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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • SEC reviewing attempted takeover of Botox maker Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way that a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine, Calif. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management,...
  • Brazilian magnates luring Chiquita shareholders with hard cash

    Chiquita Brands International's shareholders and board of directors are likely to find two Brazilian firms' offer of $610 million cash hard to turn down, some analysts said Tuesday, as the companies try to break up Chiquita's planned merger with Irish...
  • Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions

    Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions
    Tribune Media saw its earnings grow 25 percent in the second quarter, according to financial statements released Tuesday morning. The Chicago-based media company reported a net income of $82.9 million, up from $66.3 million in the same quarter a year...
  • Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd

    Walgreen feared IRS scrutiny if inversion OK'd
    A seeming parade of U.S. companies has been marching across the Atlantic, reincorporating in Europe to take advantage of substantial corporate tax breaks. Despite a growing drumbeat of criticism from activists and politicians, threats from U.S....
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried 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,...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no

    Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no
    My local drug dealer has decided not to flee the country but is scrambling to deliver what backers were promised. It just goes to show that the merging global pharmacy giant set to be known as Walgreens Boots Alliance doesn't have to be based in Bern to...
  • Patterson Resigns As CEO Of Bankwell Financial Group

    Peyton R. Patterson, who gained statewide prominence a decade ago leading the conversion of New Haven Savings Bank into a publicly-traded company, has resigned from her current post as chief executive of a New Canaan-based lender, citing personal reasons....
  • 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...
  • Janus' Kozlowski seeks stocks immune to market malaise

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Concerned that trends in the economy may not help stock prices much, Janus Capital Group's Dan Kozlowski is looking for companies that can help themselves. As manager of the $4.2 billion Janus Contrarian Fund, Kozlowski has posted...