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Formerly Locally-Based Public Corporations
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Former Locally-Based Company Year Acquired/Merged Acquiring Company
DirecTV 2015 AT&T
Countrywide Financial 2008 Bank of America
Hilton Hotels 2007 The Blackstone Group
Guitar Center 2007 Bain Capital
21st Century Insurance Group 2005 AIG
Univision Communications 2006 Consortium of Private Equity Groups
Litton Industries 2001 Northrop Grumman
Imperial Bancorp 2001 Comerica
Atlantic Richfield (ARCO) 2000 BP Amoco
Times-Mirror 2000 Tribune Company
Ahmanson, HF Corporation 1998 Washington Mutual FSB
SunAmerica 1998 AIG
Great Western Savings 1997 Washington Mutual FSB
First Interstate Bank 1996 Wells Fargo Bank
Lockheed 1995 Martin Marietta
Ralph's Grocery 1995 Yucaipa Companies
Paramount 1994 Viacom
MCA 1991 Mitsubishi (1991); Seagram (1995)
Security Pacific Bank 1991 Bank of America
Columbia Pictures 1989 Sony
Crocker National Bank 1986 Wells Fargo Bank
Hughes Aircraft 1985 General Motors