SAN FRANCISCO — Google is escalating its rivalry with Microsoft with the purchase of Quickoffice, the maker of a widely used mobile application for working on documents created in Microsoft’s programs for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. The deal announced ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Billionaire Warren Buffett’s company is making another foray into newspapers, agreeing to buy 63 newspapers from Media General Inc. for $142 million. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is also extending a loan to Media General and taking a 19.9 ...Read More »
WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware judge has dismissed a shareholder lawsuit alleging that billionaire Warren Buffett and directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. failed to take proper action in response stock trades by former Berkshire executive David Sokol before the company’s ...Read More »
Exelon Corp.’s $7.9 billion acquisition of Baltimore’s last remaining Fortune 500 company cleared its final regulatory hurdle Friday with the conditional approval of the deal by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. On Feb. 17, Maryland’s Public Service Commission gave its ...
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NEW YORK — T-Mobile USA, which just had its acquisition by AT&T blocked by regulators, is urging the federal government to block another deal in the wireless world: Verizon’s planned purchase of spectrum from cable companies for $3.9 billion. In ...Read More »
The Public Service Commission conditionally approved Exelon Corp.’s $7.9 billion purchase of Constellation Energy Group on Friday. Baltimore’s last remaining Fortune 500 company’s days appeared to be numbered after state regulators signed off on the all-stock deal, under which the ...
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Spice maker McCormick & Co.’s net income dipped 1 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, weighed down by transaction costs related to an acquisition and joint venture. The Sparks-based company also gave a 2012 earnings outlook Thursday that is below ...Read More »
Ramping up at Crossroads@95 Completion of the first wave of arrivals up the road at the Aberdeen Proving Ground is getting credit for renewed construction at and near the $1 billion mixed-use Baltimore Crossroads@95 community near White Marsh in Eastern ...
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Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. of Olney will acquire CommerceFirst Bancorp of Annapolis, and its subsidiary, CommerceFirst Bank, under a definitive agreement signed by the two companies that was announced Tuesday. Sandy Spring will pay approximately $25.4 million in stock and ...Read More »