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UnitedHealth Agrees to Acquire PacifiCare Health


Company

Symbol

Date

Price

Comment

AMEGY BANCORP

ABNK

7/6/2005

23

ZION to buy: $23.32 in cash or stock = ABNK.

PACIFICARE HEALTH

PHS

7/6/2005

73

UnitedHealth (UNH) agrees to acquire PHS for $8.1 billion.

GILLETTE

G

7/5/2005

50

CNBC reports PG deal to acquire G may be getting more scrutiny from European Union.

TIPPERARY CORP

TPY

7/1/2005

7

Santos Ltd. to buy: $7.41 = TPY

EFC BANCORP

EFC

6/30/2005

34

MAFB to buy for $177.5M in cash, stock.

JUNO LIGHTING

JUNO

6/30/2005

43

Schneider Electric to buy for $610M, incl. $200M debt assumption.

MBNA CORP

KRB

6/30/2005

26

BAC to buy: $27.50 in stock, cash = KRB

NET2PHONE

NTOP

6/29/2005

2

IDT plans to commence $1.70/share tender offer for all NTOP stock it doesn't own.

AMEGY BANCORP

ABNK

6/28/2005

21

S&P says ABNK trading higher amid unsubstantiated reports co. to be acquired by CBSS.

AUGUST TECHNOLOGY

AUGT

6/28/2005

12

RTEC to buy: $10.50 in cash or stock = AUGT

SEEBEYOND TECHNOLOGY

SBYN

6/28/2005

4

SUNW to buy: $4.25 = SBYN

BURLINGTON COAT

BCF

6/27/2005

42

Exploring possible alternatives to enhance shareholder value, hires Goldman to serve as its financial advisor.

NEIGHBORCARE INC

NCRX

6/27/2005

33

Rejects $32-per-share bid from OCR.

PETROKAZAKHSTAN

PKZ

6/27/2005

38

Says it has been approached by number of parties regarding potential transaction involving acquisition or merger with co.

UNOCAL CORP

UCL

6/23/2005

65

CNOOC offers $67 cash per UCL share.

CALLAWAY GOLF

ELY

6/23/2005

15

ELY weighing all-cash, $1.2B bid that would take co. private: LA Times.

MAYTAG CORP

MYG

6/21/2005

15

Gets $16/sh. offer from Bain Capital Partners LLC, Blackstone Capital Partners IV, Haier America Trading.

CENTRAL PARKING

CPC

6/21/2005

14

Ends talks regarding possible sale of co.

CABLEVISION SYSTEMS

CVC

6/20/2005

32

Dolan Family proposes to take private.

CRT PROPERTIES

CRO

6/17/2005

28

Clients of DRA Advisors LLC to buy: $27.80 = CRO

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

ICST

6/16/2005

22

IDTI to buy: 1.3 IDTI, $7.25 = ICST

VICURON PHARMA.

MICU

6/16/2005

16

PFE to buy: $29.10 = MICU

COMMERCIAL FEDER

CFB

6/14/2005

34

BancWest Corp. unit to buy: $34 = CFB

INFOUSA INC

IUSA

6/14/2005

12

Receives $11.75/shares buyout offer from Vin Gupta & Co. LLC, entity controlled by co.'s founder, chairman, CEO.

ORTHOVITA INC

VITA

6/13/2005

4

ANPI says it proposed buying at $4.50 per share in late May, but VITA rejected bid.

ALBEMARLE FIRST

AFBK

6/10/2006

15

MBVA to buy: $15.82 in cash or stock = AFBK

SCICLONE PHARMAC

SCLN

6/10/2005

4

Ties recent surge in share price to news report that Portugal-based Sonae SGPS SA preparing to make offer for SCLN... Says it has not been contacted by Sonae SGPS.

BOSTON ACOUSTICS

BOSA

6/9/2005

17

D&M Holdings to buy: $17.50 = BOSA

NIKU CORP

NIKU

6/9/2005

21

CA to buy: $21 = NIKU

GUARANTY BANCSHARES

GNTY

6/8/2005

23

Plans to go private: holders of 600 or fewer shares to receive $24 per share.

APRIA HEALTHCARE

AHG

6/7/2005

36

Retains Morgan Stanley as its advisor to explore possible acquisition offers.

GABLES RESIDENTIAL

GBP

6/7/2005

44

Private equity group sponsored by unit of ING to buy: $43.50 = GBP

UNOCAL CORP

UCL

6/7/2005

59

WSJ reports CEO still considering making offer for UCL.

ACXIOM CORP

ACXM

6/6/2005

21

Gets letter from its largest shareholder, ValueAct Capital, indicating ValueAct prepared to pay $23/share to acquire co.

AMERITRADE HOLDING

AMTD

6/6/2005

15

WSJ reports ET sweetened bid for AMTD, offering AMTD 49.5% stake in combined co., $2B cash.

CATELLUS DEVELOP

CDX

6/6/2005

29

PLD to buy: $33.81 or 0.822 PLD = CDX

PROVIDIAN FINANCIAL

PVN

6/6/2005

18

WM to buy: $18.71 in cash, stock = PVN

PURE WORLD INC

PURW

6/6/2005

4

Naturex S.A. to buy: $4.30 = PURW

BOYKIN LODGING

BOY

6/3/2005

12

Is working with UBS to identify, evaluate strategic alternatives.

TITAN CORP

TTN

6/3/2005

22

LLL to buy: $23.10 = TTN

SAUCONY INC'B'

SCNYB

6/2/2005

23

SRR to buy: $23 = SCNYA, SCNYB

SHOPPING.COM

SHOP

6/2/2005

21

EBAY to buy: $21 = SHOP

STORAGE TECHNOLOGY

STK

6/2/2005

36

SUNW to buy: $37 = STK

MYLAN LABS

MYL

6/1/2005

17

Icahn Group reiterates $20-per-share bid.

SCHOOL SPECIALTY

SCHS

6/1/2005

47

Affiliate of private investment firm Bain Capital Partners to buy: $49 = SCHS

MAYTAG CORP

MYG

5/31/2005

15

One of MYG's largest shareholders reportedly says $14/share buyout bid for MYG is inadequate.

BLAIR CORP

BL

5/25/2005

39

Rejects buyout bid from Loeb Partners Corp., will begin $42/share tender offer to repurchase about 54% of its stock.

FFD FINANCIAL

FFDF

5/25/2005

18

Plans to go private via 1-for-350 reverse stock split, followed by 350-for-1 forward split.

MAYTAG CORP

MYG

5/23/2005

15

Money manager Warren Isabelle likens $14/share acquisition offer for MYG to "thievery": Barron's.


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