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First Solar buys Chilean solar company

First Solar
by in Business News | Energy | Tech

Solar panel maker First Solar has purchased Chilean solar development company Solar Chile as energy demand continues to rise in the region. The companies provided no financial terms in announcing the deal on Wednesday. First Solar Inc., which is based in Tempe, bought Fundacion Chile’s stake in the company. First Solar and Fundacion Chile created… Read More →

RedPrairie buys JDA Software for $1.9B

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RedPrairie, a maker of business software, on Thursday said that it had agreed to buy Scottsdale-based JDA Software Group Inc., a maker of supply-chain management software, for about $1.9 billion in cash. RedPrairie, a privately held company based near Atlanta, is paying $45 per share for JDA Software. Shares of JDA jumped $6.65, or 17… Read More →

Valeant agrees to buy Medicis for $2.6B

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has agreed to buy Scottsdale-based dermatology products maker Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. for about $2.6 billion in cash in a deal to strengthen its position in skin treatments and care. Montreal-based Valeant, Canada’s largest publicly-traded pharmaceuticals company, said Monday that it has agreed to pay $44 per share for Medicis, a 39… Read More →