Hostile Takeover

Kindred bid shows that not all the fishing will be taking place upstream

Kindred bid shows that not all the fishing will be taking place upstream

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Some might wonder why a skilled care giant like Kindred Healthcare would launch a $533 million hostile takeover bid of home-health provider Gentiva. The real question should be why such efforts haven't been happening more often.

Kindred launches hostile takeover bid for home health company Gentiva, deal valued at $1.6 billion

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Kindred Healthcare has launched a hostile takeover to acquire home health company Gentiva, announcing a $533 million bid Thursday. The total deal would be valued at $1.6 billion, including assumed debt.

Omnicare ends PharMerica takeover attempt, posts 4Q profit

Leading long-term care pharmacy provider Omnicare, which announced this week that it has ended its efforts to takeover competitor PharMerica, posted a profit in the fourth quarter.

The spotlight is back on the pharmacy fuss

The spotlight is back on the pharmacy fuss

If there's anything the Golden Globes awards show taught us again Sunday night it is this: When big people talk, they make inordinately loud noise, no matter how high the volume on their microphones may be. Expect some loud noise soon in the long-term care arena over Omnicare's hostile takeover bid of rival PharMerica.

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