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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

Private-Equity Firm Great Hill Partners in Talks to Buy Gizmodo Media Group

Great Hill Partners is in exclusive talks with Univision Communications to buy Gizmodo Media Group, a deal that would add a marquee digital brand to the private-equity firm’s portfolio......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 16th, 2019

Apple buys UK-based digital marketing firm DataTiger, Bloomberg says

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: theflyonthewallFeb 14th, 2019

As NC highways improve, Raleigh company stands to profit

State infrastructure priorities could mean a windfall for a Raleigh firm......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2019

St. Petersburg digital media firm rebrands

Triad Retail Media announced on Tuesday that the company will rebrand to simply "Triad." In an effort to reflect its new vision and diversified services to retailers and brands, the St. Petersburg company's brand will include a new visual identity, missi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2019

Atlanta-based IDology being acquired by U.K."s GBG for $300M

Atlanta-based identification verification firm IDology is being bought by the United Kingdom's GB Group plc for $300 million in cash, the companies announced Monday. Founded in 2003, IDology provides digital identity verification and authentication serv.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

MNG Enterprises says Gannett"s comments on proposal "misleading"

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: theflyonthewallFeb 11th, 2019

Meeting last week with MNG further confirms rejection of proposal, Gannett says

Meeting last week with MNG further confirms rejection of proposal, Gannett says         Meeting last week with MNG further confirms rejection of proposal, Gannett says        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 11th, 2019

Gannett Board Fight Does More Harm Than Good

In a hostile takeover situation, it’s best not to prove your opponent’s point......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 8th, 2019