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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover

    Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover
    Tyson Foods Inc. needs to divest its Heinold Hog Markets sow buying business in order to proceed with its $8.5 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co., the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Farmers sell sows, or female adult pigs, for...
  • A (rather misleading) message from Comcast on net neutrality

    Say this for Politico and the daily Playbook emails it blasts out to a large circle of Washington opinion makers and their ilk: They make it easy to keep track of the latest lobbying balderdash put out by big corporations. That's because the lobbying...
  • Brazil telecom battle heats up as Oi tries to buy, split TIM

    RIO DE JANEIRO/PARIS (Reuters) - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA unveiled plans on Wednesday to take over Telecom Italia's local mobile unit, in a move sources said was aimed at breaking up the country's second-biggest wireless carrier and upstaging merger bids by...
  • Time Warner Cable Internet outage fuels opposition to merger

    Time Warner Cable's nationwide outage early Wednesday -- which left millions of homes across the country without Internet service -- is fueling opposition to the company's proposed merger with Comcast Corp. Overnight maintenance on the backbone of...
  • FCC gears up review of Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable

    Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45-billion takeover of Time Warner Cable is receiving new scrutiny amid protests from consumer groups who are demanding state and federal regulators block Comcast's ambitions to grow. The Federal Communications Commission on...
  • Burger King's merger with Tim Hortons could prompt tax fight in Congress

    WASHINGTON Burger King's purchase of the Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons is raising new questions of whether Congress will respond by changing corporate tax laws. Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan said Burger King, based in Miami, is "renouncing...
  • Architecture firm Callison being bought by Netherlands company

    Callison, one of the largest architecture firms in the U.S., said it will be acquired by Dutch design giant Arcadis as it seeks to tackle an increasingly hungry global market. Seattle-based Callison has 1,000 employees in 11 offices worldwide,...
  • Upset stockholders confront Medtronic executives

    Medtronic Inc. chief executive Omar Ishrak on Thursday faced down jeers and tough questions from longtime shareholders upset about the personal tax implications of the Minnesota-based company's proposed relocation to Ireland. "It is going to cost many of...
  • Dollar General won't back off Family Dollar acquisition

    Dollar General said Thursday that it won't back off its attempt to buy Family Dollar, after the North Carolina-based retailer rejected its bid and stuck with plans to be acquired instead by Dollar Tree. The swift rejection, coming just four days after...
  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General, will stick with Dollar Tree

    Family Dollar rejected a $9.7 billion upset bid from rival Dollar General on Thursday, and will instead stick with Dollar Tree, which agreed to buy the company in July. The vote by Family Dollar's board of directors to reject Dollar General was...
  • Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump

    Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump
    Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth. HP...