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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...
  • Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition

     Starz meets with 21st Century Fox about possible acquisition
    Executives with Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Starz met Tuesday to discuss a possible acquisition of the premium cable movie service, a deal that could expand Murdoch's reach into homes across the country. Starz Chief Executive Chris Albrecht...
  • CF Industries in merger talks with Norwegian company

    CF Industries in merger talks with Norwegian company
    Since going public in 2005, Deerfield-based CF Industries Holdings Inc. has become a leading supplier of nitrogen fertilizer in North America. On Tuesday, the company signaled its global ambitions. Or it signaled that it wants to thwart the possibility of...
  • Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal

    Norwegian to acquire Prestige Cruises in $3 billion deal
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is expanding its cruise portfolio with the acquisition of Prestige Cruises International Inc., the operator of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. On Tuesday, the company, which operates as Norwegian...
  • Comcast: Discovery, Other Critics Tried 'Extortion' Tactics to Stay Quiet on Merger

    Comcast is coming out swinging at critics of its proposed $45 million acquisition of Time Warner Cable, accusing corporate opponents of "extortion" tactics by demanding favorable business terms as a condition of staying neutral or supporting the...
  • FCC Seeks Carriage Contracts in Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Merger Reviews

    The FCC says it is establishing "unique protections" to keep sensitive program carriage and retransmission contracts confidential as it reviews the proposed mergers of Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. The agency's request for such...
  • Exelon has been a good partner [Letter]

    Exelon has been a good partner [Letter]
    Having worked closely with Exelon and its subsidiary Constellation for several years now, I wanted to share my perspective on the debate about the company's proposed merger with Pepco Holdings ("Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco merger," Oct....
  • Norway's Yara CFO to lead CF Industries talks after CEO fired

    Norwegian fertilizer maker Yara International has fired Chief Executive Joergen Ole Haslestad, saying he was unsuitable to lead merger talks with Deerfield-based CF Industries which would continue under its finance chief. Yara and CF said last month they...
  • Class action lawsuit accuses Millennial Media of misleading investors

    Class action lawsuit accuses Millennial Media of misleading investors
    A class action lawsuit accuses Millennial Media executives of hiding information that reflected poorly on the company, and, once released publicly, sent the company's stock price tumbling. The Mississippi state pension system's complaint, filed in...
  • Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco merger

    Coalition calls for rejection of Exelon-Pepco merger
    A 20-group coalition on Thursday called on state regulators to reject a proposed merger between Chicago energy giant Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc., citing Exelon's track record on the environment and fears the deal would give it too much power in...
  • The Obama administration's incomplete answer to corporate inversions

    Obama administration officials freely admit that their new effort to deter corporate inversions -- a form of accounting fiction U.S. corporations are increasingly using to avoid taxes on income they earn in foreign countries -- won't actually stop the...