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Alden puts its stamp on Tribune, Baltimore Sun owner, with new debt and leadership (access required)

After Hedge fund Alden Global Capital closed its deal for Tribune Publishing on Monday, it wasted little time installing new leadership and saddling the newspaper chain with $278 million in debt that it took on for the acquisition, according to regulatory filings.

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Shareholders approve hedge fund Alden’s takeover of Tribune, owner of Baltimore Sun (access required)

Shareholders of Tribune Publishing, one of the country’s largest newspaper chains and the owner of The Baltimore Sun, approved a $630 million takeover bid by hedge fund Alden Global Capital on Friday, the company said in a brief statement.

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Gannett to Baltimore Sun parent’s shareholders: don’t vote for board (access required)

NEW YORK — Gannett is escalating its pursuit of rival newspaper company Tribune, telling shareholders of Tribune not to vote for its board member nominees up for election in June. Gannett, the publisher of USA Today and other newspapers, said ...

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