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Mergers & Acquisitions

Yum Snags Habit Burger Grill

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: January 6th, 2020
Taco Bell and KFC operator Yum! Brands acquires fast-casual burger chain Habit Burger Grill, which has been on The Deal's Watch List since June, for $375 million in cash.
Restructuring

Alta Mesa Set to Test Lead Bid for Assets

By David Elman
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Published: January 3rd, 2020
Interested parties have until next week to submit offers challenging a $310 million bid from a Mach Resources and Bayou City Energy affiliate for the assets of the Houston upstream energy company.
Activism

Brookfield Takes Cincinnati Bell Private

By Chris Nolter
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Published: December 24th, 2019
Expanding its telecom portfolio, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is buying Mario Gabelli-targted phone, broadband and video service provider Cincinnati Bell for $2.6 billion.
Mergers & Acquisitions

DraftKings Hits Public Market With SPAC Merger

By Michael Brown
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Published: December 24th, 2019
The daily fantasy and sports betting company has agreed to a merger with special purpose acquisition company Diamond Eagle Acquisition.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Rubicon, Telaria to Form Ad-Selling Powerhouse

By Chris Nolter
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Published: December 19th, 2019
The two ad tech companies announce a merger to gain clout in video and digital advertising landscape that includes Google, Amazon and Facebook.
Restructuring

Binaca, VO5 Shampoo Maker Pursues Sale in Chapter 11

By David Elman
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Published: December 18th, 2019
The private equity-backed maker of personal care products such as Zest soap and Binaca breath spray will continue to explore a sale under bankruptcy protection.