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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • FCC should push Comcast to get Internet to more low-income families

     FCC should push Comcast to get Internet to more low-income families
    Promises, promises. To win federal regulators' approval for its acquisition of NBC Universal, cable giant Comcast promised in 2011 to offer low-cost Internet connections to millions of low-income households in its service area for three years. Now,...
  • FCC gears up review of Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable

    Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45-billion takeover of Time Warner Cable is receiving new scrutiny amid protests from consumer groups who are demanding state and federal regulators block Comcast's ambitions to grow. The Federal Communications Commission on...
  • Burger King, Tim Horton shares spike amid merger talks

    Burger King, Tim Horton shares spike amid merger talks
    Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King Worldwide Inc jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks that investors and analysts said were spurred in part by Canada's attractive tax...
  • Burger King,Tim Hortons talks could turn up heat on tax inversions

    Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on off-shore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new merged firm...
  • Amazon gains valuable entertainment asset with purchase of Twitch

    Amazon.com is already a go-to destination for shoppers, bookworms, and music and movie fans. Now it'll also be the virtual home for millions of hard-core video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant announced Monday that it had agreed to buy Twitch...
  • Questions and answers about Comcast-Time Warner merger

    Questions and answers about Comcast-Time Warner merger
    How will Chicago area consumers be affect by the Comcast/Time Warner deal? The companies are claiming that U.S. consumers will benefit from “technological innovations,” eventually, including better video and faster broadband speeds. ...
  • Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal

    Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal
    Netflix has emerged as one of the biggest foes of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. Despite a recent agreement in which the digital programmer agreed to pay the cable and broadband giant for a direct connection to its 20 million high-...
  • Office Depot reports loss but claims bigger savings from merger

    Office Depot reports loss but claims bigger savings from merger
    Office Depot's new chief executive Roland Smith said Tuesday that he expects annual cost savings from the company's merger with rival OfficeMax to be more than $600 million by the end of 2016. Previous executives had estimated between $400 million and...
  • Netflix to raise prices, says it opposes Comcast-TWC merger

    Higher prices are the new black for Netflix. The Los Gatos, Calif., streaming video company plans to raise prices for new customers by $1 or $2 a month this quarter, the company said Monday in its quarterly earnings release. Existing customers will...
  • Jos. A. Bank posts quarterly loss related to merger with Men's Wearhouse

    Jos. A. Bank posts quarterly loss related to merger with Men's Wearhouse
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., likely a few weeks away from finalizing a $1.8 billion deal to be acquired by Men's Wearhouse, posted a $37.1 million first-quarter loss stemming from merger-related expenses. In what is probably its last earnings report as...
  • Starcom MediaVest CEO leads digital transformation

    Starcom MediaVest CEO leads digital transformation
    As global CEO of Chicago-based Starcom MediaVest Group, Laura Desmond, 49, is one of the most powerful and influential women in advertising. The southwest suburban native leads a staff of more than 7,300 employees across 132 offices around the world,...