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March 7, 2014
09:08 EDTAANAaron's hires Goldman Sachs to evaluate takeover offer, explore opportunities
Aaron's (AAN) provided an update on the evaluation underway by the Transaction Committee of Aaron's board. As previously announced on February 21, the Aaron's Board formed the committee to review and evaluate the unsolicited proposal by Vintage Capital Management to acquire all outstanding common shares of Aaron's for $30.50 per share in cash. In addition to evaluating the Vintage proposal, the committee has been undertaking a broad review of opportunities to enhance long-term value for all of Aaron's shareholders. The Aaron's board also announced that it has retained Goldman Sachs (GS) as an additional financial advisor to assist in this process. The Blackstone Group (BX) and Goldman, Sachs & Co. are serving as financial advisors to Aaron's.
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December 17, 2014
10:02 EDTAANOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: Google (GOOG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Pivotal Research... Twitter (TWTR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Pivotal Research... Aaron's (AAN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc... Calpine (CPN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... Check Point (CHKP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank... Columbia Sportswear (COLM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman... Dakota Plains Holdings (DAKP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord... SunCoke Energy (SXC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse... Taylor Morrison (TMHC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI... Teck Resources (TCK) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS... VeriFone (PAY) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays... Motorola Solutions (MSI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus... Approach Resources (AREX) upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at Global Hunter... HealthSouth (HLS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James... QLogic (QLGC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Focus List from Outperform at Howard Weil... Kansas City Southern (KSU) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens... BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BGC Financial.
06:25 EDTAANAaron's upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc
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