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December 7, 2012
06:13 EDTDISCA, KKRDiscovery close to buying ProSieben assets, Telegraph reports
The Discovery Channel (DISCA) is closing in on ProSieben, which is owned by Permira and KKR (KKR), in a deal that could be worth EUR1.3B, or GBP1.05B, the Telegraph reports. Providence Equity Partners may look to launch a bid for ProSieben, but insiders believe Discovery will emerge with the assets. Reference Link
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October 1, 2014
07:22 EDTKKRNational Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care to hold a conference
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September 30, 2014
06:25 EDTDISCAFCC asks media companies for Comcast contract details, WSJ reports
The FCC is pushing for media companies to submit details of their programming agreements with Comcast (CMCSA) ahead of the company's merger with Time Warner Cable (TWC), reports the Wall Street Journal. Citing a person familiar with the matter, the FCC believes the documents contain information that would be relevant in its review. Officials from media companies including CBS (CBS), 21st Century Fox (FOXA), Disney (DIS), Discovery (DISCA), Time Warner (TWX) and Viacom (VIA;VIAB) met with FCC staff earlier this month to voice concerns about releasing highly confidential materials. Reference Link
September 29, 2014
09:56 EDTDISCADiscovery management to meet with Sterne Agee
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06:32 EDTKKRKKR said to support Acion Partners hedge-fund, Bloomberg says
KKR is said to have established its first Asia hedge-fund collaborative effort by supporting Hong Kong-based Acion Partners, which is led by the former regional chief of York Capital Management Feng Hsiung, according to Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Reference Link
September 25, 2014
07:16 EDTDISCADiscovery confirms deal with Hasbro to increase stake in Hub jv to 60%
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September 24, 2014
09:17 EDTDISCAComcast accuses TWC deal opponents of extortion, Re/code reports
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September 23, 2014
10:32 EDTDISCADiscovery, Liberty Global close deal to acquire All3Media
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September 19, 2014
06:42 EDTKKRKKR purchases extra 10% stake in Tiga Pilar, Reuters says
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September 18, 2014
10:00 EDTDISCAOn The Fly: Analyst Initiation Summary
Today's noteworthy initiations include: Abengoa Yield (ABY) initiated with a Neutral at Macquarie... Acacia Research (ACTG) initiated with an Outperform at Northland... Alibaba (BABA) initiated with a Buy at CRT Capital... Allianz (AZSEY) initiated with a Buy at UBS... Boulder Brands (BDBD) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray... Brookfield Renewable (BEP) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie... Cogent (CCOI) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Discovery (DISCA) initiated with a Buy at Argus... FCB Financial (FCB) initiated with a Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette... Five Oaks (OAKS) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg... Furmanite (FRM) initiated with a Buy at Sidoti... Fusion Telecommunications (FSNN) initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright... Helen of Troy (HELE) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray... ICON plc (ICLR) initiated with a Buy at KeyBanc... InterOil (IOC) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse... Jarden (JAH) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray... Level 3 (LVLT) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan... Lombard Medical (EVAR) initiated with a Buy at BTIG... NRG Yield (NYLD) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie... Newell Rubbermaid (NWL) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray... NextEra Energy Partners (NEP) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie... Novatel Wireless (NVTL) initiated with a Buy at H.C. Wainwright... Parker-Hannifin (PH) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank... Pattern Energy (PEGI) initiated with a Neutral at Macquarie... Rentrak (RENT) initiated with a Buy at Wunderlich... Rhino Resources (RNO) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg... Ryerson (RYI) initiated with a Buy at KeyBanc... SFX Entertainment (SFXE) initiated with a Buy at Maxim... SoftBank (SFTBY) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies... Sprouts Farmers Markets (SFM) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray... TerraForm Power (TERP) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie... Vince Holding (VNCE) initiated with a Buy at B. Riley... WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
07:34 EDTDISCADiscovery initiated with a Buy at Argus
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07:34 EDTKKRSodaStream rumored as target for SABMiller, Diageo, Independent says
Rumors haver circulated among U.K. traders that soda machine maker SodaStream (SODA) could be targeted for a takeover by beverage makers SABMiller (SBMRY) and Diageo (DEO) or private equity group KKR (KKR), according to The Independent. Reference Link
07:17 EDTKKRBMO Capital to hold a conference
14th Annual Back to School Education Conference to be held in New York on September 18 with webcasted company presentations to begin at 8 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link
September 17, 2014
15:03 EDTDISCADiscovery near deal with Hasbro for control of 'The Hub' jv, WSJ says
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14:29 EDTDISCADiscovery near deal with Hasbro for control of 'The Hub' jv, DJ says
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11:25 EDTKKRKKR management to meet with Oppenheimer
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09:04 EDTDISCAAmericas Media ad growth estimates lowered at Nomura
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