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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Walgreen CFO Wade Miquelon replaced

    Walgreen Co. on Monday replaced longtime chief financial officer Wade Miquelon with Timothy McLevish, who held the same position at Kraft Foods Group Inc. The move, effective immediately, comes days before the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain prepares to...
  • Cerner announces $1.3 billion purchase of Siemens Health Services

    Kansas City-based Cerner Corp. said Tuesday it intends to acquire Siemens Health Services for $1.3 billion in cash. The deal is expected to increase Cerner revenue and employment by more than a third each boosting Cerner's worldwide employment to 20,...
  • Inversion loophole puts U.S. tax policy in a jackpot

    A merger between America's top slot-machine manufacturer and Europe's biggest gaming operator will create a gambling giant that manages lotteries and slots networks worldwide — and adds to the urgency for a political crackdown on U.S. companies...
  • How CEO Pay Incentives Could Pave the Way for Media Megadeals

    The prospect of 21st Century Fox acquiring Time Warner has Wall Street and Hollywood bracing for a wave of mergers and acquisitions to hit the media sector. Conventional wisdom holds that entertainment conglomerates must bulk up to counter the size of...
  • Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers

    Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers
    An $8.5 billion merger creating North America's biggest dollar store chain could mean increased competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice for shoppers. In the Baltimore area and elsewhere, retail experts said, Dollar...
  • UIL Holdings' Offer For Philadelphia Gas Works Has Already Cost $20M

    The parent of two of Connecticut's gas companies has run up a $20 million tab since March to tie up a deal to buy Philadelphia Gas Works, the nation's largest municipally owned gas utility. UIL Holdings Corp said Wednesday in regulatory filings that...
  • Square buys Caviar, a food-delivery start-up, for reported $90 million

    Square buys Caviar, a food-delivery start-up, for reported $90 million
    Online payments company Square announced Monday that it has acquired Caviar, a San Francisco food-delivery start-up. The deal is reportedly worth $90 million, all in stock. Caviar specializes in providing delivery services for restaurants that do not...
  • Motorola Solutions, Zebra Technologies report 2nd-qtr earnings

    Motorola Solutions, Zebra Technologies report 2nd-qtr earnings
    Lincolnshire-based Zebra Technologies’ and Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions’ stocks fell after they both posted second-quarter earnings declines and Motorola reported a drop in sales for a unit Zebra is set to purchase from it by year&...
  • Cars.com sale shows success, struggle for news companies

    WASHINGTON The Gannett Co.'s announcement Tuesday that it was buying out its four media partners in Cars.com to the tune of $1.8 billion is both a success story for the struggling newspaper sector and a sign of the challenges ahead. The largest U.S....
  • 'Mancow' sues over $50,000

     'Mancow' sues over $50,000
    Erich "Mancow" Muller, a longtime Chicago radio personality known for his storied and often controversial career, filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court last week claiming a North Carolina man defrauded him out of $50,000 that was to be used to...
  • Groupon shares tumble on 2Q loss, forecast cut

    Groupon shares tumble on 2Q loss, forecast cut
    Shares of Groupon tumbled 18 percent in early trading Wednesday as investors reacted to the company's widened second-quarter loss and reduced full-year earnings forecast.  Groupon's wider loss was due to higher taxes and expenses that overshadowed an...