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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods. Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
  • Jennifer Lopez's NuvoTV to Acquire Fuse Cabler from MSG

    The parent company of indie cabler NuvoTV, whose shareholders including Jennifer Lopez, has reached a $226 million deal with MSG to acquire the music-centric cabler Fuse. "Music is my first love so the acquisition of Fuse is near and dear to my heart,"...
  • Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG

    Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG
    J-Lo has beat Puff Daddy in the quest to buy Fuse. SiTV Media, the parent of the Jennifer Lopez-backed English-language Latino cable network NUVOtv, has entered an agreement with the Madison Square Garden Co. to acquire its music television channel Fuse,...
  • Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio

    Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads? Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers. But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
  • American-US Airways merger: Why worry?

    American-US Airways merger: Why worry?
    Although some potential barriers remain -- mainly getting the necessary financial and legal barriers -- nobody seriously expects that American Airlines and US Airways will not complete their merger. Although the hard part of actually combining the two...
  • The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose

    The big merger: Business wins; consumers lose
    Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice essentially caved on its attempt to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It extracted a few face-saving concessions, declared victory and then folded its tent. The merger will now almost...
  • Local Voices Lake: Feb. 6 edition

     Local Voices Lake: Feb. 6 edition
    Letters to the editor from Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Mundelein and Vernon Hills. Responsible voting A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves money from the...
  • Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger

    Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday gave approval to a proposed $1.2-billion merger of Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax, concluding that the move won't harm competition. The Trade Commission, which in 1997 blocked the merger of Office Depot Inc....
  • Sale of Riverside Press-Enterprise not closed; Belo threatens suit

    A planned sale of the Riverside Press-Enterprise to the owner of the Orange County Register has not yet closed three days after the deadline, according to the newspaper’s current owner. In a statement published after the close of the stock market,...
  • Mallinckrodt acquires San Diego pharma firm Cadence for $1.3 billion

    Ireland pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt has agreed to acquire San Diego company Cadence Pharmaceuticals for about $1.3 billion in an effort to boost its specialty drugs portfolio. Cadence, which commercializes drugs that are used in hospitals, is...
  • Food distributor Sysco to buy US Foods for $3.5 billion

    Food distributor giant Sysco announced Monday it will buy rival US Foods for $3.5 billion in cash and stock, creating the largest food and restaurant supplier in the country. The deal, if approved by regulators, would value the transaction at $8.2...