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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Under Armour shares fall even as sales soar

    Under Armour shares fall even as sales soar
    Under Armour shares fell nearly 5 percent Tuesday after the company reported that sales rose 25 percent in the first quarter when the market appeared to expect more. The Baltimore-based sports apparel maker's stock fell $4.34 a share to $83.52 in New...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance international HQ will be in Deerfield

    Walgreens Boots Alliance international HQ will be in Deerfield
    Local officials and residents were thrilled when they learned Walgreens Boots Alliance, the parent company of Deerfield-based Walgreens, will locate the global headquarters of the newly merged company in the village. When the American and European...
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger may hinge on Internet service expansion

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger may hinge on Internet service expansion
    Comcast Corp.'s bid to win state approval to purchase Time Warner Cable could hinge on whether the company becomes a generous corporate citizen. California officials — who are considering whether to approve the merger of the nation's two largest...
  • Why banks made more money last quarter

    Wall Street and Main Street gave banks a boost last quarter. Fees from corporate mergers and commissions from trading fueled profits at big financial firms. But average Americans also helped by taking out more home loans and paying off their debts....
  • UnitedHealth shares up 3 percent as earnings top Wall Street estimates

    MINNEAPOLIS Strong performance at the company's health services unit drove better-than-expected first-quarter results at UnitedHealth Group, company officials said Thursday. Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth is the nation's largest health insurer. The...
  • Kraft looked around before accepting Heinz offer

    PITTSBURGH Kraft Foods Group chairman and CEO John Cahill spent St. Patrick's Day in Munich talking with two of the founding partners of 3G Capital about what a combined Kraft/?Heinz company might look like and how it could succeed. That detail, among...
  • Publicis CEO has no regrets over failed advertising megamerger

    Publicis CEO has no regrets over failed advertising megamerger
    Nearly one year after calling off the megamerger that would have created the world's largest advertising company, longtime Publicis Chairman and CEO Maurice Levy still thinks it was a great idea. But he has no regrets over its failure. The deal...
  • Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal

    Nokia will buy ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent for around 15.6 billion euros ($16.5 billion) through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Though Alcatel-Lucent...
  • Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal

    Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal
    Nokia has agreed to buy the ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Though Alcatel-Lucent has been racking up billions of...
  • 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...
  • Corporate deals appetite hits 5-year high

    The current wave of corporate takeovers and mergers is set to grow, with the appetite for deals among executives hitting a five-year high thanks to a strong dollar and low oil prices, a global survey found Monday. A striking 56 percent of companies...