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    1. Family Dollar Stores Sticks With Dollar Tree, Refuses Dollar General's $9.1 Billion Offer

      Family Dollar Stores Sticks With Dollar Tree, Refuses Dollar General's $9.1 Billion Offer

      Family Dollar Stores said on Friday that its board of directors could not accept Dollar General’s $9.1 billion offer because of antitrust concerns as the dollar store  war continued. Dollar General had recently increased its bid for Family Dollar, offering $80 a share in cash, up from $78.50 a share, and [...]

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    2. How Carl Icahn Won Big In Actavis' $25B Deal For Forest Labs

      How Carl Icahn Won Big In Actavis' $25B Deal For Forest Labs

      For more than four years, billionaire investor Carl Icahn made a huge bet on Forest Laboratories, agitating for change at the drug maker. With more than an 11% stake in the company, Forest Labs was Icahn’s biggest trading position going into 2013 and his second biggest trading position going into 2014—trailing only his bet on Apple. He is the company’s second-biggest shareholder...

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    3. Hanger Announces Appointment of Richard Pettingill to Board of Directors

      Hanger Announces Appointment of Richard Pettingill to Board of Directors

      AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger, Inc. (HGR) today announced that its Board of Directors elected Richard Pettingill, retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Allina Hospitals and Clinics, a large network of  healthcare providers in Minnesota, to the Hanger Board as a director effective February 6, 2014.  Mr. Pettingill qualifies as an independent director under ...

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    4. Herbalife Launches Big Stock Buyback And Debt Offering

      Herbalife Launches Big Stock Buyback And Debt Offering

      The hedge fund billionaire William Ackman, who has said he will go to the end of the Earth to destroy Herbalife, saw some success in January as shares of the diet shake seller fell to start the year on news that a U.S. senator together with regulators from Canada to China have taken an interest in the company's business practices. But to kick off February, has launched a widely  anticipated counter-offensive to protect its stock...

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