We've analyzed this one to death already.
Still it would be irresponsible to ignore the latest news. Here it is, rapid-fire style:
Softbank has raised its bid
to $7.48 a share and is willing to take a 78% share in the company, according to the New York Times.
. This beats DISH's previous $7 a share bid. Softbank has a lot of cash in the bank and could go higher if they wanted.
DISH today issued this press release:
We continue to believe that Sprint has tremendous value. We will analyze the revised SoftBank bid as we consider our strategic options.
That's the whole thing, really. DISH may not have the resources to go beat Softbank's offer without taking on additional debt.
further reports that the final vote is now scheduled for June 25, with DISH having until June 18 to give its final offer. Here at The Solid Signal Blog we believe that this date will probably slip again due to future unforeseen events.