Baseball Card Maker Topps Approves $385 Mil Eisner Takeover

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • ZACHERY KOUWE New York Post

Former Disney boss Michael Eisner yesterday won his months long battle to take control of iconic baseball card maker Topps after a majority of shareholders approved the $385 million takeover.

Eisner's Tornante Co. and private-equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners stuck to their $9.75 per share price for Topps through months of pressure from two big shareholders and a competing offer from rival Upper Deck.

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