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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Norwegian completes $3B Prestige acquisition

    Norwegian completes $3B Prestige acquisition
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has completed its acquisition of upscale cruise operator Prestige Cruises International for $3.025 billion in cash and stock. The previously announced deal includes the assumption of debt, the parent company of...
  • Though cheered by Wall Street, most mergers don't work out for buyers

    — Wall Street's big business — helping companies buy other companies — is hotter than it's been in years. When pharmaceuticals giant Actavis said it was buying Allergan Inc. in Irvine and Halliburton said it would take over rival oil-...
  • United Technologies CEO Announces Immediate Retirement

    United Technologies CEO Announces Immediate Retirement
    In a surprising move, United Technologies Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Louis R. ChĂȘnevert has informed the company’s board of directors of his immediate retirement, the company announced Monday. The board tapped Gregory J. Hayes, the...
  • Court: FCC can't have contracts between content-providers and pay-TV

    PHILADELPHIA The Federal Communications Commission can move forward with its review of Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. without disclosing confidential programming contracts, a federal appeals court said Friday....
  • Oasis Outsourcing to be acquired by private equity firm

    Oasis Outsourcing to be acquired by private equity firm
    Oasis Outsourcing of West Palm Beach, a provider of human resources management services to small and medium-sized businesses, has been acquired by a Connecticut private equity company in Connecticut. The acquisition by Stone Point Capital of Greenwich,...
  • Dollar Tree expects antitrust approval of Family Dollar deal, with few divestitures

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. In a potential boost for its attempt to acquire Family Dollar, the CEO of Dollar Tree said Thursday that he anticipates federal antitrust regulators will require the company to divest fewer of its stores to gain approval for the deal. The...
  • A look at who loses as oil prices keep plunging

    WASHINGTON The rapid plunge in oil and gasoline prices means huge savings for American consumers, but the steep downward swing may ultimately prove dangerously disruptive to energy-producing countries and companies. If prices remain low for a...
  • Family Dollar delays shareholder vote on Dollar Tree acquisition

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Family Dollar said Wednesday that it plans to delay a shareholder vote on its proposed acquisition by Dollar Tree nearly two weeks, to give federal antitrust authorities more time to review the deal. The vote is now scheduled for Dec. 23....
  • Chiquita CEO could get $15.4 million in post-acquisition payout

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Chiquita CEO Ed Lonergan could be in line for $15.4 million worth of cash and stock payouts if he's terminated after two Brazilian firms acquire the Charlotte-based banana company, according to securities filings Tuesday. The required...
  • Tyson gets a sales boost from Hillshire

    Helped by its recent acquisition of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands, Tyson served up quarterly results Monday that exceeded analysts' expectations and said the integration of Hillshire is going well. Tyson included one month of results from Hillshire,...
  • Adonel Concrete expanding as real estate rebounds

    Adonel Concrete expanding as real estate rebounds
    A Miami-based concrete company says it paid $3.2 million for two manufacturing plants in Palm Beach County. Adonel Concrete's deal follows another recent acquisition by the company: 2.5 acres for a concrete plant at Commercial Boulevard and Powerline...