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Deals in the news

Company

Symbol

Date

Price

Comment

APPLICA INC

APN

12/26/2006

8

NC raises $7/share bid to $7.50/share.

CPAC INC

CPAK

12/26/2006

8

Affiliates of Buckingham Capital Partners II L.P. to buy: $8.65 = CPAK.

ADESA INC

KAR

12/22/2006

28

Private group to buy for $27.85/sh. cash.

APPLICA INC

APN

12/22/2006

7

Harbinger Capital Partners ups offer to buy rest of APN to $7 a share in cash.

PRAECIS PHARMACE

PRCS

12/21/2006

5

GLAXOSMITHKLINE to buy for $5 cash/share.

INTEGRATED ALARM

IASG

12/21/2006

3.3

Protection One to buy: 0.29 Protection One share per IASG share.

HORIZON HEALTH C

HORC

12/21/2006

19

PSYCHIATRIC SOLUTIONS to buy for $20 per share cash.

SKY FINANCIAL GR

SKYF

12/21/2006

28

HUNTINGTON BANCSHARES to buy: 1.098 HBAN shares (tax-free), $3.023 cash (taxable) per SKYF share.

TUT SYSTEMS

TUTS

12/21/2006

1.1

MOTOROLA to buy: $1.15 per share cash.

NATL HEALTH REAL

NHR

12/21/2006

24

NATIONAL HEALTHCARE to buy: 1 share of NHC Series A Conv. Pref. stock plus $9.00 in cash per NHR share; plus special divd.

COASTAL FINL COR

CFCP

12/21/2006

17

BB&T to buy: 0.385 BBT share = 1 CFCP.

TNS INC

TNS

12/21/2006

20

Dunluce Acquisition Corp. makes conditional offer to acquire co. at $20 per share.

MANATRON INC

MANA

12/21/2006

8

Board decides Constellation Software's $9 per share bid for co. from Constellation Software would not be in best interests of co., shareholders, other stakeholders.

HARRAHS ENTERT

HET

12/20/2006

82

Apollo Mgmt, Texas Pacific to buy: $90/sh.

JOHN HARLAND

JH

12/20/2005

50

M&F WORLDWIDE to buy: $52.75 per share.

REDBACK

RBAK

12/20/2006

25

ERICSSON to buy: $25 per share.

DELTA AIR LINES

DALRQ

12/19/2006

1

Rejects merger proposal made by U.S. AIRWAYS.

CAREMARK

CMX

12/18/2006

56

ESRX proposes to buy in $26B deal.

EMBARCADERO

EMBT

12/18/2006

8

Co., EMBT Merger Corp. terminate merger agreement.

ELKCORP

ELK

12/18/2006

38

Carlyle Group to buy: $38 per share.

MACDERMID

MRD

12/18/2006

34

CEO, Court Square Capital, Weston Presidio to buy: $35 per share.

ELKCORP

ELK

12/18/2006

38

Carlyle Group to buy: $38 per share.

MACDERMID

MRD

12/18/2006

34

CEO, Court Square Capital, Weston Presidio to buy: $35 per share.

BIOMET

BMET

12/18/2006

41

Blackstone Group, Goldman Capital, Kohlberg Kravis, TPG to buy: $44 per share.

IMAX CORP

IMAX

12/18/2006

4

Says sale of co. will not enhance share holder value at this time.

REALOGY CORP

H

12/18/2006

30

Apollo Mgmt to buy: $30 per H share.

ICOS CORP

ICOS

12/18/2006

34

LLY raises offer to $34 per share.

APPLICA INC

APN

12/15/2006

6

Harbinger Capital Partners ups its offer for APN to $6.50/share after NC launches its own tender offer of $6.50/APN share.

ELECTRONIC CLEAR

ECHO

12/15/2006

18

INTU to buy: $18.75 = ECHO.

CONTL AIRLINES

CAL

12/13/2006

45

WSJ says CAL, UAUA holding merger talks.

UAL CORP

UAUA

12/13/2006

45

WSJ says UAUA, CAL holding merger talks.

MIDWEST AIR GROU

MEH

12/13/2006

11

AAI offers to buy for $11.25 per share.

GOTTSCHALKS INC

GOT

12/12/2006

12

Hires UBS Investment Bank to help explore strategic alternatives available to co.

SABRE HOLDINGS'A

TSG

12/12/2006

32

Silver Lake Partners, Texas Pacific Group to buy: $32.75 = TSG.

VALERA PHARMACEU

VLRX

12/12/2006

8

IDEV to buy: $7.75 in IDEV stock plus up to $3.50 in milestone payments = VLRX.

@ROAD INC

ARDI

12/11/2006

7

TRMB to buy: $7.50 in cash and/or stock = ARDI.

BIOMET, INC

BMET

12/11/2006

42

NYT reports that SNN is expected to offer approximately $11B for BMET.

CLAIRE'S STORES

CLE

12/11/2006

34

Brean Murray upgrades on takeover rumors.

CORUS GROUP ADS

CGA

12/11/2006

21

CSN Acquisitions to buy: 515 pence = CGA.

NATL ATLANTIC HL

NAHC

12/11/2006

12

Confirms termination of its talks with Commerce Group Inc. with regard to potential business combination or other strategic transaction.

PEOPLES BANCTRUS

PBTC

12/11/2006

25

Retains Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP to help it evaluate strategic alternatives.

SABRE HOLDINGS'A

TSG

12/11/2006

30

NYT reports TSG in advanced talks to be sold to consortium of private equity firms for more than $4B.

BARCLAYS PLC ADS

BCS

12/8/2006

58

Seen higher on a Merrill Lynch analyst report that BAC may acquire BCS.

CATALINA MARKETI

POS

12/8/2006

28

Seen higher on reports co. up for sale.

NEWS CORP'B'

NWS

12/7/2006

22

WSJ reports NWS is near deal to acquire the $11B stake Liberty Media holds in it in exchange for NWS's 38.6% stake in DTV.

RECKSON

ASSOCIAT

12/7/2006

46

RA shareholders okay takeover by SL Green Realty Corp. worth about$45.62/shr.


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