Articles tagged with: Sprint Nextel and Softbank

Softbank Deal to Force Sprint Out of S&P 500 Stock Market Index

One of the more subtle side-effects of Softbank's takeover of Sprint in the USA is being felt in the S&P 500 stock market index. more

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Sprint Nextel Shareholders Approve $21.6 Billion Takeover by Softbank

Sprint Nextel's shareholders have voted in favour of the planned takeover of the company by Japan's Softbank. more

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Softbank Raises Offer to Buy Majority Stake in Sprint Nextel

Japan's Softbank has raised its offer to buy a 70% stake in USA based Sprint Nextel, although in raw cash terms, it is still less than the offer from rival Dish Network. more

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ISS Recommends in Support of SoftBank/Sprint Transaction

The proxy advisory firm Institutional Stockholder Services (ISS) has recommended that Sprint shareholders vote in favor of the agreed merger between USA based Sprint Nextel and SoftBank. more

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SoftBank Gets Security Clearance for Sprint Nextel Takeover Bid

The takeover bid by Japan's SoftBank for control of USA based Sprint Nextel gained a significant boost after the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) carried out an investigation into the bid and said that there are no unresolved national security issues relating to the transaction. more

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Softbank Offers US Government Veto Over Appointment of Security Director

Japan's Softbank has offered to appoint a "security director" if it is successful in its US$20 billion bid to buy a majority stake in the USA based Sprint Nextel. more

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Dish Says Softbank Takeover of Sprint Nextel Threatens US Security

USA's Dish Network has stepped up the public rhetoric in its battle to beat Japan's Softbank to control of Sprint Nextel. more

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Softbank Pressures Banks Not to Support Rival Bid for Sprint Nextel

Japan's Softbank has put pressure on banks not to agree to fund a rival takeover bid for Sprint Nextel.  more

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US Politician Says Softbank Cannot be Trusted with Sprint Nextel

A US politician has weighed into the Sprint Nextel takeover battle warning that the company should remain in American hands. more

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Dish Network Says Sprint Nextel Needs an American Owner

USA based Dish Network has stepped up the public battle for control of Sprint Nextel by suggesting that the company would not perform as well with a Japanese owner. more

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