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Comcast offers $31 billion for Sky, setting up showdown with Fox

Comcast has formalized its bid for European broadcaster Sky, a move that sets up a battle royale with rival US powerhouse 21st Century Fox......»»

Category: topSource: moneyApr 25th, 2018

NBC-owner Comcast offers $65 billion to buy the Fox studios, setting up fight with Disney

On the heels of a federal judge's decision that AT&T's $85 billion acquisition for T.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 13th, 2018

Sunrise plan to buy Liberty Global"s UPC gets anti-trust green light

The Swiss anti-trust authority has approved Sunrise Communications' 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.36 billion) takeover of Liberty Global's UPC business, setting up a showdown between the telecoms company and foes of the deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 26th, 2019

After setting merger vote, Versum Materials offers large bonuses to two C-suite execs

Versum Materials and Massachusetts-based Entegris have set April 26 as the date for stockholder meetings to vote on the companies' $9 billion proposed merger......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2019

Comcast Pursues Sky, Sizes Up Bigger Move for Fox Assets

Comcast has formally submitted a $31 billion bid to buy Sky, prompting the European pay-TV operator to drop its backing for a takeover by Fox and setting up a bidding war for the company......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 25th, 2018

Comcast offers $31 billion for Sky, going head-to-head with Fox

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. cable company Comcast Corp made a 22 billion pound ($31 billion) offer for pay-TV group Sky on Wednesday, beating an already agreed takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch's Fox by 16 percent......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2018

Comcast Offers $65 Billion for Fox in Bidding War With Disney

The move follows AT&T's victory over the Justice Department in its antitrust battle to take over Time Warner Comcast Corp. made a long-awaited offer to acquire much of 21st Centu.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 13th, 2018

Comcast, in 2nd Try, Offers $65 Billion Cash for 21st Century Fox

The cable giant’s offer for the bulk of Fox’s businesses sets up a fight with Disney, which has already struck a deal for $52.4 billion for Rupert Murdoch’s empire......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 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

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 $65 billion to buy the Fox studios Disney wants

On the heels of a federal judge's decision that AT&T's $85 billion acquisition for T.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 13th, 2018

Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

(Reuters) - Comcas.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2018

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

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 $65 Billion for 21st Century Fox, Challenging Disney

The cable giant’s offer for the bulk of Fox’s businesses sets up a fight with Disney, which has already struck a deal for $52.4 billion for Rupert Murdoch’s empire......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJun 13th, 2018

Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox, setting up bidding war with Walt Disney

The dominoes are already falling from the AT&T-Time Warner court ruling......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox, setting up bidding war with Disney

The bid is expected to be the first of many attempts to buy up pieces of the entertainment world in the wake of AT&T’s decisive legal victory in its efforts to purchase Time Warner......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 14th, 2018

Comcast-Disney fight highlights shifting media landscape

Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2018

Comcast Outbids Disney for Fox Assets: Media ETFs Surge

The battle to acquire Fox could transform the entire media industry, setting the stage for a surge in media ETFs. U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp CMCSA has made a $65 billion or $35 per share bid to acquire the film product.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 14th, 2018

Rare auction showdown could decide fate of broadcaster Sky

A protracted $34 billion bidding war for European broadcaster Sky between U.S. rivals Comcast and Twenty-First Century Fox is likely to be settled by a quick-fire auction on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018