Business Sam Zell


  • As one who monitors breaking news for a living, I naturally look for “the good stuff” -- i.e., the heart of the story -- in the first sentence or paragraph of each story that comes to us via the wire services, or from a company press release. Yet you’d be surprised how often that’s not the case...

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    Tribune Co. has accepted a buyout offer from real estate investor Sam Zell in a deal valued at about $8.2 billion, the media company said.

  • Sam Zell Wins Bidding For Tribune-WSJ Monday, 2 Apr 2007 | 8:10 AM ET

    Chicago real estate magnate Sam Zell has won the bidding for Tribune Co. , the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing a person familiar with the matter.

  • Zell Says He Is Still Talking to Tribune About a Deal Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 7:57 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Sam Zell said Tuesday he remains in talks with Tribune, and his proposal to acquire the media conglomerate is still on the table.