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B of A to disclose info on Merrill deal

Oct 13, 2009
The SEC has reached a deal with Bank of America, which could give regulators an idea of what was going on at the bank as it wrapped up its merger with Merrill Lynch. Steve Henn reports.
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Cubs' new owners hope for fresh start

Oct 12, 2009
The Chicago Cubs are filing for bankruptcy, which is supposed to give a clean slate to the team's new owners. Joel Rose reports.
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U.K. sours on Ticketmaster-Live Nation

Oct 8, 2009
There's word that regulators in Britain aren't keen on the merger between Ticketmaster and Live Nation. Stephen Beard reports.
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GE in talks to sell NBC to Comcast

Oct 2, 2009
General Electric reportedly is in negotiations to sell part of NBC to cable giant Comcast. But it's not clear if Vivendi, which owns 20% of NBC, is ready to sell. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Mergers and Acquisitions
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CBS-GlobalPost deal ups int'l coverage

Sep 28, 2009
CBS is looking to save cash by partnering with international news Web site GlobalPost.com. Jeremy Hobson reports the deal may be a model for news organizations looking to beef up foreign coverage.
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More mergers on the way?

Sep 28, 2009
After a long period where it seems like no one has bought anything, the markets have seen a flurry of activity lately. Is this a sign of things to come? Not necessarily. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, Wall Street
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What we can learn from all the mergers

Sep 28, 2009
Health-care conglomerate Abbott Laboratories and document company Xerox shelled out a combined $11 billion to expand their opportunities. Bob Moon reports on what's behind the recent pickup in mergers.
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Solvay purchase good for Abbott

Sep 28, 2009
Abbot Laboratories will pay almost $7 billion for the pharmaceutical unit of Belgian company Solvay, a move which will help Abbot diversify its products. Alisa Roth explores this and other big pharma mergers going on lately.
Posted In: Health, Mergers and Acquisitions
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Barclays will make BlackRock a leader

Sep 23, 2009
U.S. fund manager BlackRock was given the OK to buy a chunk of assets from major British bank Barclays. The new firm will have $2.8 trillion worth of funds under its belt, making it the world's biggest money manager. Stephen Beard reports.
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Does Cadbury have merger appetite?

Sep 15, 2009
Kraft Foods is denying it will unload any of its brands to pay for a possible acquisition of Cadbury. Joel Rose reports the candy maker may be holding out for a better bid, or may go it alone.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions

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