Blackstone Group Inks Deal to Acquire Equity Office Properties

MGIC Investment agrees to acquire Radian Group, and more deals in the news
Deals in the news
Company Symbol Date Price Comment
AQUILA INC ILA 2/7/2007 4 GXP to buy: $1.80 plus 0.0856 GXP = ILA.
EGL INC EAGL 2/7/2007 32 Says General Atlantic withdrew as equity sponsor of $36/share buyout bid.
EQUITY OFFICE PROPERTIES EOP 2/7/2007 55 VNO cancels its bid for EOP, clearing the way for EOP shareholders to approve The Blackstone Group's $55.50/share offer.
KEANE INC KEA 2/7/2007 14 Caritor to buy: $14.30 = KEA.
WELLCO ENTERPRISES WLC 2/7/2007 14 Golden Gate Capital to buy: $14 = WLC.
RADIAN GROUP RDN 2/6/2007 66 MTG to buy: 0.9658 MTG = RDN... New co. to be called MGIC Radian Financial Group Inc.
EQUITY OFFICE PR EOP 2/6/2007 56 The Blackstone Group ups its takeover bid for EOP to $55.50/share in cash. (02/05/07-55) VNO revises its bid for EOP, proposes to buy up to 55% of EOP for $56/share in cash, then buy rest of EOP via stock-swap.
HANOVER COMPRESS HC 2/5/2007 23 Agrees to merger of equals with UCO: 0.325 share of merged co. = HC share.
HERBALIFE LTD HLF 2/5/2007 40 Receives buyout bid from Whitney V L.P., its affiliates valued at $38 per share.
INVESTORS FINL S IFIN 2/5/2007 60 STT to buy: 0.906 STT share = 1 IFIN shr.
LEAR CORP LEA 2/5/2007 39 America Real Estate Partners L.P., an affiliate of Carl C. Icahn, offers to buy all of LEA for $36 per share in cash.
LONGVIEW FIBRE LFB 2/5/2007 24 BAM to to buy: $24.75 = LFB.
MILLS CORP MLS 2/5/2007 26 SPG, Farallon Capital Mgmt LLC offer to buy for $24/share in cash, topping MLS's existing deal to be bought for $21/share by Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
NETRATINGS INC NTRT 2/5/2007 21 The Nielson Co. offers to buy the roughly 40% of NTRT it doesn't own for $21/share.
TRIAD HOSPITALS TRI 2/5/2007 50 Affiliates of CCMP Capital Advisors, GS Capital Partners to buy: $50.25 = TRI.
UNIVL COMPRESSIO UCO 2/5/2007 70 Agrees to merger of equals with HC: 1.0 share of merged co. = UCO.
BAIRNCO CORP BZ 2/2/2007 14 Steel Partners raises $12/share takeover bid to $13.35.
EQUITY OFFICE PR EOP 2/2/2007 55 Says its board voted to reaffirm its support for $54/share takeover bid from The Blackstone Group, despite higher competing bid from VNO. (02/01/07-55) VNO submits new buyout offer for EOP of $31 in cash, $25 in stock per EOP share.
LEVITT CORP'A' LEV 1/31/2007 14 BFF to buy: 2.27 BFF = LEV.
EAGLE HOSPITALIT EHP 1/30/2007 10 Forms committee to explore alternatives, including possible sale of co.
ELKCORP ELK 1/30/2007 44 Accepts $43.50/share acquisition bid from Building Materials Corp. of America... Plans to cancel pact with Carlyle Group.
ABITIBI-CONSOLID ABY 1/29/2007 3 To merge with BOW: ABY holders to receive 0.06261 share of new co. per ABY share... New co. to be called AbitibiBowater Inc.
ALTIRIS INC ATRS 1/29/2007 32 SYMC to buy: $33 = ATRS.
BOWATER, INC BOW 1/29/2007 27 To merge with ABY: BOW holders to receive 0.52 share of new co. per BOW share... New co. to be called AbitibiBowater Inc.
BRISTOL_MYERS BMY 1/29/2007 27 Co., SNY reportedly in merger deal.
EDUCATE INC EEEE 1/29/2007 8 Group including EEEE sr. mgmt, affiliates of Sterling Capital Partners, Citigroup Private Equity to buy: 8.00 = EEEE.
FIRST REPUBLIC B FRC 1/29/2007 54 MER to buy: $55 in cash, stock = FRC.
LAUREATE EDUCATI LAUR 1/29/2007 61 Investor group including LAUR CEO Douglas Becker, Kohlberg Kravis, Citigroup, others to buy: $60.50 = LAUR.
MOLECULAR DEVICE MDCC 1/29/2007 35 MDZ to buy: $35.50 = MDCC.
SANOFI AVENTIS SNY 1/29/2007 45 Co., BMY reportedly in friendly merger deal.
SYNAGRO TECHNOLO SYGR 1/29/2007 6 The Carlyle Group to buy: $5.76 = SYGR.
BUSINESS OBJECTS BOBJ 1/26/2007 38 Seen higher on reports of renewed talk that BOBJ may be taken over by ORCL.
CIVITAS BANKGROU CVBG 1/26/2007 10 GCBS to buy: 0.2674 GCBS or $10.25 = CVBG.
NOVELIS INC NVL 1/26/2007 38 Says it in talks with various parties that could lead to potential sale of co.
TRIBUNE CO TRB 1/26/2007 30 WSJ reports the Chandlers could mount proxy fight for add'l seats on TRB board if board doesn't pursue deal to family's liking.
COAST FINANCIAL CFHI 1/25/2007 7 Hires Sandler O'Neill & Partners L.P. to help it review its strategic options, including remaining independent.
EQUITY OFFICE PR EOP 1/25/2007 55 Blackstone Group sweetens its acquisition offer to $54/share from $48.50/share.
GAP INC GPS 1/25/2007 19 NY Post reports interim CEO Robert Fisher is assuring employees co. not for sale.
MIDWEST AIR GRP MEH 1/25/2007 13 Rejects AAI's $13.25/share takeover bid.
21ST CENTURY INS TW 1/25/2007 21 Shareholder AIG offers to fully acquire co. for $19.75 per share.
TNS INC TNS 1/24/2007 17 Rejects $16/share takeover offer received from group led by John J. McDonnell Jr.

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