UnitedHealth Agrees to Acquire PacifiCare Health

Zions inks a deal to buy Amegy, and more merger and acquisition news

Company Symbol Date Price Comment
AMEGY BANCORP ABNK 7/6/2005 23 ZION to buy: $23.32 in cash or stock = ABNK.
PACIFICARE HEALTH PHS 7/6/2005 73 UnitedHealth (UNH) agrees to acquire PHS for $8.1 billion.
GILLETTE G 7/5/2005 50 CNBC reports PG deal to acquire G may be getting more scrutiny from European Union.
TIPPERARY CORP TPY 7/1/2005 7 Santos Ltd. to buy: $7.41 = TPY
EFC BANCORP EFC 6/30/2005 34 MAFB to buy for $177.5M in cash, stock.
JUNO LIGHTING JUNO 6/30/2005 43 Schneider Electric to buy for $610M, incl. $200M debt assumption.
MBNA CORP KRB 6/30/2005 26 BAC to buy: $27.50 in stock, cash = KRB
NET2PHONE NTOP 6/29/2005 2 IDT plans to commence $1.70/share tender offer for all NTOP stock it doesn't own.
AMEGY BANCORP ABNK 6/28/2005 21 S&P says ABNK trading higher amid unsubstantiated reports co. to be acquired by CBSS.
AUGUST TECHNOLOGY AUGT 6/28/2005 12 RTEC to buy: $10.50 in cash or stock = AUGT
SEEBEYOND TECHNOLOGY SBYN 6/28/2005 4 SUNW to buy: $4.25 = SBYN
BURLINGTON COAT BCF 6/27/2005 42 Exploring possible alternatives to enhance shareholder value, hires Goldman to serve as its financial advisor.
NEIGHBORCARE INC NCRX 6/27/2005 33 Rejects $32-per-share bid from OCR.
PETROKAZAKHSTAN PKZ 6/27/2005 38 Says it has been approached by number of parties regarding potential transaction involving acquisition or merger with co.
UNOCAL CORP UCL 6/23/2005 65 CNOOC offers $67 cash per UCL share.
CALLAWAY GOLF ELY 6/23/2005 15 ELY weighing all-cash, $1.2B bid that would take co. private: LA Times.
MAYTAG CORP MYG 6/21/2005 15 Gets $16/sh. offer from Bain Capital Partners LLC, Blackstone Capital Partners IV, Haier America Trading.
CENTRAL PARKING CPC 6/21/2005 14 Ends talks regarding possible sale of co.
CABLEVISION SYSTEMS CVC 6/20/2005 32 Dolan Family proposes to take private.
CRT PROPERTIES CRO 6/17/2005 28 Clients of DRA Advisors LLC to buy: $27.80 = CRO
INTEGRATED CIRCUIT ICST 6/16/2005 22 IDTI to buy: 1.3 IDTI, $7.25 = ICST
VICURON PHARMA. MICU 6/16/2005 16 PFE to buy: $29.10 = MICU
COMMERCIAL FEDER CFB 6/14/2005 34 BancWest Corp. unit to buy: $34 = CFB
INFOUSA INC IUSA 6/14/2005 12 Receives $11.75/shares buyout offer from Vin Gupta & Co. LLC, entity controlled by co.'s founder, chairman, CEO.
ORTHOVITA INC VITA 6/13/2005 4 ANPI says it proposed buying at $4.50 per share in late May, but VITA rejected bid.
ALBEMARLE FIRST AFBK 6/10/2006 15 MBVA to buy: $15.82 in cash or stock = AFBK
SCICLONE PHARMAC SCLN 6/10/2005 4 Ties recent surge in share price to news report that Portugal-based Sonae SGPS SA preparing to make offer for SCLN... Says it has not been contacted by Sonae SGPS.
BOSTON ACOUSTICS BOSA 6/9/2005 17 D&M Holdings to buy: $17.50 = BOSA
NIKU CORP NIKU 6/9/2005 21 CA to buy: $21 = NIKU
GUARANTY BANCSHARES GNTY 6/8/2005 23 Plans to go private: holders of 600 or fewer shares to receive $24 per share.
APRIA HEALTHCARE AHG 6/7/2005 36 Retains Morgan Stanley as its advisor to explore possible acquisition offers.
GABLES RESIDENTIAL GBP 6/7/2005 44 Private equity group sponsored by unit of ING to buy: $43.50 = GBP
UNOCAL CORP UCL 6/7/2005 59 WSJ reports CEO still considering making offer for UCL.
ACXIOM CORP ACXM 6/6/2005 21 Gets letter from its largest shareholder, ValueAct Capital, indicating ValueAct prepared to pay $23/share to acquire co.
AMERITRADE HOLDING AMTD 6/6/2005 15 WSJ reports ET sweetened bid for AMTD, offering AMTD 49.5% stake in combined co., $2B cash.
CATELLUS DEVELOP CDX 6/6/2005 29 PLD to buy: $33.81 or 0.822 PLD = CDX
PROVIDIAN FINANCIAL PVN 6/6/2005 18 WM to buy: $18.71 in cash, stock = PVN
PURE WORLD INC PURW 6/6/2005 4 Naturex S.A. to buy: $4.30 = PURW
BOYKIN LODGING BOY 6/3/2005 12 Is working with UBS to identify, evaluate strategic alternatives.
TITAN CORP TTN 6/3/2005 22 LLL to buy: $23.10 = TTN
SAUCONY INC'B' SCNYB 6/2/2005 23 SRR to buy: $23 = SCNYA, SCNYB
SHOPPING.COM SHOP 6/2/2005 21 EBAY to buy: $21 = SHOP
STORAGE TECHNOLOGY STK 6/2/2005 36 SUNW to buy: $37 = STK
MYLAN LABS MYL 6/1/2005 17 Icahn Group reiterates $20-per-share bid.
SCHOOL SPECIALTY SCHS 6/1/2005 47 Affiliate of private investment firm Bain Capital Partners to buy: $49 = SCHS
MAYTAG CORP MYG 5/31/2005 15 One of MYG's largest shareholders reportedly says $14/share buyout bid for MYG is inadequate.
BLAIR CORP BL 5/25/2005 39 Rejects buyout bid from Loeb Partners Corp., will begin $42/share tender offer to repurchase about 54% of its stock.
FFD FINANCIAL FFDF 5/25/2005 18 Plans to go private via 1-for-350 reverse stock split, followed by 350-for-1 forward split.
MAYTAG CORP MYG 5/23/2005 15 Money manager Warren Isabelle likens $14/share acquisition offer for MYG to "thievery": Barron's.
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