Tribune Terminates $3.9 Billion Merger With Rival Sinclair

Tribune Media terminated its merger agreement with rival TV station-owner Sinclair Broadcast Group and sued the company, alleging it failed to make sufficient efforts to get their $ 3.9 billion deal approved by regulators.
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Sprint Adds Customers as It Pushes T-Mobile Merger

Sprint added to its subscriber base in its most recent quarter as the country’s No. 4 wireless carrier continued its efforts to persuade regulators to bless its merger with T-Mobile.
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Disney, 21st Century Fox Shareholders Vote to Approve $71.3 Billion Merger

Shareholders of 21st Century Fox and Disney have voted to approve Disney’s $ 71.3 billion buyout of major Fox assets. Shareholders gathered Friday morning at the New York Hilton for separate meetings to vote on the historic transaction that the companies first set back in December. Both meetings were brief, lasting less than 15 minutes. John […]

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U.S. Appeals Ruling Allowing AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Justice Department appealed a trial judge’s ruling last month that allowed AT&T to acquire Time Warner, setting the stage for a second round of legal proceedings in a blockbuster antitrust case.
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U.S. Appeals Ruling Allowing AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Justice Department appealed a trial judge’s ruling last month that allowed AT&T to acquire Time Warner, setting the stage for a second round of legal proceedings in a blockbuster antitrust case.
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Green Light for AT&T Deal Sets Up Comcast’s Fox Bid, Merger Frenzy

A court’s approval of AT&T’s merger with Time Warner paves a clear path for Comcast to bid for 21st Century Fox assets and could trigger a round of deal-making by smaller media companies trying to keep up with industry titans.
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Sprint, T-Mobile Vow Merger Won’t Repeat Nextel Havoc

Sprint’s plan to merge with rival T-Mobile is stirring memories of dead phones and spotty service for some longtime Sprint customers who lived through the rocky combination with Nextel.
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Why Intel Is So Wary of a Broadcom-Qualcomm Merger

The revelation that Intel is considering buying Broadcom, a company valued at more than $ 100 billion, shows the depth to which the chip giant feels threatened by a potential tie-up between Broadcom and its rival Qualcomm.
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U.S. Sues to Block AT&T Merger

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit challenging AT&T’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner, alleging the combination of the two companies poses an unlawful threat to competition that could raise prices and slow innovation.
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Merger Snag Stirs Tensions Over Trump-CNN Feud

The government denies politics is playing a role in its examination of AT&T’s acquisition of CNN parent Time Warner. But with the fate of the deal now in doubt, hostility between the Trump administration and network is a hot topic.
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Sprint Proposes Merger With Charter Communications

Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son is pursuing a full-blown merger of the wireless carrier with Charter that would create a media and communications giant.
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DraftKings and FanDuel abandon fantasy sports merger

US government officials said in June the deal raised concerns about competition and they would try to block it.
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AT&T CEO Will Lead Distinct Telecom, Media Units After Time Warner Merger

AT&T plans to separate its telecom operations from its media assets after clinching a takeover of Time Warner. It also will keep CEO Randall Stephenson atop the company with two lieutenants.
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Walgreens Ends Rite Aid Merger, Will Buy Half Its Stores

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid nixed their $ 9.4 billion merger agreement and reached a new deal in which Walgreens will instead buy half of Rite Aid’s stores for $ 5.18 billion in cash.
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Facebook may net EU fine over WhatsApp merger

Facebook has been handed a deadline to confirm whether it gave EU regulators misleading information about its takeover of WhatsApp two years ago.
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Redstone Firm Pulls Support for Merger of Viacom and CBS

Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Inc. is pulling its support for merging CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc., which would have reunited the media firms amid an evolving media landscape.
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