Walt Disney completes acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets

Walt Disney Co closed its $71 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film and television assets on Wednesday, giving its upcoming streaming service a range of popular content as it takes on Netflix Inc. The deal will expand Disney’s portfolio of some of the world’s most popular characters, uniting Mickey Mouse, Luke Skywalker and… Read More Walt Disney completes acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox’s assets

Disney wins approval to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox for $71.3billion

​Walt Disney Co won U.S. approval to buy Twenty-First Century Fox Inc entertainment assets for $71.3 billion on condition it sell Fox’s 22 regional sports networks, the Justice Department said on Wednesday, giving Disney an edge over Comcast Corp’s competing bid. The Fox movie franchises and TV shows have been the subject of a bidding… Read More Disney wins approval to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox for $71.3billion

Comcast offers to acquire Fox’s media assets in $65billion deal 

Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co, setting up a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies with its 20 percent higher offer. Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said he was highly confident regulators would allow Comcast to… Read More Comcast offers to acquire Fox’s media assets in $65billion deal 

Walt Disney set to acquire Fox Inc in deal worth $52billion

Walt Disney Co. on Thursday agreed to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. for $52.4 billion in stock. The deal, which was announced on Thursday, will end more than half a century of expansion by Murdoch who turned a single Australian newspaper he inherited from his father at… Read More Walt Disney set to acquire Fox Inc in deal worth $52billion