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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?

    Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?
    When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
  • Cable merger is bigger than cable [Commentary]

    Cable merger is bigger than cable [Commentary]
    The cable company is one entity everyone likes to hate. Perhaps this knee-jerk animosity is to blame for the rush to condemn Comcast's proposed $44 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. Critics complain that combining the nation's two largest cable...
  • Foreign investment in Chicago supports jobs, study says

    Foreign investment in Chicago supports jobs, study says
    The number of Chicago-area jobs with foreign-owned companies has grown 40 percent in a generation, from 1991 to 2011, but the pace of this rise has slowed over the past decade, according to a report released Friday by a Washington think tank. The...
  • Hampton company to be sold to Swiss firm in $1.7 billion deal

    Hampton company to be sold to Swiss firm in $1.7 billion deal
    A Swiss company announced this week that it plans to buy Hampton-based Measurement Specialties by the end of the year. TE Connectivity plans to acquire the local company, which makes sensors and sensor-based systems, for $1.7 billion, or $86 a share,...
  • Medtronic's deal, plan to move base to Ireland rekindle tax debate

    WASHINGTON Medtronic Inc.'s plan to move its headquarters to Ireland after buying a device company there is reigniting a debate in Congress and elsewhere over tax rules that some think are pushing U.S. companies overseas. The $42.9 billion acquisition of...
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  • Hillshire advises shareholders to vote against Pinnacle bid

    Hillshire advises shareholders to vote against Pinnacle bid
    Hillshire Brands Co. said it will withdraw its recommendation to its shareholders to vote for its acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Inc., following Tyson Foods Inc's to buy Hillshire. Tyson, the largest U.S. meat processor, last week said it would buy...
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  • PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs

    Thirty-five years ago, when a New Jersey-based outfit called General Public Utilities was irresponsibly cutting corners to increase profits, an Allentown-based outfit known as PP&L was emerging as one of nation's best-run utility companies. GPU, the...
  • Digiplex CEO on Carmike Deal: 'We're Fast-Forwarding Into a National Platform'

    Digiplex Chairman and CEO Bud Mayo wants a bigger stage to preach his gospel of alternative content. Now that Carmike Cinemas has announced plans to purchase his more than 200 screens across 21 theaters in a deal worth north of $45 million, he's about to...
  • AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing

    By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday. "The combination of AT&T and...