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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal

    Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is expanding its cruise portfolio with the acquisition of Prestige Cruises International Inc., the operator of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. On Tuesday, the company, which operates as Norwegian...
  • Emilio Alcalde, Krishna Mahon, A&E Olé Networks Brazil, on Brazil's Pay TV Market

    A&E Olé Networks - a joint venture between AETN and Ole Communications - operates channels such as A&E, History and Bio across Latin America, playing an important role in circulation of US and domestic programming throughout the region. The company...
  • TowneBank shareholders to vote on merger in December

    TowneBank shareholders to vote on merger in December
    Despite a lawsuit, Suffolk-based TowneBank says its acquisition of Glen Allen-based Franklin Financial Corp. is on track. On July 15, TowneBank announced it planned to acquire Franklin Financial, holding company of Franklin Federal Savings Bank, as a...
  • Tribune Publishing may buy Sun-Times suburban papers

    Tribune Publishing may buy Sun-Times suburban papers
    Tribune Publishing, parent of the Chicago Tribune, is reportedly looking at acquiring all of the Sun-Times Media suburban properties, including six daily and 32 weekly newspapers, according to sources. Such an acquisition would leave just the Chicago...
  • Charlie Dent: Companies driven abroad by broken tax code

    As American television viewers gear up for the new fall lineups, it appears that the White House is still stuck in reruns. Once again, President Obama is talking about circumventing Congress and planning to do so in a way that will only make the problem...
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  • Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past

    Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past
    The Reading Railroad company that most people know from the Monopoly board game is still going strong, but it's not laying down tracks any more. What is now Reading International Inc. has turned into a Los Angeles firm that runs cinema complexes and...
  • CF Industries scraps merger talks with Yara

    CF Industries scraps merger talks with Yara
    CF Industries has walked away from merger talks with Norway's Yara International that would have created a $24.5 billion fertilizer producer. CF concluded that an all-stock deal did not adequately reflect the value of its near-term capacity expansions,...
  • Aecom finalizes $6-billion acquisition of engineering design rival URS

    Aecom finalizes $6-billion acquisition of engineering design rival URS
    Los Angeles engineering design firm Aecom Technology Corp. finalized its acquisition of rival URS Corp. Friday, completing a $6-billion deal that makes it the largest publicly traded company in Los Angeles. The two California construction and...
  • AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire

     AbbVie says tax rule changes scuttled deal for Shire
    AbbVie is blaming the Obama administration for pulling the plug on its $55 billion proposed acquisition of Irish drugmaker Shire, asserting that the largest corporate deal of the year no longer made economic sense under new federal tax regulations. Late...
  • AbbVie urges shareholders to reject Shire deal due to tax rule change

    The board of directors of Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. recommended that shareholders reject the acquisition of European rival Shire, saying recent changes to U.S. tax rules eliminated some of the financial benefits of the $52-billion deal. The...