, Utah's second-largest banking company, agreed to buy
(PNCZ:OTC BB) for about $341 million in stock. The deal values each Pioneer share at $35.70 a share, a 15% premium over today's close of 31.
, an Austin, Texas-based publisher of an online guide featuring data and profiles on about 14,000 companies, filed for a $48.9 million IPO. The company hopes to trade under the symbol HOOV on the
Nasdaq Stock Market
In other postclose news:
Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
Columbia Energy Group
said it will up its $6.7 billion unsolicited bid for
Consolidated Natural Gas
if the proposed deal wasn't completed by Aug. 15, 2000.
called the market chatter about a union with
that pushed up its stock 8.1% today "just speculation and rumor."
Offerings and stock actions
announced a 16.6 million-share offering.
announced plans to close its two offices in Wayne, N.J., as a result of its acquisition of
agreed to meet in Pittsburgh May 10 to negotiate a bargaining agreement.
A fire broke out today at a Houston refinery operated as a joint venture between
, a U.S. subsidiary of Venezuelan state oil company
said it's willing to accept binding arbitration with its machinists union, but the union rejected the arbitration, starting a 30-day countdown to striking.