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2014-04-08 16:21:12

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, April 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chaparral Gold Corp. ("Chaparral") (TSX: CHL) announces that a settlement has been reached whereby the Chaparral Shareholder Rights Plan has been cease traded (cancelled) and Waterton Precious Metals Fund II Cayman, LP ("Waterton") has extended its hostile offer (the "Hostile Bid") to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Chaparral from April 11, 2014 to 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on April 22, 2014. In addition, Waterton has...

2014-02-03 08:24:07

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading securities and shareholder rights law firm that represents shareholders throughout the nation, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of ArthroCare Corp. ("ARTC") on behalf of shareholders. Smith & Nephew Plc agreed to acquire ArthroCare for $1.7 billion. ArthroCare shareholders will receive $48.25 a share in cash. The investigation concerns whether the board of directors and senior management of...

2014-01-16 08:24:24

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading securities and shareholder rights law firm that represents shareholders throughout the nation, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of CEC Entertainment, Inc. ("CEC") on behalf of shareholders. Apollo Global Management, LLC and CEC Entertainment, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby Apollo, will acquire CEC, for $54.00 per share in cash. The investigation...

2014-01-13 08:22:18

TSX: G NYSE: GG (All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise) VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that it intends to commence an offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Osisko Mining Corporation ("Osisko") (TSX: OSK, Deutsche Boerse: EWX) for approximately C$2.6 billion in cash and shares (the "Offer"). Under the terms of the Offer, Osisko shareholders will be entitled to receive 0.146 of a...

2013-12-19 12:25:48

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading securities and shareholder rights law firm that represents shareholders nationwide, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. (FOHL) ("Frederick's" or the "Company"). Frederick's announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement that provides for the acquisition of the Company by Harbinger Group Inc., and certain of the Company's other common and...

2013-12-10 08:25:02

Requests More Thorough Disclosure And Scrutiny Of Equal's Strategic Alternatives Process MILL VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawndale Capital Management, LLC and its affiliate funds ("Lawndale") own more than 1.7 million shares, or more than 4.8%, of the outstanding shares of Equal Energy, Ltd. (N-EQU) ("Equal" or the "Company,"), making Lawndale one of Equal's largest shareholders. Lawndale has reviewed the December 9, 2013 press release issued by Equal,...

2013-11-25 13:12:24

The more women there are on a corporate board the less a company pays for its acquisitions, according to a new study by researchers at UBC's Sauder School of Business. The forthcoming Journal of Corporate Finance paper shows the cost of a successful acquisition is reduced by 15.4 per cent with each female director added on a board. It also reveals that each additional female director reduces the number of a company's attempted takeover bids by 7.6 per cent. "Female board members play a...

2013-11-22 23:37:29

http://www.datasite.com -- A new rule could change the face of the mergers and acquisitions sector in Canada, industry experts believe. New York, US (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/IfpCnw A new rule could change the face of the mergers and acquisitions sector in Canada, industry experts believe. The proposed National Instrument 62-105 Security Holder Rights Plans and its Companion Policy was published by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) for...

2013-11-14 08:37:40

Intralinks and Cass Business School research also shows that most M&A deal leaks are intentional NEW YORK and LONDON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IntralinksĀ® Holdings Inc. (NYSE: IL), a leading, global SaaS provider of inter-enterprise content management and collaboration solutions, today released a new research report that shows, for the first time, the financial impact of pre-announcement M&A activity on acquirers and sellers. The research findings demonstrate that deals...

2013-10-21 08:33:53

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Tellabs, Inc. on behalf of shareholders. Tellabs (TLAB) announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with entities affiliated with Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin"), which provides that Marlin entities will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tellabs for $2.45 per share in cash. The...