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CBS Radio Merges with Entercom

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CORPORATION AND ENTERCOM ANNOUNCE MERGER OF RADIO WITH ENTERCOM TO CREATE PREEMINENT RADIO PLATFORM

 

Deal Creates Scale and Reach Across the U.S., with a Nationwide Footprint
of 244 Stations, Including 23 of the Top 25 Markets

New York, NY and Bala Cynwyd, PA—Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced that the companies have entered into an agreement by which Entercom will combine with CBS Radio in a tax-free merger. The transaction will create a preeminent radio platform, with a nationwide footprint of 244 stations, including 23 of the top 25 U.S. markets, as well as robust digital capabilities and a growing events platform.

“This agreement is great for shareholders and achieves our previously stated objectives by separating our radio business in the best possible way,” said Leslie Moonves, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation. “Entercom is a superbly run company, and together with CBS Radio’s powerful brands and remarkable people, we are creating an organization that will be even better positioned to succeed in this rapidly evolving media landscape.”

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