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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Can the Exelon-Pepco merger be in the public interest?

    Can the Exelon-Pepco merger be in the public interest?
    When Chicago-based Exelon sought to buy Baltimore's Constellation Energy — and with it, Baltimore Gas & Electric — Maryland was able to secure a strong settlement that included not just a one-time rate credit but also assorted commitments...
  • Merger to create world's biggest cement maker put on hold

    A deal to create the world's largest cement maker was put on hold Monday after the board of Swiss company Holcim said it doesn't accept the terms of the merger with France's Lafarge. Holcim said in a statement its board of directors concluded that the...
  • Orbitz cast wide net in search of acquisition partner

    Orbitz cast wide net in search of acquisition partner
    Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide talked with more than a dozen companies about an acquisition before agreeing last month to sell itself to Expedia in a deal that, if completed, will reap a $20 million payday for its CEO, according to a regulatory filing...
  • No relief for Dodgers fans as FCC puts reviews of mergers on hold

    No relief for Dodgers fans as FCC puts reviews of mergers on hold
    Baseball fans looking for a resolution in the long-running battle over distribution of a TV channel featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers will have to wait even longer. On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission said it was putting on hold its...
  • AT&T's big transformation

    DALLAS Built through acquisitions into one of the largest companies in the world, AT&T Inc. is in the midst of its biggest corporate transformation yet. By midyear, the company expects to receive regulatory approval to acquire satellite video provider...
  • Rocky Gap owner defends merger with Las Vegas firm

    Rocky Gap owner defends merger with Las Vegas firm
    Lakes Entertainment, which owns Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, defended its planned $128 million merger with Las Vegas-based Golden Gaming as it announced earnings Thursday. "The combination of Lakes' strong balance sheet and our Rocky Gap...
  • Del Taco dealt to Chicago company for about $500 million

    Del Taco is being acquired in a deal valued at about $500 million by a Chicago acquisitions and merger company. The Mexican-American restaurant chain was founded in 1964 in Southern California and has 550 locations in 15 states. It is based in Lake...
  • Chicago family behind Wrigley, Cell concessions buys Mexican chain

    Chicago family behind Wrigley, Cell concessions buys Mexican chain
    The Levy family has a hankering for $1 tacos. The Levys, known in Chicago for restaurants such as Spiaggia and concessions at U.S. Cellular Field and Wrigley Field, on Thursday announced plans to buy Del Taco, a Mexican-American chain that got its start...
  • Maryland casino owner touts merger with Nevada company

    Lakes Entertainment Inc., owner of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort in western Maryland, said Thursday its pending merger with a privately held Nevada gambling company will be a boon to shareholders and create a company uniquely positioned for growth in...
  • Duke Energy reaches agreement on shareholder lawsuit

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Duke Energy has agreed to settle a shareholder lawsuit linked to its 2012 merger with Progress Energy for about $146 million. Duke's insurance coverage covers most of the settlement amount, and shareholders � not customers �...
  • Duke Energy to pay $146M to settle lawsuit over CEO ouster

    America's largest electric company said Tuesday that it will pay nearly $150 million to settle claims that shareholders lost millions when it ousted its CEO hours in a surprise move after a long-anticipated buyout. Duke Energy said its insurers and...