Markets & Finance

Medicis Rejects Offer from Mentor


Company

Symbol

Date

Price

Comment

COMPUTER SCIENCES

CSC

11/21/2005

48

WSJ reports LMT, 3 private equity firms abandoned talks to buy CSC.

MEDICIS PHARMACE

MRX

11/21/2005

33

Rejects unsolicited takeover offer from MNT of 0.62 MNT share per MRX share; says it still committed to merging with IMDC.

J JILL GROUP

JILL

11/18/2005

18

LIZ bids $18 per share.

SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA

SFA

11/18/2005

42

CSCO to buy: $43 = SFA.

IMS HEALTH

RX

11/17/2005

23

VNU terminates plan to acquire RX.

NEW VALLEY

NVAL

11/17/2005

11

VGR ups bid to 0.54 VGR per NVAL share from 0.461.

SNB BANCSHARES

SNBT

11/17/2005

17

PRSP to buy: 0.3577 PRSP, $7.50 = SNBT.

INTELLISYNC CORP

SYNC

11/16/2005

5

NOK to buy: $5.25 = SYNC.

LEARNING CARE GR

LCGI

11/16/2005

7

A.B.C. Learning Centres Ltd. to buy: $7.50 = LCGI.

GUIDANT CORP

GDT

11/15/2005

63

Co., JNJ revise takeover deal: $33.25, 0.493 JNJ = GDT.

INAMED CORP

IMDC

11/15/2005

83

AGN makes takeover bid of $84, 0.8498 AGN share per IMDC share.

PNC FINL SERVICE

PNC

11/14/2005

63

Barrons says some think PNC could fetch acquisition premium up to 20% but deal could be at least 1 year away.

GEORGIA-PACIFIC

GP

11/14/2005

47

Koch Industries to buy: $48 = GP.

KNIGHT RIDDER

KRI

11/14/2005

64

Board to explore strategic alternatives.

SKYEPHARMA PLC

SKYE

11/14/2005

9

Board to review strategic options.

MOSSIMO INC

MOSS

11/14/2005

5

Mossimo Giannulli, Mossimo Acq. Corp. terminate plan to take co. private.

COMPEX TECHNOL

CMPX

11/14/2005

6

Board okays acquisition by ENMC: 1.4 ENMC share = 1 CMPX.

ENTERASYS NETWOR

ETS

11/14/2005

13

Investment group to buy for $13.92/share.

NET2PHONE

NTOP

11/11/2005

2

IDT commences takeover bid of $2/share.

SERENA SOFTWARE

SRNA

11/11/2005

24

Silver Lake to buy for $24/share cash.

IPAYMENT INC

IPMT

11/11/2005

40

CEO Daily raises offer to acquire all IPMT shares to $43.50 per share.

EYETECH PHARMACE

EYET

11/10/2005

17

OSIP tells EYET that before closing their merger deal, it wants to assess possible impact of certain clinical data.

GOLD BANC

GLDB

11/10/2005

18

MI to buy: $18.50 in cash, stock = GLDB.

LA QUINTA CORP

LQI

11/9/2005

11

Affiliate of Blackstone Group to buy: $11.25 = LQI.

CASTLE ENERGY

CECX

11/8/2005

20

DPTR to buy: 1.164 DPTR = CECX.

LINENS'N THINGS

LIN

11/8/2005

26

Co. newly formed by Apollo Mgmt L.P. to buy: $28 = LIN.

SERONO S.A. ADS

SRA

11/8/2005

18

Confirms it hired Goldman Sachs to help it explore strategic alternatives.

CAP ROCK ENERGY

RKE

11/7/2005

21

Lindsay Goldberg & Bessemer L.P, along with its affiliates to buy: $21.75 = RKE.

GEAC COMPUTER

GEAC

11/7/2005

11

Golden Gate Capital to buy: $11.10 = GEAC.

GUIDANT CORP

GDT

11/7/2005

58

Files suit against JNJ to force closing of JNJ's pending acquisition of GDT.

VERITY INC

VRTY

11/4/2005

13

Autonomy Corp. to buy: $13.50 = VRTY.

PELICAN FINANCL

PFI

11/4/2005

5

To merge with newly formed unit of Stark Bank Group Ltd.: $6.00 = PFI.

ADVANCED POWER T

APTI

11/3/2005

12

MSCC to buy: $2.00, 0.435 MSCC = APTI.

SCIENTIFIC-ATLAN

SFA

11/3/2005

38

NY Post reports SFA hired 2 investment banks to help it explore sale of co.

BENTHOS INC

BTHS

11/2/2005

17

TDY to buy: $17.50 = BTHS.

GUIDANT CORP

GDT

11/2/2005

60

JNJ says recall of heart devices has hurt GDT's financial health; JNJ, GDT have discussed possibly restructuring terms of their merger agreement.

IPAYMENT INC

IPMT

11/2/2005

40

CEO Gregory Daily sweetens his $38/share takeover bid to $43/share.


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