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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Apple Seals $3 Billion Deal to Acquire Beats Music and Electronics

    Apple has sealed a $3 billion deal to acquire the Beats Music streaming service and Beats Electronics audio gear business founded by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. The deal marks the largest acquisition in Apple's history. As part of the deal, Iovine and Dr....
  • Tyson Foods joins fight for Hillshire Brands

    Tyson Foods joins fight for Hillshire Brands
    Tyson Foods Inc., one of the nation's largest poultry producers, on Thursday offered about $6.2 billion for Hillshire Brands Co., topping the bid a major rival made just two days earlier for the Chicago-based maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot...
  • Layoffs to Hit Disney's Maker Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

    Layoffs are coming to Maker Studios, the multichannel network recently acquired by Walt Disney Co. Approximately 10% of the 380 employees are expected to be pink-slipped as early as this week, according to sources inside the Los Angeles-based firm. A...
  • Asian Film Buyers Guide

    The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
  • Is there such a thing as a 'pro-consumer' merger?

    The proposed merger of AT&T and DirecTV, along with the Comcast-Time Warner Cable combination in the works, will enable two very large companies to become even bigger. ("AT&T-DirecTV deal to further transform media and telecom landscape," May 18) The...
  • Tribune net income falls 30%; revenue up 21%

    Tribune net income falls 30%; revenue up 21%
    Tribune Co. said Tuesday that its net income fell 30% in the first quarter, as gains in broadcast revenue were offset by double-digit publishing declines and higher expenses. Net income was $41.1 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with $58.4...
  • Comcast investor meeting draws protest over Time Warner Cable deal

    Comcast Corp. was hoping to focus on its financial achievements and the benefits of its proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable during its annual shareholders meeting, but the cable giant continues to be dogged by concerns that it is already too big and...
  • Former Xbox Exec Paul Davidson to Expand The Orchard into Film and TV

    The Orchard has turned to Paul Davidson to help the company grow its film and television distribution business. Davidson, a former executive at Microsoft's Xbox division as well as with traditional Hollywood ventures such as New Line Cinema, Fox, ABC,...
  • Movie-Ad Companies NCM, Screenvision To Merge In Bid To Steal Ad Dollars From TV

    The two companies that have made ads on the movie screen as much a part of the process as buying popcorn and watching sneak previews have decided to merge. National CineMedia said it would pay shareholders in Screenvision $225 million in cash and $150...
  • Fiat Chrysler to expand Jeep, Alfa Romeo in company overhaul

    Fiat Chrysler to expand Jeep, Alfa Romeo in company overhaul
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wants to turn Jeep into a global brand and bring Alfa Romeo back to the U.S. as part of an aggressive five-year plan unveiled Tuesday. The company is working to meld its Michigan-based Chrysler Group with Turin, Italy-...
  • Fiat Chrysler unveils aggressive five-year plan

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wants to turn Jeep into a global brand and bring Alfa Romeo back to the U.S. as part of an aggressive five-year plan unveiled Tuesday. The company is working to meld Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Chrysler Group with Turin, Italy-...