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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...
  • Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger

    Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger
    Bank regulators will hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena, rejecting efforts by its chief executive to win approval without such an inquiry. The decision, announced...
  • Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news

    Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news
    An announcement of a $4 billion merger raised questions Friday about the future location of Melbourne-based Harris Corporation’s headquarters. One of Central Florida’s biggest public companies, Harris expects savings from consolidating...
  • Timeline: Office Depot opens first store in Fort Lauderdale, grows rapidly in first decade

    Timeline: Office Depot opens first store in Fort Lauderdale, grows rapidly in first decade
    Key events in the history of the Office Depot retail chain: October 9, 1986: Pat Sher, founder of Mr. HOW Warehouse home improvement chain, opens first Office Depot store in Lauderdale Lakes Mall with inventory of 7,000 items and a copy center....
  • Heico buys Harter Aerospace in Arizona

    Heico buys Harter Aerospace in Arizona
    Heico Corp., which makes parts for planes and space craft, has announced another acquisition: Harter Aerospace in Tempe, Ariz. Harter operates a maintenance, repair and overhaul facility for jets in the Phoenix area and employs about 75 people, Eric...
  • 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....
  • Office Depot, Staples in merger talks, WSJ reports

    Office Depot, Staples in merger talks, WSJ reports
    Office Depot and Staples stock surged on a report Tuesday that the nation's top two office-supply retailers were in "advanced talks" to merge. Office Depot, based in Boca Raton, closed at $9.27, up 21.49 percent in Nasdaq trading — just below its...
  • SS&C To Acquire San Francisco Company For $2.7 Billion

    SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. of Windsor has announced plans to spend $2.7 billion to acquire a San Francisco-based software company specializing in the investment-management industry. SS&C said Monday that it has an agreement to acquire Advent...
  • 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,...
  • 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...