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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • CNL moves ahead with $300M buying plan

    Orlando-based CNL Commercial Real Estate is moving ahead with a plan to make $300 million in acquisitions over the next 18 months. In April, CNL closed on the first acquisition for its CCRE Sponsor Equity Fund I — a $45 million purchase of the...
  • Crumbs cupcakes chain may find savior in CNBC star Lemonis

    Crumbs cupcakes chain may find savior in CNBC star Lemonis
    Days after shuttering all its stores due to financial struggles, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. could be making a comeback.  An investor group that includes the Fischer Family and Marcus Lemonis, who heads Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises and stars on...
  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion

    ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion
    Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...
  • Sources: Aetna Mulls Sale Of Coventry Health Care Assets

    Aetna is exploring a sale of some of Coventry Health Care's assets worth as much as $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, a year after it acquired Coventry for $5.6 billion. Aetna Inc., the third largest U.S. health insurer, is...
  • Walgreen CEO aware of his 'fiduciary responsibility'

    Walgreen CEO aware of his 'fiduciary responsibility'
    Greg Wasson recently celebrated his 34th year working for Walgreen Co., including the past five as its president and chief executive. When he took the reins in February 2009, the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain had a reputation as conservative, stable...
  • SAG-AFTRA, Companies Extend Contracts for a Third Day; Negotiations Continuing

    For the third day in a row, SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have agreed to extend the current TV and movie contracts for 24 hours. The deals had been set to expire at midnight tonight. Negotiations on a successor...
  • China eases M&A rules for listed firms

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China is making it easier for listed companies to buy, sell or swap their assets, its latest attempt to streamline bureaucracy and encourage mergers and acquisitions, the country's securities watchdog said on Friday. Under the new...
  • $100 million Google fund will back European startups

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Google has started a $100 million fund to invest in European startups, the beginning of what could become big-money investments for overseas entrepreneurs and lead to yet more acquisitions for the search giant. The fund will be...
  • Clock Ticking on FCC's Review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    The FCC issued a formal public notice on Thursday seeking comment on Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, signaling about six months until it reaches a decision on whether to green light the transaction. Comments in favor or against the...
  • 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...