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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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

MNG says outside firm endorses its ability to finance proposed Gannett acquisition

A hedge fund-owned newspaper company aiming to buy Gannett says an investment firm is confident the bid can be funded. A Gannett rebuff .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 20th, 2019

Digital Asset Loses a Manager and a High-Profile Board Member

Wall Street superstar Sallie Krawchek has quietly left the board of Digital Asset, and the manager of the firm's DAML product has returned to banking......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 15th, 2019

Digital Asset Loses Another Exec and a High-Profile Board Member

Wall Street superstar Sallie Krawchek has quietly left the board of Digital Asset, and the manager of the firm's DAML product has returned to banking......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 15th, 2019

Malta Teams With Crypto Security Firm to Manage Financial Crimes Risk

Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its digital asset industry......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 12th, 2019

Council speaker lays out vision for city takeover of subways and buses

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson wants to be New York's conductor.The legislative leader sounded like a mayoral contender Tuesday as he presented an ambitious and politically daunting proposal to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 11th, 2019

Deutsche Börse, Swisscom Team Up to Build Digital Asset ‘Ecosystem’

Deutsche Börse has partnered with telecoms and IT provider Swisscom and fintech firm Sygnum to build solutions for the digital assets space......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 11th, 2019

Atlanta pushing back against airport state takeover plan

Atlanta city officials are pushing back against a proposal in the Georgia Senate for a state takeover of Atlanta's airport, one of the busiest in the world......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 2nd, 2019

Elliott pushes for Hyundai shareholder support after dividend proposals rejected

Elliott Management Corp on Wednesday urged shareholders of a Hyundai Motor Group firm to vote for its proposal for higher dividends and new board members, a day after the South Korean conglomerate rejected demands by the U.S. activist investor......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2019