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RadioShack sees stock jump on investment report

Fort Worth-based RadioShack saw its stock increase as much as 45 percent on Friday as investor Standard General LP said it was continuing talks on new financing for the electronics retailer.

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Fort Worth couple gets in 'Shark Tank,' comes out with deal

A Fort Worth couple who started a business when they couldn’t sleep, were the first entrepreneurs to get a deal on ABC’s Shark Tank in the season premiere on Sept. 26.

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20 from Dallas-Fort Worth on Forbes wealthiest list

There are 20 Dallas-Fort Worth residents listed among the 400 richest Americans, according to the Forbes 400 list of The Richest People in America 2014.

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Internal audit says EPA mismanaged Fort Worth project

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Texas Wesleyan acquires two strip shopping centers on East Rosedale

Texas Wesleyan University has purchased two strip shopping centers on East Rosedale Street across from its Southeast Fort Worth campus, the university’s president said Friday.

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Plano tech firm buys Multiband for $116 M

 

Goodman Networks Inc. of Plano will acquire Multiband Corp. of Minneapolis in an all-cash transaction valued at $116 million, the companies announced Wednesday.
Goodman Networks is a privately held provider of wireless telecommunication networks, said it will acquire Multiband, a privately held provider of telecommunications networks, paying $3.25 per Multiband common share, redeem all of Multiband's outstanding preferred stock and repay Multiband's outstanding bank indebtedness in the all-cash transaction.
The transaction, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2013, is subject to the approval of Multiband's shareholders, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
Upon the close of the acquisition, Multiband will be operated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Goodman Networks and Jim Mandel will continue as CEO of Multiband.
Jefferies LLC and Credit Suisse served as Goodman Networks' financial advisors and Haynes and Boone LLP served as Goodman Networks' legal counsel on the transaction.
Craig-Hallum Capital Group, LLC is acting as exclusive financial advisor to Multiband and provided a fairness opinion to the Multiband Board of Directors and a special committee of the board. Winthrop & Weinstine P.A. is acting as legal advisor to Multiband and its Board of Directors.
 

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