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Deals in the news

Company

Symbol

Date

Price

Comment

AEROFLEX INC

ARXX

3/5/2007

13

General Atlantic, Francisco Partners to buy: $13.50 = ARXX.

ALLTEL CORP

AT

3/5/2007

59

WSJ reports AT has stepped up efforts to sell itself to carriers such at T, VZ, S.

FREMONT GENL

FMT

3/5/2007

6

Retains Credit Suisse Securities LLC to help it evaluate strategic alternatives.

MANATRON INC

MANA

3/5/2007

9

Says Constellation Software Inc. revised its takeover offer to $10/share from $9.

PALM INC

PALM

3/5/2007

17

WSJ reports PALM has hired Morgan Stanley to evaluate strategic alternatives.

PATHMARK STORES

PTMK

3/5/2007

13

GAP to buy: $9, 0.12963 GAP = PTMK.

BRISTOL WEST HOLDINGS

BRW

3/2/2007

22

Farmers Group unit of Zurich Financial Services Group to buy: $22.50 = BRW.

DENDRITE INTL

DRTE

3/2/2007

16

Cegedim S.A. to buy: $16 = DRTE.

PALM INC

PALM

3/2/2007

18

Seen higher amid takeover speculation.

HYPERION SOLUTIONS

HYSL

3/1/2007

52

ORCL to buy: $52 = HYSL.

STATS CHIPPAC LTD

STTS

3/1/2007

12

Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd. plans to launch cash offer for all shares, ADSs it doesn't own of S$1.75/share, S$17.50/ADS.

EGL INC

EAGL

2/28/2007

35

CEO James R. Crane reiterates $36/share buyout bid with new equity backer Woodbridge Co.

NEW PLAN EXCEL REALTY

NXL

2/28/2007

33

Centro Properties Group to buy: $33.15 = NXL.

PATHMARK STORES

PTMK

2/28/2007

11

Confirms it in talks to be possibly acquired by GAP for about $12.50/share.

FNB FINANCIAL SERVICES

FNBF

2/27/2007

16

LXBK to buy: 1.07 LXBK = FNBF.

DOW CHEMICAL

DOW

2/26/2007

46

London's Sunday Express reports DOW to become leveraged buyout target in next few weeks, offer of up to $54B expected to come from group of major equity firms.

HUB INTERNATIONAL

HBG

2/26/2007

40

Funds advised by Apax Partners, Morgan Stanley Principal Investments to buy: $40 = HBG.

REFAC OPTICAL GROUP

REF

2/26/2007

6

Receives letter from Palisade Capital Mgmt LLC saying it leading a group to take REF private, plans to bid $6/share.

STATION CASINOS

STN

2/26/2007

87

Fertitta Colony Partners to buy: $90 = STN.

TXU CORP

TXU

2/26/2007

68

Group led by KKR, Texas Pacific Group to buy: $69.25 = TXU.

GREAT AMER FINL

GFR

2/23/2007

25

Receives unsolicited buyout offer from AFG of $23.50 per share.

SEMCO ENERGY

SEN

2/23/2007

8

Cap Rock Holding Corp. to buy: $8.15 = SEN.

JUPITERMEDIA CORP

JUPM

2/22/2007

9

Confirms it in talks to potentially be acquired by GYI for $9.60 cash per share.

MATRIXX INITIATIVES

MTXX

2/22/2007

19

In SEC filing, Jove Partners LP says it holds 5.1% stake in MTXX, would like to see co. acquired by a strategic investor.

MOSCOW CABLECOM

MOCC

2/22/2007

13

Renova Media Enterprises Ltd. to acquire all shares it doesn't own: $12.90 = MOCC.

WILD OATS MARKET

OATS

2/22/2007

18

WFMI to buy: $18.50 = OATS.

WINSTOPN HOTELS

WXH

2/22/2007

14

Wilbur Acquisition Holding Co. LLC to buy: $14.10 = WXH.

ABN AMRO HOLDING

ABN

2/21/2007

36

MarketScope Europe, citing sources, says The Children's Investment Fund wrote to ABN's chairman seeking review of biz; the Fund proposed 5 resolutions designed to force ABN to de-merge, sell some assets.

CENTRAL PARKING

CPC

2/21/2007

22

Affiliates of Kohlberg & Co., Lubert-Adler, Chrysalis Capital Partners to buy: $22.53 = CPC share.

JUPITERMEDIA CORP

JUPM

2/21/2007

10

NY Post reports GYI is in advanced talks to buy JUPM... Sources tell the newspaper JUPM could fetch more than $11 per share.

FLORIDA ROCK IND

FRK

2/20/2007

67

VMC to buy: Either 0.63 share of new holding co. or $67 cash per FRK share.

LESCO INC

LSCO

2/20/2007

14

DE to buy: $14.50 = LSCO.

NEW RIVER PHARMA

NRPH

2/20/2007

63

SHPGY to buy: $64 cash = NRPH share.

T B WOOD'S

TBWC

2/20/2007

25

AIMC to buy: $24.80 = TBWC share.

XM SATELLITE RADIO

XMSR

2/20/2007

16

SIRI to buy: 4.6 SIRI share = XMSR share.


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