· CBS and Viacom have agreed to reunite, creating another US media powerhouse that could be better positioned to compete with Netflix and media giants Disney and Comcast.
· The deal-making may not.. Business Insider - Published
· CBS and Viacom are already plotting their next acquisition, execs at the two companies suggested on a call this week.
· Business Insider talked to M&A experts about what media, advertising, and.. Business Insider - Published
CBS and Viacom agree to merge after years of discussion. After years of back-and-forth discussions, media giants CBS and Viacom will merge. The new company, ViacomCBS, will be headed by Viacom CEO Bob..
CBS and Viacom are set to become a potential powerhouse in streaming, rivaling Netflix. But where Netflix focuses on building a universal library of originals, ViacomCBS is set to.. The Verge - Published
· Viacom's Bob Bakish is rising in power. He has been chosen to lead ViacomCBS, the new company that would be created through the proposed merger of media companies CBS and Viacom.
· Some Viacom.. Business Insider - Published
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) CBS and Viacom announced a merger agreement that will reunite the two companies, which previously merged but then separated in 2006, and create a single entity to be called.. Sify - Published Also reported by •newKerala.com
Early Tuesday afternoon, Domain Investing reported, Bloomberg published an article saying CBS and Viacom will merge into one company in an all-stock deal. The new joint entity will be known as.. WorldNews - Published
Watch VideoOn Tuesday, CBS and Viacom reached a deal to merge again. The entertainment company will now be called ViacomCBS Inc.
It will own CBS, Showtime, Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, Comedy Central and.. Newsy - Published
CBS, Viacom to reunite as media giants bulk up for streaming
NEW YORK (AP) — The newly combined ViacomCBS will invest in more movies and TV shows and try to sell more advertising as it.. SeattlePI.com - Published
· After 13 years apart, CBS and Viacom have agreed to a reunion that would bring together the companies' broadcast networks, cable channels, streaming services, and film and TV studios.
· The.. Business Insider - Published
Viacom Chief Executive Bob Backish is to oversee the new company, to be called ViacomCBS. The new chairwoman of the combined company is to be Shari Redstone, president of National Amusements. NPR - Published
More than two months before CBS Corp and Viacom Inc succeeded at a third attempt to recombine, controlling shareholder Shari Redstone had already decided the new company needed to get bigger. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom announced a long-anticipated reunion Tuesday, bringing together their television networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants bulk up to.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
In a widely-anticipated move, CBS and Viacom have agreed to reunite. The two media giants split back in 2006, although the Redstone family maintained control through National Amusements, a.. TechCrunch - Published
CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that,.. engadget - Published
CBS and Viacom have officially announced their plans for a merger. The deal would value the combined company at $30 billion, and reunites the companies for the first time since 2005. The new company.. 9to5Mac - Published
· CBS and Viacom reached a deal on Tuesday to reunite the two companies after 13 years apart.
· The proposed deal, if completed, would create a media giant called ViacomCBS, Inc. with roughly $28.. Business Insider - Published
Wells Fargo has downgraded CBS to "Market Perform" amid growing coverage of a potential re-merger of the company with Viacom. "To be frank, we don't like it," says analyst Marci Ryvicker. "To us,.. TVNewsCheck - Published
Viacom and CBS could merge once again if a major shareholder of both has her way. The two companies, which were once combined, have been separate for years. However, merger talks have sprung up again.. bizjournals - Published
A merger of Viacom and CBS would lift the combined companies' stats — earning more total viewership than all major TV-based companies. However, Viacom-CBS would still be behind in other areas, such.. TVNewsCheck - Published
Shari Redstone withdrew her proposed merger of CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc. today, ending negotiations for a deal that would have recombined her family’s media holdings to create a new colossus in the.. TVNewsCheck - Published
The emerging media mogul says she didn’t support the decision to separate Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. a decade ago and believes that reuniting the companies controlled by her family could give them.. Wall Street Journal - Published Also reported by •bizjournals
Viacom shareholders believe they’ll have a merger agreement with CBS by Thanksgiving, sources told The Post. National Amusements Inc., the controlling shareholder of both Viacom and CBS, said on.. WorldNews - Published
The two main pieces of the family’s $40 billion media empire — Viacom and CBS — are set to spend tens of millions of dollars on an army of bankers, lawyers and advisers as the companies work to.. TVNewsCheck - Published
With due respect to Tom Freston, the Redstones finally made the obvious decision by moving to hand control of Viacom to CBS chief Leslie Moonves. It just took them a long, at times painful decade to.. CNNMoney - Published
Sumner Redstone's National Amusements, the majority shareholder of CBS Corp. and Viacom Inc.. on Thursday proposed a merger of the two and said it would not support the acquisition of either media.. Newsmax - Published