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March 13, 1985
The men discussed Houston-based Coastals's $2.2-billion bid to take over American Natural Resources, but they reached no agreement. "There may be future discussions between the two companies, but none have been scheduled," ANR spokesman Jim Bailey said after the meeting between ANR's Arthur R. Seder Jr. and Coastal's O.S. Wyatt Jr. in Detroit. Asked if the meeting meant that Detroit-based ANR was considering acquiescing to Coastal's buy-out attempt, Bailey said: "I have no comment."
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BUSINESS
March 12, 1985 | Associated Press
American Natural Resources Co. on Monday claimed in federal court that Houston-based Coastal Corp. and former Texas Gov. John B. Connally illegally used inside information to profit on deals in ANR stock. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit, alleged that multimillion-dollar stock transactions were made illegally in connection with Coastal's $2.2-billion attempt to win control of ANR.
BUSINESS
March 8, 1985 | Associated Press
American Natural Resources Co. directors are considering a "white knight" merger with another company as one way to fight Coastal Corp.'s $2.2-billion attempt to take over the Detroit-based energy company, an official said Friday. Documents filed Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington indicated that ANR is considering the sale or transfer of ANR assets, buying back ANR stock, issuing new stock or making a major change in ANR's capitalization or dividend policy.
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