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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • 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,...
  • Orbitz, Expedia deal facing further review by Justice Department

    Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide and Expedia have been asked by the Justice Department for more information about their announced $1.3 billion acquisition, the companies said late Wednesday. The all-cash deal announced in February for $12 per share would...
  • Could Steelers soon be playing in Kraft Heinz Field?

    Could Steelers soon be playing in Kraft Heinz Field?
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers' football stadium will keep the name Heinz Field despite the company's planned merger with Kraft Foods Group. Pittsburgh-based H.J. Heinz Co. says if the merger announced Wednesday is approved, the new...
  • HJ Heinz buying Kraft and building a $28 billion food giant

    H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion. The Kraft Heinz Co. will own Kraft, Heinz, Oscar Mayer, Ore-Ida and large stable of other brands....
  • H.J. Heinz to buy Kraft Foods Group in deal estimated at $36.6 billion

     H.J. Heinz to buy Kraft Foods Group in deal estimated at $36.6 billion
    Consumers' growing appetite for healthier fare is pushing together two of the world's largest processed-food companies — a deal that would combine an extensive shopping list of household names including Heinz Ketchup, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese,...
  • Long-term fate of Lehigh Valley Kraft plant up in the air

    Long-term fate of Lehigh Valley Kraft plant up in the air
    The long-term fate of some 400 workers at Kraft Foods Group Inc.'s Lehigh Valley plant is uncertain after Wednesday's announcement that H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual...
  • Heinz buying Kraft in deal to create food giant

    Heinz buying Kraft in deal to create food giant
    H.J. Heinz is buying Northfield-based Kraft Foods, creating what the companies say will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America. According to Kraft, the company will be co-headquartered in the Chicago area and Pittsburgh. The...
  • Blue Shield spends $1.25 billion on Care1st deal, records show

    Blue Shield spends $1.25 billion on Care1st deal, records show
    Nonprofit insurer Blue Shield of California is spending $1.25 billion on its acquisition of Monterey Park health plan Care1st, records show. Blue Shield had refused to disclose the purchase price when it announced the deal in December and then sought...
  • Office Depot's top executives would get $85 million in Staples merger

    Office Depot's top executives would get $85 million in Staples merger
    Office Depot's five top executives -- even some short-timers -- are slated to receive payouts totaling $85 million if the office-supply retailer completes its merger with Massachusetts-based Staples, according to a new regulatory filing. At its Boca...
  • McCormick reports sales growth, slip in profits

    McCormick reports sales growth, slip in profits
    McCormick & Co. Inc.'s sales grew 2 percent but profit slipped 15 percent in the first three months of its fiscal year — better-than-expected results that sent shares up Tuesday for the Sparks-based flavoring and spice company. The company, which...