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  • Sprint (S) shareholders back Softbank's (SFTBF.PK) $21.6B offer to acquire 78% of the U.S. carrier, with investors representing 53% choosing to receive $5.65 in cash and 0.26174408 share of new Sprint for each existing share owned. Around 3% elected to receive just stock, while the 44% of shares that didn't vote will get cash. The companies expect to close the merger on Wednesday. Meanwhile, S&P has downgraded Softbank's debt by two notches into "junk" territory, citing the risks from its purchase of Sprint and the latter's proposed acquisition of Clearwire (CLWR). (PR[View news story]
    Better to sell now? What is the advantage of taking 5.65 and .2617448 for each share owned.? A current loss for a long term hope?
    Jul 8 10:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sprint (S +0.9%) shareholders have approved the company's merger with SoftBank (SFTBF.PK); a company spokesman says 80% of outstanding shares (and 98% of votes cast) were voted in favor of the deal. SoftBank's revised deal gives the Japanese carrier a 78% stake in Sprint, and existing investors $5.50/share in cash to go with some equity. [View news story]
    Thanks Jeb
    Jun 26 10:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sprint (S +0.9%) shareholders have approved the company's merger with SoftBank (SFTBF.PK); a company spokesman says 80% of outstanding shares (and 98% of votes cast) were voted in favor of the deal. SoftBank's revised deal gives the Japanese carrier a 78% stake in Sprint, and existing investors $5.50/share in cash to go with some equity. [View news story]
    What is the advantage of electing for $5.50 of new sprint shares vs.

    7.65 cash for current shares?
    Jun 26 01:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Sprint Nextel Is A Buy [View article]
    I still wonder what this means for the individual shareholder. If you own for example 50,000 shares of Sprint does the shareholder cash out at $5.50 or the current share price?how does this benefit?
    Jun 12 10:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sprint Is Trading Above Our Fair Value Range [View article]
    How is the latest Softbank merger proposal of benefit to the individual shareholder?
    Jun 12 10:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sprint (S) and SoftBank (SFTBF.PK) have agreed not to use infrastructure equipment made by China's Huawei as part of the conditions under which U.S. authorities will approve SoftBank's acquisition of Sprint. Clearwire (CLWR), which Sprint is looking to buy outright, will replace Huawei products in its network. The agreement comes amid security fears about Chinese telecom-equipment suppliers. [View news story]
    The approval for this deal is inevitable.Excellant for Softbank as well as Sprint
    Mar 29 09:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • With Clearwire's Spectrum, Sprint Could Disrupt U.S. Wireless Industry [View article]
    Totally with you BigAppleGuy
    Dec 21 01:56 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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