ITT Agrees to Acquire EDO

ITT Agrees to Acquire EDO

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Company Symbol Date Price Comment
LEAP WIRELESS INTERNATIONAL, INC. LEAP 9/17/2007 74 LEAP says unsolicited proposal from PCS not in best interests of LEAP and its shareholders. PCS had offered 2.75 PCS shares for each LEAP share.
BUSINESS OBJECTS S.A. BOBJ 9/17/2007 45 French paper Le Figaro reportedly said BOBJ is up for sale, will retain GOLDMAN SACHS as an adviser.
EDO CORPORATION EDO 9/17/2007 55 ITT to buy EDO for $56 a share in cash.
UNITED RENTALS, INC. URI 9/14/2007 31 Sets Oct. 19 shareholder meeting to vote on its proposed takeover by private equity fund Cerberus Capital Management LP.
ACCREDITED HOME LENDERS HOLDING CO. LEND 9/13/2007 10.8 Lone Star Funds says it extended its tender offer for all LEND shares outstanding by two days until Sept. 14.
U.S. XPRESS ENTERPRISES, INC. XPRSA 9/11/2007 19 Management-led buyout group New Mountain Lake Acquisition Co. plans within one week to launch its tender offer for all XPRSA shares outstanding at a proposed price of $20.10 per share, up from the $20 per share the group had previously offered.
GREAT LAKES BANCORP, INC. GLK 9/10/2007 13 FNFG to buy. GLK holders to get $14, or 0.993 FNFG shares, or a combination of both cash and stock for each GLK share held.
KMG AMERICA CORP. KMA 9/10/2007 6 HUM to buy for $6.20 per share.
MERIDIAN GOLD INC. MDG 9/7/2007 29 Says third parties will not make a bid for MDG. Urges shareholders to continue to reject hostile takeover bid by AUY.
RIO TINTO PLC RTP 9/6/2007 299 Seen higher on speculation that RIO and BHP will team up to make a takeover bid for RTP.
ALABAMA NATIONAL BANCORPORATION ALAB 9/6/2007 77 RBC Centura Banks Inc. unit of RY to buy for $80 per share, payable in cash, stock, or a combination of cash and stock.
MARKWEST HYDROCARBON, INC. MWP 9/6/2007 59 Agrees to be acquired by MWE for about $61.12 per share, payable in cash and units of MWE.
APPLIX, INC. APLX 9/5/2007 18 COGN to buy for $17.87 per share.
RADIAN GROUP INC. RDN 9/5/2007 20 Terminates merger pact with MTG.
LEAP WIRELESS INTERNATIONAL, INC. LEAP 9/5/2007 83 PCS offers to acquire at 2.75 PCS shares per LEAP share.
GENESCO INC. GCO 9/5/2007 44 FINL says it is evaluating its options with regard to its pending $1.5B acquisition of GCO following the release of what it calls "disappointing" Q2 financial results by GCO.
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