• Comcast Bids $65B For 21st Century Fox In Largest Cash Deal Of All Time, Shares Jump

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    The bid comes just weeks before 21st Century Fox shareholders vote on a deal to be purchased by Walt Disney.
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  • Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65 bln in cash

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Comcast offered $65 billion for Twenty-First Century Fox media assets, emboldened by AT&T prevailing over the Trump administration's attempt to block a merger with Time Warner. Roselle Chen reports.
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  • Comcast offers $65B for Fox entertainment businesses

    11 days ago - By Review Journal

    Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
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  • Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co , saying its all-cash bid was about 19 percent higher and launching the first salvo in what could be a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies.
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  • Comcast bids $65B for Fox assets, setting the stage for a fight with Disney

    11 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Comcast made good on its plans to make an offer for 21st Century Fox's film and TV assets today, with a cash bid of $65 billion, or $35 per share.
    That's 19 percent more than the $52.4 billion that Disney agreed to pay in December .
    This follows yesterday's U.S. court approval of the merger of AT&T and Time Warner , which was widely expected to lead Comcast to make a new bid for Fox and, int he long term, to set the stage for broader consolidation between ISPs and media companies. (This is where I remind you that TechCrunch is owned by Oath, a digital media subsidiary of Verizon.)
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  • The Latest: Comcast $65B bid for Fox exceeds predictions

    11 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The Latest on Comcast's challenge to Disney for Fox :
    4:45 p.m.
    Comcast's $65 billion cash offer for Fox's entertainment businesses is higher than the $60 billion that pundits had been predicting. Experts are expecting Disney to make a counter offer.
    GBH Insights analyst Dan Ives says Comcast's higher-than-expected bid "speaks to Comcast really wanting these key assets."
    Content is becoming more important as ways to deliver content proliferate. If Comcast prevails, Fox channels such as FX and National Geographic would join Comcast's CNBC, Bravo and SyFy.
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  • Comcast Makes Bid For 21st Century Fox In Big Hollywood Power Play

    Comcast Makes Bid For 21st Century Fox In Big Hollywood Power Play

    11 days ago - By NPR

    Comcast Corp. on Wednesday made a $65 billion offer for much of the Hollywood holdings of 21st Century Fox. The bid tops the $52.4 billion offer made by Disney in December.
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  • Time Warner, Twenty-First Century Fox rise; H&R Block sinks

    11 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:
    Time Warner Inc., up $1.73 to $97.95
    A federal judge cleared AT&T's $85 billion purchase of Time Warner in a major antitrust trial.
    H&R Block Inc., down $5.31 to $24.29
    The tax preparer said it is preparing price changes that will reduce its profit margins in the current fiscal year.
    Stryker Corp., up $4.06 to $166.60
    The company said it is not in talks to buy medical device maker Boston Scientific.
    Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., up $3.12 to $43.66
    Investors anticipated Comcast's offer to buy Fox's entertainment...
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  • Comcast Offers $65 Billion for Fox in Bidding War With Disney

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    Comcast Corp. made a long-awaited offer to acquire much of 21st Century Fox, topping a previous proposal by Walt Disney and setting up a bidding war for Rupert Murdoch's media empire.
    Comcast, the largest U.S. cable-TV provider, said its cash offer reflects a $65 billion value for Fox's entertainment assets. At $35 a share, the bid represents a 19 percent premium over the Disney offer, the company said on Wednesday.
    The move follows AT&T's victory over the Justice Department in its antitrust battle to take over Time Warner. That outcome is expected to spur a wave of media consolidation...
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  • Comcast, in 2nd Try, Offers $65 Billion Cash for 21st Century Fox

    11 days ago - By NY Times

    The cable giant's offer for the bulk of Fox's businesses sets up a fight with Disney, which has already struck a deal for $52.4 billion for Rupert Murdoch's empire.
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  • Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox assets as bidding war with Disney heats up

    Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox assets as bidding war with Disney heats up

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Comcast has officially bid $65 billion for 21st Century Fox , topping Disney 's $52 billion offer.
    The proposal comes one day after a court approved AT&T's $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
    Comcast made its highly-anticipated bid for 21st Century Fox official, offering $65 billion for the company excluding the Fox News and Fox Business channels.
    The bid, $35 per share in cash, is roughly 24% higher than Disney's previous offer of $52 billion for the company's production assets and movie franchises.
    "We have long admired what the Murdoch family has built at Twenty-First Century Fox...
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  • Comcast presents $65B all cash bid for 21st Century Fox

    11 days ago - By Fast Company

    It's a 19% premium on Disney's current bid for the company.
    Comcast today sent a letter to Twenty-First Century Fox's board of directors, presenting a $65 billion all cash bid for the company. That is $35-per-share, and a 19% premium on the Walt Disney Company's current bid on the company.
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  • Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox assets as bidding war with Disney heats up

    Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox assets as bidding war with Disney heats up

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Comcast has officially bid $65 billion for 21st Century Fox , topping Disney 's $52 billion offer.
    The proposal comes one day after a court approved AT&T's $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
    Comcast made its highly-anticipated bid for 21st Century Fox official, offering $65 billion for the company excluding the Fox News and Fox Business channels.
    The bid, $35 per share in cash, is roughly 24% higher than Disney's previous offer of $52 billion for the company's production assets and movie franchises.
    "We have long admired what the Murdoch family has built at Twenty-First Century Fox...
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  • Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox assets as bidding war with Disney heats up

    Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox assets as bidding war with Disney heats up

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Comcast has officially bid $65 billion for 21st Century Fox , topping Disney 's $52 billion offer.
    The proposal comes one day after a court approved AT&T's $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
    Comcast made its highly-anticipated bid for 21st Century Fox official, offering $65 billion for the company excluding the Fox News and Fox Business channels.
    The bid, $35 per share in cash, is higher than Disney's previous offer of $52 billion for the company's production assets and movie franchises.
    "We have long admired what the Murdoch family has built at Twenty-First Century Fox," Comcast said in...
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  • Comcast makes hostile $65B bid for Fox, seeking to oust Disney

    11 days ago - By Philly

    The deal could fundamentally remake Comcast into an international company with more entertainment.
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  • Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

    11 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
    The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and rejected the government's argument that it would hurt competition in cable and satellite TV and jack up costs to consumers for streaming TV and movies. The ruling signaled that Comcast could win regulatory approval, too; its bid for Fox shares many similarities with the AT&T-Time Warner deal.
    Comcast says its cash bid is 19 percent higher than...
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  • Comcast makes $65 billion offer for 21st Century Fox, setting up bidding war with Walt Disney

    11 days ago - By Washington Post

    The dominoes are already falling from the AT&T-Time Warner court ruling.
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  • Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65 billion in cash

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Comcast Corp on Wednesday offered $65 billion for the businesses Twenty-First Century Fox had already agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co, a day after AT&T won approval to buy Time Warner.
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  • Fox shares pop ahead of expected Comcast bid

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's shares hit a record high on Wednesday as approval for AT&T Inc's $85 billion buyout of Time Warner Inc spurred speculation that Comcast Corp would make an offer for most of Fox's assets.
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