US: Is the CBS-Viacom merger back on?

US: Is the CBS-Viacom merger back on?

CBS’ board will meet on January 31, and the possibility of a merger between the former corporate siblings will be a hot topic on the agenda, according to Bloomberg, which reports that a decision “could come within weeks.” A potential combination between CBS and Viacom, whose assets include Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and the Paramount […]

US: Owner Shari Redstone wants to combine and sell CBS and Viacom

US: Owner Shari Redstone wants to combine and sell CBS and Viacom

The bitterest boardroom battle in recent memory has turned on a series of slights, verbal jousting and a physical altercation involving hands on a face that could determine the futures of both CBS and Viacom. Shari Redstone, the controlling owner of CBS, has filed a complaint against the broadcaster and its chief executive Les Moonves […]