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February 12, 1998 | John O'Dell
Automotive lubricants maker Prolong International Corp. said Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire the assets of EPL Prolong Inc. for $6.5 million in stock and assumption of certain unspecified liabilities. Prolong officials would not comment on the deal, but said through a spokesman that EPL Prolong owns the patents for the lubricant technology used in Prolong International's products. Prolong International's founders include former EPL Prolong executives.
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BUSINESS
July 19, 1998 | Dow Jones
Century Business Services Inc. said it completed its acquisitions of General Business Services and Edwin K. Williams & Co., accounting and business services firms based in Waco, Texas. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Century Business also said it has changed the name of its Comprehensive Business Services unit to Century Small Business Solutions Inc. The company said it will combine General Business Services and Edwin K.
BUSINESS
October 14, 1998
First American Financial Corp., the Santa Ana title insurance and real estate services giant, said Tuesday it acquired three branches of Charter Title Corp. in Washington state. Terms weren't disclosed. The acquisition includes Charter Title offices in Kitsap County, Jefferson County and Pacific County. The branches handled underwriting for First American.
BUSINESS
February 5, 1999 | Bloomberg News
Infinity Broadcasting Corp., home of the Howard Stern and Don Imus radio shows, said it is aggressively seeking acquisitions, possibly including Chancellor Media Corp., soon to be the No. 1 U.S. owner of radio stations. Both Infinity and Chancellor own numerous radio stations within the top 50 markets, meaning the government would be likely to require the sale of certain stations if the two companies combine. Chancellor will own the largest number of radio stations in the U.S.
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