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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Splyt's Holt says acquisition by Knetik "comes down to economics"

    Splyt's Holt says acquisition by Knetik "comes down to economics"
    A local tech founder said Tuesday he has sold his company and taken a position at a Winter Park tech firm. Philip Holt, one of the minds behind Canvs Coworking space in downtown Orlando and a former Electronic Arts Tiburon executive, said he sold Row...
  • Citigroup to sell OneMain Financial to Springleaf Holdings

    Citigroup to sell OneMain Financial to Springleaf Holdings
    Baltimore will lose the headquarters of OneMain Financial Holdings after Citigroup agreed to sell the personal finance company to Springleaf Holdings in a $4.25 billion deal. The sale announced Tuesday would create one of the nation's largest consumer...
  • Under Armour to buy two fitness apps as it builds online community

    Under Armour to buy two fitness apps as it builds online community
    Under Armour Inc. is acquiring two companies that make fitness apps for $560 million as it works to build what it calls the world's largest online health and fitness community. After making significant moves in the digital fitness arena last year, the...
  • Timeline: Office Depot opens first store in Fort Lauderdale, grows rapidly in first decade

    Timeline: Office Depot opens first store in Fort Lauderdale, grows rapidly in first decade
    Key events in the history of the Office Depot retail chain: October 9, 1986: Pat Sher, founder of Mr. HOW Warehouse home improvement chain, opens first Office Depot store in Lauderdale Lakes Mall with inventory of 7,000 items and a copy center....
  • Potential merger raises antitrust questions

    Potential merger raises antitrust questions
    Some 1,700 Office Depot headquarters employees in Boca Raton are likely to keep a careful watch on news from Washington, D.C., in the coming months. They know their futures could be shaped by whether the Federal Trade Commission allows their company...
  • Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group

    Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group
    Rejecting an unusual email campaign fomented by a top bank officer, regulators decided to hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena. The decision, announced Friday, came one...
  • Investor urges Staples to merge with Office Depot

    Investor urges Staples to merge with Office Depot
    Activist investor Starboard Value LP has written a letter to Staples' CEO, urging a merger with Boca Raton-based Office Depot. The investor has about a 10 percent stake in Office Depot and about 5 percent in Staples, both office-supply retailers....
  • Public Storage is poised for further growth

    Public Storage is poised for further growth
    It's all about too much stuff. Home-cluttering, garage-filling stuff. For more than three decades, a Glendale, Calif., business has been one of the most popular options for stashing it. Public Storage was founded in 1980 by billionaire entrepreneur B....
  • Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger

    Office Depot CEO could walk with $39 million after merger
    After less than two years on the job, Office Depot CEO Roland Smith could receive $39 million if the Staples-Office Depot merger is finalized, executive pay experts say. Smith, 60, would leave with a $7 million severance, roughly twice his salary and...
  • Pfizer buying Hospira for about $15.23 billion

    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has agreed to buy Lake Forest-based Hospira for about $15.23 billion, saying the Illinois drugmaker will enhance the company's product portfolio in emerging markets. Pfizer said in a joint release with Hospira that it will pay...
  • Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion

    Staples Buys Office Depot For $6 Billion
    NEW YORK — The rapidly changing tools of the work place and the way we shop has led to another major consolidation in the retail office supply business as Staples announced the $6 billion acquisition of rival Office Depot. The cash-and-stock...