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GlaxoSmithKline Extends Offer to Human Genome

Published on Fri, 06/08/2012 - 15:49
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Takeover Speculation Gives Nokia the Biggest Uptick in 7 Months

Published on Fri, 06/08/2012 - 13:27
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NASDAQ & ICE Withdraw NYSE Takeover Bid

Published on Mon, 05/16/2011 - 08:04
By FNNO Staff in General Interest, analysis, business, financial, ice, market, merger, nasdaq, news, nyse euronext, stock, takeover, trading, News Update

NASDAQ OMX CEO Bob Greifeld said, "We took the decision to withdraw our offer when it became clear that we would not be successful in securing regulatory approval for our proposal despite offering a variety of substantial remedies

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NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ:NDAQ) and IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE) announced that following discussing with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, they withdrew their proposal to acquire NYSE Euronext (NYSE:

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Apollo Acquires CKx Inc, Owner of American Idol, For $509 Million

Published on Tue, 05/10/2011 - 12:55
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CKx shareholders will receive $5.50 in cash for each share they hold, representing a 24% premium to the stock's closing price yesterday of $4.45 per share.

The board of directors for CKx has approved the agreement and will recommend that the company's stockholders approve the merger.

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The owner of 'American Idol,' CKx Inc (NASDAQ:CKXE), announced today it has entered into a definite merger agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of the private equity firm Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative

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NASDAQ OMX Just Higher on Report London Stock Exchange May Be Eying Takeover

The LSE is eying Nasdaq less than a month after agreeing to merge with the Toronto stock exchange, according to theStreet.com.

The companies haven't held talks, The Sunday Times reported, but the LSE plans to make a move for a three-way tie-up later in 2011.

NASDAQ OMX shares are up 0.5% or $0.14, to $28.16.

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Shares of NASDAQ OMX (NDAQ) are just higher in afternoon trading after The Sunday Times said The London Stock Exchange is considering a takeover of NDAQ.

By Stephanie Shyu
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Freeport-McMoRan May Seek Lundin Takeover (FCX)

An analyst at Canaccord Genuity said that the miner may bid for the company, which is evaluating bids from Equinox Minerals and Inmet.

Freeport-McMoRan has a potential upside of 24.4% based on a current price of $51.81 and an average consensus analyst price target of $64.44.

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Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) may seek a Lundin takeover, according to a Bloomberg report.

By Stephanie Shyu
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Equinox Minerals Offered C$4.8 Billion In Cash And Shares For Lundin Mining

The company will pay C$8.10 per share for Lundin, a 26% premium over Lundin's February 25 closing price of C$6.45 per share.

The purchase would give Equinox four mines in Europe and a stake in a copper and cobalt operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Equinox Minerals Ltd. offered C$4.8 billion in cash and shares for Lundin Mining Corp., according to a Bloomberg report, which challenges a planned stock takeover by Inmet Mining Corp.

By Stephanie Shyu
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Options Report: February 10th, 2011

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On the call side, Checkpoint Software is seeing more than 16 times the normal call volume after the company announced a share repurchase program. Shares of the company are up 2.5% today. Also topping the list of active call optio

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Sanofi-Aventis May Extend Genzyme Offer a Third Time

Sanofi CEO Chris Viehbacher reportedly told the paper that "it's a possibility" and noted that there is no time limit in the US on takeover bids.

Sanofi ADRs are down 1.1%, or $0.38, to $34.31. Genzyme shares are down 0.1%.

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Sanofi-Aventis (SNY) may extend its offer for Genzyme (GENZ) for a third time, Bloomberg reported, citing the French daily newspaper La Tribune.

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Zoran Down 1.1% as Firm Urges Shareholders to Reject Hedge Fund Takeover Attempt

The company asserted that Ramius' plan to stop the digital TV and set-top-box businesses, which are at a critical stage in the current design cycle, is not in the best interest of the stockholders.

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Shares of Zoran (ZRAN) are down after the company issued a letter to shareholders, urging them to reject efforts by hedge fund Ramius LLC to take control of its board of directors and the company through a consent solicitation.

By Stephanie Shyu
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