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Let's make a deal: 25 major mergers and acquisitions.

1987 - Commercial Security Bankcorp merges with KeyCorp creating Key Bank of Utah

1989 - Utah Power & Light merges with PacificCorp

1989 - Rio Tinto Group acquires Kennecott Utah Copper from British Petroleum

1990 - American Savings & Loan acquired by Pacific First Financial Corp

1993 - Southwest Airlines acquires Morris Air in a stock swap worth about $129 million

1994 - Novell acquires WordPerfect

1995 - Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., the holding company led by billionaire investment guru Warren Buffet, acquires RC Willey. The price was a reported $150 million in stock

1997 - Franklin Quest and Covey Leadership Center merge to form Franklin Covey

1997 - Fred Meyer Inc. acquires Smith's Food and Drug

1999 - Albertsons acquires American Stores

1999 - May Co. acquires ZCMI

2000 - Wells Fargo acquires First Security Corp

2001 - Alliant Techsystems (ATK) acquires Thiokol for $2.9 billion

2003 - Dollar Tree acquires Greenbacks (All a Dollar) for $100 million

2005 - SkyWest Inc acquires Atlantic Southeast Airlines for $2 billion

2005 - Extra Space Storage acquires Storage USA for $2.3 billion

2005 - Boston Scientific acquires Rubicon Medical for $71.7 million

2006 - Rockwell Collins acquires Evans & Sutherland's visual simulation business for $71.5 million

2007 - Fenway Partners acquires 1 -800 CONTACTS for $340 million

2007 - Symantec acquires Altiris for $830 million

2007 - KUTV acquired by Cerberus Capital Management for $185 million

2007 - Raytheon acquires Sarcos

2008 - Broad Weave Networks acquires iProvo for $40.6 million

2008 - Unilever Branded Laundry Business acquires Huish Detergents for $1.4 billion

2009 - Adobe acquires Omniture for $1.8 billion
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Title Annotation:Top Mergers & Acquisitions
Comment:Let's make a deal: 25 major mergers and acquisitions.(Top Mergers & Acquisitions)
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Date:Nov 1, 2011
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