ClubCorp Sold Golf and Sport Club Assets to Apollo Global Management

ClubCorp is one of the largest operators of golf and country clubs in the United States. The company agreed to sell assets to the private equity firm Apollo Global Management in the amount of $1.1 billion, which put an end…

Alaska Air Acquired Virgin America for Over $2 Billion

Alaska Air Group had announced it was acquiring Virgin America for over $2 billion, combining their presence on the West Coast and reigniting the debate over the consolidation of the airline industry. Alaska Airlines was paying cash of $57 per…

Foxconn Offers Sharp $5.1 Billion in Takeover Bid

Foxconn Technology Group offered 600 billion yen or approximately $5.1 billion to purchase struggling Sharp Corp the Japanese based electronics maker. This news came from a source familiar with these talks in what would mark the biggest acquisition since 2009…

Foxconn Puts Hold on Bid of $5.5 Billion for Sharp

On Thursday, for a few hours it looked as if Sharp, the ailing consumer electronics business based in Japan, had secured a takeover of $5.5 billion from Taiwan-based Foxconn, the huge contract manufacturer that assemblies products for Apple as well…

Becton Acquiring C.R. Bard in Deal Worth $24 Billion

Two of the largest suppliers in the healthcare industry in the world will become one as Becton, Dickinson & Co has agreed to acquire C.R. Bard Inc. at a price of $24 billion, which will create a huge powerhouse offering…

Kroger Announces Planned Acquisition Of Roundy’s (NYSE: KR)

The Kroger Co., the nation’s largest supermarket operator, has announced an $800 million deal to acquire Roundy’s. Kroger Chief Financial Officer Mike Schlotman said that Kroger hopes to achieve $40 million in cost savings once the deal closes later this…

Duke Energy Acquiring Piedmont Natural Gas

Duke Energy Corp has agreed to purchase Piedmont Natural Gas for cash in the amount of $4.9 billion. Duke follows Southern Co. the owners of electric utilities, Black Hills Corp and Emera Inc, which acquired distributors of gas over the…

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