Sun.Jul 07, 2024

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Skydance Reaches Deal to Merge With Paramount

NYT M&A

The deal, approved by Paramount’s board, ushers in a new chapter for the company, which owns CBS and the movie studio behind “Top Gun.

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Royal Mail goes ahead with cuts to UK flights despite takeover

The Guardian M&A

Three more freight flights to go this month as parent company CEO Martin Seidenberg pursues ‘transformation’ The boss of Royal Mail’s parent company has said the company will push on with a “transformation” of the group despite its £3.57bn takeover, as the delivery company prepares this month to cut more daily freight flights. Martin Seidenberg, the chief executive of International Distribution Services, plans “the biggest network change in 20 years” to revamp Royal Mail’s deliveries, despite un

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Dealmaking revival set to boost results for Wall Street banks

Financial Times M&A

Investment revenue is expected to rise 30% over past year as lenders report earnings this week

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Elon Musk’s Threat

Reynolds Holding

In the wake of a judicial decision invalidating Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s stock-option package, Tesla’s shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to ratify Musk’s pay. Rather than respect investors’ judgment, however, the lawyers who brought the case claimed that the shareholder vote was coerced by Musk’s alleged “threat” to develop AI technology outside Tesla if he didn’t get his shares.

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How to Leverage Intent Data for Better Outcomes

Speaker: Susan Spencer, Principal of Spencer Communications

Intent signal data can go a long way toward shortening sales cycles and closing more deals. The challenge is deciding which is the best type of intent data to help your company meet its sales and marketing goals. In this webinar, Susan Spencer, fractional CMO and principal of Spencer Communications, will unpack the differences between contact-level and company-level intent signals.

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Meet David Ellison, the CEO of Skydance and Paramount’s New Owner

NYT M&A

He left college to try out acting. Now, he’s set to become one of the most powerful people in Hollywood.

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Paramount’s board set to agree sale to Skydance

Financial Times M&A

Hollywood studio moves closer to a deal after months of negotiation

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Brookfield creating UK insurer to join corporate pensions deal bonanza

Financial Times M&A

Private capital firms have been hunting ways into market as companies look to offload schemes

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Skydance Media and Paramount Global Sign Definitive Agreement to Advance Paramount as a World-Class Media and Technology Enterprise

Benzinga

Ellison Family and RedBird Capital Partners to Invest Over $8 Billion i n New Paramount and to Acquire National Amusements, Inc. Paramount Class A Stockholders to Receive $23 Per Share in Cash/Stock Election, Class B Stockholders to Receive $15 Per Share in Cash/Stock Election; Cash Consideration Available to Public Shareholders Totals $4.5 Billion Next generation leadership team to take helm, led by David Ellison as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Jeff Shell as President; Skydance pla

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Carlsberg to buy Robinsons maker Britvic in £3.3bn deal

Financial Times M&A

Danish brewer’s two earlier bids have been rejected by UK soft-drink maker

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How Companies Can Prepare for the Next Round of DEI Litigation

Harvard Corporate Governance

Posted by Andrew Cook, Mike Delikat, and Rob McKenna, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, on Sunday, July 7, 2024 Editor's Note: Andrew Cook , Mike Delikat , and Rob McKenna are Partners at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. This post is based on an Orrick memorandum by Mr. Cook, Mr. Delikat, Mr. McKenna, Erin Connell , and Gary Siniscalco.

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Statement of Cash Flows vs. Cash Flow Statement

Speaker: Wayne Spivak - President and Chief Financial Officer of SBA * Consulting LTD, Industry Writer, and Public Speaker

The old adages that "cash is king" and "you can’t spend profits" still hold true today. But however well-known these sayings might be, it requires a change in mindset to properly implement a cash flow management system that predicts your business's runaway as accurately as possible. Key to this new mindset is understanding the difference between the Statement of Cash Flows, a historical look at the source and uses of cash, and the Cash Flow Statement, which uses transaction history and forward-l

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How BBVA could outfox the Spanish government

Financial Times M&A

The extended transaction timetable may actually be the bidder’s greatest ally

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Big Business Take Note: Rule by Judiciary Isn’t the Boon You May Think It Is

Reynolds Holding

The press has largely reported the Supreme Court’s two recent decisions unravelling Chevron deference to administrative agency interpretations of law and extending the time for parties to challenge agency actions as big wins for big businesses — the culmination of the conservative project that the late Justice Lewis Powell sparked more than a half century ago when he wrote his famous memo urging the corporate sector to bring the fight to government.

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