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Royal Adhesives & Sealants finds home with American Securities

The sealant company was sold three months after The Deal reported the company was being shopped by its PE backers. Continue reading

Holcim, Lafarge shop U.S. assets as Summit Materials signs up to $450M deal

The merger partners still need buyers for three terminals and two grinding operations to ease their $46 billion combination past the FTC. Continue reading

Why Triumph Group needs more than a new CEO to keep unhappy investors at bay

The aerospace supplier's sprawling operations should be streamlined, a job that an outside buyer, like United Technologies or Alcoa, could perform more quickly and efficiently. Continue reading

As DryShips works to pay down debt, negative headwinds could loom

The maritime transportation company is selling some ships to its CEO, but a major hedge fund investor has reduced its stake, and an industry consultant is negative on the sale. Continue reading

Lafarge, Holcim make early CEO appointment for merged company

The decision to install senior Lafarge executive Eric Olsen at the helm follows shareholder concern about a leadership vacuum at the combined entity. Continue reading

Kansas City Southern chugs uphill, making it an easier target

With railroad shares under pressure from declining energy shipments, Canadian Pacific gets an opening to make another run at a rival. Continue reading

Analysts fear bankruptcy filing as Molycorp hires Miller Buckfire

A going-concern warning in the rare earths and molybdenum producer's annual report, and management's refusal to answer questions on the company's capital structure, spooks followers. Continue reading

Holcim, Lafarge discuss new role for Lafont as merger salvage operation continues

The Lafarge CEO could become co-chairman, while Lafarge's CFO has emerged as a candidate to head the combined group, according to sources. Continue reading

Smells like deal spirit: ADM leads consolidation round in flavors and fragrances

The agricultural giant's acquisition of Wild Flavors last year is likely to be followed by a spate of new transactions. Continue reading

Why TimkenSteel would be vulnerable to an impatient activist

A slumping stock price and a rival's investment suggests the steel producer could be a takeover target. Continue reading

Jones-Blair closes deal with Denmark rival Hempel after garnering interest from larger strategics

Performance coatings business Jones Blair Co. closed a deal to sell itself to Hempel AS, after the privately held business received a number of takeover interest from strategics. Continue reading

Starboard Value strikes LSB Industries, this time seeking five nominations

LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) is under activist pressure from Starboard Value LP, which is nominating five members to the board, to split itself into two businesses: chemicals and climate control. Continue reading

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