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August 18, 1990 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An investor group led by Texas billionaire Robert M. Bass has agreed to drop its two-year fight for control of the prestigious St. Petersburg Times newspaper, the two sides announced Friday. Bass will begin selling some of his 40% stake in the paper's common stock for an undisclosed price.
BUSINESS
August 18, 1990 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An investor group led by Texas billionaire Robert M. Bass has agreed to drop its two-year fight for control of the prestigious St. Petersburg Times newspaper, the two sides announced Friday. Bass will begin selling some of his 40% stake in the paper's common stock for an undisclosed price.
BUSINESS
November 8, 1988 | PAUL RICHTER, Times Staff Writer
Nelson Poynter always took great pains to ensure that the independent voice of his Florida newspaper, the St. Petersburg Times, would not be unduly swayed by the businesses or other powerful institutions around it. Since he took over in the 1950s, the Times has avoided all debt, fearing that such obligations might interfere with its ability to write impartially about lenders.
BUSINESS
November 4, 1988 | Associated Press
The Robert M. Bass Group has bought 40% of the voting stock in the parent company of Florida's 104-year-old St. Petersburg Times, officials for the two firms said Thursday. The Bass group of Texas purchased 200 of 500 voting shares in the Times Publishing Co., said Andrew Barnes, chief executive, president and editor. A spokesman for the Bass Group also confirmed the purchase. Robert Bass is one of four Bass brothers of Ft.
BUSINESS
November 8, 1988 | PAUL RICHTER, Times Staff Writer
Nelson Poynter always took great pains to ensure that the independent voice of his Florida newspaper, the St. Petersburg Times, would not be unduly swayed by the businesses or other powerful institutions around it. Since he took over in the 1950s, the Times has avoided all debt, fearing that such obligations might interfere with its ability to write impartially about lenders.
BUSINESS
November 4, 1988 | Associated Press
The Robert M. Bass Group has bought 40% of the voting stock in the parent company of Florida's 104-year-old St. Petersburg Times, officials for the two firms said Thursday. The Bass group of Texas purchased 200 of 500 voting shares in the Times Publishing Co., said Andrew Barnes, chief executive, president and editor. A spokesman for the Bass Group also confirmed the purchase. Robert Bass is one of four Bass brothers of Ft.
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