Cedar Point News

2009 December

Thursday, 31 December 2009

Three more lawsuits filed against Cedar Fair

Seven lawsuits now challenging purchase deal.

Thursday, 31 December 2009

Cedar Point talent search to visit Sandusky Jan. 8

Park searching for entertainers and technicians for the 2010 summer season.

Wednesday, 30 December 2009

Knott family not excited about Cedar Fair sale

Planned acquisition of Cedar Fair would sever family's remaining connection to Knott's Berry Farm.

Thursday, 24 December 2009

Clock is ticking for any Cedar Fair buyers

Cedar Fair has until Jan. 25 to consider other offers.

Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Lawsuits filed against Cedar Fair

Four lawsuits claim deal is unfair.

Monday, 21 December 2009

Cedar Point donates more than $2,700 to local organizations

Loose Change Fund has collected and donated more than $184,000 since 1988.

Monday, 21 December 2009

Cedar Fair purchase a done deal?

Analyst not convinced two-thirds threshold a sure thing.

Sunday, 20 December 2009

Apollo will add roller coasters, other rides to portfolio

Company had almost $52 billion in assets under management.

Sunday, 20 December 2009

What does Apollo plan for Cedar Fair?

Industry analyst doesn't think it will be business as usual.

Sunday, 20 December 2009

Cedar Point's parent company to see changes in finance, not entertainment

The only change that Cedar Fair will have is its financing, Kinzel says.

Saturday, 19 December 2009

Castaway Bay hosts holiday celebration of fun

Scavenger hunt, Christmas tree lighting ceremonies and caroling are just a few of the special activities that will be held during the holiday season at Castaway Bay.

Saturday, 19 December 2009

Local economy looks for fallout from Cedar Fair sale

Saturday, 19 December 2009

Negotiators kept lid on acquisition talks

Cedar Fair deal came as surprise to industry

Friday, 18 December 2009

Cedar Point fans should see little change, Cedar Fair boss says

Cedar Fair's CEO said Thursday visitors to the amusement park won't notice many changes under new ownership.

Friday, 18 December 2009

Kinzel still boss, Cedar Fair remains in Sandusky

He’s still the boss, and Sandusky will remain the headquarters for Cedar Fair’s amusement and water parks, Cedar Fair CEO Dick Kinzel said.

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP investigates possible breach of fiduciary duty by the Board of Cedar Fair

Legal firm looking into breaches of fiduciary duty.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Cedar Fair agrees to be acquired by affiliate of Apollo Global Management

Company announces that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Apollo may acquire Cedar Fair

Apollo Management LP expected to acquire Cedar Fair for about $700 million.

Tuesday, 08 December 2009

Cedar Point to raise price for adult ticket by $1

Standard adult admission to increase $1, junior/senior ticket price remains same.

Friday, 04 December 2009

Walter Bolliger keynote speaker at CoasterMania! 2010

B&M co-founder will headline annual enthusiast event.

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