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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Greatland Connections Inc. would arise from Comcast-TWC merger

    PHILADELPHIA Greatland Connections Inc., the publicly traded company that would inherit 2.5 million cable-TV subscribers disgorged by Comcast Corp., is seeking to trade on the NASDAQ exchange under the ticker "GLCI." Comcast shareholders would own 67...
  • LabCorp to buy Covance for $6B

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Laboratory Corporation of America, or LabCorp, is wagering in a big way on the lucrative business of drug testing through a $6 billion acquisition of New Jersey-based Covance. Monday's announcement follows years of speculation that...
  • National CineMedia, Screenvision Merger Opposed by Justice Department

    The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division is suing to block the proposed merger of cinema advertising networks National CineMedia and Screenvision. Bill Baer, assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division, said that if the $375 million...
  • Sabadell's profits fall after acquiring JGB Bank

    Sabadell's profits fall after acquiring JGB Bank
    Sabadell Bank, one of the larger banks based in South Florida, reported its net income slipped in the third quarter to $4.4 million after it acquired JGB Bank. The bank's net income had been up to $6.1 million at the end of the previous quarter. But...
  • Aetna To Spend $400M On Bswift

    Aetna To Spend $400M On Bswift
    Aetna announced an agreement Monday to spend $400 million acquiring bswift, a Chicago technology company that offers a retail style platform for health insurance. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year. It will be funded with...
  • Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv

    Omega Healthcare strikes $3 billion stock deal for Chicago trust Aviv
    Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. could become a $10 billion company under a deal the Hunt Valley-based owner of skilled nursing and assisted-living facilities announced Friday to acquire Chicago-based Aviv REIT Inc. The companies struck a stock-for-...
  • Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing

    Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing
    Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing. The filing late on Thursday stems from Microsoft Corp's lawsuit...
  • Lenovo closes $2.91 billion deal for Motorola phone unit

    China's Lenovo Group said Thursday it has closed its $2.91 billion acquisition of the Motorola handset unit from Google, paving the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market. The purchase comes as Lenovo, the world's leading maker of PCs,...
  • Rating firms ponder Medtronic downgrades over new tax rules

    MINNEAPOLIS Two Wall Street rating firms expect to downgrade Medtronic Inc.'s debt because the company will have to borrow $13.5 billion more than it expected to buy health care supplier Covidien and move the combined company to Ireland. The changes in...
  • Chiquita shareholders voted down Fyffes in 2-to-1 ratio

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Shareholders of Charlotte, N.C.-based Chiquita Brands International voted down the company's planned merger decisively with an Irish produce company, rejecting the deal in a 2-to-1 ratio, securities filings Tuesday showed. The company had...
  • Facebook Tops Q3 Estimates, Reaching 1.35 Billion Monthly Users

    Facebook, the world's largest social-media service, hit 1.35 billion monthly active users as of the end of the third quarter, up 14% year-over-year, and exceeded Wall Street financial estimates. The company's Q3 2014 revenue was $3.20 billion, an...