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August 17, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Primark to Buy Datastream International: Primark Corp. agreed to buy Datastream International Ltd., a financial information services concern, from Dun & Bradstreet Corp. for $191 million in cash and notes. The move completes Primark's restructuring, which began in 1988, Chairman Joseph Kasputys said. The McLean, Va.-based technical research and information services company discontinued its transportation services operations in the second quarter. Datastream, based in London, had $94.
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June 6, 2000 | Associated Press
Thomson Corp., having decided to shed its U.S. newspapers to focus on information services, is paying $842 million in cash to buy another provider of professional and financial information, Primark Corp. The deal, which values Primark at $38 a share, would give Thomson a stable of well-regarded names in the information services field, including the Yankee Group, a business consultancy; EDGAR Direct, a financial data provider; and Primark Decision Economics.
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BUSINESS
June 6, 2000 | Associated Press
Thomson Corp., having decided to shed its U.S. newspapers to focus on information services, is paying $842 million in cash to buy another provider of professional and financial information, Primark Corp. The deal, which values Primark at $38 a share, would give Thomson a stable of well-regarded names in the information services field, including the Yankee Group, a business consultancy; EDGAR Direct, a financial data provider; and Primark Decision Economics.
BUSINESS
August 17, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Primark to Buy Datastream International: Primark Corp. agreed to buy Datastream International Ltd., a financial information services concern, from Dun & Bradstreet Corp. for $191 million in cash and notes. The move completes Primark's restructuring, which began in 1988, Chairman Joseph Kasputys said. The McLean, Va.-based technical research and information services company discontinued its transportation services operations in the second quarter. Datastream, based in London, had $94.
BUSINESS
November 13, 1998
* Primark Corp. agreed to buy Dow Jones & Co.'s Edgar Direct unit, which electronically publishes Securities and Exchange Commission filings, for an undisclosed price. Dow Jones, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, also said it is cutting 30 jobs by selling Edgar Direct and restructuring its federal filings unit, which reports on filings to the SEC and other government agencies. * * Neiman Marcus Group Inc.
BUSINESS
June 18, 1991
Wellmark Inc., a Westlake Village-based provider of electronic services for processing medical claims, said it was chosen to provide claims-clearing services for a new health-care project in New York state. The project, the Single Payer Demonstration Project, is aimed at increasing efficiency in the processing of third-party insurance claims for health-care providers in New York.
BUSINESS
April 7, 1998
Litton Industries Inc. has acquired for $432 million from Primark Corp. an information technology services company that does work for the national intelligence sector and the Department of Defense. Last week Litton purchased TASC Inc. from Primark. TASC, which is headquartered in Reading, Mass., had $440 million in revenues last year and has 2,700 employees. Litton's chief executive, Michael R.
BUSINESS
December 18, 1985 | DANIEL AKST, Times Staff Writer
A group of Los Angeles-area investors plans to buy fledgling Westmark Savings Bank of Newport Beach for $3.5 million in cash. The buyers, organized as Sherman Oaks Financial Corp., plan to move the thrift's headquarters to the San Fernando Valley and change its name to Sherman Oaks Savings Bank.
BUSINESS
June 4, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Litton Industries Inc. said its fiscal third-quarter net income rose 11% on improved results in its defense and commercial electronics units. The electronics maker and builder of naval destroyers and helicopter carriers said earnings for the quarter ended April 30 rose to $46.8 million, or 98 cents a diluted share, from $42 million, or 89 cents, in the year-earlier period. Per-share results were in line with the 97-cent average estimate of eight analysts polled by IBES International Inc.
BUSINESS
February 5, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
A Sherman Oaks company that had agreed to buy Westmark Savings Bank in Newport Beach more than a year ago for $3.5 million, or $14 a share, finally received approval for the deal from state and federal regulators. Sherman Oaks Financial Corp., a group of less than 20 investors, completed the purchase shortly after the state Department of Savings and Loan approved the transaction Jan. 30, according to the department's notice Wednesday.
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