Markets & Finance

Cingular Wins the Bidding for AT&T Wireless


Cingular, a joint venture of BellSouth (BSC) and SBC Communications (SBC), bid $41 billion, or $15 a share, for AT&T Wireless (AWE). (2/17)

Disney (DIS) rejected Comcast's (CMCSA) hostile offer, raising the possibility of a sweetened bid by Comcast. (2/17)

New York-based thrift Greenpoint Financial (GPT) agreed to be acquired by North Fork (NFB) in an all-stock deal valued at $6.3 billion. Greenpoint holders will receive 1.0514 North Fork shares per Greenpoint share. (2/17)

National City (NCC) agreed to buy rival Ohio bank Provident (PFGI) in a $2.1 billion stock deal. (2/17)

Moore Medical (MMD) says SJ Strategic Investment LLC will not pursue SJ's previous $15 per share bid for Moore Medical. (2/13)

Attentus Healthcare offers $4 per share for Sunlink Health (SSY). (2/13)

The Wall Street Journal says Vodafone's (VOD) CEO is preparing to propose to his board that VOD bid up to $35 billion for AT&T Wireless. (2/12)

Plains Exploration (PXP) agrees to buy Nuevo Energy (NEV). Terms: 1.765 PXP share for each NEV share. (2/12)

Comcast (CMCSA) offers to buy Walt Disney (DIS) for about $54 billion in stock. DIS board says it will study the offer. (2/11)


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