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

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 14th, 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

Disney Lays Out Plan to Fight Back Against Streaming Giants

CEO Robert Iger is focusing on the entertainment giant’s direct-to-consumer offerings and its pending $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 8th, 2018

Disney Lays Out Plan to Fight Back

CEO Robert Iger is focusing on the entertainment giant’s direct-to-consumer offerings and its pending $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 7th, 2018

Earnings Outlook: Disney earnings: Looking for details on Fox assets, ESPN+ and ‘Disneyflix’

Now that the Walt Disney Co.’s shareholders have voted to approve the company’s bid for 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets, all eyes and ears will be on how it plans to absorb and integrate those assets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

A Fairy-Tale Ending: Disney, Fox Shareholders Approve Merger

At long last, it seems the sale process for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Class A (NASDAQ: FOXA)’s entertainment assets, drawn out by a bidding battle, might finally be winding down. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 27th, 2018

Fox and Disney shareholders approve deal for entertainment assets

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and Walt Disney Co said on Friday their shareholders voted to approve Disney's $71 billion purchase of Fox's film and television assets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 27th, 2018

Shareholders approve Disney"s $71 billion acquisition of Fox entertainment assets

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shareholders have approved Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox's ent.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2018

Shareholders Approve Walt Disney Deal for 21st Century Fox Assets

Shareholders of Walt Disney and 21st Century Fox approved the $71 billion deal between the two companies, clearing another hurdle for a deal set to rattle the media and entertainment landscape......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 27th, 2018

Shareholders approve Disney"s $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox entertainment assets

Shareholders approve Disney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox entertainment assets......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 27th, 2018

Comcast Abandons Fox And Is Focusing Its Efforts On Sky

Comcast has abandoned its offer for Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment assets, handing a victory to The Walt Disney Company, which is now the sole bidder for the assets. Last week’s move dealt a blow to The Children’s Investment Fund, .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 24th, 2018

Mickey Mouse, Meet Homer and the "Avatar" Crew

With its deal to acquire entertainment assets from 21st Century Fox, Disney is close to snaring popular properties including ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Avatar.’ Here is a look at marquee Fox properties and what Disney might do with them......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 21st, 2018

Comcast drops out of bidding for Fox to focus on U.K."s Sky

Comcast Corp. will no longer seek to compete with Walt Disney Co.’s for a swath of 21st Century Fox Inc.’s entertainment assets, choosing to focus instead on winning control of the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 20th, 2018

Wall Street got what it wanted with Comcast-Fox-Disney saga, says Kevin Kelly

Comcast is withdrawing its bid for Fox's assets to focus on pursuing Sky. The CEO of Benchmark Capital tells Reuters' Fred Katayama that Comcast needs Sky more than it needs Fox's entertainment assets......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets

Comcast dropped its $66 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment assets, but said it would still try to buy European broadcaster Sky to increase its international footprint. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018

Comcast drops out of bidding war for 21st Century Fox assets

Comcast had been in a bidding war with Disney for Fox's entertainment assets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 19th, 2018

Comcast concedes to Disney in bidding war for Fox assets

Comcast Corp dropped its $66 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets on Thursday but said it would still try to buy European broadcaster Sky Plc to increase its international footprint......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2018