Markets & Finance

Harrah's Agrees to Acquire Caesars


Harrah's Entertainment (HET) agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment (CZR) for $16.96 per share, or about $5.18 billion. (7/15)

Luxottica Group (LUX) ups its $22.50 per share bid for Cole National (CNJ) to a minimum of $26. (7/15)

Digitas (DTAS) agrees to buy Modem Media (MMPT). Terms: 0.70 DTAS share for each MMPT share. (7/15)

AGL Resources (ATG) agrees to buy NUI Corp. (NUI) for $13.70 per share. (7/15)

Secure Computing (SCUR) rejects CyberGuard's (CGFW) unsolicited takeover bid. (7/15)

The Wall Street Journal says Harrah's Entertainment (HET) is near a deal to buy rival Caesars Entertainment (CZR). (7/14)

Moulin International Holdings ups bid for Cole National (CNJ) to $25 per share from $22.50. (7/13)

MI Developments (MIM) offers to buy Magna Entertainment (MECA) for $1.05, 0.2258 MIM share for each MECA share. (7/13)

Bank of America (BAC) agrees to buy National Processing (NAP) for $26.60 per share. (7/13)

Boyd Brothers Transportation (BOYD) raises going private offer to shareholders. (7/12)

CyberGuard (CGFW) offers to buy Secure Computing (SCUR). Terms: 1 CGFW share for each SCUR share. (7/12)

IAMGoldCorp (IAG) shareholders reject the Wheaton River Minerals (WHT) merger deal. (7/07)

Brookline Bancorp (BRKL) agrees to buy Mystic Financial (MYST) for $39 per share. (7/07)

Coeur d'Alene Mines (CDE) reiterates request to Wheaton River Minerals (WHT) board that board begin talks about a CDE/WHT merger. (7/07)

Hako-Werke International GmbH agrees to take Minuteman International (MMAN) private for $13.75 per share. (7/08)

DLI Holding Corp, which jointly owned by Kelso & Co. and Church & Dwight (CHD), agrees to buy Del Laboratories (DLI) for $35 per share. (7/02)

Aixtron to agrees to buy Genus (GGNS). Terms: 0.51 Aixtron ADRs for each GGNS share. (7/02)

DRS Technologies (DRS) rejects $42 per share takeover bid from L-3 Communications(LLL). (7/01)

Charles River Laboratories (CRL) agrees to buy Inveresk Research (IRGI). Terms : 0.48 CRL, $15.15 for each IRGI share. (7/01)

Time Warner (TWX) is reportedly putting together nearly $5 billion cash and stock offer to acquire Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). (7/01)

Tektronix (TEK) agrees to buy INET Technologies (INET) for $12.50 per share in cash and stock. 6/30)

Golden Star Resources (GSS) raises bid for IAMGoldCorp (IAG) to 1.25 GSS or 1.15 GSS plus C$0.50 per IAG share. (6/29)

Thomson (TOC) agrees to buy Information Holdings (IHI) for $28 per share. (6/29)

Coeur d'Alene Mines (CDE) raises bid for Wheaton River Minerals (WHT) to C$5.47 or 0.796 CDE per WHT share. (6/29)

Edelbrock's (EDEL) chairman agrees to take the company private for $16.75 per share. (6/28)

Lockheed Martin (LMT) terminates its acquisition offer for Titan (TTN). (6/28)

KeyCorp (KEY) agrees to buy Evertrust Financial Group (EVRT) for $25.60 per share. (6/25)

Wheaton River Minerals (WHT) rejects Coeur d'Alene Mines (CDE) hostile advances after CDE opts to proceed with tender offer. Terms: C$5 or 0.731 CDE share or 0.731 exchangeable share of a Cdn. subsidiary of CDE = WHT. (6/23)

Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) agrees to buy Galyan's Trading (GLYN) for $16.75 per share. (6/22)

There are rumors that Microsoft (MSFT) may make a bid for Network Associates (NET). (6/22)


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