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acquisitions

Financing

Restaurants are buying up other chains

The Bottom Line: Deals such as Arby's acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings show a shift in investor thinking.

Financing

IPic Entertainment starts selling stock

The movie theater-restaurant chain hopes to raise up to $40 million from investors to expand.

The company says the deal would bolster its long-term growth.

Roark and Arby's first inquired about buying the chain in February, before the stock plunged following CEO Sally Smith's resignation.

Count Mother Nature squarely among the parties generating the loudest buzz, along with a hotelier in a new job and a one-time online bookseller.

High prices and big deals marked a huge year for acquisitions.

The sale came with activists circling, but forced deals aren’t always the best option.

Its sale to Sentinel is the culmination of a strong seven-year run for the seafood chain.

Parent Jack in the Box decides a sale of the burrito chain is best for the company’s future.

The company’s board says the higher offer from The Boaz Group was “highly conditional.”

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