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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Special Report: Depleted oil field is window into China's corruption crackdown

    In a muddy clearing in southern Sumatra, a portable diesel power plant hammers away alongside a wellhead, struggling to extract crude from a depleted reservoir that lies below farmland and rubber plantations. It was much easier to extract cash from a...
  • Alcatel-Lucent shares jump 8 percent on Nokia merger report

    Two of Europe's top three remaining telecommunications equipment companies, Nokia Networks and Alcatel-Lucent , have revived talks on a possible merger, Germany's Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources. The two companies could agree...
  • Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock

    Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock
    Office Depot's stock has leapt since activist shareholder Starboard Value LP made moves last week aimed at merging the Boca Raton-based retailer and rival Staples. Starboard disclosed Thursday that it had increased its stake in Office Depot to 10...
  • Riverbed Technology to sell for $3.6 billion after activist investor struggle

    SAN FRANCISCO Networking company Riverbed Technology has agreed to be acquired for $3.6 billion after being unable to shake a challenge from an activist investor. Riverbed announced Monday morning that it will accept a bid of $21 a share from private...
  • Todd Lundy, consultant to law and accounting firms, dies at 76

    Building on his background as a certified public accountant, Todd Lundy found success as a consultant to law firms and accounting practices firms on matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions to partner compensation. "He was a very smart, shrewd...
  • Abbott completes purchase of Russian drug company

    Abbott completes purchase of Russian drug company
    Abbott Laboratories said late Thursday it completed its $305 million acquisition of Veropharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company. The deal gives Abbott access to a portfolio of about 100 medicines that specialize in central nervous system,...
  • New UTC Chief Clears The Air In First Analyst Meeting

    New UTC Chief Clears The Air In First Analyst Meeting
    NEW YORK — In his first analyst meeting as chief executive of United Technologies Corp., Gregory Hayes said Thursday the company has a strong future, even as it released earnings projections that were far short of what Wall Street expected. Hayes...
  • Consumer groups urge California regulators to oppose big cable TV deal

    A coalition of California consumer groups fighting a huge nationwide cable TV merger is asking state telecommunications regulators to oppose it. The groups spelled out their arguments with the Public Utilities Commission late Wednesday and urged the...
  • Walgreen CEO to retire

    Walgreen CEO to retire
    Walgreen CEO Greg Wasson will step down after the company completes its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Wednesday, a decision that didn't surprise company observers and investors. Chairman James Skinner will become...
  • Consumer groups ask PUC to deny Comcast, Time Warner merger

    A coalition of California consumer groups fighting a huge nationwide cable TV merger is asking state telecommunications regulators to oppose it. The groups filed legal opposition briefs with the Public Utilities Commission late Wednesday urging the...
  • China, South Korea approve Medtronic-Covidien deal

    MINNEAPOLIS Chinese and South Korean antitrust officials have signed off on Medtronic's $42.9 billion acquisition of Dublin-based healthcare supplier Covidien, providing the last of a dozen government approvals needed to close the deal. The news comes...