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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • State Regulators Approve Joint Venture Of Tenet, Waterbury Hospital With Conditions

    State Regulators Approve Joint Venture Of Tenet, Waterbury Hospital With Conditions
    WATERBURY — Two state agencies have tentatively approved a joint agreement that would allow a for-profit Texas hospital chain to acquire assets of the nonprofit Waterbury Hospital, the first of five Connecticut hospitals the Dallas company plans...
  • 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...
  • Japanese firm Otsuka to buy Avanir Pharmaceuticals for $3.5 billion

    The merger wave sweeping the healthcare business caught up another Southern California company Tuesday as Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Aliso Viejo agreed to be acquired for about $3.5 billion in cash. Japanese drug giant Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Virginia rocket-maker Orbital moves forward on $4.5 billion merger

    Virginia rocket-maker Orbital moves forward on $4.5 billion merger
    A prospective $4.5 billion merger between Orbital Sciences Corp. and its biggest supplier, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK), has won approval from the U.S. Department of Justice following an antitrust review. Orbital is the Dulles-based space...
  • Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger

    Concerns and opposition in proposed Exelon-Pepco merger
    The staff of the Maryland Public Service Commission and the state agency responsible for advocating for residential utility customers are raising concerns about a proposed merger between utility giant Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings. While the PSC staff...
  • 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,...
  • Walgreen CEO to retire

    Walgreen CEO to retire
    Walgreen CEO Greg Wasson will step down after the company completes its acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Wednesday, a decision that didn't surprise company observers and investors. Chairman James Skinner will become...
  • Consumer groups ask PUC to deny Comcast, Time Warner merger

    A coalition of California consumer groups fighting a huge nationwide cable TV merger is asking state telecommunications regulators to oppose it. The groups filed legal opposition briefs with the Public Utilities Commission late Wednesday urging the...