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ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld

Watercooler

GTCR, Hormel, the Riverside Co-CEOs and Others Win M&A Mid-Market Awards
Amid a slow and challenging year for dealmaking, the winners of Mergers & Acquisitions’ 7th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards outpaced the competition to grow, innovate and lead the middle market

Dealmakers

The Buyside:
Disney, Warner Bros. Seek Next-Gen YouTubes

Traditional Hollywood studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. are seeking next-generation YouTube content providers

The Buyside

Activist Investors Dig Into Mid Market
Spurred on by the high-profile success of Carl Icahn and others, a growing crop of firms is looking further downstream

Today’s Transactions:
BioScrip Buys HomeChoice for $70M

The target provides antibiotic therapy, IV immune globulin and chemotherapy services to patients in their homes

BioScrip Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOS) will acquire HomeChoice Partners Inc. for $70 million in cash.

Norfolk, Va.-based HomeChoice, a majority-owned subsidiary of DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), provides alternate-site pharmacy services. The company supplies antibiotic therapy, IV immune globulin and chemotherapy services to patients in their homes.

BioScrip, headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn., provides pharmaceutical and home-care services.

The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2013.

 

 

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