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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Potential merger raises antitrust questions

    Potential merger raises antitrust questions
    Some 1,700 Office Depot headquarters employees in Boca Raton are likely to keep a careful watch on news from Washington, D.C., in the coming months. They know their futures could be shaped by whether the Federal Trade Commission allows their company...
  • Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group

    Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group
    Rejecting an unusual email campaign fomented by a top bank officer, regulators decided to hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena. The decision, announced Friday, came one...
  • HP buys Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion

    HP buys Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion
    Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP's first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011. Aruba, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., makes...
  • Legislators Grappling With Fast-Changing Health Care Landscape

    Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano speaks fondly of the days when his dad was a primary care doctor in independent practice, running his patients' lab tests and performing mammograms in his office to make sure they got done. "I think that era is going to...
  • Baltimore digital marketing company acquires Silicon Valley agency

    Baltimore digital marketing company acquires Silicon Valley agency
    R2integrated, a Baltimore-based digital marketer, has acquired the largest marketing services agency in California's Silicon Valley as part of its CEO's aspiration to establish his company as a national name in the growing online industry. "My vision...
  • Newport News-based Ferguson acquires 2 firms in Colorado, Iowa

    Newport News-based Ferguson acquires 2 firms in Colorado, Iowa
    Newport News-based Ferguson's acquisition spree appears to be showing no signs of slowing down in 2015. Company officials recently announced the successful acquisition of two firms: Iowa-based Ar-Jay Center and Colorado-based Builders Appliance Center....
  • Allentown's CrossAmerica Partners income falls

    Allentown's CrossAmerica Partners income falls
    CrossAmerica Partners LP, formerly Lehigh Gas Partners, saw net income decline sharply in the fourth quarter, primarily because of one-time acquisition expenses. The Allentown-based company lost $13.6 million, or 60 cents per common unit, during the...
  • Under Armour to buy two fitness apps as it builds online community

    Under Armour to buy two fitness apps as it builds online community
    Under Armour Inc. is acquiring two companies that make fitness apps for $560 million as it works to build what it calls the world's largest online health and fitness community. After making significant moves in the digital fitness arena last year, the...
  • Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion

    Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion
    NEW YORK — The rapidly changing tools of the work place and the way we shop has led to another major consolidation in the retail office supply business as Staples announced the $6 billion acquisition of rival Office Depot. The cash-and-stock...
  • Starboard urges Staples merger with Office Depot

    Starboard urges Staples merger with Office Depot
    Activist investment firm Starboard Value LP called for a merger between office supply companies Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. in a letter Tuesday.  The investor bought a stake in Staples and increased its investment in Office Depot last month,...
  • Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal

    Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal
    Opponents and supporters of a proposed utility merger involving Exelon Corp., the parent of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., began a calculated dance before Maryland regulators last week, with some hoping to sink the deal and others hoping to sweeten it....