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E.W. Scripps: Diverse Assets And Recent Ownership Changes, Company Deserves Attention

Primed to Ride the Acquisition Wave: Right Place, Right Time

If you have been paying attention to the media sector recently, you will have noticed significant merger and spin-off activity. With this activity comes opportunity for profit. Given the changes that media companies have been facing in the past several years as emerging technology erodes the once dominant positions that many of these enterprises once enjoyed, change and consolidation is inevitable.

After observing activity in the sector for the past year I have come to believe that this media consolidation wave, from my perspective, is happening in two parts: Division of assets through spin-offs and subsequent acquisitions. Investors positioned correctly stand to benefit significantly from this activity. In an earlier...

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