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Finance Roundtable

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April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850296
Dish Network is now engaged in what is something of a tug-of-war with Japan’s Softbank over the future of Sprint. How their deals stack up.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850297
If you were confused by all the moves Dish Network has been making in recent years, its vision should be coming clear now that it has bid for Sprint.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850298
Dish has made a stunning bid to buy Sprint for a cash-and -stock deal valuing Dish at $25.5 billion. Last year Softbank agreed to buy Sprint, also for a package of cash and stock. Dish claims its offer is worth 13% more.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850299
To release or not to release, that has been the question for Citigroup when it comes to reserves held against roughly $92 billion of North American mortgages that it is trying to sell or wind down.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850295
Restructuring adviser Miller Buckfire & Co. is growing its bankruptcy and restructuring practice once again after prominent bankers departed about two years ago.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850294
Dish Network Corp.'s surprise $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp. may leave the No. 4 carrier T-Mobile with a tougher hand to play in a consolidating wireless market.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850291
By Emily Glazer The yellow pages business isn't dead yet. That's according to Kyle Bass, principal of Dallas-based hedge fund Hayman Capital Management L.P., who focused his presentation at the Ira Sohn conference Wednesday on directories business Dex Media Inc.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850292
Hong Kong's IPO market is shifting into high gear this week with two billion-dollar offerings but one deal is crowded with a record number of banks who are being asked to do more to earn business.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850293
The private-equity owner of the Aerosoles shoe chain is seeking a buyer or strategic partner for the company it created about 25 years ago from a cast-off unit of Kenneth Cole Productions Inc.


April 30, 2018, 8:11 pm, 1850290
In her first press conference as Fed chairwoman, Yellen will likely face questions on the continued reduction in bond purchases and the recent deterioration in economic conditions.