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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • National CineMedia, Screenvision Merger Opposed by Justice Department

    The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is suing to block the proposed merger of cinema advertising networks National CineMedia and Screenvision. Bill Baer, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division, said that if the $375 million...
  • Sabadell's profits fall after acquiring JGB Bank

    Sabadell's profits fall after acquiring JGB Bank
    Sabadell Bank, one of the larger banks based in South Florida, reported its net income slipped in the third quarter to $4.4 million after it acquired JGB Bank. The bank's net income had been up to $6.1 million at the end of the previous quarter. But...
  • Aetna To Spend $400M On Bswift

    Aetna To Spend $400M On Bswift
    Aetna announced an agreement Monday to spend $400 million acquiring bswift, a Chicago technology company that offers a retail style platform for health insurance. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year. It will be funded with...
  • Scandinavian Major Svensk Ramps Up Acquisition and Co-Production Biz

    After signing a strategic distribution and co-production deal with Studiocanal earlier this month, Scandinavian major Svensk Filmindustri is now looking to ramp up acquisition and Nordic co-production activities. Svensk has appointed Jenny Stjernstö...
  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...
  • Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition

     Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition
    Executives with Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Starz met Tuesday to discuss a possible acquisition of the premium cable movie service, a deal that could expand Murdoch's reach into homes across the country. Starz Chief Executive Chris Albrecht...
  • CF Industries in merger talks with Norwegian company

    CF Industries in merger talks with Norwegian company
    Since going public in 2005, Deerfield-based CF Industries Holdings Inc. has become a leading supplier of nitrogen fertilizer in North America. On Tuesday, the company signaled its global ambitions. Or it signaled that it wants to thwart the possibility of...
  • Impact Networking to build new headquarters in Mettawa

    Impact Networking to build new headquarters in Mettawa
    Rising up from the ashes of the Great Recession, Impact Networking is back on track and ready to start construction on a new headquarters in Mettawa. The 30,000-square-foot, two-story office building at 13875 W. Boulton Blvd. will house 75 employees when...
  • Class action mailings latest twist in hospital's antitrust troubles

    Thousands of patients served at Evanston, Highland Park and Glenbrook hospitals over the past 14 years were informed by mail this week that they may qualify as members of a class action lawsuit over hospital pricing practices. The lawsuit arises from...
  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion

    ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion
    Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...
  • Biz News: Irvine Pavilions to become Haggen store

    The Pavilions supermarket at 3901 Portola Parkway in Irvine will become a Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015 as part of Haggen's planned acquisition of 146 stores, including the Albertsons at 3049 E. Coast Hwy. in Corona del Mar. Haggen, a grocery chain...