Media magnate Haim Saban has finally reached a deal to buy a controlling stake in Israeli...

|By:, SA News Editor

Media magnate Haim Saban has finally reached a deal to buy a controlling stake in Israeli carrier Partner (PTNR -1.6%): Saban Capital will pay holding company Scailex 250M shekels ($65M) and assume a $300M loan in exchange for a 30.7% stake. Scailex, which has been looking to sell a large chunk of its stake for at least 10 months, will continue to own 13.8% of Partner.