The usually feisty activist investor is playing nice, for now, but analysts are skeptical that he can make much of a difference.
The hedge fund billionaire's unexpected $512 million offer for the storied piano maker ends Kohlberg & Co.'s earlier bid.
Alex Rodriguez's suspension may be under appeal, but his economic impact continues to weigh heavily on the Bronx Bombers.
Airlines that still offer them often make passengers jump through hoops to qualify. And the discount can be meager.
By combining, the two advertising giants are staking out ground that has crossed up plenty of previous such deals.
The man who just gave Britain its first home-court champion in 77 years could see his sponsorship earnings double.
Media tycoon John Malone is reportedly mulling a takeover offer for Time Warner Cable or Cablevision.
The embattled television chef still has numerous endorsements in place and hopes to turn things around.
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