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According to WSJ, Tribune Publishing Company (TPCO) approached by Alden Global Capital

  • February 12, 2021


StockTribune Publishing CompanySymbolTPCO
Date Announced02/11/2021Source Wall Street Journal
TypeNews Report
Date of Confirmation: 02/16/2021Price at Confirmation: $15.97
Potential Profit: 2.18%Annualized Profit: 158.80%

Alden Global Capital LLC that owns a big stake in Tribune Publishing Co. (TPCOis in talks to buy the newspaper chain behind titles including the Chicago Tribune and New York Daily News. Alden Global Capital LLC, Tribune’s largest shareholder, is discussing a deal with the publishing company to buy the shares it doesn’t already own, according to people familiar with the matter.


February 16, 2021:  Tribune Publishing Company (TPCO) and affiliates of Alden Global Capital today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Alden will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tribune common stock not currently owned by Alden for $17.25 per share in cash. Alden currently owns 11,554,306 shares of Tribune common stock, representing 31.6% of the Company’s outstanding shares.

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