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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

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

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

The Wall Street Journal: Digital First Media eyes buyout of USA Today publisher Gannett

A hedge-fund-backed media group known for buying up struggling local papers and cutting costs is planning to make an offer for USA Today publisher Gannett Co., according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2019

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Seth Klarman, Carl Icahn, Arrowgrass Capital Partners, ValueAct Capital, Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF), XPO Logistics Inc (XPO), and More

Klarman’s Baupost Poised to Cash In On PG&E Insurance Bet (The Wall Street Journal) Seth Klarman’s hedge fund Baupost Group LLC is poi.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeySep 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Seth Klarman’s Baupost is set to make millions on bets tied to the wildfires that bankrupted PG&E

Seth Klarman’s hedge fund Baupost Group LLC is poised to rake in profits from the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2019

PG&E to hold sole rights to bankruptcy exit plan: WSJ

A judge overseeing PG&E Corp's bankruptcy case allowed the California utility to hold on to sole rights to its Chapter 11 exit plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2019

Gannett in talks to join forces with rival GateHouse

Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is closing in on a cash-and-stock deal to be acquired by GateHouse Media LLC parent company New Media Investment Group Inc. (NYSE: NEWM), according to The Wall Street Journal. The deal would combine Gannett with GateHouse, tw.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Gannett nears deal to merge with GateHouse Media, combining 2 largest U.S. newspaper chains

The companies are discussing a cash-and-stock deal in which GateHouse or its parent would likely buy Gannett and its Chairman and Chief Executive Mike Reed would assume the same roles at the enlarged entity, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Meredith switching Entertainment Weekly to a monthly magazine

Entertainment Weekly is becoming a monthly, as publisher Meredith Corp. seeks to refocus the publication on a digital audience......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2019

FTC wins right for competition probe at Facebook: WSJ

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect its digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019

FTC to examine how Facebook"s practices affect competition: WSJ

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Gannett, GateHouse in merger talks; deal would create nation’s largest newspaper publisher

USA Today publisher Gannett Co. has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, according to people familiar with the matter, a possible deal that would bring together the nation’s two largest newspaper groups by circulation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 30th, 2019

Report: Gannett, GateHouse Media in Merger Talks

Newspaper publisher Gannett Co. (NYSE: GCI) has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media a deal that would bring together the two newspaper groups, reports the Wall Street Journal. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 30th, 2019

Netflix"s Hollywood rivals are spoiling for a fight

Disney, AT&T and Comcast have plans to enter the streaming-video ring, armed with well-known TV and movie brands. But can they hold their own against industry juggernaut Netflix? Photo illustration: Heather Seidel/The Wall Street Journal.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. poised to file sanctions, criminal charges over Venezuela food-program fraud

The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal cha.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Former WSJ, Newsday and Time executive Gordon McLeod dies, aged 60

As president of The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, he helped bring the long-running newspaper into the digital age......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son reportedly lost $130 million on bitcoin bet

Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder of SoftBank Group Corp., made a huge personal bet on bitcoin just as prices for the digital currency peaked, losing more than $130 million when he sold out, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Egypt to hold vote to extend Sisi’s rule

Egyptians are set to vote as early as next week on constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi to remain in power until 2030, a change critics say would strengthen his authoritarian rule......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Microsoft’s new Xbox ditches discs, will offer only downloaded games

Microsoft Corp. is planning to sell an Xbox videogame machine that doesn’t use discs or cartridges, a first for a major console maker and a move that brings the industry a step closer to an all-digital, streaming future......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Caesars set to name Anthony Rodio as CEO, explore takeover interest

Caesars Entertainment Corp. is preparing to name Anthony Rodio as its next chief executive and say it will evaluate takeover interest in the casino operator, people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2019