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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • AOL's video a key lure for Verizon in $4.4-billion acquisition

    AOL's video a key lure for Verizon in $4.4-billion acquisition
    Nearly everybody, it seems, carries a smartphone. As a result, everything's going mobile. So why, then, would Verizon, already the nation's largest wireless carrier and a giant in mobile communications, want to pay $4.4 billion to buy an old-line...
  • Verizon deal extends four-year surge in AOL's stock price

    Verizon deal extends four-year surge in AOL's stock price
    AOL Inc.'s stock price soared Tuesday in response to the merger agreement with Verizon Communications Inc., extending a four-year rally in AOL's shares. After the companies said Verizon would buy AOL for $50 a share, or $4.4 billion, AOL's stock...
  • Mednax to acquire telemedicine firm for $500 million

    Mednax to acquire telemedicine firm for $500 million
    Sunrise-based Mednax, a national medical group, has reached an agreement to acquire one of the nation's largest telemedicine companies, Virtual Radiologic Corp., for $500 million, Mednax said Tuesday. Virtual Radiologic, based in Eden Prairie, Minn.,...
  • Cautious Optimism For Workers In Waterbury Hospital's Third Merger Try

    Cautious Optimism For Workers In Waterbury Hospital's Third Merger Try
    Ramona Barnes has more than a passing interest in the fate of Waterbury Hospital and she's following the latest merger deal with surgical precision. She is, in fact, a surgical assistant at Waterbury Hospital, where she was born, where her three sons...
  • Newspapers place bets on a regional strategy

    The Los Angeles Times and U-T San Diego will soon share an owner, in a bet that they can usher in a new era of newspapering in Southern California built on geographic strength in numbers. Combining newspapers in adjacent regions has become the...
  • Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco announce combined executive team

    Rock-Tenn Co., the owner of the West Point paper mill, and Richmond-based MeadWestvaco Corp. named the executive leadership team for the combined global packaging giant after the completion of their merger. The merger is expected to close in the...
  • Lutron expected to remain in family's control

    Lutron expected to remain in family's control
    Joel Spira could have sold Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. years ago. Larger companies often inquired about buying the global company, a leader in the lighting control business. But Spira, who founded the Upper Saucon Township company with his wife, Ruth...
  • Blue Shield's $1.25-billion deal for Care1st faces more state scrutiny

    Blue Shield's $1.25-billion deal for Care1st faces more state scrutiny
    Bowing to demands from consumer advocates, state regulators will hold a hearing next month on Blue Shield of California's proposed acquisition of Medicaid insurer Care1st for $1.25 billion. The California Department of Managed Health Care said both...
  • City National Bank deal wins OK from a former foe

    City National Bank deal wins OK from a former foe
    Royal Bank of Canada's proposed purchase of City National Corp. in Los Angeles cleared one potential hurdle when an advocacy group for low-income and minority consumers reversed course and said it supported the $5.4-billion deal. The group,...
  • Orlando eyewear company merges with Solaray

    Orlando eyewear company merges with Solaray
    Orlando-based Global Eyewear, which specializes in selling sunglasses to theme parks and resorts , has sold to Oklahoma-based Solaray LLC. Global Eyewear owner president Sanjay “Sam” Srinivasan didn’t disclose the terms of the deal,...
  • Office Depot turns a profit, despite lower sales

    Office Depot turns a profit, despite lower sales
    The ever-shrinking Office Depot saw its sales fall by 11 percent in the first quarter, primarily due to closing stores. The office supply retailer, based in Boca Raton, said Tuesday that North American retail sales declined 9 percent compared with the...