Thomson Corp. to Buy CCBN

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Thomson Corp. has finalized an agreement to acquire Corporate Communications Broadcast Network (CCBN), a provider of corporate communications, it was announced last week. The deal comes in the midst of a lawsuit between the two and confirms rumors of Thomson’s acquisition plans.

CCBN sued Thomson Financial in 2002 for breach of fiduciary duty, arguing that Thomson used knowledge gained through board meetings to stifle CCBN’s business and build a competing one (IMD, Aug. 5, 2002). Thomson sat

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