Mergers


Elanco closes acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

GREENFIELD, Ind. (BUSINESS WIRE) - Elanco Animal Health Incorporated announced today it has closed the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health. The transaction, valued at $6.89 billion, expands Elanco’s scale and capabilities, positioning the company for the long term as a… more

Q&A With … Mark Dohnalek

    Q: A lot of the news about your company lately has been about acquisitions, but there’s more going on here, isn’t there? A: A lot of people think our growth has been largely acquisition-oriented. But that just complemented… more

Big merger prepares to turn Sprint Center pink after T-Mobile purchase

A name change is in the near future for the Sprint Center, as well as a change in color. On Thursday T-Mobile revealed details for the T-Mobile Center, known currently as the Sprint Center. “I couldn’t be prouder to announce… more

Sprint 5G service is deactivated, T-Mobile moves customers to its network

After formally completing the sale of Boost, Virgin and other Sprint prepaid networks to Dish, T-Mobile is bringing Sprint 5G to an end. The move is one in a long list of issues that need sorting out in the wake of… more

Postmates acquired by Uber for $2.65 billion

Postmates, one of the largest food delivery services in the U.S., agrees to purchase by Uber Eats, which trails only DoorDash in market share. Uber intends to keep the Postmates app running separately, “supported by a more efficient, combined merchant… more

Creative Planning Acquires Sunrise Advisors

Creative Planning, the Kansas City region’s fastest-growing wealth management firm over the past decade, is getting bigger: The Overland Park firm announced this morning that it had acquired Sunrise Advisors, which has nearly 600 clients and more than $700 million… more

Layoffs at Overland Park T-Mobile after merger in April

After a federally approved merger of T-Mobile and Sprint back in February, the former headquarters of Sprint has released more than 200 employees, just two short months after the merger was officially closed in April, according to the AP. A… more

Transitions 2020: Finding the Right Buyer

You’ve worked for years, decades perhaps, to build a business. It’s time to sell. At this point, it’s just a matter of finding the right buyer, isn’t it? Frankly, no. Because the fiscal land mine in that question is “right.”… more

Amazon Looking at AMC Buy?

AMC Theatres, which has been closed and reportedly facing bankruptcy during the COVID-19 pandemic, might look like a good bet for one of the world's biggest companies. A report came out recently that Amazon is looking to acquire the Overland… more

Orbis Biosciences Acquired

Lenexa-based Orbis Biosciences was purchased by New Jersey-based Adare Pharmaceuticals. Adare made the purchase to improve its tech pharma business.  “The acquisition by Adare will globalize the reach of our technologies and services,” said Maria Flynn, president and CEO of… more