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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Investors cheer Burger King-Tim Hortons 'combo deal'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Investors in Burger King Worldwide Inc and Tim Hortons Inc applauded news of a potential merger between the two fast food chains, seeing both tax savings and strategic rationale for a combination. The two companies confirmed late on...
  • Burger King, Tim Horton shares spike amid merger talks

    Burger King, Tim Horton shares spike amid merger talks
    Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King Worldwide Inc jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks that investors and analysts said were spurred in part by Canada's attractive tax...
  • Tax savings spur Tim Hortons-Burger King merger talks; shares surge

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King Worldwide Inc jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks that investors and analysts said were spurred in part by...
  • Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion

    Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3 billion
    Roche Holding AG has agreed to buy U.S. biotech company InterMune Inc. for $8.3 billion in cash, helping the world's leading maker of cancer drugs expand into the treatment of rare or incurable diseases. Roche's efforts to produce successful non-...
  • Time Warner Cable Internet outage fuels opposition to merger

    Time Warner Cable's nationwide outage early Wednesday -- which left millions of homes across the country without Internet service -- is fueling opposition to the company's proposed merger with Comcast Corp. Overnight maintenance on the backbone of...
  • Burger King's merger with Tim Hortons could prompt tax fight in Congress

    WASHINGTON Burger King's purchase of the Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons is raising new questions of whether Congress will respond by changing corporate tax laws. Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan said Burger King, based in Miami, is "renouncing...
  • Architecture firm Callison being bought by Netherlands company

    Callison, one of the largest architecture firms in the U.S., said it will be acquired by Dutch design giant Arcadis as it seeks to tackle an increasingly hungry global market. Seattle-based Callison has 1,000 employees in 11 offices worldwide,...
  • Upset stockholders confront Medtronic executives

    Medtronic Inc. chief executive Omar Ishrak on Thursday faced down jeers and tough questions from longtime shareholders upset about the personal tax implications of the Minnesota-based company's proposed relocation to Ireland. "It is going to cost many of...
  • Dollar General won't back off Family Dollar acquisition

    Dollar General said Thursday that it won't back off its attempt to buy Family Dollar, after the North Carolina-based retailer rejected its bid and stuck with plans to be acquired instead by Dollar Tree. The swift rejection, coming just four days after...
  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General, will stick with Dollar Tree

    Family Dollar rejected a $9.7 billion upset bid from rival Dollar General on Thursday, and will instead stick with Dollar Tree, which agreed to buy the company in July. The vote by Family Dollar's board of directors to reject Dollar General was...
  • Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump

    Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump
    Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. HP...