Berkshire Hathaway Agrees to Acquire McLane from Wal-Mart

Computer Horizon rejects a $5 per share offer from Aquent LLC, and more deal news

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA ) agrees to acquire McLane Co., the grocery-distribution business of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT ), for about $1.5 billion. Wal-Mart also said it will sell Merit Distribution Services, a McLane subsidiary, to Swift Transportation Co. (SWFT ), a national-truckload carrier, for about $50 million.(5/2)

Computer Horizon (CHRZ ) rejects the $5 per share offer from Aquent LLC. (5/2)

RWD Technologies (RWDT ) agrees to be taken private by an entity owned by CEO Robert Deutsche and his family for $2.10 per RWDT share. (4/30)

Affiliates of Kohlberg & Co. LLC agrees to buy Thousand Trails (TRV ) for $14.50 per share. (4/30)

ScanSoft (SSFT ) agrees to buy Speechworks International (SPWX ) for 0.86 SSFT share per SPWX share. (4/24)

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