| Mar 28, 2008
Thornberg and Green conclude this week's Dust-Up with a debate on the recent Bear Stearns deal. Previously, they discussed the public's reluctance to support federal assistance to borrowers, payday lender regulation and to what extent the government...
| Dec 19, 2007
Tribune Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Dennis J. FitzSimons is expected to announce his resignation as early as today, a person close to the company said Tuesday. The resignation would be the first departure of a top Tribune executive as the company...
| Dec 21, 2007
For the second time in eight years, control of the Los Angeles Times changed hands Thursday, passing from a staid Chicago conglomerate to a private company headed by an unpredictable and colorful billionaire, in a debt-heavy deal that creates tremendous...
| Jan 11, 2008
In a deal that could buttress the ailing housing market, financial titan Bank of America Corp. was deep in negotiations Thursday to buy loss-battered Countrywide Financial Corp., the biggest U.S. mortgage lender.
A takeover by Bank of America would...
| Dec 13, 2013
Though Tribune Co. emerged from its lengthy stay in bankruptcy nearly a year ago, a group of creditors continues to pursue an unusual legal case against a large class of former shareholders in a New York court.
The unsecured creditors are seeking...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:35 PM
(Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Inc said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion in the biggest-ever hotel IPO, more than doubling Blackstone Group LP's investment. According to reports last week, Hilton is expected to launch its...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Shareholders of Smithfield Foods Inc. on Tuesday approved a plan to sell the world's largest pork producer and processor to a Chinese company.
The Smithfield, Va.-based company said more than 96 percent of the votes cast during a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:05 AM
SMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) - A U.S. committee that reviews mergers between American companies and those overseas has given clearance to the proposed sale of Smithfield Foods Inc. to a Chinese company.
Smithfield said Sept. 6 that the U.S. Committee on Foreign...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:30 PM
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
With a shareholder vote just days away, T. Rowe Price, one of Dell Inc.'s major investors, reaffirmed its opposition to a $24.4 billion buyout offer for the personal computer manufacturer.
"We continue to believe the proposed buyout does not reflect the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Cable provider General Communication Inc. has laid out its case for purchasing three Alaska television stations, responding to a petition opposing the move from several Alaska broadcasters before the Federal Communications Commission.
In a Thursday...