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BurgerFi’s Purchase of Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza Includes New Shareholder | Franchise mergers and acquisitions

BurgerFi International gains significant new shareholder, private equity firm L Catterton, as well as a new brand it intends to franchise as part of its $ 161.3 million acquisition of Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings. Executives are hopeful that both developments will cause the share price to rise, which peaked at $ 11.33 per […]

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Middleby Corp. Made One of Forbes’ Top Employers List | 2021-10-14

ELGINE, BAD. – The Middleby Corp. appeared on Forbes list of top employers for 2021. The list is released amid a labor shortage affecting all industries as companies struggle to recruit and retain workers. Forbes partnered with Statista to interview 150,000 part-time and full-time employees of multinational companies in 58 different countries. Participants rated their […]

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Signa Sports attracts investments from Saudi Arabia’s public investment fund

Online retailer Signa Sports United is set to close a deal to raise funds from a group of investors, including Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, according to people familiar with the matter. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund to join Signa’s original backers, including Japanese group SoftBank Corp. 9984 0.64% , and Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth […]

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DraftKings commits to PIPE for a SPAC agreement with Vivid Seats

Posted: Oct 14, 2021, 9:06 a.m. Last updated on: October 14, 2021, 9:15 a.m. DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) announced today that it will provide a private equity investment (PIPE) to Horizon Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: HZAC) – The Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) merging with online ticket marketplace Vivid Seats. SPAC investor Todd Boehly makes Vivid Seats […]

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Digital mental health giants Ginger and Headspace finalize merger

Digital mental health giants Ginger and Headspace have officially completed their merger in a deal that would have values the company combined to $ 3 billion. Now operating as Headspace Health, the new entity brings together Headspace’s direct-to-consumer mindfulness and meditation app with Ginger’s on-demand mental health coaching and video therapy digital platform. By joining […]

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Lina Khan’s FTC Outlines Priorities and Changes to Second Claim Process – Antitrust / Competition Law

United States: Lina Khan’s FTC outlines her priorities and changes to the second application process October 14, 2021 Arnold & Porter To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Since Lina Khan’s appointment as President of the Federal Trade Commission, antitrust practitioners and the business community have read the tea leaves, looking for […]

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Is a merging business failing, failing, or just failing?

As the pandemic persists, we will likely see more M&A activity involving financially struggling companies. Part of the goal of getting approval from antitrust law enforcement agencies – or courts if necessary – is to show that a business is indeed “failing.” Even when such transactions involve horizontal mergers in concentrated industries, firms may still […]

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WPP CEO Says Iconic Agencies of Merging Company to Bring “Creativity and Technology”

WPP CEO Mark Read said the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated change and innovation within the advertising giant. WPP As WPP prepares to merge two of its iconic advertising agencies, the CEO of the company said there has “never been a better time to bring creativity and technology together.” Last week, London-based WPP announced it would […]

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General Office Supply and Acadiana Office Products Merge, Company Leaves Offices in Downtown Lafayette | Business

The Lafayette General Office Supply and Acadiana Office Products office supply stores will merge again into one this month and have moved to 3045 W. Pinhook Road. According to John Martin, vice president of General Office Supply and president of Acadiana Office Products, the two companies belonged to the same family, General Office Supply having […]