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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • 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...
  • Pfizer buying Hospira for about $15.23 billion

    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has agreed to buy Lake Forest-based Hospira for about $15.23 billion, saying the Illinois drugmaker will enhance the company's product portfolio in emerging markets. Pfizer said in a joint release with Hospira that it will pay...
  • Biz News: Irvine Pavilions to become Haggen store

    The Pavilions supermarket at 3901 Portola Parkway in Irvine will become a Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015 as part of Haggen's planned acquisition of 146 stores, including the Albertsons at 3049 E. Coast Hwy. in Corona del Mar. Haggen, a grocery chain...
  • Prime Healthcare's bid to buy 6 Catholic hospitals scrutinized

    Prime Healthcare's bid to buy 6 Catholic hospitals scrutinized
    Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is jumping into a heated battle over the purchase of six struggling nonprofit Catholic medical centers in California by the fast-growing Ontario hospital chain Prime Healthcare Services Inc. The sale of the nonprofit...
  • 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...
  • Aecom finalizes $6-billion acquisition of engineering design rival URS

    Aecom finalizes $6-billion acquisition of engineering design rival URS
    Los Angeles engineering design firm Aecom Technology Corp. finalized its acquisition of rival URS Corp. Friday, completing a $6-billion deal that makes it the largest publicly traded company in Los Angeles. The two California construction and...
  • AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire

     AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire
    AbbVie is blaming the Obama administration for pulling the plug on its $55 billion proposed acquisition of Irish drugmaker Shire, asserting that the largest corporate deal of the year no longer made economic sense under new federal tax regulations. Late...
  • AbbVie urges shareholders to reject Shire deal due to tax rule change

    The board of directors of Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. recommended that shareholders reject the acquisition of European rival Shire, saying recent changes to U.S. tax rules eliminated some of the financial benefits of the $52-billion deal. The...
  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion

    ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion
    Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...