Key Developments: Mattel Inc (MAT.O)

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Mattel Inc declares fourth quarter dividend
Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 06:00am EDT 

Mattel Inc:Says Board declared a fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.38 per share on its common stock.Says dividend will be payable on Dec. 12, to stockholders of record on Nov. 26.  Full Article

Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel Inc extend strategic alliance
Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 06:00am EDT 

Mattel Inc:Says Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), with DC Entertainment, announced that it has once again extended its relationship with Mattel Inc.  Full Article

Mattel Inc enters into underwriting agreement - Form 8-K
Tuesday, 6 May 2014 11:29am EDT 

Mattel Inc:Enters into an underwriting agreement.Says it issue $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.350 pct notes due 2019.Intends to use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes.  Full Article

Mattel subsidiary completes acquisition of MEGA Brands
Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 04:58pm EDT 

Mattel Inc:Completes the acquisition of MEGA Brands Inc, through a subsidiary for about $460 mln.RBC Capital Markets acted as financial advisor, Latham & Watkins LLP acted as legal advisor and McCarthy Tetrault LLP acted as Canadian legal advisor to Mattel.Rothschild acted as financial advisor and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP acted as legal advisor to MEGA Brands.  Full Article

Mattel Inc declares second quarter cash dividend
Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 06:00am EDT 

Mattel Inc:Declares a second quarter cash dividend of $0.38 per share on its common stock.Payment date June 13.Record date May 23.  Full Article

Mattel Inc announces definitive agreement to acquire MEGA Brands Inc
Friday, 28 Feb 2014 06:00am EST 

Mattel Inc and MEGA Brands Inc:Announces definitive agreement for Mattel's acquisition, through a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., of MEGA Brands for $460 mln.Says the agreement provides for the acquisition of MEGA Brands for C$17.75 per common share and includes the acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares and warrants of MEGA Brands.Says Mattel plans to fund the acquisition through a combination of new debt and cash on hand.Board of MEGA Brands has unanimously approved the transaction and recommends that MEGA Brands common shareholders approve it.RBC Capital Markets is acting as financial advisor, Latham & Watkins LLP is acting as legal advisor.McCarthy Tetrault LLP is acting as Canadian legal advisor to Mattel.Rothschild is acting as financial advisor and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is acting as legal advisor to MEGA Brands.  Full Article

Mattel Inc and WWE® extend partnership
Friday, 14 Feb 2014 09:00am EST 

Mattel Inc:Says a multi-year extension of their global master toy licensing agreement through 2019.  Full Article

Mattel Inc declares first quarter cash dividend
Friday, 31 Jan 2014 06:00am EST 

Mattel Inc:Says its Board of Directors declared a first quarter cash dividend of $0.38 per share on the company's common stock, which represents an increase of 6 pct versus last year's dividend of $0.36 per share.Says the dividend will be payable on Mar. 7 to stockholders of record on Feb. 20.  Full Article

Mattel Inc Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 06:00am EDT 

Mattel Inc announced that its Board of Directors declared a fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.36 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on December 13, 2013, to stockholders of record on November 27, 2013. The dividend is the final of four quarterly dividends the Company will have paid this year, reflecting an annualized dividend of $1.44 per share, which represents a 16% increase to last year`s total dividends.  Full Article

Law Firm of Wohl & Fruchter LLP Announces Investigation of Mattel Inc
Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 10:00am EDT 

The law firm of Wohl & Fruchter LLP announced that it is investigating possible violations of federal securities laws by officers and directors of Mattel Inc (Mattel). On July 17, 2013, Mattel announced weaker-than-expected profit in its second quarter 2013 results. Among the highlights was a 12% decline in worldwide gross sales of Mattel`s flagship Barbie doll brand. Upon the news, MAT shares declined $3.17/share, or 6.8%, to close at $43.16/share on July 17, 2013. Wohl & Fruchter`s investigation concerns whether Mattel management concealed from investors, among other things, the extent to which sales of its other doll brands have been cannibalizing sales of its Barbie doll line.  Full Article

Mattel overhauls conference-room culture with new employee guidelines - WSJ

Dec 23 - Toymaker Mattel Inc has issued new guidelines to employees as part of an effort by Chief Executive Bryan Stockton to overhaul a culture of conference rooms so the company can get back to thinking about toys, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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