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  • Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition

    Norwegian Cruise Line to enter luxury market with Prestige acquisition
    The world's third-largest cruise ship company is growing - and going upscale. Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International, the parent company of Oceania Cruises and luxury...
  • Comcast: Discovery, Other Critics Tried 'Extortion' Tactics to Stay Quiet on Merger

    Comcast is coming out swinging at critics of its proposed $45 million acquisition of Time Warner Cable, accusing corporate opponents of "extortion" tactics by demanding favorable business terms as a condition of staying neutral or supporting the...
  • Netflix Responds to Comcast: It's 'Extortion' to Demand Payment for Delivering Video

    Netflix fired back at Comcast's claims that the streaming-video company is among those seeking "extortionate" demands with the MSO's proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable, as the war of words between the biggest cable company and No. 1 video-streaming...
  • Emilio Alcalde, Krishna Mahon, A&E Olé Networks Brazil, on Brazil's Pay TV Market

    A&E Olé Networks - a joint venture between AETN and Ole Communications - operates channels such as A&E, History and Bio across Latin America, playing an important role in circulation of US and domestic programming throughout the region. The company...
  • Charlie Dent: Companies driven abroad by broken tax code

    As American television viewers gear up for the new fall lineups, it appears that the White House is still stuck in reruns. Once again, President Obama is talking about circumventing Congress and planning to do so in a way that will only make the problem...
  • AbbVie denies reports it seeks additional Shire financing

    AbbVie denies reports it seeks additional Shire financing
    AbbVie said Friday that media reports claiming the drugmaker is seeking additional financing to complete its $55 billion takeover of the Irish pharmaceutical firm Shire are untrue. A media report published Friday morning said the North Chicago-based...
  • Office Depot snags $100 million contract

    Office Depot snags $100 million contract
    Office Depot has won a contract worth more than $100 million with Corporate United, a group purchaser for more than 240 companies nationwide. The contract with Corporate United, one of the nation's largest indirect group purchasing organizations,...
  • Comcast-TW Cable Merger Narrative Takes Surprising Turn

    Where's Claude Rains when you need him? Comcast's pursuit of its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable has already yielded some interesting political theater as execs from the cable giant run gauntlet in Washington to secure federal approval of the...
  • Laguna businessman indicted in insider-trading case that includes ex-Angels player DeCinces

    A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Laguna Beach resident and former eye care company CEO on charges of insider trading, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. James V. Mazzo, who from 2002 to 2009 was CEO of Santa Ana-based...
  • Scandinavian Major Svensk Ramps Up Acquisition and Co-Production Biz

    After signing a strategic distribution and co-production deal with Studiocanal earlier this month, Scandinavian major Svensk Filmindustri is now looking to ramp up acquisition and Nordic co-production activities. Svensk has appointed Jenny Stjernstö...
  • Northeast Utilities Profits Hit By Federal Transmission Ruling

    Profits at Northeast Utilities fell in the second quarter due to ongoing merger costs and a charge relating to a federal review of how much money is reasonable for it and similar companies to earn from transmission projects. Lower electric sales due to...