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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger

    Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger
    The staff of the Maryland Public Service Commission and the state agency responsible for advocating for residential utility customers are raising concerns about a proposed merger between utility giant Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings. While the PSC staff...
  • Tyson gets a sales boost from Hillshire

    Helped by its recent acquisition of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands, Tyson served up quarterly results Monday that exceeded analysts' expectations and said the integration of Hillshire is going well. Tyson included one month of results from Hillshire,...
  • Adonel Concrete expanding as real estate rebounds

    Adonel Concrete expanding as real estate rebounds
    A Miami-based concrete company says it paid $3.2 million for two manufacturing plants in Palm Beach County. Adonel Concrete's deal follows another recent acquisition by the company: 2.5 acres for a concrete plant at Commercial Boulevard and Powerline...
  • Oasis Outsourcing to be acquired by private equity firm

    Oasis Outsourcing to be acquired by private equity firm
    Oasis Outsourcing of West Palm Beach, a provider of human resources management services to small and medium-sized businesses, has been acquired by a Connecticut private equity company in Connecticut. The acquisition by Stone Point Capital of Greenwich,...
  • United Technologies CEO Announces Immediate Retirement

    United Technologies CEO Announces Immediate Retirement
    In a surprising move, United Technologies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis R. Chênevert has informed the company’s board of directors of his immediate retirement, the company announced Monday. The board tapped Gregory J. Hayes, the...
  • Though cheered by Wall Street, most mergers don't work out for buyers

    — Wall Street's big business — helping companies buy other companies — is hotter than it's been in years. When pharmaceuticals giant Actavis said it was buying Allergan Inc. in Irvine and Halliburton said it would take over rival oil-...
  • Abrupt Exit Of UTC Chief Louis Chênevert Leaves Questions

    Abrupt Exit Of UTC Chief Louis Chênevert Leaves Questions
    In a surprising decision, United Technologies Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Louis R. Chênevert has retired. The abrupt move shocked many when it was announced early Monday, leaving investors and analysts wondering why Chênevert would choose to...
  • Norwegian completes $3B Prestige acquisition

    Norwegian completes $3B Prestige acquisition
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has completed its acquisition of upscale cruise operator Prestige Cruises International for $3.025 billion in cash and stock. The previously announced deal includes the assumption of debt, the parent company of...
  • AT&T says fiber spending pause affects only new commitments

    AT&T says fiber spending pause affects only new commitments
    AT&T Inc sought to clarify to U.S. regulators its plans to pause investments in high-speed Internet connections until "net neutrality" rules are settled, saying in a letter on Wednesday that the plans related to new and not existing commitments. The...
  • State Regulators Approve Joint Venture Of Tenet, Waterbury Hospital With Conditions

    State Regulators Approve Joint Venture Of Tenet, Waterbury Hospital With Conditions
    WATERBURY — Two state agencies have tentatively approved a joint agreement that would allow a for-profit Texas hospital chain to acquire assets of the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital, the first of five Connecticut hospitals the Dallas company plans...
  • Tribune Media reports lower third-quarter earnings

    Tribune Media reports lower third-quarter earnings
    Tribune Media saw earnings decline by 24 percent in the third quarter, due in part to losses associated with its former publishing business, which it spun off in August. The Chicago-based company reported net income of $38 million, or 38 cents per...