Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 1:31pm

Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) ticked up Wednesday afternoon on a report it was prepared to sell two of its non-strategic business for a total of up to $1.75 billion.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:39am

Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) Chief Executive Lourenco Goncalves appeared to nix a spin-off of international operations and said instead he'd be interested in their sale.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 11:59am

Town Sports International (NASDAQ: CLUB) trended up slightly Thursday after a hedge fund disclosed a 16 percent stake and said it would push the company to explore alternatives including a possible sale.

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News, Asset Sales, M&A
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:02am

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT/NYSE: PEI) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell an anchor pad underlying a Bon-Ton store in Bethlehem, PA contiguous to Westgate Mall. The transaction is expected to close prior to the end of 2014.

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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:49am

Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) dribbled out details of its planned divestiture of under-performing brands Monday with a report it will sell its Duracell battery line and Braun electric shavers.

Reuters said the company hired Goldman Sachs in a plan announced last month to sell up to 100 slower-growing brands.

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Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:46am

Cameron (NYSE: CAM) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Centrifugal Compression business to Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR) for cash consideration of approximately $850 million, subject to closing adjustments.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 5:46am

Sycamore Partners, which acquired retailers Jones Group, Talbots and Hot Topic, is now considering a takeover bid for Sears Canada (OTC: SEARF), according to a report from the the NY Post.

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Monday, August 4, 2014 - 12:55pm

Two European drug giants trended higher Monday on a report that at least two private equity groups had bid on the companies' older drug portfolios.

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Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:06am

Tecomet Inc., a Genstar Capital portfolio company and precision contract manufacturer supporting the medical device and aerospace industries, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA) to acquire its OEM Solutions business segment for $450 million.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:45pm

The Phoenix Companies (NYSE: PNX) is moving higher by 14.34 percent on Wednesday's trading due to a report from Reuters that Phoenix has hired Goldman, and Sandler O'Neill and Partners to explore a sale.

The company launched the sales process earlier this month, contacting potential buyers.

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News, Asset Sales