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J. Crew settles investor suit on pending takeover

Clothing retailer J. Crew Group Inc. is set to settle a shareholder lawsuit over its proposed takeover by private equity firms TPG Capital  and Leonard Green & Partners LP.

A $2.86 billion deal to acquire J. Crew was announced on Nov. 23, with TPG Group and Leonard Green & Partners LP agreeing to buy the company for $43.50 a share, a premium of about 15 percent. Get the full story »

CBOE begins tender offers for certain stock

CBOE Holdings Inc. on Wednesday said it was launching two concurrent tender offers for its class A-1 and class A-2 common stock each at a price of $22.50 per share. Get the full story »

Shareholder sues to bar Discover’s Citi deal

A Student Loan Corp. shareholder has sued to block the sale of the company by majority owner Citigroup Inc. because it benefits the Wall Street bank at the expense of minority investors, according to a lawsuit.

Citigroup, which owns 80 percent of the Stamford, Connecticut-based student lender, agreed last week to sell it to Discover Financial Services for $600 million. Get the full story »

Continental, UAL settle shareholders lawsuit

Continental Airlines announced Tuesday that it has settled three lawsuits filed by shareholders who didn’t like what they were getting in Continental’s merger with United Airlines.

Shareholders sue Playboy over bid to go private

From Bloomberg News | Shareholders on Tuesday sued Playboy Enterprises and founder Hugh Hefner,¬† charging that Hefner’s bid to take the company private denies them the best price for their shares.