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Viacom and CBS are seeking to merge, insiders say

Shari Redstone, whose National Amusements controls the two media companies, is pursuing the move again.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2018

Shari Redstone Seeks to Shake Up CBS Board, Pushes for Viacom Deal

Shari Redstone is advocating for new blood on the board of CBS Corp. as she renews her push to merge the company with Viacom Inc., according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj16 hr. 54 min. ago

Shari Redstone wants new CBS directors, renews push to merge CBS and Viacom

Shari Redstone is advocating for new blood on the board of CBS as she renews her push to merge the company with Viacom, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews19 hr. 24 min. ago

Viacom surges after reports it"s in talks to merge with CBS (VIA)

Markets Insider Shares of media conglomerate Viacom spiked as much as 12% just before the closing bell Friday after TheWrap reported it was in t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

AT&T, Time Warner extend merger deadline until June

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc and media and entertainment group Time Warner Inc, which are seeking to merge despite U.S. Justice Department opposition, extended the termination date for their deal to June 21, AT&T said in a filing on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 22nd, 2017

Mid Penn, Scottdale merger progresses

Mid Penn Bancorp Inc. on Friday said it has filed applications with three regulators, seeking approvals to merge with Scottdale Bank & Trust Co., which has served southwestern Pennsylvania since 1901. These are the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 25th, 2017

Cogint Denies Allegations Found In Short Report Saying Company Insiders Have Come Under Federal Investigation

Unemon Research is back with another scoop. The contrarian and Seeking Alpha contributor who previously exposed fraud in the Chinese firm L&L Energy, Inc. has found a new target in Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ: COGT). read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 5th, 2017

Clariant, Huntsman, latest chemical makers seeking to merge

Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Texas' Huntsman Corp. will attempt to join, creating a company worth $13.8 billion.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMay 22nd, 2017

Viacom taps Bob Bakish as CEO for good

With National Amusements deciding it doesn’t want Viacom to merge with CBS after all, Viacom has given its top job to the man who’s been doing it for a month now, installing Bob Bakish as president and CEO as well as a member of the board. Bakish has.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2016

Viacom taps Bob Bakish as CEO for good

With National Amusements deciding it doesn’t want Viacom to merge with CBS after all, Viacom has given its top job to the man who’s been doing it for a month now, installing Bob Bakish as president and CEO as well as a member of the board. Bakish has.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2016

Viacom-CBS Deal Scrapped, Redstone"s Put Family First

Sumner Redstone and daughter Shari have lost the urge to merge their media conglomerates and it may have come down to control......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 12th, 2016

Redstones may be seeking better deals for Viacom, CBS, Reuters contends

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 Fly's real-time, streaming news feed keeps individual investors, professional money managers, active trader.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallDec 12th, 2016

Shari Redstone withdraws CBS-Viacom merger proposal

Shari Redstone's company says it's "not the right time to merge" CBS and Viacom......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 12th, 2016

Sumner Redstone and daughter pull CBS, Viacom merger plan

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Media mogul Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari called off their failed effort to merge CBS Corp and Viacom Inc on Monday, sending shares of Viacom - widely viewed as the weaker company - down more than 7 percent......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 12th, 2016

CBS and Viacom"s parent company doesn"t want them to merge, after all

"Now is not the right time” for such a merger, parent company National Amusements said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 12th, 2016

Shari Redstone drops proposal to merge Viacom and CBS, CNBC 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 Fly's real-time, streaming news feed keeps individual investors, professional money managers, active trader.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallDec 12th, 2016

Viacom Vice-Chair Shari Redstone removes support for potential merger with CBS

Shares of Viacom Inc. fell more than 5% on Monday after CNBC reported Vice-Chair of the board, Shari Redstone, was withdrawing support to merge the media and entertainment company with CBS Corp. . The two companies split 11 years ago. Shares of CBS were .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2016

Viacom and CBS Vice-Chair Shari Redstone pulls proposal to merge the two companies: CNBC

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2016

WSJ: CBS hires Moelis, Goldman to advise on possible Viacom merger - Seeking Alpha

MarketWatchWSJ: CBS hires Moelis, Goldman to advise on possible Viacom mergerSeeking AlphaTime to bring in the help: CBS (CBS +0.9%) has hired Moelis and Goldman Sachs (GS +2.8%) to advise it on a potential re-merger with Viacom (VIA +2%, VIAB +1.9%), The.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 8th, 2016

CBS Outpaces Quarterly Earnings Expectations on Strong Political Advertising - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterCBS Outpaces Quarterly Earnings Expectations on Strong Political AdvertisingHollywood ReporterNegotiations to possibly merge with Viacom are in the "very early stages," CBS chief Leslie Moonves said. CBS said Thursday that it earned an a.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 3rd, 2016

CBS Corp."s Q3 earnings rise 21% on higher retrans fees

CBS' net income rose 21% on higher content fees as talks to merge with Viacom continues.         CBS' net income rose 21% on higher content fees as talks to merge with Viacom continues.     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 3rd, 2016