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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Discovery Warns FCC of 'Critical Issues' With Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Representatives from Discovery Communications met with FCC officials last week to outline a number of "critical issues" it has with the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable. Discovery is one of the few major media companies to go public with...
  • Bayer hits record high on move to list plastics business

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer plans to list its less profitable plastics business on the stock market in a deal that could value the division at around 10 billion euros ($13 billion) as it focuses on healthcare, veterinary drugs and crop...
  • Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion

    Japan's Rakuten to buy cash-back site Ebates for $1 billion
    Rakuten Inc. is buying Ebates Inc. of San Francisco for $1 billion in cash, expanding the Japanese e-commerce company’s global reach. Rakuten, the top Internet retailer in Japan, said it “aims to create the world’s largest product...
  • National Penn to lay off 77 in TF Financial acquisition

    National Penn to lay off 77 in TF Financial acquisition
    Shareholders of TF Financial Corp. voted Wednesday to approve the holding company's acquisition by National Penn Bancshares of Allentown. TF Financial, based in Newtown, Bucks County, owns 3rd Fed Bank, which has $692 million in deposits and 18 full-...
  • Dollar General solicits votes against Family Dollar deal

    Dollar General on Friday ratcheted up its fight to break up a planned acquisition of Family Dollar by a third company, launching an effort to solicit shareholders to vote against the deal. The solicitation, filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange...
  • SAP buys expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion

    SAP buys expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's SAP has agreed to buy U.S. expenses software maker Concur for $7.3 billion in cash, strengthening its position in cloud computing, an area it long hoped to avoid until its momentum became too great to ignore. SAP...
  • Family Dollar, Dollar Tree receive second antitrust review request

    Family Dollar and suitor Dollar Tree said Tuesday that they've received a request for more information about their planned combination from federal antitrust regulators. But the two companies said they don't think the second request from the Federal...
  • 21st Century Fox's Chase Carey on Time Warner: 'We've Moved On'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON - "We've moved on," said Chase Carey, president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, when asked whether there would be a renewed bid for Time Warner at a London TV industry conference Tuesday. "We don't want...
  • Atlas Copco bets on new car assembly technologies

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish engineer Atlas Copco is investing in new techniques for assembling cars, believing powerful adhesives and new rivets could see a surge in demand as automakers strive to reduce the weight of vehicles to meet emissions targets....
  • National Penn seeks money for acquisitions

    National Penn seeks money for acquisitions
    The biggest bank based in the Lehigh Valley appears to be getting ready to get a little bigger. National Penn Bancshares of Allentown, National Penn Bank's parent, will raise $100 million through the issuance of unsecured, fix-rate senior notes due in...
  • Chiquita delays merger vote, will talk with possible Brazilian buyer

    Chiquita Brands International announced Monday that a vote on a possible merger of the Charlotte, N.C.-based company with an Irish produce firm has been delayed so Chiquita can discuss another possible deal with a Brazilian group. Chiquita officials said...