Dolans Seek Gold at End of Rainbow

Farrell, Mike
November 2010
Multichannel News;11/29/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 44, p4
The article reports on the commitment of James Dolan, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Cablevision Systems Corp., to close the gap between the public and private valuations of the firm in the U.S. The public and private valuation has been associated to the spinoff of Cablevision, the programming unit of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC. The spin is considered as the firm's third time to separate its programming assets from its cable properties.


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