Tag Archives: CVC Spinoff

Cablevision Board Approves Spinoff Of AMC Networks; Date Set

The network behind Mad Men is about to be set free as Cablevision Systems’ (CVC) board of directors approved the spinoff of AMC Networks (formerly known as Rainbow Media). The new company will trade under the ticker AMCX with the share distribution occurring on June 30 to shareholders on June 16th (today).  Bear in mind that the Dolan family of NY basketball/hockey… Read More »

The Spinoff Roundup

A brief summary of spinoff news with a dash of the rumor mill mixed in – enjoy the first Spinoff Roundup. Readers – what is the interest level (if any) in non-US traded spinoffs? Newscorp (NWS) announced plans to spin off Sky News in order to gain government approval for its takeover of British Sky Broadcasting. The spin… Read More »