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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Sinclair earnings drop as broadcaster pays off debt

    Sinclair earnings drop as broadcaster pays off debt
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. capped a year of strong broadcast revenue growth and station acquisitions with a 33 percent jump in fourth-quarter sales but a drop in profit as the Hunt Valley company paid off debt. The broadcaster reported income of $2....
  • Wall Street would cheer Time Warner Cable sale but media watchdogs worry

    Time Warner Cable might have its own cord cut. Two big cable operators — Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications — are interested in acquiring Time Warner Cable, the nation's second-largest cable operator, which boasts more than 1 million...
  • Jos. Bank rejects Men's Wearhouse bid

    Jos. Bank rejects Men's Wearhouse bid
    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...
  • Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle

    Jos. Bank headquarters town hopes for best in takeover battle
    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...
  • Shareholder moves to force Jos. A. Bank to negotiate with Men's Wearhouse

    Shareholder moves to force Jos. A. Bank to negotiate with Men's Wearhouse
    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,...
  • Comcast Creates 'World-Class Company' With Time Warner Cable Acquisition

    Comcast Corp. has swooped in to strengthen its hand as the nation's largest cable company with its acquisition agreement for Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $45.2 billion. The Philadelphia-based media giant that also owns NBCUniversal will gain...
  • Questions and answers about Comcast-Time Warner merger

    Questions and answers about Comcast-Time Warner merger
    How will Chicago area consumers be affect by the Comcast/Time Warner deal? The companies are claiming that U.S. consumers will benefit from “technological innovations,” eventually, including better video and faster broadband speeds. ...
  • Brian Roberts: Comcast At 'Unique Cross-Section' Of Media, Technology

    Bigger, bolder and faster -- that's the spin from Comcast on the benefits of its $45.2 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable. Comcast is swallowing up its nearest rival among cable operators in order to gain the scale necessary to make a bigger splash...
  • D.C. Critics Blast Comcast's Plans to Merge With Time Warner Cable

    It was only a few years ago that Comcast went through the rigorous, year-long process to secure regulatory approval of its acquisition of NBCUniversal. Now, with its plans for the country's largest cable system to acquire the second largest, it is ready...
  • Wall Street Sees More Shakeups Ahead After Comcast-TW Cable Deal

    Wall Street has been generally high on Comcast Corp. in recent months, but the immediate reaction to its mega-merger with Time Warner Cable was more focused on questions than applause. Comcast shares were down $2.28 at the close of trading Thursday to...
  • Comcast Preps Charm Offensive To Sell TW Cable Merger In Skeptical D.C.

    After a morning media blitz by Comcast to announce its plans to buy Time Warner Cable, the companies now face the arduous task of selling it to D.C. regulators over the howls of protest from media watchdog orgs. While Comcast's policy chief David L....