| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Building on his background as a certified public accountant, Todd Lundy found success as a consultant to law firms and accounting practices firms on matters ranging from mergers and acquisitions to partner compensation.
"He was a very smart, shrewd...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Office Depot's stock has leapt since activist shareholder Starboard Value LP made moves last week aimed at merging the Boca Raton-based retailer and rival Staples.
Starboard disclosed Thursday that it had increased its stake in Office Depot to 10...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Walgreen plans to tie a bow around the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots by the end of the year, announcing the results of a shareholder vote Monday at a meeting in New York.
Walgreen bought a 45 percent stake in the Switzerland-based...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Corona del Mar's Albertsons will be part of a 146-store acquisition by Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015, according to a company news release.
The Pacific Northwest grocery chain, which was founded in 1933 in Bellingham, Wash., currently has 18 stores...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is jumping into a heated battle over the purchase of six struggling nonprofit Catholic medical centers in California by the fast-growing Ontario hospital chain Prime Healthcare Services Inc.
The sale of the nonprofit...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:44 AM
The Pavilions supermarket at 3901 Portola Parkway in Irvine will become a Haggen Food & Pharmacy in 2015 as part of Haggen's planned acquisition of 146 stores, including the Albertsons at 3049 E. Coast Hwy. in Corona del Mar.
Haggen, a grocery chain...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A supermarket David is gulping down a Goliath.
Next spring, Southern California shoppers will see a new name replacing some of their old grocery standbys: Haggen Inc.
The tiny Pacific Northwest chain is buying 146 Vons, Pavilions, Albertsons and...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:57 AM
Mednax,a specialty physician management group based in Sunrise, has acquired an anesthesiology practice in Tennessee, the company said Monday.
The acquisition of Metropolitan Anesthesia Alliance in Memphis, Tenn., becomes Mednax's fourth...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Eight former Franklin Federal Savings Bank branches opened Monday as TowneBank Richmond after the Suffolk-based TowneBank closed on a $253 million deal to acquire Franklin Financial Corp. on Jan. 2.
Staff worked "around the clock" over the weekend since...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:52 AM
About 97 percent of Walgreen shareholders voted to approve the acquisition of European counterpart Alliance Boots, the company said Monday in New York.
Shareholders also agreed to reorganize the company into a holding company, which will be called...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:20 PM
When Salvatore Ferrara II was born by forceps, his temporarily misshapen appearance inspired his dad to call the new lip-puckering candy he invented “Lemonheads.”
That was the joke told by family patriarch Nello Ferrara, who invented...