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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Laguna Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy

    The Albertsons supermarket at 30922 S. Coast Hwy. in Laguna Beach will be part of a 146-store acquisition by Haggen Food & Pharmacy this year, according to a news release. Haggen, a grocery chain founded in 1933 in Bellingham, Wash., currently has 18...
  • Bay Bank looking to grow after busy year

    Bay Bank looking to grow after busy year
    The new president of Bay Bank is aiming to take the Lutherville-based institution to a $100 million market capitalization. It has been a busy year for the community bank. In May, Bay Bank bought $111.1 million in deposits from Slavie Federal Savings Bank...
  • Graco to buy four companies

    MINNEAPOLIS Industrial pump and spray maker Graco Inc. rang in the New Year with four international acquisitions worth $185 million, the company said Friday. The largest of the deals, for High Pressure Equipment of Erie, Pa., was for $160 million....
  • Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock

    Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock
    Office Depot's stock has leapt since activist shareholder Starboard Value LP made moves last week aimed at merging the Boca Raton-based retailer and rival Staples. Starboard disclosed Thursday that it had increased its stake in Office Depot to 10...
  • Biz News: Irvine Pavilions to become Haggen store

    The Pavilions supermarket at 3901 Portola Parkway in Irvine will become a Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015 as part of Haggen's planned acquisition of 146 stores, including the Albertsons at 3049 E. Coast Hwy. in Corona del Mar. Haggen, a grocery chain...
  • Shareholders expected to bless Walgreen-Boots deal

    Shareholders expected to bless Walgreen-Boots deal
    Walgreen plans to tie a bow around the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots by the end of the year, announcing the results of a shareholder vote Monday at a meeting in New York. Walgreen bought a 45 percent stake in the Switzerland-based...
  • Prime Healthcare's bid to buy 6 Catholic hospitals scrutinized

    Prime Healthcare's bid to buy 6 Catholic hospitals scrutinized
    Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is jumping into a heated battle over the purchase of six struggling nonprofit Catholic medical centers in California by the fast-growing Ontario hospital chain Prime Healthcare Services Inc. The sale of the nonprofit...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy

    Corona del Mar Today: Albertsons to become Haggen Food & Pharmacy
    Corona del Mar's Albertsons will be part of a 146-store acquisition by Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015, according to a company news release. The Pacific Northwest grocery chain, which was founded in 1933 in Bellingham, Wash., currently has 18 stores...
  • Haggen chain to buy 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons, Safeway stores

    Haggen chain to buy 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons, Safeway stores
    A supermarket David is gulping down a Goliath. Next spring, Southern California shoppers will see a new name replacing some of their old grocery standbys: Haggen Inc. The tiny Pacific Northwest chain is buying 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons and...
  • Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition

    Walgreen shareholders OK Alliance Boots acquisition
    About 97 percent of Walgreen shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Monday in New York. Shareholders also agreed to reorganize the company into a holding company, which will be called...
  • United Bank Closing Branch in East Windsor

    United Bank announced Monday that it would close a branch in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor and four branches in Massachusetts because they were underperforming. The company would not disclose how many people would be laid off as a result. In...