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Gannett Stands Firm in Rejecting Digital First"s Takeover Proposal

Gannett said it continues to find a takeover proposal from Digital First Media inadequate after meeting with representatives from the hedge-fund backed newspaper chain last week......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2019

Gannett rejects takeover offer from MNG/Digital First Media

Owner of USA TODAY said the $12-a-share proposal undervalues Gannett and its board doesn&rsquo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 4th, 2019

Gannett fends off hostile takeover bid from rival newspaper chain

Gannett Co., the nation’s largest newspaper chain, fended off a hostile takeover attempt Thursday by MediaNews Group (MNG), also known as Digital First Media. The company, which publishes USA Today as well as the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill and the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Gannett poised to hold off Digital First takeover bid

Gannett Co. is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

Gannett wins backing of shareholder advisory firm Glass Lewis in fight with MNG

A shareholder advisory service sided with Gannett in its effort to fend off the hostile takeover attempt of a hedge fund-controlled newspape.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 7th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Digital First scales back board demand in Gannett takeover bid

Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett Co. to sell itself, plans to cut the number of seats it is seeking on Gannett’s board in half, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2019

Digital First preps $12 per share takeover bid for Gannett, WSJ reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 13th, 2019

Source: Gannett hasn't received a buyout proposal from Digital First Media

A report citing people familiar with the matter said Digital First Media, majority owned by Alden Global Capital, would offer to b.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 14th, 2019

Digital First sends buyout proposal to Gannett

The publisher of USA Today has received a $1.36 billion buyout bid from a media group with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and slashing jobs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2019

Digital First sends buyout proposal to Gannett

The publisher of USA Today has received a $1.36 billion buyout bid from a media group with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and slashing jobs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2019

Takeover Bid Interrupts Gannett"s Quest For Gizmodo

Gannett has been pursuing a purchase of digital publisher Gizmodo Media Group, an effort that could be complicated by the takeover approach the USA Today owner received this week from a hedge fund-backed rival......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 16th, 2019

Tribune Publishing Recently Tried to Rekindle Merger Talks With Gannett

Gannett was recently approached by Tribune Publishing about reviving merger talks in the weeks before Gannett became the target of a takeover bid by MNG, aka Digital First Media......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 17th, 2019

Gannett rejects unsolicited $1.4B takeover bid from Digital First

The owner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and several other Wisconsin daily newspapers rejected a hostile takeover bid by a company known for slashing costs when it buys local news publications and websites. Gannett Co. Inc. of McLean, Va., announced .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

Gannett rejects $1.36 billion hostile takeover bid, but that may be just the start

The board of directors questioned Digital First Media's motives and accused it of trying to conceal the company’s “inability to finance and complete” the deal......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 4th, 2019

Gannett rejects Digital First’s hostile takeover bid, but the saga isn’t over

Gannett Co.’s board of directors said Monday that .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 4th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Digital First launches proxy fight for Gannett board after takeover rejected

Digital First Media, the hedge-fund-backed newspaper chain whose takeover bid for Gannett Co. was rejected, has launched a proxy fight in an attempt to remake Gannett’s board of directors, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

Digital First to Attempt an Overhaul of Gannett Board

Digital First Media, the hedge-fund-backed newspaper chain whose takeover bid for Gannett was rejected, is preparing for a proxy fight to remake the publisher’s board......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 8th, 2019

Health Carousel hires former Atlanta executive to help lead digital transformation

Health Carousel has hired Tracy Hankin as vice president of innovation at the Norwood, Ohio-based firm, which staffs medical centers nationwide with registered nurses, doctors and other health care professionals. She will lead innovation strategy.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

Health Carousel hires executive to help lead digital transformation

Health Carousel has hired Tracy Hankin as vice president of innovation at the Norwood-based firm, which staffs medical centers nationwide with registered nurses, doctors and other health care professionals. She will lead innovation strategy in the Lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2019

U.S. proposes barring big tech companies from offering financial services, digital currencies

A proposal to prevent big technology c.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 14th, 2019

How a Durham firm stands to benefit from an unexpected break in a Japanese trial

Schedule changes in drug development are not uncommon, but one Triangle drug developer is facing an unusual situation: an unexpected stroke of luck that could shorten its drug development by several months......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019