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February 11, 1999 | Reuters
Airport services provider Hudson General Corp. said it received two more takeover offers, bringing the total to four and sending its stock soaring. The latest bids came from GlobeGround, a unit of German airline Lufthansa, and from New York-based Ogden Corp. GlobeGround offered $116.9 million, or $67 a share, in cash, while Ogden bid $113.4 million, or $65 a share, payable either in cash or Ogden shares. Lufthansa already owns 49% of Hudson General's aviation services unit.
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February 11, 1999 | Reuters
Airport services provider Hudson General Corp. said it received two more takeover offers, bringing the total to four and sending its stock soaring. The latest bids came from GlobeGround, a unit of German airline Lufthansa, and from New York-based Ogden Corp. GlobeGround offered $116.9 million, or $67 a share, in cash, while Ogden bid $113.4 million, or $65 a share, payable either in cash or Ogden shares. Lufthansa already owns 49% of Hudson General's aviation services unit.
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February 15, 1990 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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April 5, 1988 | LINDA WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
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