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    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Comcast is speaking to investment banks about obtaining bridge financing for an all-cash bid to displace Walt Disney Co on its $52 billion deal to acquire most of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
    The move is the first concrete step that Comcast is taking to upend Disney's deal with Fox. Comcast has already made a 22 billion pound offer to acquire the 61 percent stake in European pay-TV group Sky Plc that Fox does not already own.
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  • Exclusive: Comcast readies bid for 21st Century Fox

    Exclusive: Comcast readies bid for 21st Century Fox

    5 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Comcast is speaking to investment banks about obtaining bridge financing for an all-cash bid to displace Walt Disney on its $52 billion deal to acquire most of Twenty-First Century Fox assets, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
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  • 21st Century Fox is rallying as Comcast looks to swoop in on Disney's bid for its assets

    21st Century Fox is rallying as Comcast looks to swoop in on Disney's bid for its assets

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    21st Century Fox is rising on news that Comcast is looking to outbid Disney for the acquisition of its assets.
    Comcast previously made an offer to 21st Century Fox but the deal fell through due to concerns that regulators would not approve the merger.
    Watch 21st Century Fox trade in real-time here.
    21st Century Fox is rising nearly 2% Tuesday after Reuters reported Comcast is looking to outbid Disney to acquire most of Fox's assets. Comcast is said to be speaking to investment banks about financing an all-cash bid to overtake Disney's $52 billion deal wth 21st Century Fox.
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  • Morning News: May 8, 2018

    5 monthes ago - By Crossing Wall Street

    Australia Plots Early Return to Surplus By Defying Global Forces
    Should the Fed Create `FedCoin' to to Rival Bitcoin? A Former Top Official Says `Maybe'
    Comcast Is Still Trying to Bust Up the Fox-Disney Marriage. Here's How They Could Do It
    Shire Agrees to Be Acquired by Takeda for $62 Billion
    The 13 Best Warren Buffett Quotes from the Berkshire Hathaway Meeting
    T-Mobile, Sprint Come Up Short in Making Their Case For A Wireless Merger
    Alibaba Buys Rocket Internet's Daraz to Expand its E-commerce Empire into South Asia
    Dimon Lays Out 100-Year China Vision With Trade Spat on Horizon
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  • Comcast Is Still Trying to Bust Up the Fox-Disney Marriage. Here's How They Could Do It

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Comcast is not taking the Disney-21st Century Fox merger lying down.
    On Monday, Reuters reported that Comcast cmcsa is getting its ducks in a row to scupper the deal, one way or another. Disney's $52 billion all-stock buy out of Fox's film, television, and international businesses was announced in December 2017 - one month after Comcast made a higher all-stock offer to buy the same assets. Disney dis and Fox alluded to regulatory complexities associated with a potential Comcast buy-out in explaining why Disney's lower offer was accepted.
    For both Comcast and Disney, acquiring the Fox fox...
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