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Dish Bonds Decline After $25.5 Billion Offer to Acquire Sprint

April 15, 2013

Bonds of Dish Network Corp. (DISH:US) dropped after Charlie Ergen’s satellite-TV company made an unsolicited $25.5 billion offer for Sprint Nextel Corp. (S:US)

Dish DBS Corp.’s $2 billion of 5.875 percent debt due July 2022 declined 1.9 cents to 100.75 cents on the dollar, yielding 5.77 percent at 9:07 a.m. in New York, according to Trace, the bond-price reporting system of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

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Companies Mentioned

  • DISH
    (DISH Network Corp)
    • $72.39 USD
    • 2.67
    • 3.69%
  • S
    (Sprint Corp)
    • $4.08 USD
    • 0.11
    • 2.7%
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