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Madison Dearborn Flips Pharma Asset for Triple Return in Short Term

  • Tickers in this article:
  • MNK

Madison Dearborn Partners flips pharmaceutical asset for big profit.

03/06/15 - 11:19 AM EST

Three Companies Benefiting from Obamacare's Expanded Access to Mental-Health Services

The law made access to treatment for addiction and other problems widely available. More patients with the means to pay for care is creating greater opportunities for providers.

03/06/15 - 10:22 AM EST

European Markets Mixed Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data; China’s Fosun Takes Trip With Thomas Cook

European Markets Mixed Ahead of U.S. Jobs Data; China’s Fosun Takes Trip With Thomas Cook

European stock indices are mixed ahead of U.S. non-farm payrolls figures that are expected to show the 12th straight increase in jobs outside the agricultural sector.

03/06/15 - 07:50 AM EST

Three Companies Benefiting from Obamacare's Expanded Access to Mental-Health Services

Three Companies Benefiting from Obamacare's Expanded Access to Mental-Health Services

The law made access to treatment for addiction and other problems widely available. More patients with the means to pay for care is creating greater opportunities for providers.

03/06/15 - 10:22 AM EST

Mallinckrodt Buys Ikaria in $2.3 Billion Hospital Treatment Deal

Mallinckrodt Buys Ikaria in $2.3 Billion Hospital Treatment Deal

Ikaria, which focuses on therapies for critically ill infants, is privately owned by a group led by Madison Dearborn Partners. Buyer Mallinckrodt specializes in diagnostic radiology and pain management.

03/05/15 - 11:40 AM EST

ActivEngage Evaluates Offers as High as $100M From Strategics

ActivEngage Evaluates Offers as High as $100M From Strategics

Orlando, Fla.-based ActivEngage Inc. has hired an investment bank to evaluate takeover offers from large automotive technology providers.

03/05/15 - 11:23 AM EST

AbbVie Buys Pharmacyclics for $21B to Get Half of Big Cancer Drug

AbbVie Buys Pharmacyclics for $21B to Get Half of Big Cancer Drug

AbbVie announced it is buying cancer drug-maker Pharmacyclics for $21 billion.

03/05/15 - 10:05 AM EST

AbbVie Spending Historic Amount of Cash to Buy Half of a Cancer Drug

AbbVie Spending Historic Amount of Cash to Buy Half of a Cancer Drug

The $21 billion price tag for Pharmacylics only earns AbbVie rights to 50% of the blood cancer drug Imbruvica.

03/05/15 - 06:38 AM EST

15 Attractive Takeover Targets in the Networking Technology Space

15 Attractive Takeover Targets in the Networking Technology Space

M&A deals continue to shrink the playing field among networking companies, but plenty of buyout candidates remain, including standouts such as Infoblox, Siena and Juniper.

03/05/15 - 09:37 AM EST

Deloitte: M&A in Overdrive But Deal Synergies Don't Always Pan Out

Deloitte: M&A in Overdrive But Deal Synergies Don't Always Pan Out

The M&A environment is the strongest it’s been since 2007, yet investors and managers alike should be cautious because deal synergies do not always pan out.

03/04/15 - 01:22 PM EST

Despite Activist Pressure, Bob Evans Won't Spin Off BEF Foods Unit

Despite Activist Pressure, Bob Evans Won't Spin Off BEF Foods Unit

  • Tickers in this article:
  • BOBE

Restaurant chain is still considering sale-lease back option.

03/04/15 - 12:13 PM EST

ConAgra Foods Ripe for Split-Up, Portfolio of Brands Oddly Mixed

ConAgra Foods Ripe for Split-Up, Portfolio of Brands Oddly Mixed

  • Tickers in this article:
  • CAG

ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG), one of the world's largest food processors with nearly $18 billion in annual revenue, appears ripe for a split-up.

03/04/15 - 12:32 PM EST

Kerrisdale Launches Campaign to Push Webster Into an HSA Spinoff

Kerrisdale Launches Campaign to Push Webster Into an HSA Spinoff

Activist investor Sahm Adrangi is urging the bank to sell off its health savings account business, arguing that the two units would be worth more separately than they are together.

03/03/15 - 05:38 PM EST

Ocwen Financial to Review Capital Structure, Strategic Options

Ocwen Financial to Review Capital Structure, Strategic Options

  • Tickers in this article:
  • OCN

Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN) has hired Moelis & Co. LLC and Barclays Capital Inc. to run a review of strategic options and also to advise on potential capital structure adjustments.

03/03/15 - 12:02 PM EST

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