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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • 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...
  • How to juggle multiple interviews

    How to juggle multiple interviews
    We often hear of job seekers struggling to land interviews. However, what if you’re one of the lucky ones to be offered multiple job interviews with different companies? Though you are in a good position, you may slip up since there is so much...
  • DOJ clears Gannett-Belo deal but demands sale of St. Louis TV station

    Gannett Co.'s $2.2-billion acquisition of Belo TV stations can move forward -- but the Department of Justice is demanding the sale of KMOV-TV Channel 4 in St. Louis as a condition for the agency's approval of the deal. The proposed deal would give the...
  • Tribune Co. owns 39 TV stations with Local TV Holdings purchase

    Tribune Co. owns 39 TV stations with Local TV Holdings purchase
    Tribune Co. on Friday completed its acquisition of the independent Local TV Holdings group, transforming the Chicago company into one of the largest broadcasters in the nation with 39 television stations. The move, announced by Tribune Chief Executive...
  • 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...
  • It's tuneup time for Proposition 13

    It's tuneup time for Proposition 13
    Has anyone started a pool on how long Proposition 13 will remain standing, the way it now stands? The process that made Proposition 13 possible is 100 years old, but the revolutionary tax makeover is 35. And it could be argued that its effect on 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....
  • U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices

    U.S. antitrust suit sheds light on US Airways business practices
    The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
  • 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,...
  • American Airlines CEO to get $17-million severance package

    American Airlines CEO to get $17-million severance package
    The chief executive who led American Airlines through bankruptcy and a major merger will get a severance package valued at about $17 million. That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged from bankruptcy Monday...
  • 5 Questions for Matt Goddard, CEO of R2integrated

    5 Questions for Matt Goddard, CEO of R2integrated
    A new name recently joined the Baltimore skyline: R2integrated. The digital marketing firm's name replaces a sign that once belonged to the now-defunct Baltimore Examiner. The orange sign on the side of the 400 E. Pratt Street building is just one...