| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:56 PM
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,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Tribune Co. on Friday completed its acquisition of the independent Local TV Holdings group, transforming the Chicago company into one of the largest broadcasters in the nation with 39 television stations.
The move, announced by Tribune Chief Executive...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe is making calls in an effort to restore flight service from New York to the Peninsula, he said Thursday afternoon.
The new governor said it's a priority for businesses, so it's a priority for him. He didn't want to talk...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Regional accounting and consulting firm BlumShapiro announced Friday it has merged with a firm in Newton, Mass., expanding the company's footprint in Massachusetts, particularly the Boston area.
The merger of BlumShapiro with Friedman, Suvalle &...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill, who orchestrated the merger of Travelers and Citicorp in the 1990s, has been named chairman of a Bermuda-based reinsurer.
Weill, 80, will lead the board of directors of Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd., holding company for Hamilton...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Just as its offer to buy its rival was rejected, Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc. spurned a $1.2 billion turn-table acquisition bid by Men's Wearhouse Inc. on Monday, but most observers still believe a merger is inevitable.
Responding to Men's Wearhouse's...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Consumers know Jos. A. Bank Clothiers for deals such as buy-one-get-two men's suits, but to residents of Hampstead, it's the good corporate citizen that spared the town as Black & Decker withered.
Now the northern Carroll County town faces the prospect...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A New York hedge fund's push to force Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse could make it more difficult for Bank to fight off the rival chain's $1.61 billion hostile takeover attempt.
Eminence Capital LLC,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Gannett Co.'s $2.2-billion acquisition of Belo TV stations can move forward -- but the Department of Justice is demanding the sale of KMOV-TV Channel 4 in St. Louis as a condition for the agency's approval of the deal.
The proposed deal would give the...