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Buyout firm Gores in talks with Borders: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private equity firm Gores Group is in talks to buy more than half of bankrupt bookseller Borders Group Inc's remaining stores, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,... | Reuters – 2011-06-02

Barnes & Noble gets buyout proposal from Liberty Media

Liberty Media's proposal values the bookseller at about $1 billion. It offers $17 a share in cash for Barnes & Noble, a 20% premium over the closing stock price Thursday.Barnes & Noble Inc. announced... | L.A. Times – 2011-05-20

Barnes & Noble shares surge on $1B buyout bid

Being part of a bigger conglomerate could boost Barnes & Noble's ability to invest in remaking itself for the age of electronic books, analysts say. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-05-20

Playboy Agrees to Go Private in Hefner-Led Buyout

Playboy Enterprises Inc. agreed to be taken private for $207 million by founder Hugh M. Hefner, who increased his bid to gain full control of the 58-year-old magazine publisher amid slumping... | BusinessWeek – 2011-01-11

Proposed buyout of Barnes & Noble gains steam

NEW YORK - Buying out Barnes & Noble would give its much smaller rival, Borders Group, a bigger and firmer stake in the digital world, but some analysts said combining the two largest companies in... | The Washington Post – 2010-12-07

Former LA Times Environmental Writer Took Buyout, Created Public Affairs Firm

While the news industry is frantically searching for solutions and new directions, journalists' lives have been disrupted by cutbacks and job changes. | Poynter Institute – 2010-03-29

Guild Unanimously OKs Albany 'Times Union' Buyout Offer

Newspaper Guild members unanimously approved a buyout offer from the Times Union in Albany, N.Y., the union said Thursday. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-04-02

Buyout Firm Acquires San Diego Paper

A private equity firm has bought The San Diego Union-Tribune, the two sides said Wednesday, ending eight decades of Copley family dominance of that city’s news media. | New York Times – 2009-03-19

'Washington Post' Cites "Miscommunication" in Pulling 'Doonesbury' Buyout Strips

The Post, which re-ran a September series of strips last week that had referred to the Post¿s 2008 job cutbacks, withheld the Wednesday and Thursday strips, citing a ¿newsroom... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-02

Newspaper Guild to Discuss Possible Employee Buyout of Seattle 'P-I'

The Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild has scheduled a meeting next Tuesday to discuss whether Seattle Post-Intelligencer workers are interested in investigating a possible employee buyout of the... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-18

Nearly Entire 'Star-Ledger' Editorial Board Takes Buyout

"I am going to have to rebuild all of it," Incoming Editorial Page Editor John Farmer said about the editorial board. "I don¿t look forward to that. I am losing some really good people." | Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-24

Even Newseum Feeling Buyout Pinch

As newspapers nationwide go through buyouts and cutbacks, the museum dedicated to them, and other news outlets, is suffering as well. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-21

Ballmer dismisses Yahoo buyout but open on search

Microsoft Corp. is no longer interested in buying all of Yahoo Inc., CEO Steve Ballmer said Wednesday, though he told shareholders that the company would still be "very open" to a collaboration on... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-11-19

Electronic Arts says ends Take-Two buyout bid

Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. says it is ending its its $2 billion takeover bid for rival Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., best known for the popular "Grand Theft Auto" series of... | International Herald Tribune – 2008-09-15

'Detroit Free Press' Executive Editor Andrews Takes Buyout

"I am leaving to explore some things that have held my interest for a long time," Andrews said in a story, which added that he informed staffers Monday of the decision. "But I have tremendous... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-26

Oregonian publisher announces buyout program for employees

Fred A. Stickel, publisher of The Oregonian, today announced a voluntary buyout program for employees in specified job categories with at least five years of service. | The Oregonian – 2008-08-22

Zell Company Seeks Part of Any Future Lawsuit Winnings Over Tribune Buyout

Billionaire Sam Zell is demanding a share of any money retirees and other creditors may win in lawsuits or legal settlements over the 2007 leveraged buyout he engineered of newspaper publisher... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-06

Globe Slashing Up to 53 Jobs with Layoffs, Buyout Offers

The Boston Globe has offered buyouts to 20 newsroom staffers and 23 advertising employees, at the same time it laid off 10 people from across the publication, according to the paper’s... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-07-24

Settlement approved in lawsuit over Playboy buyout

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has approved the settlement of a class-action lawsuit over Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner's successful bid to take the company private. | – 2013-03-20

UPDATE 3-U.S. buyout firm TPG to buy TSL Education for $600 mln

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm TPG is to buy global educational publisher TSL Education from Charterhouse, TSL said on Monday, and aims to grow digital sales to TSL's online... | Reuters – 2013-07-08

US judge won't stop Vegas newspaper buyout bid

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge says he won't stop the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal from trying to buy out the family publishers of the rival Las Vegas... | – 2013-09-07

Judge Won't Halt Possible Buyout of Las Vegas Newspaper

A federal judge says he won't stop the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal from trying to buy out the family publishers of the rival Las Vegas Sun. U.S. District Judge James... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-06

UBM Channel Undergoes Management Buyout

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-09-17

Las Vegas Sun again asks US judge to halt buyout

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The editor-publisher of the Las Vegas Sun is again asking a federal judge to halt buyout attempts by the corporate owners of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.     | – 2013-09-21

Cerberus Browsing BlackBerry's Books for Buyout Bid

Sources say Cerberus Capital Management has signed a confidentiality agreement that gives it access to BlackBerry’s books. | AllThingsD – 2013-10-16

Regional Publisher Niche Media Holdings Sold in Management Buyout

  | Folio Magazine – 2014-07-11

Activision CEO faced firing during Vivendi buyout talks

Bobby Kotick, chief executive at video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. (think "Call of Duty" and "World of Warcraft"), saw his job threatened last year when he refused to accept the sale of... | Los Angeles Times – 2014-07-16

Quercus makes redundancies following buyout

More than half the Quercus staff have left the company following its buyout by Hodder &... | The Bookseller – 2014-09-03

PRH Completes Sales Group Buyout

In another step in the integration of Penguin and Random House, the company has completed the buyout process of eligible members within the PRH sales group. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-30

Book People results reveal pre-buyout losses

The Book People has said it will stay vigilant in “assessing the changing marketplace” going forward, after recording a £6.8m loss last year. Annual financial results for the year to December... | The Bookseller – 2014-10-30

NYT gets at least 85 buyout applications by deadline

At least 85 New York Times employees applied for voluntary buyouts by Monday's deadline, falling short of the number the newspaper publisher said was needed to avoid firings, according to a... | Crains New York – 2014-12-02

New York Times Buyout Requests Don't Meet Paper's Goal

At least 85 New York Times employees applied for voluntary buyouts by yesterday's deadline, falling short of the number the newspaper publisher said was needed to avoid firings, according to a union... | Advertising Age – 2014-12-02

Bill Carter: NYT Buyout Offer 'Pretty Attractive By Print Journalism Standards'

Veteran New York Times TV reporter Bill Carter discussed his decision to take a buyout during an interview with HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps on Tuesday. "They put out a buyout offer and if you'd been... | The Huffington Post – 2014-12-17

Peter Lang announces management buyout

The Switzerland-based Peter Lang Academic Publishing Group is coming under new ownership after a group of senior management and board members announced a management buyout. The new management team... | The Bookseller – 2015-03-17

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