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Viacom, CBS up amid merger discussions

Shares in Viacom and CBS jumped Friday after a report that the sibling media companies might be reunited once again......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 12th, 2018

Viacom, CBS not in active merger discussions: sources

(Reuters) - Via.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

The Real Reason Why Viacom and CBS Ended Discussions

The dominant narrative of why CBS won't pursue a merger with CBS is because Les Moonves didn't want the assets. What if the real reason is that the Redstones.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 19th, 2016

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......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 12th, 2016

Redstone Firm Pulls Support for Viacom-CBS Merger

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......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 12th, 2016

Viacom Profit Falls Amid Soft Network, Film Performance

Viacom, still exploring a merger with CBS, reported its profit plunged 71% in the latest quarter, hurt by continued soft performance at its networks and a weaker showing at the box office......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 9th, 2016

Viacom Profit Falls Amid Soft Network, Box-Office Performance - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalViacom Profit Falls Amid Soft Network, Box-Office PerformanceWall Street JournalViacom Inc., still exploring a merger with CBS Corp., reported its profit plunged 71% in the latest quarter, hurt by continued soft performance at its netwo.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 9th, 2016

CBS chief says merger talks with Viacom still in "early stages"

Discussions about merging Viacom and CBS are “still in the early stages”, the US broadcaster’s chief executive said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 3rd, 2016

Viacom names third CEO in as many months amid CBS tie-up talks

Robert Bakish on Monday was named the acting chief executive and president for Viacom Inc. , the third CEO in as many months for the entertainment company amid reported merger talks with CBS Corp. Bakish, who has been Viacom's head of international chann.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2016

Lions Gate shares gain 10% on report of merger talks with Amazon, CBS-Viacom, others

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. shares rose nearly 10% on Thursday after a Deadline report, citing one unnamed source, that the company is in active merger talks with Amazon.com Inc. , Verizon Communications.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2018

Viacom/CBS: 2 Sides Of A Potential Merger

Viacom/CBS: 2 Sides Of A Potential Merger.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJan 17th, 2018

To Live & Die on M&A: Viacom Slumps as No Bankers Hired for CBS Reunification

After soaring to the top of the S&P 500 for two straight days to end the week, Viacom is falling Tuesday on news that no bankers have been hired to handle a potential merger with CBS......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsJan 16th, 2018

Viacom, CBS Are Better Off Apart, Says Rosenblatt Securities

The on-again, off-again merger talks between Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) have resumed, according to a report from TheWrap las.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 16th, 2018

Viacom shares fall premarket following Friday reports of merger talks with CBS

Shares of Viacom Inc. fell more than 4% in premarket trade on Tuesday. On Friday, The Wrap reported that Shari Redstone, president of National Amusements, which owns controlling in.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2018

The Hot Stock: Viacom Jumps 5.7%

Viacom rose along with other media stocks amid growing optimism about the sector's lower tax bill......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsJan 11th, 2018

Aetna and CVS were talking to others during takeover process

CVS Health Corp. and Aetna Inc. were both talking to other potential partners during early discussions that led to their $68 billion merger, according to a regulatory filing Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 4th, 2018

Fox execs insist "future will be bright" for network"s creatives amid merger

Two to.....»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 4th, 2018

North Korea reopens border hotline with South Korea

The North's decision to open the border phone line came a day after S Korea proposed high-level discussions amid a tense standoff over N Korea's missile and nuclear programmes.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 3rd, 2018

Hospital operators in merger talks to form U.S. industry leader: WSJ

Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about a merger between the two Catholic non-profits that would create the largest U.S. hospital chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the discussions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 10th, 2017

T-Mobile Sets Stock Buyback of $1.5 Billion

T-Mobile announced a $1.5 billion share buyback program Wednesday morning. That the company's merger discussions with Sprint ended a few weeks ago may have been a contributing factor......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 6th, 2017

Express Scripts Outlook Improves Amid Tax Reform, CVS-Aetna Deal

Recent developments in the healthcare space, including the proposed merger between CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) and Aetna Inc (NYSE: AET), bodes well for Express Scripts Holding Company (NA Latest R.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 6th, 2017