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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million

    Sinclair plans to buy eight TV stations in Pa., Fla. for $90 million
    Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to buy eight television stations from New Age Media for $90 million, continuing a string of recent station acquisitions. The stations are spread throughout three markets,...
  • FCC Orders Comcast to Place Bloomberg Channel in News 'Neighborhood'

    The FCC sided with Bloomberg on Thursday in its complaint against Comcast that the cable giant failed to live up to a condition of the merger with NBCUniversal to place news channels within the same neighborhood on the channel lineup. Bloomberg had...
  • American-US Airways merger: Why worry?

    American-US Airways merger: Why worry?
    Although some potential barriers remain -- mainly getting the necessary financial and legal barriers -- nobody seriously expects that American Airlines and US Airways will not complete their merger. Although the hard part of actually combining the two...
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • Arab Awakening and a failed European aeronautics merger

    PARIS -- It has been a bad week for American policymakers concerned with the Middle East (as for the Middle Easterners themselves), and it will be important to see what Mitt Romney and Barack Obama make of it in their second debate (which occurs after...
  • Omnicom Group, Publicis Groupe Consider Merger - Report

    Two of the world's biggest advertising companies are said to be contemplating a merger, the latest sign that shifts in the way marketers communicate with consumers has crimped income and revenue for corporations that have long made their money from TV...
  • Madison Avenue Merger: Omnicom, Publicis Combination To Reshape Industry

    Two of the world's biggest advertising companies said Sunday they would merge, in a maneuver likely to affect big-spending marketers like PepsiCo and Coca-Cola as well as media companies like CBS, News Corp. and Walt Disney who count on ad dollars to help...
  • Sinclair Broadcast buying eight stations for nearly $1B

    Sinclair Broadcast buying eight stations for nearly $1B
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s buying spree continued Monday when the Hunt Valley broadcaster announced its largest deal to date at nearly $1 billion. Sinclair plans to buy eight larger-market television stations, including NewsChannel 8 and the ABC...
  • ITV Acquisition Spree Boosts H1 Revenues

    U.K. private broadcaster ITV has reported a boost in revenues in the first half of the year, largely driven by an acquisition spree in its production unit. The company told investors on Tuesday that continued growth in ITV Studios, its production arm,...
  • Harry Sloan, Jeff Sagansky raise $325 million in Silver Eagle IPO

    Veteran show business execs Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky have raised $325 million via an initial public offering in Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. -- $75 million more than initially planned. The duo, who tapped the markets two years ago for $190 million...
  • Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel

    Sinclair plans to create 'hybrid' cable TV news channel
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to create a new cable television news channel with a blend of local and national programming and bring it to cities across the United States over the next couple of years, CEO David Smith said Tuesday. Smith...