• Comcast outbids Fox with $40 billion winning offer for Sky

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox in the battle for Sky on Saturday after offering 30.6 billion pounds in a dramatic auction to decide the fate of the pay-television group.
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  • Comcast Muscles Fox Aside With $39B Offer for Sky

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Comcast Corp. bid highest in a quick-fire auction of Sky Plc, dealing Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. a knockout blow in their battle for Europe's largest satellite broadcaster.
    The U.S. cable giant offered 17.28 pounds a share, valuing London-based Sky at 29.7 billion pounds , according to a statement Saturday from the U.K. Takeover Panel. A victory over Fox, which bid 15.67 pounds, won't be sealed until Sky investors tender their shares by an Oct. 11 deadline.
    Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts is now set to turn his company into a global TV power after conceding...
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  • Fox plans to concede defeat in Sky battle, review stake: source

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox expects Sky's independent directors to recommend Comcast's $39 billion bid, after which Fox will concede defeat in the battle for the British broadcaster, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
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  • Comcast outbids Fox with $39 billion offer for Sky in auction

    Comcast outbids Fox with $39 billion offer for Sky in auction

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox in the auction battle for Sky with an offer of around $39 billion.
    Comcast's final offer was significantly higher than its bid going into the auction of 14.75 pounds, and compares with Sky's closing share price of 15.85 pounds on Friday.
    LONDON - Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox in the battle for Sky after offering around 30 billion pounds for the British broadcaster in a rare auction to decide the fate of the pay-television group.
    U.S. cable giant Comcast bid 17.28 pounds a share for control of London-listed Sky...
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  • Comcast outbids Fox with $39 billion offer for Sky in auction

    Comcast outbids Fox with $39 billion offer for Sky in auction

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox in the auction battle for Sky with an offer of around $39 billion.
    Comcast's final offer was significantly higher than its bid going into the auction of 14.75 pounds, and compares with Sky's closing share price of 15.85 pounds on Friday.
    LONDON - Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox in the battle for Sky after offering around 30 billion pounds for the British broadcaster in a rare auction to decide the fate of the pay-television group.
    U.S. cable giant Comcast bid 17.28 pounds a share for control of London-listed Sky...
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  • Comcast Beats Fox for Control of British Broadcaster Sky

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The winning bid, in an unusual auction, values Sky at about $39 billion. The company is one of Europe's top television companies.
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  • Fox, Comcast bid for Sky in rare auction

    2 monthes ago - By Philly

    LONDON - Comcast and 21st Century Fox are contenders for the highest bid for European broadcaster Sky.
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  • Comcast outbids Fox in $40B battle for Sky

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Comcast has outbid Twenty-First Century Fox for the UK's Sky, a final step in what's been a years-long takeover battle between the two media conglomerates.
    Comcast's final offer gives Sky a roughly $39 billion price tag.
    Both companies upped their offers for Sky at the settlement auction Saturday, with Comcast offering £17.28 per Sky ordinary share and Fox offering £15.67 per share. Comcast initially priced Sky's shares at £14.75 apiece. Fox's original offer was £14 per share.
    Both companies will reveal their revised bids on Monday. Sky's board will make its official recommendation by...
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  • Comcast Muscles Fox Aside With $39 Billion Offer for Sky

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Comcast Corp. bid highest in a quick-fire auction of Sky Plc, dealing Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. a potential knock-out blow in their battle for Europe's largest satellite broadcaster.
    The U.S. cable TV provider offered 17.28 pounds a share for London-based Sky, compared with Fox's 15.67-pound bid, the U.K. Takeover Panel said Saturday. Comcast's proposal values Sky at 29.7 billion pounds. A victory over Fox, however, won't be sealed unless Sky investors tender their shares by an Oct. 11 deadline.
    If Comcast's bid is enough to clinch Sky, Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts...
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