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Finance Roundtable

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September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674481
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674482
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674483
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674484
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674480
Restructuring adviser Miller Buckfire & Co. is growing its bankruptcy and restructuring practice once again after prominent bankers departed about two years ago.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674479
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674476
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674477
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674478
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.


September 18, 2016, 11:13 pm, 1674475
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.