BRIEF-B&G Foods acquires Victoria Fine Foods for $70 mln

* B&G Foods Inc – deal accretive to earnings per share and
free cash flow

* B&G Foods Inc – deal accretive to earnings per share and
free cash flow

BRIEF-Sirius approaches Pandora’s board with renewed takeover interest- BBG

* Sirius XM Chairman Maffei recently approached Pandora
board to express renewed takeover interest; approach didn’t
include price for Pandora- Bloomberg

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Further…

* Sirius XM Chairman Maffei recently approached Pandora
board to express renewed takeover interest; approach didn’t
include price for Pandora- Bloomberg

Source text : http://bloom.bg/2gWiyhu
Further…

Facebook invests $20M to catalyze affordable housing development in Menlo Park

menlo-park Across the Bay Area, affordable housing remains hard to come by. In a climate where many displaced residents point their blame at the techies, Facebook has decided to invest $20 million in what it calls “A partnership to strengthen our local community.” In just the last six years, San Mateo County has added 54,000 new jobs while only building 2,148 new housing units to support… Read More

menlo-park Across the Bay Area, affordable housing remains hard to come by. In a climate where many displaced residents point their blame at the techies, Facebook has decided to invest $20 million in what it calls “A┬ápartnership to strengthen our local community.” In just the last six years, San Mateo County has added 54,000 new jobs while only building 2,148 new housing units to support… Read More

BRIEF-Alpine Associates Management intends to vote against Privatebancorp’s proposed acquisition by CIBC

* Alpine Associates Management Inc- intends to vote against
Privatebancorp’s proposed stock and cash acquisition by CIBC

* Alpine Associates Management Inc- intends to vote against
Privatebancorp’s proposed stock and cash acquisition by CIBC

BRIEF-Acetylon Pharmaceuticals entered into an agreement to be acquired by Celgene Corporation

* Acetylon Pharmaceuticals -Regenacy Pharmaceuticals to be
launched by Acetylon Pharmaceuticals and Celgene Corporation
agrees to complete acquisition of acetylon

* Acetylon Pharmaceuticals -Regenacy Pharmaceuticals to be
launched by Acetylon Pharmaceuticals and Celgene Corporation
agrees to complete acquisition of acetylon

Pandora shares up 11% on acquisition report

pandora-ios-icon Internet radio pioneer Pandora, saw its shares jump over 11% on Friday to $12.77, amid renewed acquisition speculation. A report from CNBC indicated that Pandora and SiriusXM are expected to discuss a possible purchase. The story cautions that there is “no assurance” that Pandora will reach a deal with SiriusXM or any other prospective buyers. This isn’t the first time… Read More

pandora-ios-icon Internet radio pioneer Pandora, saw its shares jump over 11% on Friday to $12.77, amid renewed acquisition speculation. A report from CNBC indicated that Pandora and SiriusXM are expected to discuss a possible purchase. The story cautions that there is “no assurance” that Pandora will reach a deal with SiriusXM or any other prospective buyers. This isn’t the first time… Read More

Actelion’s silence has hedge funds betting big on J&J deal

ZURICH, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Actelion’s silence speaks volumes
to the dozens of event-driven hedge funds piling into the Swiss
biotech firm, betting that Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J)
approach will result…

ZURICH, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Actelion’s silence speaks volumes
to the dozens of event-driven hedge funds piling into the Swiss
biotech firm, betting that Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J)
approach will result…

UPDATE 1-Investor Cuban to testify at Senate hearing on AT&T-Time Warner deal

WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Mark
Cuban will be among the witnesses scheduled to testify at a
U.S. Senate Judiciary panel hearing on Dec. 7 on AT&T Inc’s
proposed $85.4…

WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Mark
Cuban will be among the witnesses scheduled to testify at a
U.S. Senate Judiciary panel hearing on Dec. 7 on AT&T Inc’s
proposed $85.4…