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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Office Depot changed bylaws to discourage lawsuits over Staples merger, lawyers say

    Office Depot changed bylaws to discourage lawsuits over Staples merger, lawyers say
    Later this month, Boca Raton lawyer Stuart Davidson will take on the giant corporation in his hometown, Office Depot, on behalf of two company shareholders. The shareholder lawsuits filed in Palm Beach County Circuit Court allege that Office Depot,...
  • Magellan Health Completes Acquisition Of Michigan Pharmacy Benefits Company

    Magellan Health announced Wednesday it has completed its acquisition of a Michigan-based pharmacy-benefit-manager, 4D Pharmacy Management Systems Inc. Magellan is spending $85 million, which comprises $55 million from existing cash on hand and $30...
  • Omega completes acquisition of Aviv

    Omega completes acquisition of Aviv
    A Hunt Valley real estate investment trust focused on skilled nursing facilities said this week it had closed on its acquisition of a smaller Chicago company in a deal that expands its holdings to more than 900 properties in 41 states. Omega...
  • Patriot Insurance acquires TriGen of Boca Raton

    Patriot Insurance acquires TriGen of Boca Raton
    The Patriot National insurance company has made a new acquisition: specialty insurance firm TriGen Insurance Solutions. The purchase price was $9.74 million, the company said. TriGen Insurance Solutions is a multiline insurance broker and risk...
  • CAA agents stage exodus to rival United Talent Agency

    CAA agents stage exodus to rival United Talent Agency
    Two of Hollywood's biggest talent agencies are at war. Creative Artists Agency suffered a major blow this week with the defection of at least 10 agents representing stars including Chris Pratt, Ed Helms and Will Ferrell to rival United Talent Agency...
  • Advocate, NorthShore merger delayed by FTC

    Advocate, NorthShore merger delayed by FTC
    Though not unexpected, the merger between the state's largest hospital system Advocate Health Care and the NorthShore University HealthSystem has been delayed. The Federal Trade Commission recently informed the hospital groups that it would need more...
  • Simon calls off $16.8B bid to create mall colossus

    Simon calls off $16.8B bid to create mall colossus
    Simon Property Group is calling off its hostile $16.8 billion takeover bid for Macerich, which would have tied together two of the nation's largest mall operators. The Indianapolis company upped its bid two weeks ago to $95.50 per share from $91, calling...
  • Charter to buy Bright House cable

    Charter to buy Bright House cable
    An industry expert said a series of cable mergers and acquisitions has left the market in fewer hands, just as it needs to embrace innovation. On Tuesday, Bright House Networks, the major provider for Internet and cable television in Orlando and Tampa...
  • Office Depot sought merger with Staples as state and county finalized incentives deal

    Office Depot sought merger with Staples as state and county finalized incentives deal
    Office Depot was exploring a merger with Staples a year ago, even as Palm Beach County and the state were finalizing a new $5 million package of incentives intended to keep the company's headquarters — and more than 2,000 jobs — in South...
  • UnitedHealth to acquire pharmacy benefits firm Catamaran in $12-billion deal

     UnitedHealth to acquire pharmacy benefits firm Catamaran in $12-billion deal
    UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest health insurer in the United States, agreed to spend more than $12 billion to buy an Illinois pharmacy benefits management firm, saying it is seeking to control the rising costs of prescription drugs. UnitedHealth...
  • Horizon Pharma buying Hyperion Therapeutics for $1.1 billion

    Horizon Pharma buying Hyperion Therapeutics for $1.1 billion
    Horizon Pharma said Monday that it will buy Brisbane, Calif.-based Hyperion Therapeutics for about $1.1 billion. Horizon, based in Dublin with U.S. headquarters in Deerfield, said it will pay $46 per share in cash, about a 7.6 percent increase over...