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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge

     Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge
    Two of Chicago's largest hospital systems on Thursday approved plans to combine, creating a 16-hospital, $6.8 billion system that promises to change the competitive landscape of health care in the Chicago region. Advocate Health Care, the state's...
  • Hunt Valley engineering firm merges with Arizona company

    Maryland-based EMG merged this month with an Arizona firm, a move that adds project management services to the Hunt Valley engineering, environmental and capital planning company's capabilities. The deal with Arizona-based Quality Project Management also...
  • HP to buy cloud software startup in rare acquisition

    HP to buy cloud software startup in rare acquisition
    Hewlett-Packard Co plans to buy cloud software startup Eucalyptus Software, a rare acquisition for the company since its failed $11 billion purchase of Britain's Autonomy Plc in 2011. HP did not say how much it will pay for Eucalyptus, which provides...
  • Law Firm With Hartford Office Announces Merger

    Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, an international law firm with an office in Hartford, plans to merge with Locke Lord LLP, the management teams of the two companies jointly announced this week. If approved, the proposed merger would combine the two firms into...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition

    Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition
    The world's third-largest cruise ship company is growing - and going upscale. Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International, the parent company of Oceania Cruises and luxury...
  • Office Depot snags $100 million contract

    Office Depot snags $100 million contract
    Office Depot has won a contract worth more than $100 million with Corporate United, a group purchaser for more than 240 companies nationwide. The contract with Corporate United, one of the nation's largest indirect group purchasing organizations,...
  • Discovery Warns FCC of 'Critical Issues' With Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Representatives from Discovery Communications met with FCC officials last week to outline a number of "critical issues" it has with the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable. Discovery is one of the few major media companies to go public with...
  • Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion

    Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion
    Rakuten Inc. is buying Ebates Inc. of San Francisco for $1 billion in cash, expanding the Japanese e-commerce company’s global reach. Rakuten, the top Internet retailer in Japan, said it “aims to create the world’s largest product...
  • Family Dollar, Dollar Tree receive second antitrust review request

    Family Dollar and suitor Dollar Tree said Tuesday that they've received a request for more information about their planned combination from federal antitrust regulators. But the two companies said they don't think the second request from the Federal...
  • 21st Century Fox's Chase Carey on Time Warner: 'We've Moved On'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON - "We've moved on," said Chase Carey, president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, when asked whether there would be a renewed bid for Time Warner at a London TV industry conference Tuesday. "We don't want...
  • Atlas Copco bets on new car assembly technologies

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish engineer Atlas Copco is investing in new techniques for assembling cars, believing powerful adhesives and new rivets could see a surge in demand as automakers strive to reduce the weight of vehicles to meet emissions targets....