Dolans: If At First You Don't Succeed

MacFadyen, Ken
October 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/16/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 39, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effort of well-known business family, the Dolans, in managing cable company Cablevision. The Dolan family has made previous passes to take the company private. They have made a controversial bid of $21 a share that would have separated the cable business from company's other assets.


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