AmeriPath Agrees to be Acquired

IBM says it will acquire Rational Software, Dun & Bradstreet plans to buy Hoover's, and more merger news

AmeriPath (PATH ) agreed to be acquired by Amy Acquisition Corp., a corporation formed by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, in an $839.4 million deal. Terms: $21.25 cash per AmeriPath share. (12/9)

IBM (IBM ) agrees to buy Rational Software (RATL ) for $10.50 per RATL share, or $2.1 billion in cash. (12/6)

Dun & Bradstreet (DNB ) agrees to acquire Hoover's (HOOV ) for about $117 million ($7 per share) in cash. (12/6)

CGI Group (GIB ) offers to buy Cognicase (COGI ) for C$4.25 or 0.5484 GIB Class A shares or combination thereof. (12/6)

Zapata Corp. (ZAP ) rejects a $35 per share cash bid from affiliate of investment company. (12/6)

Taubman Centers (TCO ) says it will evaluate a new takeover bid from Simon Property Group (SPG ) of $18 per TCO share. (12/5)

Syncor (SCOR ) amends merger pact with Cardinal Health (CAH ): Terms: 0.47 CAH = 1 SCOR share. (12/4)

Gilead Sciences (GILD ) agrees to buy Triange Pharmaceuticals (VIRS ) for $6 per share. (12/4)

Rawlings Sporting Goods' (RAWL ) board is evaluating an acquisition offer. (11/29)

Coorstek (CRTK ) rejects a buyout offer from the Coors family and related trusts for $21 per share. (11/25)

H. Lundbeck A/S agrees to buy Synaptic Pharmaceutical (SNAP ) for $6.50 per share. (11/21)

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