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  • Electrolux to buy GE Appliances in $3.3B deal

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion, boosting its presence on the North American market, the companies said Monday. The acquisition is the largest ever for Stockholm-based Electrolux, ranked as the world's second biggest...

  • Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target. The newest bid is worth $9.1 billion, or...

  • The Left's ridiculous Burger King freakout

    Democrats' distorted understanding of national loyalty may work in populist politics, but not so much in markets.

  • S.C.-based Sonoco packaging acquires German firm

    HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Hartsville-based packaging company Sonoco is buying the German firm Weidenhammer Packaging Group for $383 million. Sonoco president M. Jack Sanders said Monday the move makes the company a global leader in the composite can market and expands its technological...

  • Burger King makes move to Canada official

    Talk of the move has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers who are concerned about U.S. companies using mergers with companies in lower-tax jurisdictions to lower their U.S. tax payments.

  • Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    NEW YORK (AP) — Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada. Investors seemed to welcome the announcement by Burger King late Sunday that it was in talks to buy Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons and create the world's...

  • The White House hates tax inversions but won't criticize Burger King

    The White House resisted a chance Monday to denounce Burger King for potentially relocating its headquarters to Canada as part of a possible purchase of doughnut and coffee chain Tim Hortons, even though President Obama has repeatedly ripped such corporate moves.

  • Burger King seeking to acquire Tim Hortons and move headquarters to Canada

    Burger King would be one of the largest and most well-known companies to seek to leave the U.S. in a so-called corporate inversion, in which a U.S. company buys a smaller foreign company in a lower-tax jurisdiction and then places its headquarters in the foreign country to lower its tax bill.

  • Roche to buy U.S. biotech firm InterMune for $8.3b

    BERLIN (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche said Sunday it has reached an $8.3 billion deal to buy InterMune Inc., a California-based developer of treatments for lung diseases. The companies have reached an agreement under which Roche will acquire InterMune in an all-cash transaction,...



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