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Sky News gets 15-year commitment from Disney in takeover battle

MUMBAI: Disney has refrained from selling Sky News without the U.K government?s permission and offered British authorities a commitment to operate Sky News for 15 years. For its part, 21st Century Fox has offered new commitments in an attempt to get its $15 billion bid for Sky over the finish line...

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Comcast makes sweet $65 bn offer for Fox's entertainment assts

Let the games begin. That?s the clarion call that Comcast CEO Brian Roberts has given by making an offer of $65 billion to acquire the Murdoch-owned Fox entertainment assets. Priced at $35 a share, the Comcast ?superior? offer is at a 19 per cent premium over what Disney?s Bob Iger  made last year...

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21CF special meet on Disney merger issue on July 10

NEW DELHI: Is the Disney-21st Century Fox merger a done deal? The twists and turns in real life probably match a Hollywood corporate thriller produced by the media company. Second suiter Comcast hasn?t yet given up even as the Rupert Murdoch family-promoted company said on Wednesday that on 10 July...

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Disney must bid for Sky after Fox deal: UK Takeover Panel

If Disney?s proposed acquisition of Fox proceeds, the former has to make a mandatory offer to the holders of ordinary shares in Sky, according to the UK?s takeover code. The UK Takeover Panel has informed Disney, Fox and Sky of its ruling.

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Comcast topples Murdoch's offer for Sky with $31 bn bid

MUMBAI: The big-name mergers are getting bigger in value with Comcast dropping a bomb that it is ready to pay $31 billion to takeover Sky. Its offer was 16 per cent higher than that of rival 21st Century Fox that had wanted to acquire 61 per cent in Sky.

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