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Analysis: Redstone weighs CBS-Viacom merger with or without Moonves

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By Jessica ToonkelNEW YORK (Reuters) - As she seeks to combine CBS Corp and Viacom Inc into a single company, media mogul Shari Redstone risks losing her most talented executive, whose leadership could be critical to ensuring the proposed merger succeeds.Such is the difficulty facing Redstone. Her longtime friend and business ally, powerful CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves, has emerged as one of the biggest obstacles to a potential CBS-Viacom tie-up, according to people familiar with the matter. Concerns are that his objections could either doom the transaction or that he might not lead the ...

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 05:12 IST
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