TITLE

Creeping Buys Could Catch On

AUTHOR(S)
Shearer, Brent
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;01/10/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents Comcast Corporation's choice of a tax-free acquisition model in its planned purchase of Jones Intercable Inc. View of Bob Willens, a Lehman Brothers company tax attorney; Details of the Comcast deal to buy Jones; Key to the favorable tax treatment.
ACCESSION #
2701453

 

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