Mergers and Acquisitions Review: Dollar Thrifty Goes Forward With Hertz, Columbia & West Coast Merge

Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. (NYSE:DTG) says that the go-shop period for its linkup with Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.(NYSE:HTZ) has expired without new bidders. The acquisition will now go forward with a tender offer from Hertz expiring at 12:00 AM on October 5th.

Are these stocks a buy or sell? Let us help you decide. Check out our Wall St. Cheat Sheet Stock Picker Newsletter now >>

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) and West Coast Bancorp (NASDAQ:WCBO) will effect a merger in a transaction valued at approximately $506 million. The unified entity would hold almost $7.2 billion in assets along with more than 150 branches in the Pacific Northwest.

Don’t Miss: Is McDonald’s Stock a Buy Now?