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December 12, 1991 | RONE TEMPEST and VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Spanish pathologist conducting Robert Maxwell's post mortem said Wednesday that it is unlikely he committed suicide and that he may have suffered a heart attack and fallen from his yacht, according to a report. In addition, British authorities Wednesday proposed reforms of pension fund regulations to prevent future looting of employee funds by cash-strapped corporate leaders in the Maxwell mold.
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BUSINESS
December 11, 1991 | VICTOR F. ZONANA and RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In talks convening today, the New York Daily News will seek concessions from its employees in return for an ownership stake in the tabloid, though prospects for success seemed cloudy as union leaders were balking at accepting cutbacks in wages or staffing. "We're not bargaining," Newspaper Guild Local 3 President Barry Lipton said. "We've already given all we can."
NEWS
December 10, 1991 | JEFF KAYE and SCOT PALTROW, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Kevin and Ian Maxwell were pleading with British authorities early today for a last chance to salvage the remains of a financial empire that stands in rubble, the legacy of a larger-than-life father who turns out to have been much less than he seemed. By mysteriously falling from his yacht into the Atlantic last month, Robert Maxwell himself escaped the fast-approaching exposure of his massive financial improprieties.
BUSINESS
December 7, 1991 | VICTOR F. ZONANA and JEFF KAYE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Even as the public glare focuses on the life-or-death struggle of the New York Daily News, another drama is unfolding quietly as investors map plans to grab choice Macmillan Inc. assets from the wreckage of the Maxwell publishing empire. While Maxwell Communications Corp., the British company that owns the U.S.
BUSINESS
December 6, 1991 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The New York Daily News ventured into uncharted territory Thursday when it became the first major newspaper to seek refuge under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code. On one hand, analysts and bankruptcy specialists said, the risky strategy of last resort could shield the News from the crumbling Maxwell publishing empire's overseas woes and give the paper breathing room to recover or seek a buyer.
NEWS
December 6, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Maxwell publishing empire collapsed Thursday beneath a heap of debt, driving the New York Daily News into bankruptcy court protection and hoisting a score of celebrated publishing and communications properties onto the auction block. Four weeks after financier Robert Maxwell's death at sea, his sons Ian and Kevin asked the British high court to appoint administrators to run the family's two major private companies, which have debts of $2 billion.
BUSINESS
November 9, 1991 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Like father, like son," was the message Kevin Maxwell sought to convey Friday on a lightning visit to nervous executives, staff and union leaders at the New York Daily News. Maxwell, 32, became chairman and publisher of the New York tabloid Wednesday, succeeding his flamboyant father, British publishing magnate Robert Maxwell, who was found dead off the Canary Islands after disappearing from his yacht. The elder Maxwell bought the tabloid from Chicago's Tribune Co.
NEWS
November 6, 1991 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shock and sorrow over the death of New York Daily News savior Robert Maxwell mixed with anxiety over the paper's future Tuesday, even as Kevin Maxwell was named publisher of the money-losing tabloid and vowed to continue his father's support for it. "My father was tremendously excited by the News and its prospects," Maxwell, 32, said in a statement. "We are completely committed to continuing the marvelous comeback of the newspaper by providing the support it needs to prosper in the years ahead.
BUSINESS
July 13, 1991 | Associated Press
James Hoge announced Friday that he is resigning as publisher of the New York Daily News, four months after the tabloid was sold following a bitter strike. "After seven fulfilling and productive years as its publisher, I wish the Daily News and Bob Maxwell every success," Hoge said in a statement. Hoge will remain a consultant to Maxwell Newspapers Inc., parent company of the Daily News. He also accepted an appointment for the fall semester as senior fellow at the John F.
BUSINESS
March 26, 1991 | From Associated Press
British publisher Robert Maxwell intends to retire soon as chairman of Maxwell Communication Corp. to spend more time with his latest acquisition, the New York Daily News, a company spokesman confirmed Monday. The company made no formal announcement, but the spokesman said a report of Maxwell's intentions in Monday's editions of the Financial Times was "substantially accurate." Maxwell Communication's holdings including Pergamon Books and the U.S.
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