Banco Bilbao Agrees to Acquire Compass Bancshares

Mills agrees to be bought by Simon Property and Farralon Capital Management, and more deal news

Deals in the news
Company Symbol Date Price Comment
AMR CORP AMR 2/16/2007 39 BusinessWeek reports AMR is buyout target of group that includes GS, BAB, but newswires reporting that neither GS, BAB have such plans.
COMPASS BANCSHARES CBSS 2/16/2007 70 BBV to buy: either 2.8 BBV ADSs or $71.82 cash = CBSS share, subject to proration.
FIELDSTONE INVESTMENT FICC 2/16/2007 5 Affilate of MTG, RDN to buy: $5.32 = FICC.
MILLS CORP MLS 2/16/2007 25 SPG, Farallon Capital Mgmt LLC to buy: $25.25 = MLS.
ARMSTRONG WORLD AWI 2/15/2007 51 Retains Lazard Freres & Co. to explore strategic alternatives.
TALX CORP TALX 2/15/2007 35 EFX to buy: either 0.861 EFX, $35.50 or a combo. of stock plus cash of equivalent value = TALX.
CORILLIAN CORP CORI 2/14/2007 5 CKFR to buy: $5.15 = CORI.
CUMBERLAND RES L CLG 2/14/2007 7 AEM to buy: 0.185 AEM = CLG.
DOLLAR THRIFTY A DTG 2/14/2007 53 NYT reports DTG in early talks to merge with Vanguard Car Rental, owner of Nat'l, Alamo chains, in deal valued at $3B+.
ALCOA INC AA 2/13/2007 35 The Times of London reports BHP BILLITON, RIO TINTO have drawn up plans for a $40B takeover of AA.
APPLEBEE'S INTL APPB 2/13/2007 26 Hires Citigroup Global Markets LLC, Banc of America LLC as advisors to explore possible sale of co., other alternatives.
CAREMARK RX CMX 2/13/2007 63 CVS, CMX sweeten value of their proposed merger for CMX shareholders by increasing special cash dividend payable to CMX holders following merger with CVS to $6 per share from previously announced $2.
CERIDIAN CORP CEN 2/13/2007 33 Retains financial advisors to explore ways to enhance shareholder value.
MILLS CORP MLS 2/13/2007 26 Says its board determined $24/share offer from SGP, Farallon Capital Mgmt LLC to be more favorable than MLS's merger pact with Brookfield Asset Mgmt Inc.
ADEZA BIOMEDICAL ADZA 2/12/2007 24 CYTC to buy: $24 = ADZA.
BRISTOL-MYERS SQ BMY 2/12/2007 27 The Times of London reports that SNY has called off merger talks with BMY.
FOUR SEASONS HOT FS 2/12/2007 81 Agrees to be taken private by group that includes Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, investment firm owned by MSFT Chairman Bill Gates: $82 = FS.
HYDRIL HYDL 2/12/2007 95 TS to buy: $97 = HYDL.
LAMSON & SESSION LMS 2/12/2007 29 Hires Perella Weinberg Partners to explore potential sale of co. or assets.
NOVELIS INC NVL 2/12/2007 44 Hindalco Industries Ltd. to buy: $44.93 = NVL.
TRIBUNE COMPANY TRB 2/12/2007 30 WSJ says TRB leaning away from accepting any offers from outside bidders, opting instead to restructure on its own.
WCI COMMUNITIES WCI 2/12/2007 22 Hires Goldman Sachs to explore potential sale of co., other alternatives.
WHEELING-PITTS WPSC 2/12/2007 25 Esmark Inc. confirms terms of its bid to buy WPSC, puts its offer to independent committee of WPSC board... WPSC holders would get 1 share in new co. or $20 cash per WPSC share.
WITNESS SYSTEMS WITS 2/12/2007 27 Verint Systems Inc. to buy: $27.50 = WITS.
LAIDLAW INTL LI 2/9/2007 35 FirstGroup Plc to buy: $35.25 = LI.
LEAR CORP LEA 2/9/2007 38 Affiliate of Carl C. Icahn to buy: $36 = LEA.
MIKRON INFRARED MIKR 2/9/2007 11 LumaSense Technologies Inc. to buy: $11.50 = MIKR.
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