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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Jack Griffin Named CEO Of Tribune Publishing

    Jack Griffin Named CEO Of Tribune Publishing
    Tribune Co. has named the leadership team for Tribune Publishing, which is preparing to spin off as a separate newspaper company later this year. Eddy Hartenstein, publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times, will serve as non-executive chairman of the...
  • Comcast Confirms Acquisition of FreeWheel, Eyeing Growth in Online Video Ads

    Comcast has completed its acquisition of online-advertising platform FreeWheel, according to the companies, in a deal worth up to $375 million. "Comcast looks forward to helping FreeWheel's talented team grow their business and accelerate their ability...
  • Spotify Acquires the Echo Nest

    Music streaming service Spotify has acquired music intelligence platform the Echo Nest, whose song recommendation technology has long been utilized both by Spotify and a number of its competitors, the two companies announced today. Financial details...
  • Privacy groups urge FTC to probe Facebook's deal to buy WhatsApp

    Privacy groups urge FTC to probe Facebook's deal to buy WhatsApp
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp. The privacy groups...
  • KPMG buys Baltimore software company Cynergy Systems

    KPMG buys Baltimore software company Cynergy Systems
    Tax giant KPMG LLP has acquired Cynergy Systems Inc., a Baltimore-based company that builds and designs software and mobile applications, for an undisclosed sum. Through the acquisition, KPMG sought to add more services for companies looking to use...
  • NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent

    NRG Energy gets OK to buy Midwest Generation parent
    A federal bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday approved the sale of all assets and operating companies of Edison Mission Energy -- parent of Illinois coal plant owner Midwest Generation -- to New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. for $2.6 billion. The deal --...
  • Time Warner Cable CEO: Comcast Deal Is a 'Dream Combination'

    Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, a lame duck with Comcast's pending $42 billion takeover of the No. 2 cable operator, called the proposed merger a "dream combination" that will accelerate innovation and efficiency of the combined company. Marcus, who...
  • Jos. Bank to be acquired by Men's Wearhouse for $1.8 billion

    Jos. Bank to be acquired by Men's Wearhouse for $1.8 billion
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers finally liked the look of Men's Wearhouse's takeover offer as the Hampstead-based retailer accepted a $1.8 billion buyout Tuesday. The deal would pay Bank's stockholders $65 a share cash, $10 more than Men's Wearhouse initially...
  • Jos. Bank chairman to get up to $5.8 million payout in sale to Men's Wearhouse

    Jos. Bank chairman to get up to $5.8 million payout in sale to Men's Wearhouse
    The chairman of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. will receive a payout of up to $5.8 million as part of the chain's acquisition by Men's Wearhouse in a $1.8 billion deal. Bank Chairman Robert N. Wildrick will be paid $3.5 million under a two-year noncompete...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable to make case for deal this week

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable to make case for deal this week
    Comcast and Time Warner Cable will begin to make the case for their proposed marriage this week with a filing at the Federal Communications Commission and a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The deal, unveiled in February and valued at more...
  • Mallinckrodt to buy Questcor Pharmaceuticals

    Irish pharmaceutical giant Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals said it will pay $5.6 billion in cash and stock for a fast-growing Anaheim bio-pharmaceutical firm that specializes in treating multiple sclerosis, the companies announced Monday. The deal for...