Two Healthcare REITS, Sabra Health Care (SBRA) and Care Capital Properties Inc. (CCP) have agreed to merge into one combined company. A combined merger worth 7.4 Billion dollars. Sabra shareholders will own approximately 41% and Care Capital shareholders will own approximately 59% of the new company.
Care Capital (CCP) shareholders will receive 1.123 shares of Sabra stock for each share of Care Capital they currently own.
Expected completion of the merger will occur in the 3rd quarter of 2017.
For more information – Press Release
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Becton Dickson (BDX) has announced that it will acquire C.R. Bard (BCR) for approximately 24 Billion. The deal will consist of cash and stock and will value C.R. Bard shares at $317 dollars per share. C.R. Bard shareholders will receive $222.93 cash and .5077 shares of Becton Dickson for each share of C.R. Bard they own. The acquisition is expected to close in the 3rd to 4th quarter 2017.
For more detailed information view theBD-Bard-presentation
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PetSmart has acquired Chewy in an all cash deal for 3.5 Billion. chewy is an E-Commerce company that ships pet food directly to consumers.
Knight Transportation (KNX) and Swift Transportation (SWFT) have announced they intend to merge to form the largest Trucking Transportation Company.
The new company will be called Knight-Swift Transportation with its proposed stock symbol to be (KNX).
Knight Transportation shareholders will own 46% and Swift Transportation shareholders will own 54% of the stock.
The deal will occur via a reverse stock split.