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Dish trying to buy Sprint..

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by HinterXGames, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

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    Maybe Dish was pushing and hoping for this... requiring Softbank to over-leverage itself for the buyout... which ultimately results in a weaker Sprint once the buyout closes since they likely move the debt onto Sprint... then Dish can pick up Clearwire OR Sprint for a song in a couple of years?

    Or maybe I'm trying to hard to get inside Charlie's brain.
     
  2. tsmacro

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    Paulson Sees T-Mobile Takeover Target for Dish, Sprint

    By Kelly Bit - Jul 17, 2013 11:43 AM ET


    John Paulson, the billionaire hedge-fund manager whose firm is the largest outside investor in T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS), said the company is a likely takeover target for Dish Network Corp. (DISH) or Sprint Corp. (S)
    Paulson & Co., whose biggest fund specializes in buying shares of companies undergoing mergers, became a 2.3 percent stakeholder in T-Mobile US when the mobile phone company merged with MetroPCS in May of this year. The $17 billion firm, which had bought shares of MetroPCS before the merger, plans to hold the stake in the new company in anticipation of further consolidation in the industry, Paulson & Co. said in a letter to clients, a copy of which was obtained by Bloomberg News.

    See the rest here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-17/paulson-sees-t-mobile-takeover-target-for-dish-sprint.html
     

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