NEW YORK: At 12:02 a.m. Eastern Time (9.32 a.m. IST) Wednesday, The Walt Disney Company’s $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox became effective.
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Mar 19, 2019 13:03
MUMBAI: A day ahead of the schedule set by The Walt Disney Company to close its $71.3 billion acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox (12:02 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, March 20), comes the confirmation that Rupert Murdoch's youngest son James is independently setting up shop in India.
Dec 14, 2018 15:12
MUMBAI: As The Walt Disney Company inches towards closing in on the pending acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the company has restructured its international operations. Uday Shankar is all set to become chairman, Star and Disney India, and president, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific. Shankar is currently president 21st Century Fox Asia and chairman and CEO, Star India.
Oct 03, 2018 12:10
NEW YORK: Lachlan Murdoch, the future chairman and CEO of Fox, the company to be spun-off in connection with the merger of 21st Century Fox with The Walt Disney Company, has announced key leadership appointments across the company's sports, distribution, ad sales operations and corporate functions.
Sep 24, 2018 10:09
LONDON: Comcast Corporation CMCSA, Sunday announced that Comcast had beaten back Rupert Murchoch's 21st Century Fox , which handled the bidding for new owner Disney, with the highest offer price in the auction to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Sky plc with an offer price of £17.28 per Sky share.
Sep 07, 2018 16:09
NEW YORK: 21st Century Fox has led a round of funding in social broadcasting platform Caffeine, which also included participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Greylock Partners, and other undisclosed partners. Caffeine also announced a content agreement with Live Nation to bring live music concerts to the social broadcast platform in Q4 2018.
Jul 20, 2018 15:07
PHILADELPHIA: Just shy of a month after the Walt Disney Company significantly upped the ante in its bidding war for 21st Century Fox, rival Comcast Corporation on Thursday withdrew from the race for most of the assets of the Murdoch family controlled media conglomerate.
Jun 28, 2018 19:06
BURBANK, California: The Walt Disney Company announced Wednesday that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) had conditionally approved its pending acquisition of 21st Century Fox, Inc., and in the process almost certainly shutting the door on rival Comcast in what has been a bitterly fought bidding war.
Jun 20, 2018 19:06
NEW YORK: The Walt Disney Company on Wednesday significantly upped the ante in its bidding war for 21st Century Fox, sweetening its offer Wednesday by a massive $10 per share over what it had initially bid for the Murdoch family controlled media conglomerate.
Jan 29, 2018 13:01
LONDON: Sky Sports has signed a new multi-year agreement to broadcast the Indian Premier League. In 2014, the 21st Century Fox affiliate (21CF has a 39 per cent stake in Sky plc) had signed a three-year deal to broadcast the IPL for the first time in UK and Ireland.
Dec 06, 2017 11:12
MUMBAI: Who would have seen this coming? A report that CNBC broke last month about Walt Disney acquiring a large chunk of the assets owned by 21st Century Fox, including Star India, is firming up to a possible announcement as early as next week, the US business news network reported early Tuesday, citing sources.