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  • 99 Cents Only shares surge as buyout expectations heat up

     
    Shares of 99 Cents Only Stores Inc. jumped Monday after one of the company’s biggest shareholders said the business was worth as much as 23% more than a management buyout offer now on the table. The FBR Focus Fund, an......
  • Retail roundup: Bookstore chains, Westfield family program, Lands' End swimsuit campaign

     
    -- It's been a busy week for the nation's most well-known bookstore chains. On Thursday, Barnes & Noble announced that it had received a buyout offer from Liberty Media for $17 a share in cash. And Borders is reportedly in......
  • California Pizza Kitchen to be acquired by private equity firm for $470 million [Updated]

     
    After more than a year of searching for a buyer, California Pizza Kitchen said Wednesday that it would be acquired by the private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $470 million, or $18.50 a share. But another investment group quickly......
  • Hefner puts Playboy stock out of its misery

     
    Playboy Enterprises Inc.'s 39 years as a public firm, which will come to an end with its buyout deal announced Monday, turned out to be the embodiment of that old line about how to become a millionaire in the stock......
  • Tull gets control of Legendary Pictures in buyout of original investors

     
    Thomas Tull is taking control of Legendary Pictures. The chairman of the film financing and production company has quietly led a buyout of its original investors in order to more directly steer an expansion into video games, digital media and......
  • Shares of Cogent slip after 3M says buyout offer is 'fair'

     
    Investors and traders in shares of Pasadena-based technology firm Cogent Inc. are losing faith that the company will fetch a sharply higher takeover price, even though some of the firm’s biggest holders object to its merger terms with conglomerate 3M......
  • Buffett offers buyout to minority holders of partner Munger's Wesco Financial

     
    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. on Thursday said it would offer to buy out the minority shareholders of Pasadena-based Wesco Financial Corp., which already is 80.1% owned by Berkshire. Wesco is headed by Buffett’s longtime business partner...
  • 3M gets 'a steal' in Cogent buyout, and some investors wonder why

     
    Cogent Inc. investors and analysts sent a message to the Pasadena company’s founder on Monday: You’re selling the business too cheap. Cogent, which makes biometric security systems that identify fingerprints, faces and eyeballs, said it had accepted...
  • Big shareholder of Cogent opposes buyout terms

     
    The third-largest shareholder of Cogent Inc. says it will “vigorously oppose” the Pasadena tech company’s agreement to sell itself to conglomerate 3M Co., saying the bid price significantly undervalues the business. Atlanta-based money manager...
  • Buyout doubts hit California Pizza Kitchen shares

     
    When California Pizza Kitchen Inc.’s founders hung out the “for sale” sign in early April, the L.A.-based restaurant chain’s shares quickly surged to a three-year high.But less than three months later, more investors seem to be giving up on the......
  • A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record

    A closer look at Mitt Romney's job creation record
      Shortly after Mitt Romney resigned from Bain Capital in 1999 to run the Olympics in Salt Lake City, potential investors received a prospectus touting the extraordinary profits earned by the private equity firm that Romney controlled for 15 years....