Tag Archives: Sky News

Comcast Counters 21st Century Fox’s Latest Bid for Sky News


Coming just a day after 21st Century Fox increased their bid to acquire the 61% stake of Sky PLC that they don’t already own, Comcast has countered with their new offer. According to today’s press release from Comcast, the offer is now £14.75 per Sky share, up from their most recent offer of £12.50 per […]


21st Century Fox Outbids Comcast to Acquire Remainder of Sky


21st Century Fox has just increased their bid to obtain the 61% stake of Sky that they don’t already own. 21st Century Fox and Sky have announced that they’ve reached agreement on an increased recommended pre-conditional cash offer for the fully diluted share capital of Sky which they do not already own at a price […]


Disney Offers to Undertake Sky News Operation for 15 Year Period


The Walt Disney Company has presented an arrangement to U.K. regulators that it would operate Sky News for a 15-year block of time. During this time, Disney would not sell Sky News without the permission of the U.K. government authorities. This proposition would give Sky News funding of $132 million a year for the 15-year […]


Will Disney or NBC Universal Get Sky Properties As Fox and Comcast Start Bidding War?


The Gist: Disney’s deal to acquire a majority of 21st Century Fox and a share of Sky Network is under UK regulatory review Fox plans to takeover Sky Network and sell it to pass the UK regulatory review UK culture minister approved Fox buying Sky, but stated Fox must sell Sky News to a third party […]


The Walt Disney Company Makes an Offer to Purchase Sky News


The Walt Disney Company has made an offer to buy Sky News in an effort to help Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. win over U.K. regulators who are reportedly concerned about potential regulatory issues. Disney has expressed interest in the acquisition of Sky News regardless of whether or not their takeover of most of […]