Cox Family Bids to Take Cox Communications Private
The Cox family holding company, Cox Enterprises, bids $32 per share, in a deal valued at about $7.9 billion, to take Cox Communications (COX ) private. (8/2)
DirecTV Group (DTV ) agrees to pay $875 million to buy control of about 1 million DirecTV subscribers now served by Pegasus Communications (PGTV ). (8/2)
Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB ) agrees to buy First National Bankshares of Florida (FLB ) for about $1.58 billion, or $25 a share. Terms: 0.5065 FITB share for each FLB share. (8/2)
The Wall Street Journal reports that Sun Microsystems (SUNW ) has looked at a number of acquisitions, including Novell (NOVL ). (8/2) Cooper Companies (COO ) agrees to buy Ocular Sciences (OCLR ) for $44 per share in stock and cash. (7/29)
Alvarion (ALVR ) agrees to buy Interwave Communications (IWAV ) for $5.75 per share. (7/28)
MDSI Mobile Data Solutions (MDSI ) cancels its merger deal with At Road (ARDI ). (7/28)
CP Acquisition L.P. ups its takeover bid for Security Capital (SCC ) to $9.50 per share from $9.00 (7/28)
QRS Corp. (QRSI ) receives $6.25 per share bid from a privately held company and its majority investor. (7/27)
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