Viacom’s Bob Bakish Says Company Isn’t Focused On “A Big Transformational Deal”
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As Viacom CEO Bob Bakish took the stage at the UBS 46th annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, the elephant in the room eventually made its way onstage: What about a merger with CBS?

Analyst John Hodulik didn’t put it so directly. He asked, in a delicate way, whether Bakish felt Viacom had the scale to compete long-term at a time when AT&T-Time Warner and Disney-Fox deals are creating entertainment behemoths. Might there be some combination with…

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