Deals wrap: Merging healthcare
Kindred Healthcare agreed to buy RehabCare Group for about $900 million in a cash-and-stock deal to create one of the largest post-acute healthcare services company in the United States.
Discount retailer Big Lots is exploring options, including a possible sale, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation.
Ensco’s takeover of Pride International sets the stage for cash-raising moves by struggling Gulf of Mexico drillers and deprives acquisitive giant Seadrill of its most likely prey.
Indian software firms are looking for acquisitions to take advantage of the gradual recovery in technology spending globally.