Biogen Idec Considers Buyout Offers

Biogen Idec Considers Buyout Offers
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Company Symbol Date Price Comment
CABLEVISION SYSTEMS CVC 10/15/2007 34 In SEC filing, Mario Gabelli says his firm will vote against the Dolan family's $10.6B proposal to take CVC private.
GENZYME CORP.-GENERAL DIVISION GENZ 10/15/2007 75 Seen higher, in part, due to speculation that it could be a takeover target after rival BIIB said it had put itself up for sale. BIIB also released positive data for its multiple sclerosis drug.
BIOGEN IDEC BIIB 10/15/2007 83 Puts itself up for sale, and says it has received expressions of interest, including one from investor Carl Icahn.
TEKTRONIX TEK 10/15/2007 38 Agrees to be acquired by DHR for $38 cash per share.
HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION HTV 10/15/2007 24 Hearst Corp. says it's $23.50/share offer for the roughly 27% of HTV shares outstanding that it does not own expired.
BEA SYSTEMS BEAS 10/12/2007 18 Says it has received a $17-per-share cash takeover bid from ORCL, which its board believes significantly undervalues BEAS.
CHILDREN'S PLACE RETAIL STORES PLCE 10/12/2007 24 Fortune Magazine reports PLCE has put itself up for sale.
ABN AMRO HOLDING N.V. ABN 10/10/2007 54 Royal Bank of Scotland and its partners, Fortis NV and Banco Santander SA, declared victory in the takeover battle for ABN.
MONARCH COMMUNITY BANCORP MCBF 10/10/2007 11.4 Says its proposed going-private deal failed to receive the required number of shareholder votes for approval.
MIRAMAR MINING MNG 10/9/2007 6.4 Agrees to be acquired by NEWMONT MINING CORP. in deal valued at about C$1.5B. Terms: MNG holders to get C$6.25 per share.
UNITED INDUSTRIAL UIC 10/9/2007 49.6 On 10/8, UIC agreed be acquired by TEXTRON INC. for approximately $1.1 billion or $81 per share.
NOVATEL NGPS 10/9/2007 49.6 On 10/8, NGPS agreed to be acquired by Hexagon AB for $50 per share.
SAIFUN SEMICONDUCTORS LTD. SFUN 10/9/2007 10.8 On 10/8 SFUN agreed to be acquired by SPSN. Terms: 0.7429 SPSN share and about $5.05 per share in cash for each SFUN share.
BUSINESS OBJECTS S.A. BOBJ 10/9/2007 57.8 On 10/07/08 SAP AG to buy BOBJ for EUR 42.00 per ordinary share and for American Depositary Shares (ADS) at the US$ equivalent based on the EUR/US$ exchange rate as of the settlement of the tender offers.
TRUMP ENTERTAINMENT RESORTS TRMP 10/5/2007 8 Cordish Co., a Baltimore developer, is eyeing TRMP, three people familiar with the talks said: Star-Ledger.
ABN AMRO HOLDING N.V. ABN 10/4/2007 53 BCS's acquisition bid for ABN expired, leaving only a consortium led by Royal Bank of Scotland in the race to buy the Dutch bank.
PDL BIOPHARMA PDLI 10/2/2007 23 Says its board will seek offers for PDLI or for key assets.
PRINTRONIX PTNX 10/2/2007 16 Agrees to be acquired for $16 per share by private equity firm Vector Capital.
COMMERCE BANCORP CBH 10/2/2007 40 Agrees to be acquired by TD. CBH holders to receive 0.4142 TD shares and $10.50 in cash for each CBH share held.
VIACELL VIAC 10/2/2007 7 Agrees to be acquired by PKI at $7.25 per share.
SLM CORP. SLM 10/2/2007 51.1 J.C. Flowers & Co. and partners JPM, BAC and Friedman Fleischer and Lowe revise their SLM buyout proposal, offering to pay $50 a share in cash, plus warrants that could result in an extra payout of $7 to $10 per share.
VELCRO INDUSTRIES N.V. VELC 10/1/2007 21 Commences cash tender offer to buy all of its common shares outstanding at $21 per share. Notes offer will expire Nov. 5.
NAVTEQ NVT 10/1/2007 77 Agrees to be acquired by NOKIA CORP. for $78 cash per share.
ACXIOM ACXM 10/1/2007 16 Says Axio Holding LLC, which is controlled by Silver Lake and ValueAct Partners, called off its proposed purchase of ACXM and agreed to pay ACXM a $65M termination fee.
FURNITURE BRANDS INTERNATIONAL FBN 10/1/2007 13 In SEC filing, says FBN was approached by Samson Holding Ltd. in July about a possible business combination, but FBN declined to pursue the proposal. Samson Chairman Shan Huei Kuo has the power to vote shares held by Samson and other entities that account for about 15% of FBN's stock outstanding, according to the SEC filing.
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