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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • WME, Silver Lake Close In On IMG Acquisition

    Execs from WME and Silver Lake are hunkering down today with bankers handling the IMG sale process to hammer out an agreement to acquire the talent and sports management agency. Sources indicated that IMG reps were advancing with the WME-Silver Lake...
  • AT&T Selling Connecticut Operations To Frontier

    AT&T has reached a deal to sell its wireline business in Connecticut to Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash, ending a 15-year venture that led to thousands of job losses as the number of regular phone lines declined, technology improved and the...
  • WME Expands Playing Field With IMG Acquisition

    WME is poised to dramatically expand its business portfolio and international presence now that the showbiz powerhouse and its private equity partner have clinched an agreement to buy sports talent and management agency IMG Worldwide for an estimated $2.3...
  • FCC approves Tribune Co. acquisition of Local TV

    FCC approves Tribune Co. acquisition of Local TV
    Tribune Co.’s $2.73 billion acquisition of Cincinnati-based Local TV LLC was approved by the Federal Communications Commission Friday. The deal makes Tribune Co. the largest combined independent television station owner and content creator in...
  • FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV

    FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV
    The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved Tribune Co.'s purchase of 16 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings. Tribune's collection of TV stations will nearly double in size with the $2.7-billion acquisition of the new stations,...
  • Jos. A Bank may raise Men's Wearhouse offer

    Jos. A Bank may raise Men's Wearhouse offer
    Firing another shot in its attempt to buy Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Thursday it would consider sweetening its $2.3 billion offer to buy its rival. The Hampstead-based men's apparel retailer also added a deadline, giving Men's...
  • Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger

    Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday gave approval to a proposed $1.2-billion merger of Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax, concluding that the move won't harm competition. The Trade Commission, which in 1997 blocked the merger of Office Depot Inc....
  • Time Warner Cable Stock Jumps on Reports Charter Seeking Financing for Takeover Bid

    Time Warner Cable shares rose more than 8% Friday after reports that Charter Communications -- in association with John Malone's Liberty Media -- is seeking financing to acquire the bigger operator. Charter has met with Bank of America, Barclays and...
  • Jos. A. Bank presses on with pursuit of Men's Wearhouse

    Jos. A. Bank presses on with pursuit of Men's Wearhouse
    A war of words between Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. and Men's Wearhouse has only complicated a potential deal between the clothing titans. Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank has offered $2.3 billion for Men's Wearhouse, and has continued to express interest...
  • FTC won't block Office Depot's merger with OfficeMax

    FTC won't block Office Depot's merger with OfficeMax
    The Federal Trade Commission said Friday it has unanimously voted to close its seven-month investigation into the proposed $1.2 billion merger of office supply superstores Office Depot and OfficeMax. The closing date for the merger is now on Nov. 5, the...
  • Baltimore's global position

    Baltimore's global position
    As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends. This area is in...