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Traders See Zell's Tribune Deal As Riskiest Big Buyout

Wall Street Journal | Dwight Cass and Lauren Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bankruptcies of Revco and Federated heralded the end of the 1980s buyout boom. Traders and lenders are starting to wonder which of the current LBO...

Bullish Zell Seals Deal For Tribune Company

Los Angeles Times | Thomas S. Mulligan, James Rainey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the second time in eight years, control of the Los Angeles Times changed hands Thursday, passing from a staid Chicago conglomerate to a private co...

New Tribune Boss Sam Zell: "The Transaction From Hell Is Done"

Portfolio.com | Jeff Bercovici | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The $8.2 billion deal to take Tribune Co. private through an employee stock ownership plan finally went through today. Sam Zell, the Chicago real esta...

FCC Waivers Help Tribune Sale Near Finish Line

Los Angeles Times | Jim Puzzanghera and Thomas S. Mulligan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tribune Co. prepared Thursday to close its $8.2-billion deal to go private, triggering regulatory waivers and pulling $500 million in cash out of its ...