Failure to approve the proposals keeps Eli Lilly and Co.’s supermajority-vote requirement for takeovers and staggered board elections intact.
Chemical company Vertellus Specialties Inc. says the $454 million deal arranged in bankruptcy proceedings will allow it to continue operations with its current leaders.
No one is sure whether Anthem and the Justice Department can hash out a settlement before the federal case to block the insurer's $54 billion acquisition of Cigna Corp. goes to trial in November.
Internet behemoth IAC appears bent on hashing out an acquisition and likely would stage a hostile takeover if Angie’s List resists, market analysts say.
Indianapolis-based United States Infrastructure Corp. just changed hands for the third time in five years—but not because it’s a hot potato nobody wants. Quite the contrary, as the latest sale price—nearly $1 billion—demonstrates.
Gov. Mike Pence in June signed an executive order that folded a tiny northern Indiana not-for-profit called Partners in Contracting Corp. into a new state Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. What he didn’t say was that Partners in Contracting was in trouble and likely would have folded operations had the state not stepped in.
In a company memo, ExactTarget CEO Scott Dorsey assures employees of their importance after announcing deal to sell the company for $2.5 billion.
Republic Airways Holdings not only beat analysts’ second-quarter estimates this year, but also posted a profit. But just weeks after the new player in scheduled service announced those solid results, arch-enemy Southwest Airlines announced it was buying AirTran for $1 billion.
Directors at Chicago-based General Growth Properties Inc. are being sued by a shareholder claiming they shouldn’t have
rejected a $10 billion buyout offer from competitor Simon Property Group Inc.
Simon Property Group Inc. already is known for playing hardball with mall tenants over rent. So national retailers like The
Gap Inc. and Limited Brands Inc. will be bracing for future lease negotiations if the nation’s largest mall owner succeeds
in a $10 billion bid to take over its nearest rival, the bankrupt General Growth Properties Inc.
A small Michigan insurer has rejected an acquisition bid from The Steak n Shake Co., describing the offer as a “hostile takeover
It’s good to be among the favored few, those blessed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to scoop up the remnants
of failed banks. Because it was on the FDIC list of approved buyers, Cincinnati-based First Financial Bancorp
was able to acquire Columbus, Ind.-based Irwin Financial Corp.’s banking operations under terms
that would make any deal-maker proud.
By purchasing two struggling airlines for which it flies, Republic Airways Holdings is taking aboard substantial risks that
threaten its profitable niche, analysts say. Frontier Airlines and Midwest Airlines are not only leaking money, but fly at
an altitude where major carriers routinely dogfight
in a fare war Republic hasn’t had to fight as a contract carrier.