• Cablevision, rumors

    Cablevision and Dolan Family Respond To Break-Up Rumors (Kinda)

    Earlier today we reported that a source inside a Cablevision subsidiary had told us that there were widespread rumors that the Dolans might break-up the company, leaving the television channel and content oriented in a smaller public company while taking the cable operating and facilities business to a privately held company. This deal would be […]

    / Oct 11, 2006 at 5:17 PM
  • Banks, Bear Stearns, Cablevision, Leveraged Buyouts, Merrill Lynch

    Merrill & Bear Stearns Land Cablevision Loan Deal

    Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns have each committed to provide the family that controls Cablevision with one-half of the $12.4 billion of debt financing the acquisition of the cable company, according to a letter filed with the SEC yesterday. Of course, it’s not quite accurate to say that the money is being provided to the […]

    / Oct 11, 2006 at 2:45 PM
  • Cablevision

    DealBreaker Scoop: Cablevision Rife With Breakup Rumors

    Rumors are circulating within Cablevision that the proposed buyout by the company’s founding Dolan family may break the company into two parts, according to a source familiar with the situation. The Dolan family made a bid to take the company private earlier this week but the talk within Cablevision is that the company may be […]

    / Oct 11, 2006 at 11:03 AM

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