Business > Entertainment

AT&T Win Unleashes Wave of Investors' Bets on Next Big M&A Deal

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

After AT&T Inc. got clearance to buy Time Warner Inc. late Tuesday, investors were quick to bet that a broader wave of mergers is coming.
Takeover speculation sent shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. up the most in almost five months on Wednesday, while Discovery Inc. - another potential media target - climbed as much as 4.7 percent. CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc., the subjects of on-again, off-again merger talks, also rose.
AT&T's victory in a long legal battle with the Justice Department is expected to give a green light to a wide swath of companies mulling possible deals. The...
Read more ...

 

AT&T and Time Warner's court victory was the final hurdle to clear before an M&A explosion - and now the floodgates are open

AT&T and Time Warner's court victory was the final hurdle to clear before an M&A explosion - and now the floodgates are open

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

On Tuesday, a judge approved the merger of Time Warner and AT&T, ending a lengthy regulatory process that involved the US Department of Justice suing to block the deal.
The ruling portends big things ahead for other so-called vertical mergers, many of which are still pending, including a pair of massive, high-profile healthcare deals.
Meanwhile, there are multiple market forces in play that suggest M&A activity could be set to explode further.
When AT&T and Time Warner finally received approval for their blockbuster $85 billion merger on Tuesday, everyone involved in the deal rejoiced...
Read more ...

 

AT&T buys Time Warner: Welcome to the media's merger mania

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

A judge has ruled that AT&T can buy Time Warner deciding that the merger does not harm consumers. With a handful of other large media mergers being discussed, will this ruling open the door to a merger mania?
Read more ...

 

M&A gates open with judge's blessing on AT&T-Time Warner merger

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A federal judge on Tuesday gave a ringing endorsement to AT&T Inc's planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc without any conditions, opening the door for companies such as Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc to pursue deals to buy creators of media content.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Entertainment      Finance      Bloomberg      M&A      Market      Industry      BusinessNews  


The $500 million Museum of the Bible founded by Hobby Lobby's controversial...

The $500 million Museum of the Bible founded by Hobby Lobby's controversial president has admitted it displayed fake Dead Sea Scrolls. Here's what it's like to visit

The Museum of the Bible admitted this week that it showcased fake Dead Sea Scrolls in its massive collection. The $500 million private Museum of the Bible opened last November... Read more ...

Pence backs Trump's claim Middle Easterners are in migrant caravan, despite...

Pence backs Trump's claim Middle Easterners are in migrant caravan, despite lack of evidence

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday stood by President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim there are "Middle Easterners" among thousands of Central American migrants headed... Read more ...

Staged photos show Khashoggi's son shaking hands with the Saudi Crown...

Staged photos show Khashoggi's son shaking hands with the Saudi Crown Prince, who many believe ordered his father's murder

Saudi state media on Tuesday published staged photos of the son of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the Saudi king and crown prince. The photos of Salah Khashoggi meeting... Read more ...

Turkey contradicted Saudi Arabia's claim that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi...

Turkey contradicted Saudi Arabia's claim that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi was a rogue operation

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan knocked down the Saudi explanation for Khashoggi's death in a speech on Tuesday. "We have strong evidence in our hands that shows the... Read more ...

A $500 million replica of the original Titanic could set sail across the...

A $500 million replica of the original Titanic could set sail across the Atlantic in 2022

Nearly 110 years after the Titanic sank to the floor of the Atlantic Ocean, an Australian shipping company plans to inaugurate Titanic II on a trip across the Atlantic Ocean in... Read more ...

Megyn Kelly defends wearing blackface for Halloween, saying it's OK if...

Megyn Kelly defends wearing blackface for Halloween, saying it's OK if you're 'dressing up like a character'

Megyn Kelly discussed Halloween costumes on her NBC show Tuesday morning with Melissa Rivers, Jenna Bush Hager, and guest host Jacob Soboroff. Kelly asked her panel why wearing... Read more ...

Turkish president calls for Saudi Arabia to hand over the 18 men involved in...

Turkish president calls for Saudi Arabia to hand over the 18 men involved in Khashoggi's killing to stand trial

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he wanted to try the 18 Saudi agents involved in journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death on Turkish soil. He proposed... Read more ...

Trump's attacks on the Fed may be intense, but they're nothing compared to a...

Trump's attacks on the Fed may be intense, but they're nothing compared to a wild new story about Ronald Reagan from former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker

President Donald Trump's public attacks on the Federal Reserve have been eye-catching. But a new story from former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker about President Ronald Reagan. is... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Global markets slump as a 'poisonous brewing cauldron' of risks spooks investors. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell close to 3% and Germany's DAX is... Read more ...

WWE star Roman Reigns reveals he's battling leukemia

WWE star Roman Reigns reveals he's battling leukemia

WWE superstar Roman Reigns stunned the wrestling world on Monday night by announcing on live television that he was battling leukemia and taking a break from the business. The... Read more ...