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Starboard eyes Staples, Office Depot combination

Regulator's sign-off on Office Depot-Office Max deal means another will likely pass muster. Continue reading

Posted on December 11, 2014 10:35 AM

Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

Takes $9.1 billion offer directly to target's shareholders despite prior rejection on antitrust concerns. Continue reading

Posted on September 10, 2014 1:59 PM

Visant bonds trade up as it refocuses

High-yield notes trade at level not seen since the busted American Achievement deal. Continue reading

Posted on July 24, 2014 8:57 AM

Integrated Device Technology shines after deal failure

The semiconductor products maker may be a takeover target itself now that its market positions and management have been rejuvenated ever since antitrust regulators blocked the proposed 2012 merger. Continue reading

Posted on July 10, 2014 8:50 AM

Activist Biglari loses in effort to sell Cracker Barrel -- again

Preliminary results show that majority of shareholders voted against Biglari's proposal. Continue reading

Posted on April 23, 2014 2:28 PM

House panel looks at FTC's merger superpowers

Federal law and court rulings give the commission a boost over DOJ when taking deals to court. Continue reading

Posted on April 4, 2014 10:05 AM

Some independents eager to take bite out of Sysco

Regional, small distributors tell FTC that plenty of competitors are ready to take on the post-merger giant. Continue reading

Posted on April 3, 2014 3:34 PM

Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank suit up in $1.8B deal

Men's apparel retailers come to terms after months of counter-offers and another side deal. Continue reading

Posted on March 11, 2014 4:17 PM

Big pharma takes on the FTC

Major drug companies asking federal court to strike down new antitrust burdens for patent deals. The central issue is whether the agency can single out one industry for extra scrutiny. Continue reading

Posted on March 10, 2014 3:34 PM

FTC goes global in Thermo Fisher antitrust review

The buyer waived confidentiality in its acquisition of Life Technologies, which allowed jurisdictions around the world to conduct simultaneous investigations. Continue reading

Posted on February 7, 2014 2:01 PM

Agencies vie for claim to US Foods takeover

The DOJ is expected to win the right to conduct the antitrust review of the $8.2 billion food distribution deal. Continue reading

Posted on January 17, 2014 12:46 PM

Sprint must clear D.C. hurdles in any T-Mobile bid

Regulators likely wary of eliminating resurgent competitor, analysts conclude. Continue reading

Posted on December 17, 2013 10:39 AM

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