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  1. Higher-Than-Expected Bids for EMI Group Could Favor Strategic Buyers--Including the Other Majors

    August 05, 2011 11:42 AM EDT With the first round of bids in for Citigroup's auction of EMI Group, the higher-than-expected levels of the bids suggest that strategic suitors--including the other major-label groups--may have a leg up on other bidders. Sources say at lea ...

  2. EMI: High Bids Put Strategic Buyers -- Including Other Majors -- in the Lead

    August 05, 2011 10:53 AM EDT With the first round of bids in for Citigroup's auction of EMI Group , the higher-than-expected levels of the bids suggest that strategic suitors-including the other major-label groups-may have a leg up on other bidders. Sources say at least ...

  3. Warner Music Bids Due Today, New Contender Emerges

    April 07, 2011 5:14 PM EDT Bids are due today for the Warner Music Group in the auction being run by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and AGM Partners LLC. According to CNBC , Ron Burkle's Yucaipa Companies reportedly leads the bidding with $3 billion, topping a reported $2.8 ...

  4. Live Nation Puts In Bid For Warner Recorded Music

    March 31, 2011 4:59 PM EDT Live Nation, the concert and ticketing company, has put in a bid for the Warner Music Group. The emergence of Live Nation as one of the bidders for the Warner Music Group brings to three the number of strategic players involved in the auction. But ...

  5. Fifield Interested In EMI Bid

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former EMI chief Jim Fifield is interested in potentially making an offer for EMI Group plc. In a statement issued to the London Stock Exchange by Corvus Capital, the investment management firm said it had been working with Fifield on a bid before ...

  6. Permira Keeps Mum On EMI Takeover Reports

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Representatives of Permira are staying silent on reports that the private equity firm is eyeing up a takeover of EMI Group Plc. Representatives of Permira are staying silent on reports that the private equity firm is eyeing up a takeover of EMI Gr ...

  7. Permira Keeps Mum On EMI Takeover Reports

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Representatives of Permira are staying silent on reports that the private equity firm is eyeing up a takeover of EMI Group Plc. Representatives of Permira are staying silent on reports that the private equity firm is eyeing up a takeover of EMI Gr ...

  8. Sources: Permira Raises HMV Offer

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Private equity firm Permira has raised its proposed takeover offer for music store chain HMV Group to just over £2 ($3.49) a share, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday (March 3). Private equity firm Permira has raised its ...

  9. Sources: Permira Raises HMV Offer

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Revised bid values retailer at $1.4BN. Private equity firm Permira has raised its proposed takeover offer for music store chain HMV Group to just over £2 ($3.49) a share, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday (March 3). The revised o ...

  10. HMV Confirms Takeover Approach

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST British music retail giant HMV Group today (Jan. 30) said it had been approached regarding a takeover. In a brief statement issued this morning to the London Stock Exchange, HMV confirmed an approach British music retail giant HMV Group today (Jan ...

  11. HMV Confirms Takeover Approach

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Report: Permira to pounce with $1.4bn bid. British music retail giant HMV Group today (Jan. 30) said it had been approached regarding a takeover. In a brief statement issued this morning to the London Stock Exchange, HMV confirmed an approach had ...

  12. Premiere Preps Details Of German IPO

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST German pay TV provider Premiere is looking to go public on the German stock exchange during the first half of this year, sources close to the company confirmed Jan. 12. COLOGNE, Germany (The Hollywood Reporter) -- German pay TV provider Premiere i ...

  13. Equity Firm Nixes WH Smith Takeover Talks

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European private-equity firm Permira has dropped its plan to make an offer for British books and music chain WH Smith (WHS). In a statement issued Friday, WHS said it would continue to pursue its turn European private-equity firm Permira has dropp ...

  14. Equity Firm Nixes WH Smith Takeover Talks

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT European private-equity firm Permira has dropped its plan to make an offer for British books and music chain WH Smith (WHS). In a statement issued Friday, WHS said it would continue to pursue its turn European private-equity firm Permira has dropp ...