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Ancestry.com rakes in profits, buys up competitor

Apr 26, 2012
Ancestry.com Inc. will soon take over rival family history website Archives.com for the price tag of around $100 million.
Posted In: ancestry, Mergers and Acquisitions

Colorado corporations buy Tahoe ski resorts

Apr 17, 2012
Companies from Colorado bring jobs and capital to Lake Tahoe's ski industry, but also higher prices and local dissent.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, skiing, tahoe, colorado

AT&T finally sells its Yellow Pages unit

Apr 9, 2012
AT&T said it is selling its Yellow Pages unit to private equity firm Cerberus. One a powerhouse, the Yellow Pages is losing to online rivals.
Posted In: Yellow Pages, AT&T, Mergers and Acquisitions

The social networking deal

Apr 9, 2012
A quick look at the social media landscape, and not everyone is happy about the Facebook-Instagram deal.
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, Mergers and Acquisitions

The social networking deal

Apr 9, 2012
A quick look at the social media landscape, and not everyone is happy about the Facebook-Instagram deal.
Posted In: Facebook, instagram, Mergers and Acquisitions

Avon rejects $10 billion takeover offer by Coty

Apr 2, 2012
Coty is world's biggest perfume maker, making scents for the likes of Calvin Klein and Stetson. In a statement, Avon said it wants nothing to do with the offer.
Posted In: avon, coty, perfume, Mergers and Acquisitions

Avon hopes to rebound without help of Coty

Apr 2, 2012
The door-to-door make up company Avon got a buyout offer this morning from Coty for $10 billion. Coty is world's biggest perfume maker. It makes perfume for the likes of Calvin Klein and Stetson. In a statement, Avon said it wants nothing to do with the offer.
Posted In: avon, Mergers and Acquisitions

Is this the beginning of merger season?

Apr 2, 2012
The beauty and fragrance company Coty went public with its offer to buy rival Avon for about $10 billion -- that's an offer Avon so far has rejected. And Express Scripts and Medco -- two companies that process prescriptions at the drug store -- have gotten federal approval for their merger.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, mergers, avon

The first step to merger: Buying domain names?

Mar 13, 2012
U.S. Airways is reportedly interested in a possible merger-type deal with American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp. One way it is showing its affection? Buying up domain names.
Posted In: domain names, US Airways, airline industry, Mergers and Acquisitions

$90 billion mining merger would alter industry

Feb 7, 2012
The world's largest commodities trader Glencore has agreed to buy mining giant Xstrata to create a global giant in coal, zinc and copper mining and production.
Posted In: commodities, mining, Glencore, Xstrara, Mergers and Acquisitions

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