merger http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Lumiere Casino To Be Sold Under Tentative Anti-Trust Deal Between Pinnacle, Federal Government http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lumiere-casino-be-sold-under-tentative-anti-trust-deal-between-pinnacle-federal-government <p>Pinnacle Entertainment and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission have reached a deal that could allow the gaming company to complete its <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pinnacle-purchase-ameristar">planned merger </a>with Ameristar&nbsp;Casinos.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:52:38 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 27461 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lumiere Casino To Be Sold Under Tentative Anti-Trust Deal Between Pinnacle, Federal Government AB-InBev, Federal Government Reach Agreement On Grupo Modelo Purchase http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ab-inbev-federal-government-reach-agreement-grupo-modelo-purchase <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beer giant&nbsp;</span>Anheuser<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Busch has reached a deal with the Justice Department that will allow the company to purchase Mexican brewer </span>Grupo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Modelo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:24:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 25180 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org AB-InBev, Federal Government Reach Agreement On Grupo Modelo Purchase Pinnacle To Purchase Ameristar http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pinnacle-purchase-ameristar <p>Two gaming companies with properties in the St. Louis area are about to become one.</p><p>Pinnacle Entertainment, which owns the Lumiere and River City casinos, announced Friday morning that it’s purchasing Ameristar Casinos. Ameristar has eight properties across the United States, including in St. Charles and Kansas City.</p><p>The deal is worth about $3 billion, and has the approval of the boards of directors of both companies. It means that Pinnacle will own three of the six casinos in the bi-state region.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:48:03 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 7582 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pinnacle To Purchase Ameristar New Poll Shows Support For Closer City, County Relationship http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-poll-shows-support-closer-city-county-relationship <p>Supporters of a closer relationship between St. Louis city and county can take heart from <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/114951175/Executive-Summary-September-2012-Poll">a new survey</a>.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.mc4be.com/">Missouri Council for a Better Economy</a>, a group linked to libertarian billionaire Rex Sinquefield, conducted <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/114951175/Executive-Summary-September-2012-Poll">the survey</a> of 700 voters at the beginning of September. It found that a strong majority of those polled thought some form of unification was worth exploring.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:33:47 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 6920 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Poll Shows Support For Closer City, County Relationship Express Scripts-Medco merger approved http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/express-scripts-medco-merger-approved <p><em>Updated at 4:26 p.m. to correct name of Jennifer Mallon&#39;s association. It is the National Community Pharmacists Association, not the National Association of Community Pharmacies.</em></p><p>Federal regulators have approved the <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/express-scripts-will-buy-medco">$29.1 billion merger</a> between pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Medco.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:56:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3404 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Express Scripts-Medco merger approved Express Scripts will buy Medco http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/express-scripts-will-buy-medco <p>Two of the nation&#39;s largest pharmacy benefits management companies could become one in the first six months of next year.</p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:36:14 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1695 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Express Scripts will buy Medco