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Disney likely to top bid for Fox entertainment assets, says Oppenheimer

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 14th, 2018

Disney-Fox merger not a done deal in Brazil

The Walt Disney Co. is just a few steps away from acquiring the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox. In addition to unloading Fox’s 22 regional sports networks, Disney (NYSE: DIS) has to obtain regulatory approval for its $71 billion merger.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 12th, 2019

The Mouse And Murdoch"s House: Morgan Stanley Bullish On Post-Deal Landscape For Fox, Disney

As The Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) prepares to close its acquisition of much of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc (NASDAQ: FOXA)’s entertainment assets, the post-deal landscape looks promising for bo Late.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 25th, 2019

How Disney"s Deal With Fox Is Complicating Sports TV

As part of Disney’s blockbuster deal for Fox’s entertainment assets, the company has agreed to divest a basket of regional sports networks. So far, the process hasn’t gone as planned......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 22nd, 2019

Disney may end up spinning off Fox regional sports networks

With The Walt Disney Co.’s $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets expected to close within the next couple of months, the Mouse House is running out of time to unload the 22 regional sports networks (RSNs) that are .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

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

Brazil antitrust body raises concerns over Disney-Fox deal

Brazil's antitrust regulator Cade said on Monday that a deal by Walt Disney Co to buy Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets raised concerns about undermining competition in the cable television market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 3rd, 2018

Disney"s Fox deal gets China"s approval

Walt Disney Co on Monday received unconditional approval from China for its deal to buy Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets, clearing one of the last major hurdles for the deal to go through......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

Disney"s Fox deal gets China"s approval: CNBC

Walt Disney Co on Monday received unconditional approval from China for its deal to buy Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets, CNBC reported......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

EU approves Disney"s deal to buy Fox entertainment assets

European Union authorit.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018

EU approves Disney buy from Fox if makes TV divestments

Walt Disney's $71.3-billion offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets won approval from the European Commission on Tuesday, subject to Disney selling interests in factual TV channels in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2018

Charlie Collier to Become CEO of Entertainment for New "Fox"

21st Century Fox has tapped AMC Networks executive Charlie Collier to become CEO of entertainment for the new “Fox” entity that will be formed when the company completes its pending sale of assets to Walt Disney......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 20th, 2018

Disney offers concessions for EU approval on Fox acquisition

In a move to win over European Commission regulators, The Walt Disney Co. has offered concessions on its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets, the European Union body said on Monday. It’s unclear, however, what t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2018

Disney offers EU antitrust concessions over $71.3 billion Fox deal

Walt Disney has offered concessions in an attempt to allay EU antitrust concerns over its $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets, the European Commission said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 15th, 2018

Fox Hires Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks

The former senior adviser to President Trump will become chief communications officer of Fox, the new company that will consist of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment and news assets not being sold to Disney......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 8th, 2018

Former White House aide Hope Hicks to join new FOX as chief communications officer

The new FOX, the company spinoff that will be created after 21st Century Fox completes the $71 billion sale of its entertainment assets to The Walt Disney Company , has named former White House .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 8th, 2018

EU regulators set deadline to approve Disney’s Fox acquisition

The Walt Disney Co. will know in five weeks whether its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets will clear European antitrust regulators — or be subject to further investigation. Disney (NYSE: DIS) requested approval fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Viet Dinh to Become Chief Legal Officer of the New Fox

Longtime 21st Century Fox board member Viet Dinh is stepping down to take a senior position with “Fox,” the tentative name for the company that will consist of entertainment and news assets not being acquired by Walt Disney......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

Fox Board Member Viet Dinh to Take On Senior Executive Role

Longtime 21st Century Fox board member Viet Dinh is stepping down to take a senior position with “Fox,” the tentative name for the company that will consist of entertainment and news assets not being acquired by Walt Disney......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 17th, 2018

EU regulators to rule on Disney"s $71 billion bid for Fox assets by October 19

EU antitrust regulators have set an Oct. 19 deadline for their ruling on Walt Disney's $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets, the European Commission said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2018

Disney Roundup: Disneyland tax breaks end… Disney World workers reach pay deal… New Star Wars cantina to serve alcohol

Burbank, California-based Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has operations around the country. It also owns ABC Television, ESPN Inc., Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm Ltd., and is also in the process of buying 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2018