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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • 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...
  • David Nicklaus: Corporate America enters a record spin cycle

    Corporate executives have always been prone to fads, and right now they are keen on spinning. Their spinning is done not with yarn or a bicycle, but with corporate assets. Big companies from Energizer to eBay have decided to break themselves up by...
  • Chiquita shareholders face competing recommendations on merger

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Chiquita Brands International shareholders, set to vote on a proposed merger with Irish fruit company Fyffes, now have competing recommendations on what they should do when they meet in Charlotte, N.C., Friday. On Tuesday, California-...
  • Advisory group, in switch, now favors Chiquita deal with Fyffes

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. An influential shareholder-advisory group has changed its recommendation on a proposed merger deal involving Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International, endorsing a revised agreement with Irish fruit company Fyffes. A second...
  • 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...
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  • Nicox eyes Nasdaq listing as European investors hold grudge

    PARIS (Reuters) - French pharmaceutical firm Nicox may list its shares on the Nasdaq to attract U.S. investors and gain recognition as an eye drug specialist, its chief executive told Reuters. Nicox has been refocusing its business around ophthalmology...
  • 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...
  • Brazilian companies say Chiquita board 'deceiving and misleading' shareholders

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Two Brazilian companies on Friday said the board of Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International is "significantly deceiving and misleading" the banana company's shareholders about their unsolicited bid to buy Chiquita. The...
  • Chiquita board rejects $14-per-offer from two Brazilian companies

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Chiquita Brands International on Thursday said its board had unanimously rejected the latest offer by two Brazilian companies to buy the Charlotte, N.C.-based banana company for $14 per share. Instead, the Chiquita board reaffirmed its...