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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Sun Valley: Would a Google, Fox Deal for Time Warner Make Sense?

    If Google or 21st Century Fox is interested in buying Time Warner, it's news to Jeff Bewkes. "I know nothing about it," the media conglomerate's chairman and CEO told Variety at the Allen & Co. media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Wednesday when...
  • Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt

    Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt
    Tribune Publishing may have the flexibility to carry more than $350 million in debt after its planned spinoff from Tribune Co., which sources say is expected to happen in early August. In an amendment filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Clock Ticking on FCC's Review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    The FCC issued a formal public notice on Thursday seeking comment on Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, signaling about six months until it reaches a decision on whether to green light the transaction. Comments in favor or against the...
  • PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs

    PPL merger would be with company founded by former executives of Goldman Sachs
    Thirty-five years ago, when a New Jersey-based outfit called General Public Utilities was irresponsibly cutting corners to increase profits, an Allentown-based outfit known as PP&L was emerging as one of nation's best-run utility companies. GPU, the...
  • Cable merger is bigger than cable [Commentary]

    Cable merger is bigger than cable [Commentary]
    The cable company is one entity everyone likes to hate. Perhaps this knee-jerk animosity is to blame for the rush to condemn Comcast's proposed $44 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. Critics complain that combining the nation's two largest cable...
  • 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...
  • Bill Hilary Named President of SiTV Media, NUVOtv Hires Several

    NUVOtv has bolstered its executive team with new hires and promotions. Bill Hilary has been appointed to the newly created position of president for NUVOtv's parent company, SíTV Media. Hilary was previously EVP of programming of the network and worked...
  • AT&T's U-verse Tries to Lure Subscribers By Warning of Comcast-TWC Merger

    Getting in a dig at competitors Comcast and Time Warner Cable and their impending merger, AT&T's U-verse has sent postcard mailers to prospective customers by warning that "the two cable companies with some of the poorest overall customer satisfaction...
  • California United, 1st Enterprise Banks to Merge

    The leaders of two local banks are aiming to shake up commercial lending in Southern California by combining into a sizable regional lender that promises to focus only on the needs of small and mid-size businesses. The merger of 1st Enterprise Bank into...
  • Jos. A. Bank posts quarterly loss related to merger with Men's Wearhouse

    Jos. A. Bank posts quarterly loss related to merger with Men's Wearhouse
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., likely a few weeks away from finalizing a $1.8 billion deal to be acquired by Men's Wearhouse, posted a $37.1 million first-quarter loss stemming from merger-related expenses. In what is probably its last earnings report as...
  • Pfizer abandons AstraZeneca takeover attempt after rejection

    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. has abandoned its effort to buy British rival AstraZeneca for $117 billion in what would have been the biggest deal ever in the drug industry. The offer represented "full value" for AstraZeneca, the New York drug maker...