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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing

    Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing
    Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing. The filing late on Thursday stems from Microsoft Corp's lawsuit...
  • Lenovo closes $2.91 billion deal for Motorola phone unit

    China's Lenovo Group said Thursday it has closed its $2.91 billion acquisition of the Motorola handset unit from Google, paving the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market. The purchase comes as Lenovo, the world's leading maker of PCs,...
  • Facebook Tops Q3 Estimates, Reaching 1.35 Billion Monthly Users

    Facebook, the world's largest social-media service, hit 1.35 billion monthly active users as of the end of the third quarter, up 14% year-over-year, and exceeded Wall Street financial estimates. The company's Q3 2014 revenue was $3.20 billion, an...
  • Regal Entertainment Sale: Get While the Getting is Good?

    For years, Regal Entertainment Group has been one of the theater industry's biggest buyers. But on Monday, the world's largest circuit announced that it was entertaining the idea of being a seller, signalling that the consolidation boom that Regal...
  • Magellan Health's Earnings Beat Expectations

    Magellan Health Inc., formerly headquartered in Avon, beat analysts' expectations for third-quarter earnings. Net income for the quarter was $25.78 million, or $1.00 per share, compared with $47.2 million, or $1.70 per share, during the same period a...
  • Acquisition Boosts Barnes Group Earnings In Third Quarter

    Earnings at Barnes Group jumped 62 percent in the third quarter on increased sales from an acquisition that closed late last year and higher margins in its aerospace and industrial distribution businesses. The Bristol parent of Associated Spring,...
  • TowneBank shareholders to vote on merger in December

    TowneBank shareholders to vote on merger in December
    Despite a lawsuit, Suffolk-based TowneBank says its acquisition of Glen Allen-based Franklin Financial Corp. is on track. On July 15, TowneBank announced it planned to acquire Franklin Financial, holding company of Franklin Federal Savings Bank, as a...
  • Tribune Publishing may buy Sun-Times suburban papers

    Tribune Publishing may buy Sun-Times suburban papers
    Tribune Publishing, parent of the Chicago Tribune, is reportedly looking at acquiring all of the Sun-Times Media suburban properties, including six daily and 32 weekly newspapers, according to sources. Such an acquisition would leave just the Chicago...
  • Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past

    Reading International switches tracks from its railroad past
    The Reading Railroad company that most people know from the Monopoly board game is still going strong, but it's not laying down tracks any more. What is now Reading International Inc. has turned into a Los Angeles firm that runs cinema complexes and...
  • Comcast-TW Cable Merger Narrative Takes Surprising Turn

    Where's Claude Rains when you need him? Comcast's pursuit of its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable has already yielded some interesting political theater as execs from the cable giant run gauntlet in Washington to secure federal approval of the...
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