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  • William Morris is said to be near deal to buy IMG Worldwide

    Hollywood talent agency William Morris Endeavor and one of its key investors are nearing a deal to acquire sports and media agency IMG Worldwide Inc. for more than $2 billion, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. The deal, expected to...
  • WME Expands Playing Field With IMG Acquisition

    WME is poised to dramatically expand its business portfolio and international presence now that the showbiz powerhouse and its private equity partner have clinched an agreement to buy sports talent and management agency IMG Worldwide for an estimated $2.3...
  • William Morris Endeavor targets sports with $2.3-billion IMG buy

    The next battleground for Hollywood's hotshot agents is the stadium, not the back lot. Studios are making fewer films, and paydays for A-list actors and directors aren't as big as they used to be. And though there has been explosive growth in new...
  • CAA-TPG Out Of IMG Bidding; WME-Silver Lake and Carlyle-ICM Remain As Second Round Begins

    CAA and TPG have fallen out of the running for IMG as the owners of the sports agency powerhouse winnow the list of contenders to four or five bidders. A source close to the situation said the four contenders making to the second-round process are WME...
  • Rivalry on Sports Turf Helped Push CAA Out of IMG Hunt

    Bizzers following the auction process of sports agency powerhouse IMG were surprised to learn Monday that CAA and its partner TPG did not make the cut for the second round of bidding. Industry sources say that IMG's rivalry in the sports representation...
  • Aerospace supply chain manager Wesco Aircraft at full throttle

    Aerospace supply chain manager Wesco Aircraft at full throttle
    For Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. in Valencia, it's all about making the right connections. And those connections with customers are helping keep many of the world's civil, commercial and military aircraft safe in the air. Wesco Aircraft manages supply...
  • Bin Laden's influence lives on after him

    PARIS -- A day will undoubtedly come when Osama bin Laden will occupy the same place in 21st century history books as Gavrilo Princip holds in the histories of the 20th Century. Both committed acts that provoked great wars, brought down empires and...
  • Snowden leak reveals the ridiculous reach of federal power

    PARIS -- There is no reverse gear on the machine of governmental power. If power exists, it will be seized and exploited. To do what? That will be revealed in the course of this power's employment. Its potential uses will automatically be discovered by...
  • Warren Buffett invests in parties, buys Oriental Trading Co.

    Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning. Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
  • Staples stock jumps on report Bain, others are considering buyout

    A report that several private equity firms -- including original investor Bain Capital -- are considering buying Staples Inc. pushed the office supply chain’s stock up as much as 6.2% on Friday. Acquisition talks are still preliminary and any offer...
  • Washington Monument wears its scaffolding well

    WASHINGTON — The soaring white obelisk is a defining feature of the capital's architectural landscape, so visitors to the Washington Monument this summer may be disappointed that the view of the iconic memorial has been obscured by its renovation....