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Parker Hannifin Moves to Acquire Clarcor

Clarcor Inc. (NYSE: CLC) shares saw a handy gain early in Thursday’s session following news that the company will be acquired by Parker Hannifin Corp. (NYSE: PH). The entire transaction ...
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Meredith May Step Into Time Bidding — NY Post

A potential deal for Meredith Corp. (NYSE: MDP) to take over part of Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) ended long ago. However, according to the New York Post, it may surface ...
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Symantec Pays $2.3 Billion for ID Security Firm LifeLock

Late Sunday afternoon cyber security firm Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) and LifeLock Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) announced that they had reached a definitive agreement for Symantec to acquire LifeLock for about ...
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Who Wins From Sunoco Logistics, Energy Transfer Partners Deal?

Sunoco Logistics LP (NYSE: SXL) and Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE: ETP) announced Monday morning that the two master limited partnerships (MLPs) have entered a merger agreement in an all-stock ...
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Tesoro Acquires Western Refining in Deal Worth $6.4 Billion

Tesoro Corp. (NYSE: TSO) announced Thursday that the company has agreed to acquire fellow oil refiner Western Refining Inc. (NYSE: WNR) in a stock transaction valued at $4.1 billion. Including ...
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Siemens Moves to Acquire Mentor Graphics

Shares of Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) soared early on Monday on news that the company would be acquired. German-based Siemens agreed to acquire Mentor for a total of $4.5 billion, ...
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Yahoo-Verizon ‘May Seek to Terminate the Stock Purchase Agreement’

Buried in the risk factors of the Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) third-quarter 10Q is an admission that the Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) buyout is at risk. Risk factors are often ...
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How Investors Can Make Money in 4 Companies Being Acquired

If there was ever a slow, snail-like process in business, it’s one company buying another, especially when both are publicly traded. Regulators and government agencies sift through mountains of material, ...
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Tesla Acquires German Firm in Bid for High-Volume Manufacturing

The ink on the acquisition of SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) isn't even dry yet and Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has announced another acquisition. This one is a German company, ...
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Insight Moves to Acquire Datalink

Datalink Corp. (NASDAQ: DTLK) is watching its shares rise on Monday after Insight Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT) announced that it is acquiring the company. The companies announced that they have ...
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Is the Huge Windstream Dividend Yield Safe After the EarthLink Merger?

Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) is one company that many traditional investors for years have had a very time understanding its extremely high dividend rates. After all, a dividend yield of ...
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Did the CenturyLink and Level 3 Merger Destroy Their Stock Charts?

Companies often take on a big risk when they announce a big acquisition. After all, shares of an acquirer often sell-off as the shares of the company being acquired rise. ...
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Dow, DuPont Merger Review Halted Again in Europe

The proposed merger between Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD) ran into another snag on Thursday when European regulators suspended their ...
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Lattice Semiconductor Soars on Acquisition Announcement

Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: LSCC) shares made a strong gain in Thursday’s session after the company announced that it has agreed to be acquired. Canyon Bridge Acquisition signed a definitive agreement ...
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Why Inteliquent Is Climbing on Thursday

Shares of Inteliquent Inc. (NASDAQ: IQNT) saw a handy gain early on Thursday after the company reported that it has just agreed to be acquired. Late on Wednesday it was announced ...
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