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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Comcast-TW Cable Merger Narrative Takes Surprising Turn

    Where's Claude Rains when you need him? Comcast's pursuit of its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable has already yielded some interesting political theater as execs from the cable giant run gauntlet in Washington to secure federal approval of the...
  • Laguna businessman indicted in insider-trading case that includes ex-Angels player DeCinces

    A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Laguna Beach resident and former eye care company CEO on charges of insider trading, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. James V. Mazzo, who from 2002 to 2009 was CEO of Santa Ana-based...
  • Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland

    Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland
    Despite growing criticism from lawmakers in Washington, a Deerfield drugmaker on Friday officially planted its corporate flag in Ireland, a move designed in part to lower its tax bill. Horizon Pharma completed its $587 million acquisition of the Irish...
  • Power grid market monitor says PPL power plant spinoff would hurt competition

    Power grid market monitor says PPL power plant spinoff would hurt competition
    Speaking to an investor conference last week, PPL Corp. CEO William H. Spence said the company's plan to spin off its PPL Supply division and combine it with power plant operator Riverstone Holdings to create Talen Energy will launch a new force in the...
  • The Obama administration's incomplete answer to corporate inversions

    The Obama administration's incomplete answer to corporate inversions
    Obama administration officials freely admit that their new effort to deter corporate inversions -- a form of accounting fiction U.S. corporations are increasingly using to avoid taxes on income they earn in foreign countries -- won't actually stop the...
  • Bob Iger to Remain Disney Chief through 2018

    Bob Iger has extended his contract to remain chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Co. through June 30, 2018. One of his first moves will be to appoint a chief operating officer in 2015, with the individual most likely groomed to replace Iger when he...
  • Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge

    Walgreen suffers 4Q loss on acquisition charge
    Walgreen Co. reported a net loss for its fiscal fourth quarter after absorbing a large accounting charge related to its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots GmbH. The drugstore operator recorded an $866 million noncash loss in the quarter...
  • Walgreen merger yields net loss for 4Q

    Walgreen Co. reported a net loss for the fiscal fourth quarter after absorbing a large accounting charge related to its acquistion of European counterpart Alliance Boots GmbH. The drug store operator recorded an $866 million noncash loss in the quarter...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition

    Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition
    The world's third-largest cruise ship company is growing - and going upscale. Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International, the parent company of Oceania Cruises and luxury...
  • 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...