06-19-2008 07:37 AM
as a transplant to nashville who has never been to NAMM (and isn't going this year), there has been a lot of local talk about inadequate space at the convention center and not enough hotel rooms nearby
last year it was a record heat wave and drought in nashville and the southeastn in general..last years namm would have been terrible anywhere...
this year is completely different here, as it is simply perfect outside...
06-20-2008 07:23 AM
D&M Agrees To Takeover By Bain Capital By Joseph Palenchar -- TWICE, 6/20/2008 7:20:00 AM
Tokyo -- D&M Holdings’ board of directors has agreed to a tender offer by Bain Capital to take D&M private for 510 yen ($4.74) per share.
RHJ International also agreed to the takeover. RHJ is D&M’s largest shareholder with 45.3 million shares, or 48.5 percent of outstanding fully diluted shares.
Bail(sic) will launch the tender offer following the signing of an agreement by the board. Once the offer is launched, Bain said it intends to purchase 100 percent of the shares of D&M Holdings.
D&M owns multiple consumer electronics and pro audio brands, including Denon, Marantz, Boston Acoustics, Escient and McIntosh.
06-20-2008 11:09 PM
06-21-2008 07:00 AM
So this year, I hope to talk some publishing entity into hooking me up with a room...
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