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AKRX chart 04/24/2017 Fresenius Kabi (N/A) Cash $4.75 billion $34.00 $15.84 355,481 Yes N/A 06/30/2018 114.65% 8369.19%
Akorn, Inc. merger details:

Expected to close by early 2018 for a closing value of $4.75 billion. Upon completion of the merger, shareholders of Akorn will receive $34.00 per share in cash.

Update(s)

July 19, 2017: Akorn (AKRX) announced that its shareholders, at a special meeting, have overwhelmingly voted to approve the previously announced merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Akorn by Fresenius Kabi.

February 27, 2018: According to Reuters, German healthcare group Fresenius SE has raised doubts about its planned acquisition of Akorn (AKRX) because of a probe into data integrity at the U.S. maker of liquid generic drugs.

March 31, 2018: In Akorn's (AKRX) 10K filed on February 28, 2018, it is mentioned that the merger may not be completed in a timely manner or at all. Since the deal did not close as scheduled on March 31, 2018, we have extended the closing date for this deal to April 30, 2018.

April 22, 2018: According to Bloomberg, Fresenius SE said it’s terminating the acquisition of Akorn (AKRX) after finding what it calls data-integrity issues at the U.S.-based generic-drug company.

April 23, 2018: Akorn (AKRX) filed a complaint in Delaware Chancery Court asking that Fresenius Kabi AG be required to fulfill its obligations under the definitive merger agreement.

May 1, 2018: Since the merger has not been completed, we have further extended the closing date for this deal to June 30, 2018.

May 18, 2018: Fresenius SE's chief executive defended the company's decision to pull out of a planned $4.8 billion takeover of Akorn (AKRX), saying it was the only option after uncovering data integrity breaches at the U.S drugmaker.

GNW chart 10/23/2016 China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (N/A) Cash $2.7 billion $5.43 $4.43 917,481 Yes N/A 07/01/2018 22.57% 1373.21%
Genworth Financial, Inc. merger details:

Expected to close in the middle of 2017 for a closing value of $2.7 billion. Upon completion of the merger, shareholders of Genworth Financial will receive $5.43 per share in cash.

Update(s)

December 21, 2016: Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that under the HSR Act, the merger with China Oceanwide Holdings Group may not be completed until certain information and materials have been provided by Asia Pacific and Genworth to the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and the applicable waiting period under the HSR Act has expired or been terminated. The parties filed the required notifications with the Antitrust Division and the FTC on December 7, 2016 and early termination of the applicable waiting period was granted on December 16, 2016.

January 25, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that it has filed a definitive proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and will commence mailing to stockholders of record the definitive proxy materials in connection with the previously announced transaction with China Oceanwide Holdings Group. The special meeting of Genworth stockholders will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

March 7, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that at its stockholders adopted the previously announced merger agreement with China Oceanwide Holdings Group.

April 29, 2017: China Oceanwide Holdings Group said that it had refiled its application for U.S. approval of its $2.7 billion acquisition of life insurance company Genworth Financial (GNW), in a bid to add more time to the regulatory review.

July 13, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group reported that they have withdrawn and re-filed their joint voluntary notice with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) a second time to provide CFIUS more time to review and discuss the proposed transaction between Genworth and Oceanwide.

August 2, 2017: Genworth (GNW) and Oceanwide continue to work diligently to satisfy the closing conditions under their previously announced proposed transaction and are committed to closing the transaction as soon as possible. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China, and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. Because the timing of the regulatory reviews will delay the completion of the transaction beyond the originally targeted time frame of the middle of 2017, Genworth and Oceanwide have agreed in principle to extend the August 31, 2017, deadline set forth in the merger agreement to November 30, 2017.

September 19, 2017: China's Oceanwide Holdings is aiming to close its $2.7 billion acquisition of U.S. insurer Genworth Financial (GNW) by end of this year after securing approval from a U.S. government panel, said an executive of the Chinese firm.

October 2, 2017: A.M. Best commented that the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “bb-” of Genworth Financial (GNW) and Genworth Holdings as well as their existing Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings will remain under review with negative implications following the announcement that Genworth and China Oceanwide Holdings Group  have withdrawn their joint voluntary notice with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

October 4, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced that the North Carolina Department of Insurance has approved the proposed acquisition of control by Oceanwide of Genworth's North Carolina-domiciled insurance companies, including Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corporation, as contemplated under the merger agreement entered into by Genworth and Oceanwide.

October 9, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced that the South Carolina Department of Insurance has approved the proposed acquisition of control by Oceanwide of Genworth's South Carolina-domiciled special purpose financial captive insurance subsidiary, Rivermont Life Insurance Company I, as contemplated under the merger agreement.

November 29, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced that they have agreed to a second waiver and agreement of each party’s right to terminate the previously announced merger agreement. The second waiver and agreement extends the previous deadline of Nov. 30, 2017, to April 1, 2018, and allows additional time for regulatory reviews of the transaction.

January 4, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group issued an update on the status of their efforts to obtain clearance of their proposed transaction from CFIUS. There can be no assurances that CFIUS will ultimately agree to clear a transaction between Genworth and Oceanwide on terms acceptable to the parties or at all. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of state-level regulatory approvals that are pending in Delaware and New York, as well as regulatory reviews in China and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. 

February 6, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) said that its application for assent to a takeover by China Oceanwide Holdings Group had been refiled, after agreeing changes the duo hope will alleviate U.S. regulatory concerns.

March 27, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced they have agreed to a fourth waiver and agreement of each party’s right to terminate the previously announced merger agreement. The fourth waiver and agreement extends the previous deadline of April 1, 2018 to July 1, 2018, and allows additional time for regulatory reviews of the transaction.

April 24, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group reported that they have withdrawn and re-filed their joint voluntary notice with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to provide CFIUS additional time to review and discuss the proposed transaction between Genworth and Oceanwide.

June 9, 2018: China Oceanwide Holdings Group and Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has completed its review of their proposed transaction and concluded that there are no unresolved national security concerns with respect to the proposed transaction. The closing of the transaction remains subject to other conditions, including the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China and other international jurisdictions. 

Genworth and Oceanwide continue to work diligently to satisfy the closing conditions under their previously announced proposed transaction and are committed to closing the transaction as soon as possible. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China, and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. Because the timing of the regulatory reviews will delay the completion of the transaction beyond the originally targeted time frame of the middle of 2017, Genworth and Oceanwide have agreed in principle to extend the August 31, 2017, deadline set forth in the merger agreement to November 30, 2017.Genworth and Oceanwide continue to work diligently to satisfy the closing conditions under their previously announced proposed transaction and are committed to closing the transaction as soon as possible. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China, and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. Because the timing of the regulatory reviews will delay the completion of the transaction beyond the originally targeted time frame of the middle of 2017, Genworth and Oceanwide have agreed in principle to extend the August 31, 2017, deadline set forth in the merger agreement to November 30, 2017.
SHPG chart 05/08/2018 Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TKPYY) Special Conditions $77.78 billion $194.74 $161.85 719,176 Yes 1.11% 06/30/2019 20.32% 20.05%
Shire plc merger details:

Expected to close in the first half of 2019 for a closing value of $77.78 billion. Under the terms of the acquisition, Shire shareholders will be entitled to receive, for each Shire share, $30.33 in cash and either 0.839 new Takeda shares or 1.678 Takeda ADSs. We have used $20.61 as the price for the Takeda ADS and multiplied it by 1.678 for the stock portion of the deal.

SCG chart 01/03/2018 Dominion Energy, Inc. (D) Stock $14.6 billion $45.34 $37.77 306,455 Yes 6.49% 12/31/2018 20.04% 38.70%
SCANA Corporation merger details:

Expected to close in 2018 for a closing value of $14.6 billion in an all stock deal. Under the terms of the agreement, SCANA shareholders would receive 0.6690 shares of Dominion Energy common stock for each share of SCANA common stock.

Update(s)

February 1, 2018: Dominion Energy (D), and SCANA Corporation (SCG) announced that their proposed combination has cleared a key condition needed for completion. The Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the 30-day waiting period under the federal Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act with regard to the combination.

March 21, 2018: The Georgia Public Service Commission unanimously approved the merger of Dominion Energy (D), and SCANA Corporation (SCG).

April 19, 2018: According to Bloomberg, Dominion Energy’s (D) takeover of Scana (SCG) is looking even less likely to happen, or less likely on the current terms, after a bill passed by South Carolina legislators late Wednesday. The state Senate voted to cut the money Scana can collect from customers for a half-finished nuclear power project the company scrapped last year. 

According to Bloomberg, Dominion Energy’s $7.9 billion takeover of Scana (SCG) is looking even less likely to happen, or less likely on the current terms, after a bill passed by South Carolina legislators late Wednesday. The state Senate voted to cut the money Scana can collect from customers for a half-finished nuclear power project the company scrapped last year. According to Bloomberg, Dominion Energy’s $7.9 billion takeover of Scana (SCG) is looking even less likely to happen, or less likely on the current terms, after a bill passed by South Carolina legislators late Wednesday. The state Senate voted to cut the money Scana can collect from customers for a half-finished nuclear power project the company scrapped last year. 

 

RAD chart 02/18/2018 Albertsons Companies, Inc. (N/A) Special Conditions $5.98 billion $2.50 $2.10 9,768,492 Yes N/A 09/30/2018 19.05% 71.67%
Rite Aid Corporation merger details:

Expected to close early in the second half of calendar year 2018 for a closing value of $5.98 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Ride Aid shareholders would receive 0.10 of Parent common stock plus either (i) an amount in cash equal to $0.1832 per share or (ii) 0.0079 share of the Parent common stock. Using these options we have calculated that one share of the combined company is estimated to be worth $23.16. Hence each Rite Aid share is worth an estimated $2.499.

Update(s)

March 29, 2018: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, in connection with its previously announced merger with Albertsons Companies expired on March 28, 2018.

April 6, 2018: Albertsons Companies filed to withdraw its plan for an initial public offering, because of its deal to merge with Rite Aid (RAD).

April 13, 2018: According to The Wall Street Journal, some Rite Aid (RAD) shareholders plan to oppose a merger with grocer Albertsons that they believe undervalues the struggling pharmacy chain.

CTWS chart 03/15/2018 SJW Group (SJW) Stock $1.06 billion $77.81 $66.45 15,592 Yes 1.79% 12/31/2018 17.10% 33.02%
Connecticut Water Service, Inc. merger details:

Expected to close by the end of the year 2018 for a closing value of $1.06 billion in an all stock deal. Under the terms of the agreement, Connecticut Water shareholders will receive 1.1375 shares of SJW Group common stock for each share of Connecticut Water common stock they own.

Update(s)

April 19, 2018: Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) said it had rejected a $748 million takeover bid by Eversource Energy (ES), aimed at disrupting its merger with SJW Group (SJW) agreed in March.

April 30, 2018: SJW Group (SJW) and Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) announced that the Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, with respect to the companies’ merger of equals.

May 31, 2018: Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) announced that it and SJW Group (SJW) have amended the terms of the companies' merger agreement. The amended agreement, which was unanimously approved by the Connecticut Water Board of Directors, includes a new go-shop provision, pursuant to which Connecticut Water, with the assistance of its financial advisors, will actively solicit proposals for an alternative merger, acquisition or other strategic transaction involving Connecticut Water.

June 11, 2018: According to Reuters, California's utilities regulator has told SJW Group (SJW) it must seek approval for its proposed merger with Connecticut Water Service (CTWS).

June 18, 2018: Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) announced that the deadline to submit non-binding indicative proposals under the Company's previously announced "go-shop" process has expired and that no proposals or indications of interest were received.

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AKRX chart 06/30/2018 114.65% 8369.19%
Akorn, Inc. merger details:

Expected to close by early 2018 for a closing value of $4.75 billion. Upon completion of the merger, shareholders of Akorn will receive $34.00 per share in cash.

Update(s)

July 19, 2017: Akorn (AKRX) announced that its shareholders, at a special meeting, have overwhelmingly voted to approve the previously announced merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Akorn by Fresenius Kabi.

February 27, 2018: According to Reuters, German healthcare group Fresenius SE has raised doubts about its planned acquisition of Akorn (AKRX) because of a probe into data integrity at the U.S. maker of liquid generic drugs.

March 31, 2018: In Akorn's (AKRX) 10K filed on February 28, 2018, it is mentioned that the merger may not be completed in a timely manner or at all. Since the deal did not close as scheduled on March 31, 2018, we have extended the closing date for this deal to April 30, 2018.

April 22, 2018: According to Bloomberg, Fresenius SE said it’s terminating the acquisition of Akorn (AKRX) after finding what it calls data-integrity issues at the U.S.-based generic-drug company.

April 23, 2018: Akorn (AKRX) filed a complaint in Delaware Chancery Court asking that Fresenius Kabi AG be required to fulfill its obligations under the definitive merger agreement.

May 1, 2018: Since the merger has not been completed, we have further extended the closing date for this deal to June 30, 2018.

May 18, 2018: Fresenius SE's chief executive defended the company's decision to pull out of a planned $4.8 billion takeover of Akorn (AKRX), saying it was the only option after uncovering data integrity breaches at the U.S drugmaker.

GNW chart 07/01/2018 22.57% 1373.21%
Genworth Financial, Inc. merger details:

Expected to close in the middle of 2017 for a closing value of $2.7 billion. Upon completion of the merger, shareholders of Genworth Financial will receive $5.43 per share in cash.

Update(s)

December 21, 2016: Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that under the HSR Act, the merger with China Oceanwide Holdings Group may not be completed until certain information and materials have been provided by Asia Pacific and Genworth to the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and the applicable waiting period under the HSR Act has expired or been terminated. The parties filed the required notifications with the Antitrust Division and the FTC on December 7, 2016 and early termination of the applicable waiting period was granted on December 16, 2016.

January 25, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that it has filed a definitive proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and will commence mailing to stockholders of record the definitive proxy materials in connection with the previously announced transaction with China Oceanwide Holdings Group. The special meeting of Genworth stockholders will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

March 7, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that at its stockholders adopted the previously announced merger agreement with China Oceanwide Holdings Group.

April 29, 2017: China Oceanwide Holdings Group said that it had refiled its application for U.S. approval of its $2.7 billion acquisition of life insurance company Genworth Financial (GNW), in a bid to add more time to the regulatory review.

July 13, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group reported that they have withdrawn and re-filed their joint voluntary notice with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) a second time to provide CFIUS more time to review and discuss the proposed transaction between Genworth and Oceanwide.

August 2, 2017: Genworth (GNW) and Oceanwide continue to work diligently to satisfy the closing conditions under their previously announced proposed transaction and are committed to closing the transaction as soon as possible. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China, and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. Because the timing of the regulatory reviews will delay the completion of the transaction beyond the originally targeted time frame of the middle of 2017, Genworth and Oceanwide have agreed in principle to extend the August 31, 2017, deadline set forth in the merger agreement to November 30, 2017.

September 19, 2017: China's Oceanwide Holdings is aiming to close its $2.7 billion acquisition of U.S. insurer Genworth Financial (GNW) by end of this year after securing approval from a U.S. government panel, said an executive of the Chinese firm.

October 2, 2017: A.M. Best commented that the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “bb-” of Genworth Financial (GNW) and Genworth Holdings as well as their existing Long-Term Issue Credit Ratings will remain under review with negative implications following the announcement that Genworth and China Oceanwide Holdings Group  have withdrawn their joint voluntary notice with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

October 4, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced that the North Carolina Department of Insurance has approved the proposed acquisition of control by Oceanwide of Genworth's North Carolina-domiciled insurance companies, including Genworth Mortgage Insurance Corporation, as contemplated under the merger agreement entered into by Genworth and Oceanwide.

October 9, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced that the South Carolina Department of Insurance has approved the proposed acquisition of control by Oceanwide of Genworth's South Carolina-domiciled special purpose financial captive insurance subsidiary, Rivermont Life Insurance Company I, as contemplated under the merger agreement.

November 29, 2017: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced that they have agreed to a second waiver and agreement of each party’s right to terminate the previously announced merger agreement. The second waiver and agreement extends the previous deadline of Nov. 30, 2017, to April 1, 2018, and allows additional time for regulatory reviews of the transaction.

January 4, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group issued an update on the status of their efforts to obtain clearance of their proposed transaction from CFIUS. There can be no assurances that CFIUS will ultimately agree to clear a transaction between Genworth and Oceanwide on terms acceptable to the parties or at all. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of state-level regulatory approvals that are pending in Delaware and New York, as well as regulatory reviews in China and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. 

February 6, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) said that its application for assent to a takeover by China Oceanwide Holdings Group had been refiled, after agreeing changes the duo hope will alleviate U.S. regulatory concerns.

March 27, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group announced they have agreed to a fourth waiver and agreement of each party’s right to terminate the previously announced merger agreement. The fourth waiver and agreement extends the previous deadline of April 1, 2018 to July 1, 2018, and allows additional time for regulatory reviews of the transaction.

April 24, 2018: Genworth Financial (GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group reported that they have withdrawn and re-filed their joint voluntary notice with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to provide CFIUS additional time to review and discuss the proposed transaction between Genworth and Oceanwide.

June 9, 2018: China Oceanwide Holdings Group and Genworth Financial (GNW) announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has completed its review of their proposed transaction and concluded that there are no unresolved national security concerns with respect to the proposed transaction. The closing of the transaction remains subject to other conditions, including the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China and other international jurisdictions. 

Genworth and Oceanwide continue to work diligently to satisfy the closing conditions under their previously announced proposed transaction and are committed to closing the transaction as soon as possible. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China, and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. Because the timing of the regulatory reviews will delay the completion of the transaction beyond the originally targeted time frame of the middle of 2017, Genworth and Oceanwide have agreed in principle to extend the August 31, 2017, deadline set forth in the merger agreement to November 30, 2017.Genworth and Oceanwide continue to work diligently to satisfy the closing conditions under their previously announced proposed transaction and are committed to closing the transaction as soon as possible. In addition to clearance by CFIUS, the closing of the proposed transaction remains subject to the receipt of required regulatory approvals in the U.S., China, and other international jurisdictions and other closing conditions. Because the timing of the regulatory reviews will delay the completion of the transaction beyond the originally targeted time frame of the middle of 2017, Genworth and Oceanwide have agreed in principle to extend the August 31, 2017, deadline set forth in the merger agreement to November 30, 2017.
SHPG chart 06/30/2019 20.32% 20.05%
Shire plc merger details:

Expected to close in the first half of 2019 for a closing value of $77.78 billion. Under the terms of the acquisition, Shire shareholders will be entitled to receive, for each Shire share, $30.33 in cash and either 0.839 new Takeda shares or 1.678 Takeda ADSs. We have used $20.61 as the price for the Takeda ADS and multiplied it by 1.678 for the stock portion of the deal.

SCG chart 12/31/2018 20.04% 38.70%
SCANA Corporation merger details:

Expected to close in 2018 for a closing value of $14.6 billion in an all stock deal. Under the terms of the agreement, SCANA shareholders would receive 0.6690 shares of Dominion Energy common stock for each share of SCANA common stock.

Update(s)

February 1, 2018: Dominion Energy (D), and SCANA Corporation (SCG) announced that their proposed combination has cleared a key condition needed for completion. The Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the 30-day waiting period under the federal Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act with regard to the combination.

March 21, 2018: The Georgia Public Service Commission unanimously approved the merger of Dominion Energy (D), and SCANA Corporation (SCG).

April 19, 2018: According to Bloomberg, Dominion Energy’s (D) takeover of Scana (SCG) is looking even less likely to happen, or less likely on the current terms, after a bill passed by South Carolina legislators late Wednesday. The state Senate voted to cut the money Scana can collect from customers for a half-finished nuclear power project the company scrapped last year. 

According to Bloomberg, Dominion Energy’s $7.9 billion takeover of Scana (SCG) is looking even less likely to happen, or less likely on the current terms, after a bill passed by South Carolina legislators late Wednesday. The state Senate voted to cut the money Scana can collect from customers for a half-finished nuclear power project the company scrapped last year. According to Bloomberg, Dominion Energy’s $7.9 billion takeover of Scana (SCG) is looking even less likely to happen, or less likely on the current terms, after a bill passed by South Carolina legislators late Wednesday. The state Senate voted to cut the money Scana can collect from customers for a half-finished nuclear power project the company scrapped last year. 

 

RAD chart 09/30/2018 19.05% 71.67%
Rite Aid Corporation merger details:

Expected to close early in the second half of calendar year 2018 for a closing value of $5.98 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Ride Aid shareholders would receive 0.10 of Parent common stock plus either (i) an amount in cash equal to $0.1832 per share or (ii) 0.0079 share of the Parent common stock. Using these options we have calculated that one share of the combined company is estimated to be worth $23.16. Hence each Rite Aid share is worth an estimated $2.499.

Update(s)

March 29, 2018: Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, in connection with its previously announced merger with Albertsons Companies expired on March 28, 2018.

April 6, 2018: Albertsons Companies filed to withdraw its plan for an initial public offering, because of its deal to merge with Rite Aid (RAD).

April 13, 2018: According to The Wall Street Journal, some Rite Aid (RAD) shareholders plan to oppose a merger with grocer Albertsons that they believe undervalues the struggling pharmacy chain.

CTWS chart 12/31/2018 17.10% 33.02%
Connecticut Water Service, Inc. merger details:

Expected to close by the end of the year 2018 for a closing value of $1.06 billion in an all stock deal. Under the terms of the agreement, Connecticut Water shareholders will receive 1.1375 shares of SJW Group common stock for each share of Connecticut Water common stock they own.

Update(s)

April 19, 2018: Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) said it had rejected a $748 million takeover bid by Eversource Energy (ES), aimed at disrupting its merger with SJW Group (SJW) agreed in March.

April 30, 2018: SJW Group (SJW) and Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) announced that the Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, with respect to the companies’ merger of equals.

May 31, 2018: Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) announced that it and SJW Group (SJW) have amended the terms of the companies' merger agreement. The amended agreement, which was unanimously approved by the Connecticut Water Board of Directors, includes a new go-shop provision, pursuant to which Connecticut Water, with the assistance of its financial advisors, will actively solicit proposals for an alternative merger, acquisition or other strategic transaction involving Connecticut Water.

June 11, 2018: According to Reuters, California's utilities regulator has told SJW Group (SJW) it must seek approval for its proposed merger with Connecticut Water Service (CTWS).

June 18, 2018: Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) announced that the deadline to submit non-binding indicative proposals under the Company's previously announced "go-shop" process has expired and that no proposals or indications of interest were received.

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