RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

A collection of news and information related to Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers published by this site and its partners.

Top Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion

    Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion
    NEW YORK — The rapidly changing tools of the work place and the way we shop has led to another major consolidation in the retail office supply business as Staples announced the $6 billion acquisition of rival Office Depot. The cash-and-stock...
  • Starboard urges Staples merger with Office Depot

    Activist investment firm Starboard Value LP called for a merger between office supply companies Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. in a letter Tuesday.  The investor bought a stake in Staples and increased its investment in Office Depot last month,...
  • Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal

    Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal
    Opponents and supporters of a proposed utility merger involving Exelon Corp., the parent of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., began a calculated dance before Maryland regulators last week, with some hoping to sink the deal and others hoping to sweeten it....
  • Office Depot, Staples in merger talks, WSJ reports

    Office Depot, Staples in merger talks, WSJ reports
    Office Depot and Staples stock surged on a report Tuesday that the nation's top two office-supply retailers were in "advanced talks" to merge. Office Depot, based in Boca Raton, closed at $9.27, up 21.49 percent in Nasdaq trading — just below its...
  • SS&C To Acquire San Francisco Company For $2.7 Billion

    SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. of Windsor has announced plans to spend $2.7 billion to acquire a San Francisco-based software company specializing in the investment-management industry. SS&C said Monday that it has an agreement to acquire Advent...
  • J.M. Smucker adds major pet food brands in 'transformational' $5.8 billion purchase

    AKRON, Ohio Woof! And meow! Chew on this: J.M. Smucker Co., best known for its jams, jellies, peanut butter, coffee and other people food, will spend billions of dollars to buy Kibbles 'n Bits, Milk-Bone, Meow Mix and other household pet food brands....
  • Heico buys Harter Aerospace in Arizona

    Heico buys Harter Aerospace in Arizona
    Heico Corp., which makes parts for planes and space craft, has announced another acquisition: Harter Aerospace in Tempe, Ariz. Harter operates a maintenance, repair and overhaul facility for jets in the Phoenix area and employs about 75 people, Eric...
  • Comcast changes customer's name to 'A**hole Brown'

    Comcast changes customer's name to 'A**hole Brown'
    Comcast Corp.'s national reputation for shaky customer service was rocked again Thursday, and in a particularly unseemly and profane fashion. A customer in Spokane, Wash., said the Philadelphia-based cable-TV giant changed his first name on his bill and...
  • Tyson sees quick benefits from Hillshire acquisition

    Tyson sees quick benefits from Hillshire acquisition
    Tyson Foods said Friday the $7.7 billion acquisition of Chicago-based Hillshire Brands is already paying dividends. Tyson, which reported earnings for the quarter ended Dec. 27, said operating income of its prepared foods division improved because of...
  • Giuseppina's Italian Bakery to open in South Windsor

    An open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. for Giuseppina's Italian Bakery, at 946 Sullivan Ave. in South Windsor. Members of the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce will be on hand to welcome the new...
  • Gregg Pollack on Code School sale: Deal includes stock, cash

    Gregg Pollack on Code School sale: Deal includes stock, cash
    I sat down with Gregg Pollack to talk about the $36 million acquisition of his company, Orlando-based Code School, by Pluralsight. The two computer coding education companies are now operating jointly, with Pollack in charge of the Orlando location....