Bay Bank looking to grow after busy year

    Bay Bank looking to grow after busy year
    The new president of Bay Bank is aiming to take the Lutherville-based institution to a $100 million market capitalization. It has been a busy year for the community bank. In May, Bay Bank bought $111.1 million in deposits from Slavie Federal Savings Bank...
  • Ferrara Candy boss Sal Ferrara, Lemonheads inspiration, dies

    Ferrara Candy boss Sal Ferrara, Lemonheads inspiration, dies
    When Salvatore Ferrara II was born by forceps, his temporarily misshapen appearance inspired his dad to call the new lip-puckering candy he invented “Lemonheads.” That was the joke told by family patriarch Nello Ferrara, who invented...
  • Walgreen CEO to retire

    Walgreen CEO to retire
    Walgreen CEO Greg Wasson will step down after the company completes its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Wednesday, a decision that didn't surprise company observers and investors. Chairman James Skinner will become...
  • Consumer groups ask PUC to deny Comcast, Time Warner merger

    Consumer groups ask PUC to deny Comcast, Time Warner merger
    A coalition of California consumer groups fighting a huge nationwide cable TV merger is asking state telecommunications regulators to oppose it. The groups filed legal opposition briefs with the Public Utilities Commission late Wednesday urging the...
  • New UTC Chief Clears The Air In First Analyst Meeting

    New UTC Chief Clears The Air In First Analyst Meeting
    NEW YORK — In his first analyst meeting as chief executive of United Technologies Corp., Gregory Hayes said Thursday the company has a strong future, even as it released earnings projections that were far short of what Wall Street expected. Hayes...
  • Consumer groups urge California regulators to oppose big cable TV deal

    Consumer groups urge California regulators to oppose big cable TV deal
    A coalition of California consumer groups fighting a huge nationwide cable TV merger is asking state telecommunications regulators to oppose it. The groups spelled out their arguments with the Public Utilities Commission late Wednesday and urged the...