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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger

    Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger
    The staff of the Maryland Public Service Commission and the state agency responsible for advocating for residential utility customers are raising concerns about a proposed merger between utility giant Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings. While the PSC staff...
  • Virginia rocket-maker Orbital moves forward on $4.5 billion merger

    Virginia rocket-maker Orbital moves forward on $4.5 billion merger
    A prospective $4.5 billion merger between Orbital Sciences Corp. and its biggest supplier, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK), has won approval from the U.S. Department of Justice following an antitrust review. Orbital is the Dulles-based space...
  • State Regulators Approve Joint Venture Of Tenet, Waterbury Hospital With Conditions

    State Regulators Approve Joint Venture Of Tenet, Waterbury Hospital With Conditions
    WATERBURY — Two state agencies have tentatively approved a joint agreement that would allow a for-profit Texas hospital chain to acquire assets of the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital, the first of five Connecticut hospitals the Dallas company plans...
  • Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion announce merger

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Cypress Semiconductor and another Silicon Valley chipmaker, Spansion, on Monday announced a stock merger they valued at about $4 billion. The combination, which will have to be approved by both companies' stockholders as well as by...
  • 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...
  • Multimedia Games shareholders approve acquisition

    AUSTIN, Texas The $1.2 billion acquisition of Multimedia Games Inc. by a Las Vegas cash-services company cleared two key hurdles this week, as Multimedia's shareholders and a panel of Nevada gaming regulators both supported the deal. On Wednesday, 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,...
  • Exclusive: Some unhappy Yahoo investors asking AOL for rescue

    Exclusive: Some unhappy Yahoo investors asking AOL for rescue
    At least two top-10 Yahoo Inc shareholders are so unhappy with Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's turnaround efforts that they are making a direct plea to AOL Inc CEO Tim Armstrong to explore a merger and run the combined company. Their move follows an...
  • Tribune Media reports lower third-quarter earnings

    Tribune Media reports lower third-quarter earnings
    Tribune Media saw earnings decline by 24 percent in the third quarter, due in part to losses associated with its former publishing business, which it spun off in August. The Chicago-based company reported net income of $38 million, or 38 cents per...
  • Medtronic's acquisition of Covidien step closer to completion

    MINNEAPOLIS Medtronic's proposed $42.9 billion acquisition of Ireland-based Covidien is a step closer to completion with a proposed settlement announced Wednesday by the Federal Trade Commission. FTC said the acquisition likely would be anticompetitive...
  • AT&T says fiber spending pause affects only new commitments

    AT&T says fiber spending pause affects only new commitments
    AT&T Inc sought to clarify to U.S. regulators its plans to pause investments in high-speed Internet connections until "net neutrality" rules are settled, saying in a letter on Wednesday that the plans related to new and not existing commitments. The...