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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger may hinge on Internet service expansion

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger may hinge on Internet service expansion
    Comcast Corp.'s bid to win state approval to purchase Time Warner Cable could hinge on whether the company becomes a generous corporate citizen. California officials — who are considering whether to approve the merger of the nation's two largest...
  • Publicis CEO has no regrets over failed advertising megamerger

    Publicis CEO has no regrets over failed advertising megamerger
    Nearly one year after calling off the megamerger that would have created the world's largest advertising company, longtime Publicis Chairman and CEO Maurice Levy still thinks it was a great idea. But he has no regrets over its failure. The deal...
  • Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal

    Nokia aims to become networks giant with Alcatel-Lucent deal
    Nokia has agreed to buy the ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent through a public exchange of shares in France and the United States, in a bid to become a leading global networks operator. Though Alcatel-Lucent has been racking up billions of...
  • Criticism of Pepco merger with Exelon unfounded

    Criticism of Pepco merger with Exelon unfounded
    A Pepco Holdings merger with Exelon is a good deal and is in the best interest of residents of the state of Maryland. It has the potential to make Maryland a national leader in the development of microgrids, energy efficiency, distributed energy —...
  • Illinois employers plan for more than 2,800 layoffs

    Illinois employers plan for more than 2,800 layoffs
    More than 300 Tiger Direct employees in Illinois will lose their jobs as the electronics company closes most of its retail stores to focus on its business-to-business operations. Tiger Direct on May 9 will close its four Illinois retail stores, in...
  • HP buys Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion

    HP buys Aruba Networks for $2.7 billion
    Hewlett-Packard is buying wireless networking company Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion, in what amounts to HP's first major acquisition since its disastrous purchase of a British software company in 2011. Aruba, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., makes...
  • Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings

    Station acquisitions, political ads boost Sinclair Broadcast earnings
    Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group leapt nearly 5 percent after the company announced Wednesday that TV station acquisitions and strong political advertising boosted its sales and earnings in the fourth quarter. The Hunt Valley-based TV station owner's...
  • Baltimore digital marketing company acquires Silicon Valley agency

    Baltimore digital marketing company acquires Silicon Valley agency
    R2integrated, a Baltimore-based digital marketer, has acquired the largest marketing services agency in California's Silicon Valley as part of its CEO's aspiration to establish his company as a national name in the growing online industry. "My vision...
  • Legislators Grappling With Fast-Changing Health Care Landscape

    Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano speaks fondly of the days when his dad was a primary care doctor in independent practice, running his patients' lab tests and performing mammograms in his office to make sure they got done. "I think that era is going to...
  • Newport News-based Ferguson acquires 2 firms in Colorado, Iowa

    Newport News-based Ferguson acquires 2 firms in Colorado, Iowa
    Newport News-based Ferguson's acquisition spree appears to be showing no signs of slowing down in 2015. Company officials recently announced the successful acquisition of two firms: Iowa-based Ar-Jay Center and Colorado-based Builders Appliance Center....
  • Allentown's CrossAmerica Partners income falls

    Allentown's CrossAmerica Partners income falls
    CrossAmerica Partners LP, formerly Lehigh Gas Partners, saw net income decline sharply in the fourth quarter, primarily because of one-time acquisition expenses. The Allentown-based company lost $13.6 million, or 60 cents per common unit, during the...