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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge

     Advocate Health Care and NorthShore to merge
    Two of Chicago's largest hospital systems on Thursday approved plans to combine, creating a 16-hospital, $6.8 billion system that promises to change the competitive landscape of health care in the Chicago region. Advocate Health Care, the state's...
  • Hunt Valley engineering firm merges with Arizona company

    Maryland-based EMG merged this month with an Arizona firm, a move that adds project management services to the Hunt Valley engineering, environmental and capital planning company's capabilities. The deal with Arizona-based Quality Project Management also...
  • Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion

    Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion
    Rakuten Inc. is buying Ebates Inc. of San Francisco for $1 billion in cash, expanding the Japanese e-commerce company’s global reach. Rakuten, the top Internet retailer in Japan, said it “aims to create the world’s largest product...
  • Family Dollar, Dollar Tree receive second antitrust review request

    Family Dollar and suitor Dollar Tree said Tuesday that they've received a request for more information about their planned combination from federal antitrust regulators. But the two companies said they don't think the second request from the Federal...
  • Office Depot snags $100 million contract

    Office Depot snags $100 million contract
    Office Depot has won a contract worth more than $100 million with Corporate United, a group purchaser for more than 240 companies nationwide. The contract with Corporate United, one of the nation's largest indirect group purchasing organizations,...
  • 21st Century Fox's Chase Carey on Time Warner: 'We've Moved On'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON - "We've moved on," said Chase Carey, president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, when asked whether there would be a renewed bid for Time Warner at a London TV industry conference Tuesday. "We don't want...
  • Atlas Copco bets on new car assembly technologies

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish engineer Atlas Copco is investing in new techniques for assembling cars, believing powerful adhesives and new rivets could see a surge in demand as automakers strive to reduce the weight of vehicles to meet emissions targets....
  • National Penn seeks money for acquisitions

    National Penn seeks money for acquisitions
    The biggest bank based in the Lehigh Valley appears to be getting ready to get a little bigger. National Penn Bancshares of Allentown, National Penn Bank's parent, will raise $100 million through the issuance of unsecured, fix-rate senior notes due in...
  • Chiquita delays merger vote, will talk with possible Brazilian buyer

    Chiquita Brands International announced Monday that a vote on a possible merger of the Charlotte, N.C.-based company with an Irish produce firm has been delayed so Chiquita can discuss another possible deal with a Brazilian group. Chiquita officials said...
  • GE oil business seeks to outpace market, improve margins

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co's fast-growing oil and gas business that supplies equipment and services is improving profit margins and is well-placed to outpace industry growth over the next several years, a top unit executive said in an...
  • IM Global CEO: Film Financing 'Is Not a Very Good Business'

    Describing his company as an "international-facing, producing, financing, distribution and licensing studio," IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford said business flexibility has been key to survival and growth. Ford was speaking Saturday at a festival...