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Telecom, Media & Technology

Wang to cede control of Islanders in two years

A group led by Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin will first hold a minority stake in the hockey team. Continue reading

Infineon to spend $3B on International Rectifier

The German company offers a near-51% premium to the El Segundo, Calif. chipmaker's Tuesday closing price. Continue reading

American Media's financial story needs a new rewrite

The National Enquirer's publisher embarks on yet another restructuring. Will this one sell papers? Or, given AMI's new digital strategy, will it sell clicks? The company's balance sheet may be better shape, but industry trends are still working against it. Continue reading

Radio Disney to go digital

Music stations for children are to be sold off. Continue reading

There's room for T-Mobile on Ergen's Dish

Combination would be highly-leveraged but possible, especially if Deutsche Telekom accepts equity payment. Continue reading

LightSquared plans head toward confirmation hearing

Debtor's proposal would keep company intact, while competing plans by creditors envision a breakup of the wireless spectrum holding company. Continue reading

BuzzFeed round throws cold water on IPO talk

Viral content king looks to leverage more video into lineup. Continue reading

Investcorp sells SourceMedia

Observer Capital emerges to take on the financial services publications group. Continue reading

No shuffling out of Buffalo for the NFL's Bills

Bon Jovi's reversal about moving the team to Toronto was good financial sense, not a public relations ploy. Continue reading

Gannett split opens door to more deals

CEO Gracia Martore says media cross-ownership restrictions have precluded past investments; two companies will be 'unfettered' in M&A going forward. Continue reading

Topps' future, backers' exit both tied to digital success

The sports trading card and collectibles company has three apps and is catering to gamers, which may improve Madison Dearborn and Tornante's ability to cash in their seven-year investment. Continue reading

European market moves toward covenant-lite loans

Investors' hunger for yield drives increasingly sponsor-friendly terms in the middle market as well as in larger deals, says Marborough Partners. Continue reading

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