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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Settlement reached in Exelon-Pepco merger in Delaware

    Exelon Corp. overcame one hurdle in its proposed merger with Pepco Holdings Inc., announcing Friday that it had reached a settlement with advocacy groups and other parties in Delaware in the merger case before state regulators there. The settlement...
  • Citrix invests in startups to add new technology

    Citrix invests in startups to add new technology
    Last August, Citrix Systems snapped up a Delray Beach start-up called Virtual, which had been in existence only since early 2014. The Virtual developers are "four rock-star engineers who have world-class programming skills," explained Andy Cohen, vice...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER SHANNON has joined BMI Mergers & Acquisitions, a mergers and acquisitions advisory and business brokerage firm in Reading. Shannon has 25 years of experience in corporate development, financial and strategic planning and business and...
  • Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal

    Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal
    Last week's "Super Bitch" billing incident, the latest in a string of customer service horror stories for Comcast, could cost the cable giant a lot more than one unhappy subscriber. The company's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, which...
  • Drugstore chain Rite Aid spends $2B on acquisition, push into pharmacy benefit management

    Rite Aid's $2 billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for health care companies: Finding ways to tame customer costs. The nation's third-largest drugstore chain is buying...
  • Rite Aid buys pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx for $2 billion

    Rite Aid's $2-billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for healthcare companies: finding ways to tame customer costs. The nation's third-largest drugstore chain is buying...
  • Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger

    Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger
    After less than two years on the job, Office Depot CEO Roland Smith could receive $39 million if the Staples-Office Depot merger is finalized, executive pay experts say. Smith, 60, would leave with a $7 million severance, roughly twice his salary and...
  • Sysco lawyers: Proposed US Foods merger is not bad for competition

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...
  • McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million

    McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million
    McCormick & Co. Inc. is expanding in Europe with the acquisition of top Italian spice-maker Drogheria & Alimentari for $97 million, the Sparks-based company announced Friday. The 135-year-old, privately held D&A, which makes branded and private-label...
  • Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game

    Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game
    Editor's note: This story was originally published May 21, 2012. Andrew Berlin confirmed Friday he is purchasing a small stake in the Chicago Cubs. Berlin owns the Cubs' Class A affiliate in South Bend, Ind., a team formerly known as the Silver Hawks....
  • Delphi sells thermal division for $727 million

    DETROIT Delphi said Thursday it plans to sell its thermal business to Mahle GmbH for $727 million as part of the company's plan to focus on core products and technology. The thermal division generated sales of about $1.6 billion in 2014 from 13 plants...