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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.

    Sinclair envisions new cable news channel across U.S.
    Sinclair Broadcast Group's billion-dollar bet on seven ABC affiliates and a regional news network in Washington, D.C., hinges on a plan to transform that network into a national enterprise. Sinclair would use NewsChannel 8 to create a unique hybrid...
  • 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...
  • Major European aerospace merger sends shockwaves around the globe

    PARIS -- The first of the presidential debates is supposed to be confined to domestic American issues, which is nearly all that the candidates have talked about during the campaign until now. Foreign affairs have forced their way into the campaign on a...
  • REITs prove to be surprisingly reliable

    It may seem surprising that some forms of real estate have been among the most reliable of investments. Real estate investment trusts, known as REITs, invest in and own properties such as shopping centers, apartments, offices and industrial facilities....
  • Dish's Ergen Sees Operator Mergers in Face of TV Programming 'Monopolies'

    Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen said large media companies are "essentially monopolies" whose market power is pushing pay TV providers toward consolidation -- and added that a merger with DirecTV "makes a lot of sense strategically." "You have a...
  • 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...
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group net income down 41 percent
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s second-quarter net income fell 41 percent, to $17.8 million, or 19 cents a share, from $30.1 million, or 37 cents a share, in the same period a year earlier but beat Wall Street's expectations. Profits for the three months...
  • Next Big TV Fight Looms: Would Dish Drop ESPN and ABC?

    As the CBS blackout on Time Warner Cable appears to be heading into a second week, a big contract dispute may be brewing between Dish Network and Disney/ABC and ESPN -- and it could be every bit as contentious. Dish's agreement with Disney for ESPN,...
  • Office Depot: Merger cost savings are on track

    Office Depot is on track to deliver $400 million to $600 million in savings from merging with rival OfficeMax, the Boca Raton-based company said Tuesday during an earnings conference call with analysts. But the company wouldn't comment on expected...
  • Annapolis-based aviation firm Arinc sold for $1.39 billion

    Annapolis-based aviation firm Arinc sold for $1.39 billion
    Rockwell Collins' $1.39 billion acquisition of Arinc likely will have some impact on the aerospace technology firm's 900 Anne Arundel County employees, but what that might be remained unclear Monday. Rockwell Collins Inc. announced Sunday that it would...
  • Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves

    Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship. That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in. The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...