Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures. Legal news and articles for February 17 - 18, 2016

Game of unknowns for businesses in 2016Key Takeaways from Waste Management's Q4 2015 ResultsRBC Says to 'Get Greedy' and Buy the Top Banks Stocks NowSupply chains: Danger ahead!Duke Energy reports 2015 adjusted EPS and introduces 2016 adjusted EPS guidance rangeOpus Bank Founding Chairman, CEO & President to Take Stock in Lieu of Cash Portions of CompensationKentucky Commish Green Lights Aetna-Humana Acquisition, Florida Approves DealUsing representations and warranties insurance in global M&A deals: 8 questions and answersGlobal utility, power deals at six-year high in 2015 -E&YJack Daniel's Whiskey Owner Brown-Forman Is a Recession-Proof StockStressed Out: Office Depot, Staples Aren't Taking FTC Opposition Laying DownThe CIO's playbook for managing an SAP relationshipThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Royal Dutch Shell, Halliburton, Noble, Exxon Mobil and Pioneer Natural ResourcesDesperate Staples Still May Not Win Office Depot Despite Big Asset Sale AgreementAnalog Devices Reports First Quarter 2016 Results

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Houlihan Lokey Inc's (HLI) Lock-Up Period To End on February 9th
EMQFebruary 2, 2016

Houlihan Lokey logo Houlihan Lokey's (NYSE:HLI) lock-up period is set to end on Tuesday, February 9th. Houlihan Lokey had issued 10,500,000 shares in its initial public offering on August 13th, MarketBeat.com reports. The total size of the offering was ...more »

Opus Bank Expands Pacific Northwest Commercial Banking Team
Business Wire (press release)February 4, 2016

Opus Bank provides clients with financial and advisory services related to raising equity capital, targeted acquisition and divestiture strategies, general mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, balance sheet restructuring, valuation ...more »

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Game of unknowns for businesses in 2016
Shanghai Daily (subscription)February 18, 2016

This year promises to be a big year for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and the end of 2015 clearly showed some very prominent deals taking place, like ABInBev and SABmiller, and Pfizer and Allergan. But this does not necessarily mean good news for ...more »

Key Takeaways from Waste Management's Q4 2015 Results
waste360February 18, 2016

He also said Waste Management would consider opportunities for tuck-in acquisitions in markets where Waste Connections might need to divest in some assets as a result of the merger. ... Excluding divestitures, operating expenses improved $50 million.more »

RBC Says to 'Get Greedy' and Buy the Top Banks Stocks Now
24/7 Wall St.February 18, 2016

RBC notes that positive factors like loan growth, the healthier U.S. economy, strong credit quality and increased mergers and acquisitions activity, make the buying opportunity even more significant. We screened the RBC bank research universe and found ...more »

Supply chains: Danger ahead!
ComputerworldFebruary 18, 2016

The supply chain in most multinationals has evolved over many years to minimize the cost of raw materials, labor, transportation and taxes. The supply chain is further complicated by mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and partnerships. Given the pace ...more »

Duke Energy reports 2015 adjusted EPS and introduces 2016 adjusted EPS guidance range
PR Newswire (press release)February 18, 2016

Subsequent to the sale of its nonregulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business to Dynegy Inc. in April 2015, Commercial Portfolio (formerly Commercial Power) includes Duke Energy's unregulated renewable assets as well as its commercial electric and ...more »

Opus Bank Founding Chairman, CEO & President to Take Stock in Lieu of Cash Portions of Compensation
Business Wire (press release)February 18, 2016

Opus Bank provides clients with financial and advisory services related to raising equity capital, targeted acquisition and divestiture strategies, general mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, balance sheet restructuring, valuation ...more »

Kentucky Commish Green Lights Aetna-Humana Acquisition, Florida Approves Deal
Insurance JournalFebruary 18, 2016

10 they were still working on an initial draft of their report and that the Kentucky Department of Insurance had just received a summary statement on the Aetna-Humana merger “last weelk.” However, Custer later told the Courier-Journal that ... A ...more »

Using representations and warranties insurance in global M&A deals: 8 questions and answers
JD Supra (press release)February 18, 2016

In today's rapidly changing global marketplace, R&W insurance can offer both buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions the additional confidence often needed to close the deal. Such insurance may be especially useful in global M&A transactions ...more »

Global utility, power deals at six-year high in 2015 -E&Y
ReutersFebruary 18, 2016

Energy technology, such as battery storage, and a consumer trend towards grid independence, will set off a new wave of mergers and acquisitions, with technology firms and utilities forming partnerships to retain their roles in the value chain, the ...more »

Jack Daniel's Whiskey Owner Brown-Forman Is a Recession-Proof Stock
GuruFocus.comFebruary 17, 2016

However, the planned divestiture of its Southern Comfort and Tuaca brands will add some cash to the business, and we have already noted the stable free cash flow generation of the company. We think its balance sheet is reasonable given the quality and ...more »

Stressed Out: Office Depot, Staples Aren't Taking FTC Opposition Laying Down
TheStreet.comFebruary 17, 2016

The sale is subject to the Federal Trade Commission's approval of Staple's proposed merger with Office Depot. However, while the companies' merger has already received approval in Australia, New Zealand, China ... The company said that the lawsuit was ...more »

The CIO's playbook for managing an SAP relationship
CIOFebruary 17, 2016

Too often I have witnessed companies prematurely forced into a negotiation as a result of an event created by SAP (e.g. audit) or their company (e.g. merger). These organizations are compelled to operate in a reactionary manner, and challenged to fully ...more »

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Royal Dutch Shell, Halliburton, Noble, Exxon Mobil and Pioneer Natural Resources
NasdaqFebruary 17, 2016

A) completed its $50 billion acquisition of BG Group to become the world's second largest public energy company. Overall, it was a pretty dismal ... Almost a year after entering into the deal, integrated energy major Royal Dutch Shell plc closed its ...more »

Desperate Staples Still May Not Win Office Depot Despite Big Asset Sale Agreement
TheStreet.comFebruary 17, 2016

"We're pleased to reach this agreement with Essendant as we continue to work to complete the acquisition of Office Depot," said Ron Sargent, chairman and CEO of Staples in a statement. Sargent added, "Our agreement with ... "Based on the litigation ...more »

Analog Devices Reports First Quarter 2016 Results
Business Wire (press release)February 17, 2016

Acquisition-Related Expenses: Expenses incurred in the first quarter of fiscal 2016 and the fourth and first quarters of fiscal 2015 as a result of the Hittite acquisition primarily include: severance payments, expense associated with the fair value ...more »

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