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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • BGE parent company to acquire D.C.-based Pepco

    BGE parent company to acquire D.C.-based Pepco
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s parent struck a $6.9 billion deal Wednesday to acquire Pepco Holdings Inc., 16 years after BGE walked away from a protracted effort to buy its southern neighbor. Chicago-based Exelon Corp.'s purchase of Pepco Holdings...
  • Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times

    Baltimore Sun Media Group buys The Capital in Annapolis and the Carroll County Times
    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County  Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland. The financial terms of the...
  • Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV

    A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...
  • Sun company buys Annapolis Capital, Carroll County Times

    The Baltimore Sun Media Group announced Thursday it has purchased The Capital in Annapolis, the Carroll County Times and other area publications and websites, a move that expands its journalistic footprint in Maryland. The financial terms of the...
  • Ain't That Romantic? News Corp. To Buy Harlequin, Publisher Of Love Tales, Erotica

    News Corp. is dabbling in a little printed-page peek-a-boo. In a move that expands its holdings in publishing assets not supported by advertising, the publishing company controlled by media entrepreneur Rupert Murdoch said it would purchase romance...
  • Maker Studios says acquisition by Disney is already approved

    Maker Studios says acquisition by Disney is already approved
    Maker Studios said on Monday that its deal to be acquired by the Walt Disney Co. has already been approved, throwing cold water on a last-minute offer from Relativity Media worth up to $1.1 billion.  "As per the announcement made on March 24, Maker...
  • Zebra Technologies to buy Motorola Solutions unit for $3.45B

    Zebra Technologies to buy Motorola Solutions unit for $3.45B
    Lincolnshire-based barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp. said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc.'s enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in cash. The deal will allow Zebra,...
  • Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

    The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable -- the target of Comcast's proposed $45 billion acquisition -- actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period....
  • PSA announces $3 million merger with Armada Employer Services

    Hunt Valley-based PSA Insurance & Financial Services announced Wednesday a $3 million merger with Armada Employer Services, a retail employee benefit consulting and human resources firm. Armada Employer Services, which is also headquartered in Hunt...
  • Al Franken Asks Netflix to Chime in on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), so far the most visible congressional opponent of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, is asking Netflix to explain if it will mean the cable giant will have the "power and incentive" to act as a gatekeeper of traffic on the...
  • 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...