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Wall Street"s M&A Chatter From April 20: Kindred, Virtu-KCG, Westar-Great Plains Energy

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Thursday, April 20, 2017. Westar Energy Application for Merger With Great Plains Energy Rejected by Kansas Regulator The Rejection: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 21st, 2017

Wall Street"s M&A Chatter From April 19: Sinclair-Tribune, Virtu-KCG, KAR Auction, Tatts Group

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Wednesday, April 19, 2017. KKR Offers $4.65B for Australian Lottery Operator Tatts Group The Rumor: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 20th, 2017

$12.2B Great Plains-Westar merger will get decision in April

After six days of testimony, the Kansas Corporation Commission ended a hearing concerning the $12.2 billion merger of Great Plains Energy Inc. and Westar Energy Inc. According to The Topeka Capital-Journal, the commission will issue its decision on Apr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2017

Another shareholder suit aims to stop Great Plains-Westar merger

Complaining about “deal protection devices,” a Westar Energy Inc. shareholder has sued to stop the company’s proposed $14 billion merger with Kansas City-based Great Plains Energy Inc. — the second such lawsuit protesting a revised merger .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2017

Wall Street"s M&A Chatter From October 9: SeaWorld, Splunk-Rocana, Helix Energy, Cleantech Solutions

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Monday, October 9, 2017. Renewed Takeover Chatter in SeaWorld The Rumor: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 10th, 2017

Wells Fargo Lays Out The Bull Case For Great Plains And Westar Energy

Wells Fargo Securities upgraded shares of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) and Westar Energy Inc (NYSE: WR), saying the shares appear modestly undervalued on its base case. Latest Rating.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 2nd, 2017

Great Plains Energy (GXP) Merges with Westar Energy

Great Plains Energy (GXP) Merges with Westar Energy.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 11th, 2017

Great Plains & Westar Change Merger Plan to Assure Regulator

Great Plains Energy Inc. (GXP) and Westar Energy Inc., (WR) announced a fresh proposal to convince the regulators in providing approval for the $14 billion deal. .....»»

Category: topSource: zacksJul 11th, 2017

Westar, Great Plains announce new plans for $14B merger

Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy, the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light, are proposing a new plan to merge, after Kansas regulators scuttled an earlier deal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 10th, 2017

Great Plains revises deal to buy Westar into a merger of equals

Great Plains Energy Inc. said Monday that the .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2017

BREAKING: Westar Energy merger with Great Plains Energy back on

BREAKING: Westar Energy merger with Great Plains Energy back on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2017

No money down: Great Plains now wants no-cash merger with Westar

Great Plains Energy Inc. and Westar Energy Inc. announced new plans on Monday to keep the benefits of combining without a massive debt load for Great Plains. The companies announced plans for a merger of equals. That means no cash for Westar shar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2017

Great Plains revises acquisition deal of Westar Energy into a merger of equals

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2017

Wall Street"s M&A Chatter From June 19: CareerBuilder, EQT-Rice Energy, Novadaq-Stryker

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Monday, June 19, 2017. EQT to Buy Rice Energy for $6.7B The Deal: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 20th, 2017

Kansas regulators hand Great Plains/Westar deal yet another defeat

The attempt by Great Plains Energy Inc. to acquire Westar Energy Inc. has suffered yet another crippling blow from the Kansas Corporation Commission, which denied an application for reconsideration. The two companies filed a formal petition for reconsi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

Kansas regulators deny power companies" request for more time on merger

The Kansas Corporation Commission won’t grant additional time for Westar Energy Inc. and Great Plains Energy Inc. to revise a merger proposal for the two entities to become one. The companies, along with Kansas City Power & Light, were seeking a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

Wall Street"s M&A Chatter From May 19-21: Walgreens-Rite Aid, Huntsman-Clariant, Vistra Energy-Dynegy

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21, 2017. Vistra Energy in Preliminary Takeover Talks with Dynegy The Rumor: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 22nd, 2017

Wall Street"s M&A Chatter From May 18: B. Riley-Wunderlich, Lowe"s-Maintenance Supply, Energy Transfer-PennTex Midstream Partners

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Thursday, May 18, 2017. Energy Transfer Partners Makes Tender Offer To Purchase PennTex Midstream Partners for $20/Unit Cash The Tender Offer: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 19th, 2017

Chesapeake Energy: What’s Up With Those Asset Sales?

Chesapeake Energy may have posted great first quarter earnings last week, but Wall Street remains focused on the energy company's asset sales......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsMay 8th, 2017

Great Plains, Westar will appeal KCC merger rejection

Westar Energy Inc. and Great Plains Energy Inc. are appealing the decision by the Kansas Corporation Commission to reject their plan for Great Plains to buy Westar. The companies released a joint statement Thursday saying they have filed the Petition.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2017

Wall Street"s M&A Chatter From April 27: Advisory Board, Whole Foods, SiriusXM-Automatic Labs, Apollo-West Corp

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Thursday, April 27, 2017. Advisory Board Asks Potential Buyers to Submit Another Round of Bids The Rumor: read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 28th, 2017