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  • 3M announces biggest acquisition in 8 years

    MINNEAPOLIS 3M Co. is plunging back into the land of billion-dollar deals after an eight-year hiatus. The conglomerate on Monday announced that it will pay $1 billion to acquire the assets of Polypore International Inc.'s ultrafiltration business....
  • Sysco lawyers: Proposed US Foods merger is not bad for competition

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...
  • McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million

    McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million
    McCormick & Co. Inc. is expanding in Europe with the acquisition of top Italian spice-maker Drogheria & Alimentari for $97 million, the Sparks-based company announced Friday. The 135-year-old, privately held D&A, which makes branded and private-label...
  • Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game

    Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game
    Editor's note: This story was originally published May 21, 2012. Andrew Berlin confirmed Friday he is purchasing a small stake in the Chicago Cubs. Berlin owns the Cubs' Class A affiliate in South Bend, Ind., a team formerly known as the Silver Hawks....
  • Delphi sells thermal division for $727 million

    DETROIT Delphi said Thursday it plans to sell its thermal business to Mahle GmbH for $727 million as part of the company's plan to focus on core products and technology. The thermal division generated sales of about $1.6 billion in 2014 from 13 plants...
  • FTC challenges Sysco's plans to buy US Foods

    FTC challenges Sysco's plans to buy US Foods
    Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods was dealt a blow Thursday, as the Federal Trade Commission and 11 attorneys general sought to block the deal. The FTC said it filed an administrative complaint, charging that the potential takeover would violate...
  • Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings

    Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings
    Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group leapt nearly 5 percent after the company announced Wednesday that TV station acquisitions and strong political advertising boosted its sales and earnings in the fourth quarter. The Hunt Valley-based TV station owner's...
  • Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger

    Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger
    After less than two years on the job, Office Depot CEO Roland Smith could receive $39 million if the Staples-Office Depot merger is finalized, executive pay experts say. Smith, 60, would leave with a $7 million severance, roughly twice his salary and...
  • CVS Health meets 4Q profit expectations, tops revenue forecasts, as specialty drug sales rise

    CVS Health's fourth-quarter earnings climbed more than 4 percent in a performance that matched Wall Street expectations even though the pharmacy chain's decision to quit tobacco sales delivered an anticipated blow to its drugstore business. The...
  • Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014

    Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014
    Hospitals across the country announced a flurry of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in 2014, including nine in Illinois, according to a new survey. Kaufman Hall, a Skokie-based health care consulting company, reported Monday that hospitals...
  • Merger announcement clouds Office Depot's future in Boca Raton

    Merger announcement clouds Office Depot's future in Boca Raton
    Once again, Office Depot's future in Boca Raton faces uncertainty. Little more than a year after the Fortune 500 company merged with OfficeMax and said it would keep its corporate headquarters in the city, Office Depot agreed Wednesday to be acquired...