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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Abrupt Exit Of UTC Chief Louis Chênevert Leaves Questions

    Abrupt Exit Of UTC Chief Louis Chênevert Leaves Questions
    In a surprising decision, United Technologies Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Louis R. Chênevert has retired. The abrupt move shocked many when it was announced early Monday, leaving investors and analysts wondering why Chênevert would choose to...
  • 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. Chênevert 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,...
  • 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...
  • AbbVie denies reports it seeks additional Shire financing

    AbbVie denies reports it seeks additional Shire financing
    AbbVie said Friday that media reports claiming the drugmaker is seeking additional financing to complete its $55 billion takeover of the Irish pharmaceutical firm Shire are untrue. A media report published Friday morning said the North Chicago-based...
  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...
  • Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition

     Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition
    Executives with Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Starz met Tuesday to discuss a possible acquisition of the premium cable movie service, a deal that could expand Murdoch's reach into homes across the country. Starz Chief Executive Chris Albrecht...