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    1. March 20, 2014

      Discovery in deal to supply programming for Chinese digital channel

      Discovery Communications, the US cable group that owns channels such as TLC and Animal Planet, has struck a deal in China to...

    2. September 9, 2012

      Obama super-Pac in push to raise $150m

      A campaign group backing Barack Obama is pushing to raise up to $150m in coming weeks in a late effort to counter...

    1. October 21, 2011

      Murdoch defiant in face of attacks

      An irritable but defiant Rupert Murdoch offered no concessions to investors at the News Corp annual meeting, even as he was...

    2. June 30, 2011

      Univision names Falco chief executive

      Univision Communications’ private equity owners have chosen Randy Falco, a former AOL and NBC Universal executive, to lead...

    3. March 15, 2011

      Univision chief to step down

      Joe Uva is quitting Univision Communications, leaving America’s most watched Spanish language broadcaster to find a new...

    4. February 20, 2011

      Offers for Warner’s music arm are invited

      Warner Music has asked for preliminary bids this week for its music publishing company or for the entire group, with...

    5. February 2, 2011

      Impala threatens to upset EMI plans

      Impala, the European lobby group for independent record labels whose legal action tied up Sony Music’s 2004 merger with BMG...

    6. October 5, 2010

      Televisa to take stake in Univision

      The private equity backers of the 2006 buy-out of Univision Communications could finally see a return on the $12.3bn deal...

    7. June 3, 2010

      Newsweek gets early bids despite losses

      The Washington Post attracted at least three expressions of interest for Newsweek by Wednesday’s deadline for first-round...

    8. June 3, 2010

      Newsweek attracts at least three bidders

      The Washington Post attracted at least three expressions of interest for Newsweek by yesterday's deadline for first-round...

    9. July 14, 2008

      Endemol refuses to rule out ITV bid

      Television production companies should go private rather than suffer "the listed disease" of being misunderstood by...

    10. July 13, 2008

      Endemol keeps ITV in frame

      Television production companies should go private rather than suffer “the listed disease” of being misunderstood by...

    11. May 19, 2008

      New Endemol head likely to diversify from reality format

      Endemol will today announce the appointment of Ynon Kreiz as chief executive, in a boost to lenders' efforts to syndicate...

    12. April 22, 2008

      Property groups feel pressure

      Property stocks came under pressure yesterday after a leading broker warned clients to "keep the tin hats on". "We expect...

    13. April 21, 2008

      Why would-be bidders for ITV fumble for the remote control

      A weekend newspaper claim that two suitors were eyeing ITV sent the broadcaster’s shares up 6 per cent, but industry...

    14. December 14, 2007

      Ynon Kreiz

      Morphin' power ranger The dealmaker at one of Europe's largest venture capital funds in new media, Balderton Capital, is off...

    15. June 28, 2007

      SBS deal designed to take on RTL

      Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Permira, the private equity groups, yesterday combined their television holdings to create a...

    16. June 27, 2007

      ProSieben and SBS unite to challenge RTL

      Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Permira, the private equity groups, on Wednesday combined their television holdings to create a...

    17. May 11, 2007

      Three bidders pursue Endemol

      At least three bidders are expected to make final offers today for Endemol, the maker of the Big Brother and Deal or No...

    18. May 10, 2007

      Three bidders join final leg of Endemol race

      At least three bidders are expected to make final-round offers on Friday for Endemol, the maker of Big Brother and Deal or...

    19. December 15, 2006

      HAIM SABAN'S BETS BEGIN TO PAY OFF

      Haim Saban, the Los Angeles billionaire, made a fortune by selling the rights to the Power Rangers action figure characters...

    20. December 15, 2006

      Consortium buys ProSieben stake

      Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Permira have paid €3.1bn for a controlling stake in Germany's second largest commercial...

    21. December 14, 2006

      Broadcaster’s new owners focus on next move

      Butterflies, a love-interest soap opera, fluttered briefly on to the air for only a few weeks before German broadcaster...

    22. December 14, 2006

      KKR, Permira buy stake in ProSieben

      Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Permira have paid €3.1bn for a controlling stake in Germany’s second largest commercial...

    23. FT Alphaville

      December 11, 2006

      Bidders set to offer over €3bn for ProSieben stake

      The three bidders for ProSiebenSat.1, the German broadcaster, have until tomorrow to make final offers for a 50.5 per cent...

    24. December 11, 2006

      Deadline near for rivals to make final bids for ProSiebenSat.1

      The three bidders for ProSiebenSat.1, the German broadcaster, have until tomorrow to make final offers for a50.5 per cent...

    25. FT Alphaville

      November 22, 2006

      Springer's Turkish move

      Should Deutsche Börse be taking tips from Axel Springer, wonders Paul Betts. The German publisher, whose bid for...

    26. November 22, 2006

      The curious coincidence of Springer's Turkish move

      Axel Springer has long sought to reduce its heavy dependence on its newspapers and magazines business. The leading German...

    27. November 21, 2006

      Springer’s Turkish move

      Axel Springer has long sought to reduce its heavy dependence on its newspapers and magazines business. The leading German...

    28. FT Alphaville

      November 17, 2006

      Springer could look at ProSieben again after Turkish buy

      Axel Springer, the German newspaper publisher, yesterday took a stake in a Turkish broadcaster bidding for Munich-based...

    29. November 16, 2006

      Axel Springer takes stake in Turkish broadcaster

      Axel Springer, the German newspaper publisher, on Thursday took a stake in a Turkish broadcaster bidding for Munich-based...

    30. November 4, 2006

      Mediaset tunes in to ProSieben options

      Silvio Berlusconi is confident enough not to let small upsets deter him from reaching his goals. After an ill-fated...

    31. November 4, 2006

      Berlusconi ponders €5bn bid for Germany's ProSiebenSat1

      Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister and media mogul (pictured), is considering a €5bn (£3.3bn) takeover...

    32. November 3, 2006

      ProSiebenSat.1

      How will Germans characterise Silvio Berlusconi’s potential bid for ProSiebenSat.1, the country’s largest commercial...

    33. November 3, 2006

      Berlusconi weighs €5bn bid for ProSieben

      Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister and media mogul, is considering a €5bn takeover bid for ProSiebenSat1,...

    34. August 1, 2006

      Tycoons ‘unaware of tax shelter fraud’

      Two prominent billionaires at the centre of a US Senate inquiry into the widespread use of “black box” offshore tax shelters...

    35. June 28, 2006

      Saban consortium buys Univision for $12.3bn

      A consortium of private equity investors including Haim Saban yesterday agreed to buy Univision Communications, a US...

    36. June 28, 2006

      Univision lifted by $12bn sale

      Wall Street ended lower yesterday as investors awaited the outcome of the two-day meeting of the US Federal Reserve's...

    37. June 28, 2006

      Spanish TV drama's final scene may yet need further rewrite

      The script for the sale of Univision had already been written when the biggest Spanish-language media group in the US was...

    38. June 28, 2006

      Univision lifted by $12bn sale

      Wall Street turned lower yesterday as investors awaited the outcome of the two-day meeting of the US Federal Reserve's...

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