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June 28, 1985
United Press International's chairman and chief executive said he expects a recapitalization to be complete within two months and predicted that UPI will survive and emerge "stronger and better than ever." Nogales told the Florida Assn. of Broadcasters that negotiations are under way with potential investors to restructure the company, which has been operating under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code since April 28.
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November 29, 1989 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After about 25 years in the news business, Ron Cohen was used to late-night emergencies and early-morning phone calls. But the message that jarred him awake at 5 a.m. on March 4, 1985, was one he would never forget. Cohen, managing editor of United Press International, listened in disbelief as an aide told him that the company's two owners had ordered a story to be run on the wire without consulting the news staff.
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NEWS
July 14, 1985
Luis Nogales, chairman of United Press International, said a $14-million bid to buy the financially troubled wire service will be allowed to expire on its Monday deadline. "I believe it will take $18 million to invest into UPI," Nogales told the Virginia Press Assn. in Wintergreen, Va. "The company must show a propensity to return an investment. We are now absolutely confident that UPI will survive."
ENTERTAINMENT
February 17, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Luis Nogales, who has served as president of Univision--the largest nation's Spanish-language televison network--for five months, said Tuesday he will step down. Nogales also announced that negotiations for the purchase of Univision by Hallmark Cards Corp. were completed Tuesday.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 17, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Luis Nogales, who has served as president of Univision--the largest nation's Spanish-language televison network--for five months, said Tuesday he will step down. Nogales also announced that negotiations for the purchase of Univision by Hallmark Cards Corp. were completed Tuesday.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1985
The suit seeks a restraining order that would remove Luis Nogales as chairman of Media News, the holding company that owns the wire service. Douglas Ruhe, who, along with William Geissler, owns 83% of the stock in Media News, said in a statement that the court suit "clears the way for the sale" of Media News "without interference from third parties"--a reference to Nogales.
NEWS
November 29, 1989 | JOSH GETLIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After about 25 years in the news business, Ron Cohen was used to late-night emergencies and early-morning phone calls. But the message that jarred him awake at 5 a.m. on March 4, 1985, was one he would never forget. Cohen, managing editor of United Press International, listened in disbelief as an aide told him that the company's two owners had ordered a story to be run on the wire without consulting the news staff.
BUSINESS
February 26, 1986
Directors of Dublin-based Lucky Stores elected Luis G. Nogales to the board.
NEWS
April 26, 1985 | United Press International
United Press International's board of directors voted unanimously today to authorize filing for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code to protect assets from creditors. UPI Chairman Luis Nogales promptly took steps to arrange coverage of current payroll checks, which a key lender had declined to honor. Under Chapter 11, UPI would continue to operate while a bankruptcy judge redistributed shares in the company to major creditors, reportedly owed more than $20 million.
NEWS
December 5, 1985
Four people were honored by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund for their efforts on behalf of the Latino community. United Press International Chairman Luis Nogales was given the fund's 1985 Distinguished Achievement Award. David E. Anderson, president and chief executive officer of General Telephone Co. of California, was given the Corporate Responsibility Award.
NEWS
July 14, 1985
Luis Nogales, chairman of United Press International, said a $14-million bid to buy the financially troubled wire service will be allowed to expire on its Monday deadline. "I believe it will take $18 million to invest into UPI," Nogales told the Virginia Press Assn. in Wintergreen, Va. "The company must show a propensity to return an investment. We are now absolutely confident that UPI will survive."
BUSINESS
June 28, 1985
United Press International's chairman and chief executive said he expects a recapitalization to be complete within two months and predicted that UPI will survive and emerge "stronger and better than ever." Nogales told the Florida Assn. of Broadcasters that negotiations are under way with potential investors to restructure the company, which has been operating under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code since April 28.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1985
The suit seeks a restraining order that would remove Luis Nogales as chairman of Media News, the holding company that owns the wire service. Douglas Ruhe, who, along with William Geissler, owns 83% of the stock in Media News, said in a statement that the court suit "clears the way for the sale" of Media News "without interference from third parties"--a reference to Nogales.
BUSINESS
May 20, 1985
The news service's chairman, Luis Nogales, and the company's two owners said they will set aside a running dispute over day-to-day control of the firm and work together to speed UPI's sale. The wire service filed April 28 for protection under U.S. bankruptcy laws. A UPI story, quoting unidentified sources, said Nogales and co-owners Douglas Ruhe and William Geissler have agreed to end public bickering, which has discouraged offers from potential investors.
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