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December 17, 2012
07:02 EDTCMCSK, CLWR, CMCSA, S, INTCSprint to acquire 100% ownership of Clearwire shares for $2.97 per share
Sprint (S) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the approximately 50% stake in Clearwire (CLWR) it does not currently own for $2.97 per share, equating to a total payment to Clearwire shareholders, other than Sprint, of $2.2B. This transaction results in a total Clearwire enterprise value of approximately $10B, including net debt and spectrum lease obligations of $5.5B. The transaction was unanimously approved by Clearwire’s board of directors upon the unanimous recommendation of a special committee of the Clearwire board consisting of disinterested directors not appointed by Sprint. In addition, Clearwire has received commitments from Comcast (CMCSA), Intel Corp (INTC) and Bright House Networks LLC, who collectively own approximately 13% of Clearwire’s voting shares, to vote their shares in support of the transaction. SoftBank has provided its consent to the transaction, as required under the terms of its recently announced merger agreement with Sprint. In connection with the transaction, Clearwire and Sprint have entered into agreements that provide up to $800M of additional financing for Clearwire in the form of exchangeable notes, which will be exchangeable under certain conditions for Clearwire common stock at $1.50 per share, subject to adjustment under certain conditions.
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April 10, 2015
05:59 EDTSSprint to pay $15.5M to settle DOJ wiretap overcharging case
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April 9, 2015
18:11 EDTINTCWorldwide PC shipments decline 6.7% in Q1, IDC says
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12:45 EDTINTCAltera report doesn't mean deal is off, says Raymond James
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12:22 EDTINTCIntel unit awarded contract by DOE's Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
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12:14 EDTSSprint store announcement a positive, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo views Sprint's announcement of opening 1,435 Sprint-RadioShack stores starting tomorrow as a positive. Wells believes the stores are in attractive locations across the country and that Sprint continues to focus on attracting higher credit quality customers. It keeps an Outperform rating on the name.
11:34 EDTINTCAltera calls active on report of no deal
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11:02 EDTSSprint to open 1,435 Sprint-RadioShack stores tomorrow
Sprint says it will more than double its company-owned retail footprint tomorrow by opening 1,435 Sprint-RadioShack stores. In last week’s transaction, General Wireless, an affiliate of Standard General LP, acquired 1,743 RadioShack stores. Sprint has agreed with Standard General to be co-tenants in 1,435 of those stores, with Sprint being the primary brand in marketing materials and signage. Sprint will occupy roughly one third of the retail space at these existing RadioShack locations. The phone carrier added, "The expansion of Sprint’s retail stores also means significant opportunities for the company to invest in local communities by adding nearly 3,500 new jobs. In the coming months, Sprint will actively recruit a skilled workforce to fill quality full- and part-time positions, helping to make local communities stronger."
10:49 EDTINTCAltera was offered $54 per share before turning down Intel, Bloomberg says
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09:36 EDTINTCActive equity options trading on open
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09:26 EDTINTCIntel falls after ending Altera talks, levels to watch
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09:06 EDTINTCIntel ends talks to acquire Altera, CNBC's Faber reports
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09:02 EDTINTCAltera talks ended with Intel, CNBC's Faber says
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07:44 EDTCMCSAComcast risks overblown, shares offer attractive upside, says Jefferies
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05:44 EDTINTCIntel sales, margins could bottom in March quarter, says Wells Fargo
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April 8, 2015
20:17 EDTINTCAppeals court questions Google in patent dispute with Microsoft, Reuters says
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06:06 EDTSSoftbank downsizing Silicon Valley presence, WSJ reports
SoftBank (SFTBF) has reduced its presence in Silicon Valley, relocating some employees to Japan and subsidiary Sprint's (S) headquarters in Kansas, The Wall Street Journal reports. The move to downsize comes after Sprint's failed bid to acquire T-Mobile US (TMUS) last year. Reference Link
April 7, 2015
14:41 EDTCMCSASTX Entertainment, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment in partnership
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09:57 EDTINTCAltera negotiations with Intel continue, says dealReporter
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09:03 EDTCMCSA, CMCSKEA, Illumination Entertainment, Universal Partnerships announce collaboration
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08:07 EDTCMCSA, CMCSKComcast expands fiber network throughout Denver metro area
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