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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • FTC questions Office Depot-Staples merger

    FTC questions Office Depot-Staples merger
    Not so fast, Office Depot and Staples. Boca Raton-based Office Depot said in a securities filing Monday that the Federal Trade Commission has more questions for Office Depot and Staples about its proposed merger. On March 30, Office Depot and...
  • Citizens for Conservation acquires 13-acre parcel in Lake Barrington

    Citizens for Conservation acquires 13-acre parcel in Lake Barrington
    Barrington's Citizens for Conservation, one of the most successful conservation groups in Illinois, recently announced the acquisition of a 13-acre parcel of land in Lake Barrington near the Pepper Road Business Park. This latest acquisition extends the...
  • Blue Shield seeks to avoid disclosing its price for Care1st

    Blue Shield seeks to avoid disclosing its price for Care1st
    Nonprofit insurer Blue Shield of California, already under scrutiny for its huge cash reserves and lack of disclosure, is refusing to say how much it's spending to acquire a Monterey Park insurance company and is seeking confidentiality from state...
  • LACMA strikes 'unprecedented' museum deal with carmaker Hyundai

    LACMA strikes 'unprecedented' museum deal with carmaker Hyundai
    Los Angeles is often called a car culture, but a new partnership between the city's largest art museum and a major international automotive company will give new meaning to the overused expression. In a deal that will be the longest corporate...
  • Ferguson corners Northeastern market with new acquisition

    Ferguson corners Northeastern market with new acquisition
    Ferguson Enterprises continues to corner the North American plumbing market through additional acquisitions. The firm announced last week that it acquired all of the assets of Redlon & Johnson Supply, a wholesale distributor specializing in plumbing,...
  • Office Depot reports 6 percent lower sales

    Office Depot reports 6 percent lower sales
    Office Depot, which plans to merge with rival Staples, reported lower sales and expenses as it closed stores during its fourth quarter. The company, based in Boca Raton, reported a loss of $84 million on sales of $3.18 billion for the quarter ended Dec....
  • Comcast says Time Warner Cable merger is on track

    Comcast says Time Warner Cable merger is on track
    Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said Tuesday he expects the federal government will approve his company's $45-billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable and that the deal will be complete by this summer. "We are excited about the merger," Roberts told...
  • Long Island Firm To Acquire Sterling Engineering Of Barkhamsted

    Long Island aerospace firm Air Industries Group is acquiring Sterling Engineering of Barkhamsted, which makes jet engine components for Pratt & Whitney and other manufacturers, the companies announced Monday. Sterling will continue to operate in its...
  • Sysco lawyers: Proposed US Foods merger is not bad for competition

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...
  • McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million

    McCormick to buy Italian spice-maker for $97 million
    McCormick & Co. Inc. is expanding in Europe with the acquisition of top Italian spice-maker Drogheria & Alimentari for $97 million, the Sparks-based company announced Friday. The 135-year-old, privately held D&A, which makes branded and private-label...
  • Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game

    Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game
    Editor's note: This story was originally published May 21, 2012. Andrew Berlin confirmed Friday he is purchasing a small stake in the Chicago Cubs. Berlin owns the Cubs' Class A affiliate in South Bend, Ind., a team formerly known as the Silver Hawks....