January 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;1/31/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to media and entertainment industry and financial figures for the enterprises. Comcast and Time Warner are said to be working on a joint bid for Adelphia's cable assets, after ruling out separate bids for portions of the network. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating some of DirecTV Group Inc.'s accounting for second quarter 2004. In particular, the SEC is looking at the company's methods for reporting agreements it has with Pegasus Communications Corp., the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative and Thomson SA. Top global new issues bookrunners include JP Morgan Chase and Royal Bank of Scotland PLC.


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