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NEW YORK, June 30- Oracle Corp on Monday launched a US $10 billion seven-part bond offering to finance its pending acquisition of Micros Systems and potential share buybacks as it looks to boost growth. Oracle, the world's number two business software maker, announced it was buying Micros Systems last week.
*Wisconsin Energy to buy Integrys for $9.1 bln. *ParkerVision plummets on its heaviest-ever volume. "Right now we're digesting last week's gains and keeping an eye on all the economic data that's coming out this week," said Leo Grohowski, who oversees more than $184 billion in client assets as chief investment officer at BNY Mellon Wealth Management in New York.
*Wisconsin Energy to buy Integrys for $9.1 bln. Financial data firm Markit's Composite Purchasing Managers' Index for the euro zone fell more than expected, though the HSBC/ Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose into expansion territory for the first time in six months.
*Wisconsin Energy to buy Integrys for $9.1 bln. *Oracle to buy Micros for $68 per share. Financial data firm Markit said its preliminary, or "flash," U.S.
June 23- Oracle Corp said it would buy Micros Systems in a $5.3 billion deal as the world's No.2 business software maker looks to boost flagging growth through acquisitions.
*Wisconsin Energy to buy Integrys for $9.1 bln. *Oracle to buy Micros for $68 per share. NEW YORK, June 23- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Monday after a six-day rally in the benchmark S&P 500, as upbeat manufacturing data in China was offset by soft readings on business activity in Europe.
June 23- Oracle Corp said it would buy Micros Systems in a $5.3 billion deal to expand its offerings for the hospitality and retail industries. The offer of $68 per share represents a premium of 3.4 percent to Micros' Friday close. Micros shares were trading at $67.20 before the bell on Monday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
June 23- Oracle Corp is likely to buy Micros Systems in a $5 billion deal, expected to be announced as early as Monday morning, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Oracle has been rolling out its own cloud-based products and acquiring smaller cloud companies such as marketing software maker Responsys Inc..
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Oracle Corp on Thursday posted fiscal fourth-quarter results that disappointed investors looking for more progress against rivals selling web-based services, sending its shares lower.
Oracle reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Thursday, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.
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Oracle is in talks to buy Micros Systems for more than $5 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
June 17- Oracle Corp is in talks to buy Micros Systems Inc, which makes software for retailers and hotel chains, for more than $5 billion, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. Oracle declined to comment, while Micros could not be immediately reached for comment.
June 17- Oracle Corp is in talks with Micros Systems Inc to buy the software maker for retailers and hotel chains for more than $5 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Micros shares were up 17 percent at $67.54 in early afternoon trading on the Nasdaq. Oracle and Micros could not be immediately reached for comment.
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