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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Family Dollar delays shareholder vote on Dollar Tree acquisition

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Family Dollar said Wednesday that it plans to delay a shareholder vote on its proposed acquisition by Dollar Tree nearly two weeks, to give federal antitrust authorities more time to review the deal. The vote is now scheduled for Dec. 23....
  • Chiquita CEO could get $15.4 million in post-acquisition payout

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Chiquita CEO Ed Lonergan could be in line for $15.4 million worth of cash and stock payouts if he's terminated after two Brazilian firms acquire the Charlotte-based banana company, according to securities filings Tuesday. The required...
  • Omega's Einhorn sees stock market rallying into 2015

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund Omega Advisors expects to see the U.S. stock market's bull run continue into next year, fueled by steady economic growth and a corporate takeover boom. "My expectation is for the Standard & Poor's 500 (stock market index)...
  • Tyson gets a sales boost from Hillshire

    Helped by its recent acquisition of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands, Tyson served up quarterly results Monday that exceeded analysts' expectations and said the integration of Hillshire is going well. Tyson included one month of results from Hillshire,...
  • Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for about $35 billion

    Halliburton to buy Baker Hughes for about $35 billion
    (Reuters) - Halliburton Co said on Monday it will buy Baker Hughes Inc for about $35 billion in cash and stock, creating an oilfield services behemoth to take on market leader Schlumberger NV as customers curb spending on falling oil prices....
  • Adonel Concrete expanding as real estate rebounds

    Adonel Concrete expanding as real estate rebounds
    A Miami-based concrete company says it paid $3.2 million for two manufacturing plants in Palm Beach County. Adonel Concrete's deal follows another recent acquisition by the company: 2.5 acres for a concrete plant at Commercial Boulevard and Powerline...
  • Allergan agrees to $66 billion Actavis offer; Valeant walks

    Allergan agrees to $66 billion Actavis offer; Valeant walks
    (Reuters) - Botox maker Allergan Inc on Monday accepted a $66 billion takeover bid from Actavis Plc, ending a seven-month hostile pursuit by activist investor William Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.     Dublin-based Actavis...
  • Why Can't Jeffrey Katzenberg Find a Buyer for DreamWorks Animation?

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After courting and being snubbed by several deep-pocketed investors including a Japanese tech giant, Hollywood's major studios and now Hasbro, Jeffrey Katzenberg may continue to struggle to find a buyer for his DreamWorks...
  • Baker Hughes says in preliminary merger talks with rival Halliburton

    HOUSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Inc said on Thursday it is in preliminary merger talks with its larger rival Halliburton Co, though any potential deal would likely face antitrust concerns. Two people familiar with the...
  • Taiwan Company To Buy Hartford-Based Conning For $240 Million

    Conning Holdings Corp. of Hartford, an asset manager known for its insurance research, will be acquired for $240 million by Cathay Holdings Corp., a financial holding company in Taipei, Taiwan. Most of Conning's workforce, 220 of its 289 employees,...
  • DreamWorks Animation Sale to Hasbro Hinges on Control, Price

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Can the heads of Hasbro and DreamWorks Animation find a way to play nice together? Both Hasbro chief Brian Goldner and DWA founder Jeffery Katzenberg are tough negotiators, and willful individuals who are used to running their...