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Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65 bln in cash

Comcast offered $65 billion for Twenty-First Century Fox media assets, emboldened by AT&T prevailing over the Trump administration's attempt to block a merger with Time Warner. Roselle Chen reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65B in cash

Comcast offered $65 billion Wednesday for Twenty-First Century Fox media assets, emboldened by AT&T's prevailing over the Trump administration's attempt to block a merger with Time Warner.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65B in cash

Comcast offered $65 billion Wednesday for Twenty-First Century Fox media assets, emboldened by AT&T's prevailing over the Trump administration's attempt to block a merger with Time Warner.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65 billion in cash

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc media assets, emboldened by AT&T Inc prevailing over the Trump administration's attempt to block a merger with Time Warner Inc ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Disney raises offer for Fox assets to beat off competition from Comcast

Walt Disney Co. raised its offer to purchase most of 21st Century Fox to more than $70 billion in cash and stock, topping an unsolicited offer from rival Comcast Corp. as the bidding war for the coveted media properties escalates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

Disney’s Bob Iger won’t walk away from Fox bidding war: Porter Bibb

The Walt Disney Company likely won’t back down after Comcast made a larger, all-cash offer of $65 billion for most of 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets, according to a media analyst......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 19th, 2018

As Comcast Offers $65 Billion, At What Point Is Fox Too Expensive?

Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) made an all cash offer for most of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOX) for $65 billion. Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) had previously agreed to purchase the same assets for less.  Disney........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 13th, 2018

Comcast offers $35 a share for 21st Century Fox assets

Comcast Corp. offered 21st Century Fox Inc. $35 a share in cash for assets that it had a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

Comcast"s Fox bid becomes real. It"s in "advanced stages" of preparing cash offer for the media giant.

Comcast confirmed it's in the "advanced stages" of preparing an offer for the Fox assets that Disney has already bid $52.4 billion to acquire. It's an announcement that comes as no surprise to those watching the company's recent M&A moves. What's .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2018

Comcast cash bid may spark Fox shareholder revolt

Comcast's planned all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox assets could drive a wedge between media mogul Rupert Murdoch who wants a stock deal so he can avoid a huge tax bill and his investors who prefer a higher dollar transaction......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 15th, 2018

Comcast said to plan $60B cash deal to beat Disney for Fox assets

A major battle of media titans is brewing with reports Monday that Comcast may be working up a deal to push Disney out of the running to buy 21st Century Fox assets. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 8th, 2018

Comcast said to plan cash deal to beat Disney for Fox assets

A major battle of media titans is brewing with reports Monday that Comcast may be working up a deal to push Disney out of the running to buy 21st Century Fox assets. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 7th, 2018

Disney, Comcast to Account for Nearly 40% of Spending on U.S. Programming

The sale of major assets of 21st Century Fox Inc. will create two juggernauts of programming, Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp., that will tower over the media and entertainment landscape, according to a new report......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 8th, 2018

Comcast demonstrates Sky-high ambition in global media shake-up

U.S. cable giant Comcast scored a big win in the scramble for media assets by beating Rupert Murdoch, and his backer Disney, in the battle for Sky with an eye-watering $40 billion bid......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 23rd, 2018

Comcast demonstrates Sky-high ambition in global media shake-up

U.S. cable giant Comcast scored a big win in the scramble for media assets by beating Rupert Murdoch, and his backer Disney, in the battle for Sky with an eye-watering $40 billion bid......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 23rd, 2018

Comcast demonstrates Sky-high ambition in global media shake-up

U.S. cable giant Comcast scored a big win in the scramble for media assets by beating Rupert Murdoch, and his backer Disney, in the battle for Sky with an eye-watering $40 billion bid......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 23rd, 2018

Breakingviews TV: Sky’s the limit

Comcast is dropping its pursuit of Twenty-First Century Fox media assets, leaving them to Disney for $71 billion. Instead boss Brian Roberts is aiming for pay-TV group Sky. Jen Saba explains how the four-way battle may end......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

Comcast drops pursuit for Fox assets to focus on Sky offer

Comcast dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox on Thursday and will focus on its offer for European pay-TV group Sky Plc......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 19th, 2018

Comcast drops pursuit for Fox assets, to focus on Sky offer

Comcast Corp said it dropped its pursuit of a group of media assets owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc on Thursday and will focus on its offer for European pay-TV group Sky Plc ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

Universal parent Comcast reportedly "highly unlikely" to outbid Disney for Fox assets

The Philadelphia-based media giant instead may focus its attention on acquiring a majority stake in Sky......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Comcast reportedly "highly unlikely" to outbid Disney for Fox assets

Instead, the Philadelphia-based media giant could focus its attention on acquiring a majority stake in Sky......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018