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CNNNetflix on Monday said it has adopted a "stockholder rights plan" designed to prevent activist shareholders from launching a hostile takeover. The plan, known to investors as a "poison pill," would kick in if an individual or group tried to buy a sizable...
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Specialty truck maker Oshkosh Corp. rejected a takeover bid by billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, calling the $32.50-a-share offer “unsolicited, inadequate, highly conditional and opportunistic.” The Wisconsin company’s board...
Navistar, the Lisle-based truck-maker that's still spinning its wheels after finally abandoning an engine redesign that failed to meet emissions standards, has redoubled efforts to eliminate what it considers another pollutant. Activist investor Carl...
Quick quiz: How many Vegas-goers you know prefer staying downtown? Grandma and Grandpa may have raved about 99-cent shrimp cocktails back in the day and sworn that Binion's was the only place for real gamblers, but the '80s brought the bigness and...
Tribune staff reporterWhen Motorola Inc. first came courting Greg Brown, he wasn't interested. The year was 1998 and Brown, a division president at Ameritech in Chicago, was weighing an offer from Motorola against one from Micromuse, a publicly traded software company in...
Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates took home $3.9 billion last year. Fellow investment kings Carl Icahn and James Simons each made off with more than $2 billion. To the average plebeian, that’s a lot of money. But for the top 25 hedge fund earners...
Yahoo Inc., in an attempt to “reshape and refocus” itself, appointed three new independent directors to its board, including a top executive from American Express Co. But the move isn’t passing muster with activist investor Daniel Loeb,...
Company TownLions Gate Entertainment and Summit Entertainment are homing in on key details of a merger plan as executives on both sides press to reach an agreement by the end of the year, said knowledgeable people who requested anonymity because the......
Company Town"Twilight" studio Summit's investors considered major expansion before selling to Lions Gate....
Company TownThe blockbuster opening weekend of "The Hunger Games" — which debuted with an estimated $155 million — will ultimately lead to more than $300 million in profit for independent studio Lionsgate, analysts predicted Sunday. And with three sequels...
Company TownLions Gate Entertainment and Summit Entertainment are back in merger talks that would combine two of Hollywood’s largest independent studios, according to people with knowledge of the negotiations who are not authorized to speak publicly. Should a...
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