Bon-Ton Sweetens Bid for Elder-Beerman

Pechiney accepts Alcan's revised offer, and more deal news

Bon-Ton Stores (BONT ) sweetens $7.25 per share offer for for Elder-Beerman (EBSC ) to $8.00, or to $92.8 million. On Friday, Sept. 12, Wright Holdings also raised its $7.05 per share cash bid for the retailer to $7.80 per share in cash. (9/15)

Pechiney ADS (PY ) accepts Alcan's (AL ) revised bid: EUR 48.50 in cash and stock for each PY share. (9/12)

Bon-Ton Stores (BONT ) raises $7 per share cash bid for Elder-Beerman (EBSC ) to $7.25. (9/11)

Plato Learning (TUTR ) agrees to buy Lightspan (LSPND ). Terms: LSPND holders will own 28% to 33% of TUTR shares outstanding following the deal. (9/10)

Gingko Acquisition Corp. commences a new tender offer under the new merger agreement with Information Resources (IRIC ). Terms: $3.30, 1 Contingent Value Right per IRIC share. (9/08)

Bon-Ton Stores (BONT ) makes firm bid of $7 cash per share for Elder-Beerman (EBSC ). (9/05)

Jonathan Cohen of JLC Capital says suitors are eyeballing InfoSpace (INSP ) due to its strong balance sheet and other factors: BusinessWeek. (9/05)

Chinadotcom (CHINA ) agrees to buy Ross Systems (ROSS ) for $5 in cash, and $14 in stock for each ROSS share. (9/04)

Wilshire Enterprises (WOC ) is reportedly considering a possible sale of the entire company. (9/04)

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