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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Patriot National reports $10.4M in annual profit

    Patriot National reports $10.4M in annual profit
    In its first earnings reported since going public, Patriot National Insurance of Fort Lauderdale had $10.4 million in profits in 2014 compared with a net loss of $6.2 million the year before. The company, which provides technology, claim processing...
  • For-Profit Chains Eyeing Manchester, Rockville Hospitals

    For-Profit Chains Eyeing Manchester, Rockville Hospitals
    An odd thing happened after Eastern Connecticut Health Network asked the four big nonprofit hospital systems in Connecticut to send in takeover proposals. "All of a sudden the phone rings," said Peter Karl, CEO of ECHN, the parent company of...
  • Can the Exelon-Pepco merger be in the public interest?

    Can the Exelon-Pepco merger be in the public interest?
    When Chicago-based Exelon sought to buy Baltimore's Constellation Energy — and with it, Baltimore Gas & Electric — Maryland was able to secure a strong settlement that included not just a one-time rate credit but also assorted commitments...
  • Orbitz cast wide net in search of acquisition partner

    Orbitz cast wide net in search of acquisition partner
    Chicago-based Orbitz Worldwide talked with more than a dozen companies about an acquisition before agreeing last month to sell itself to Expedia in a deal that, if completed, will reap a $20 million payday for its CEO, according to a regulatory filing...
  • No relief for Dodgers fans as FCC puts reviews of mergers on hold

    No relief for Dodgers fans as FCC puts reviews of mergers on hold
    Baseball fans looking for a resolution in the long-running battle over distribution of a TV channel featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers will have to wait even longer. On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission said it was putting on hold its...
  • Rocky Gap owner defends merger with Las Vegas firm

    Rocky Gap owner defends merger with Las Vegas firm
    Lakes Entertainment, which owns Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, defended its planned $128 million merger with Las Vegas-based Golden Gaming as it announced earnings Thursday. "The combination of Lakes' strong balance sheet and our Rocky Gap...
  • Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal

    Comcast's customer service incidents jeopardizing $45 billion deal
    Last week's "Super Bitch" billing incident, the latest in a string of customer service horror stories for Comcast, could cost the cable giant a lot more than one unhappy subscriber. The company's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, which...
  • Rite Aid buys pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx for $2 billion

    Rite Aid buys pharmacy benefit manager EnvisionRx for $2 billion
    Rite Aid's $2-billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for healthcare companies: finding ways to tame customer costs. The nation's third-largest drugstore chain is buying...
  • 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...
  • Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014

    Hospital mergers continued to create larger systems in 2014
    Hospitals across the country announced a flurry of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in 2014, including nine in Illinois, according to a new survey. Kaufman Hall, a Skokie-based health care consulting company, reported Monday that hospitals...
  • Verizon orders original programming from AwesomenessTV, DreamWorksTV

    Verizon orders original programming from AwesomenessTV, DreamWorksTV
    In an effort to lure in teens and millennials, Verizon Communications Inc. announced Wednesday that it was adding original programming, produced by teen YouTube network AwesomenessTV, to new over-the-top channels. AwesomenessTV, which DreamWorks...