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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Millennial Media shares fall 19 percent on acquisition, earnings news

    Millennial Media shares fall 19 percent on acquisition, earnings news
    Shares of Millennial Media lost 19 percent of their value in trading Wednesday on news that the Canton mobile advertising company would buy a competitor mostly in exchange for stock, and that its losses widened in the second quarter. The stock closed at...
  • Omnicom, Publicis merger could benefit rivals, spur other deals

    The planned merger of Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris into the world's biggest advertising firm gives the combined company lots of clout.  The deal was designed to give the new company more leverage when negotiating...
  • Jos. A. Bank Clothiers continues to review Men's Wearhouse offer

    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers continues to review Men's Wearhouse offer
    It could be a while before Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. formally responds to the takeover offer from its rival Men's Wearhouse Inc., as executives focus on the key holiday retail selling season and other potential acquisitions. The board of the Hampstead-...
  • Fandango buys movie-ticket company Quantum Loyalty Solutions

    Fandango buys movie-ticket company Quantum Loyalty Solutions
    Fandango, the online movie-ticket company based in Los Angeles, said it has signed a deal to acquire Quantum Loyalty Solutions Inc., a leading provider of movie-ticket promotions. Based in Incline Village, Nev., Quantum owns Hollywood Movie Money, which...
  • DirecTV accuses Dish Network retailer of illegal sales ploys

    Apparently when it comes to selling satellite TV, anything goes. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Sacramento, satellite broadcaster DirecTV accuses Dish One, a retailer majority-owned by rival Dish Network, of using all sorts of duplicitous and...
  • Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion

    Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion
    A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...
  • Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves

    Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship. That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in. The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...
  • Baltimore's global position

    Baltimore's global position
    As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends. This area is in...
  • ITV Studios Forms U.S. Group, Taps Paul Buccieri to Lead

    ITV has forged ITV Studios U.S. Group following the company's acquisition of unscripted shingles Gurney Prods., High Noon Entertainment and Thinkfactory Media. Group will be led by a team chaired by Paul Buccieri, prez and CEO of ITV Studios US Group...
  • Dial Global becomes WestwoodOne ahead of Cumulus acquisition

    Dial Global becomes WestwoodOne ahead of Cumulus acquisition
    Dial Global, the New York-based radio programming company, has changed its name to WestwoodOne, reviving the better-known brand. WestwoodOne, which Dial Global bought in 2011, was one of the most recognizable names in the radio industry for decades....
  • Maker Studios Completes Blip Acquisition

    In a deal that could herald a wave of consolidation in the online video biz, YouTube multichannel network company Maker Studios on Friday officially announced the acquisition of digital media firm Blip. Word of the deal leaked two weeks ago after Maker...