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. 21st Century Fox has defended its £11. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Sources say that Sky, which is the subject of an £11. 7bn takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, did not look to submit a knockout Champions League bid because it was keeping its powder dry. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has asked regulators to examine Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox's takeover bid for Sky. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....This success is underpinned by a digital-savvy UK whose embrace of new TV and film services saw streaming and downloads of films and TV shows pass sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs for the first time last year. “The UK’s creative economy stands tall on the world stage,” James Murdoch, chief executive of 21st Century Fox, said last week. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....7bn takeover bid for Sky is to be investigated by the media regulator to see if it gives him too much control of news output in the UK and whether the Murdoch family are “fit and proper” owners following the phone-hacking scandal. The culture secretary, Karen Bradley, has referred 21st Century Fox’s bid to buy the 61% of Sky it does not already own to Ofcom to investigate potential public interest issues on two grounds. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Several observers say that Sky, which is the subject of an £11. 7bn takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, does not appear to have the appetite to lodge a blockbuster bid for Champions League football. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said she is "minded" to order an Ofcom investigation into the planned £18. 5bn takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Rupert Murdoch’s bid to take control of the whole of Sky through his entertainment business 21st Century Fox should be rejected on competition grounds alone, according to research to be published on Wednesday. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is expected to formally notify the European competition regulator of its £11. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Fox takeover bid for Sky to be reviewed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:37:23 AM
. Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has asked regulators to examine Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox's takeover bid for Sky. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....7bn takeover bid for Sky is to be investigated by the media regulator to see if it gives him too much control of news output in the UK and whether the Murdoch family are “fit and proper” owners following the phone-hacking scandal. The culture secretary, Karen Bradley, has referred 21st Century Fox’s bid to buy the 61% of Sky it does not already own to Ofcom to investigate potential public interest issues on two grounds. ...
BT's £1.2bn Champions League splurge is price of staying in Sky game image
....Sources say that Sky, which is the subject of an £11. 7bn takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, did not look to submit a knockout Champions League bid because it was keeping its powder dry. ...
Snap and Sorrell are wrong: powerful bosses can become untouchable insiders image
....Sorrell gave examples of the companies he had in mind. Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox; Comcast, the US cable company with Brian Roberts at the helm; Mark Zuckerberg’s creation, Facebook; and Sergey Brin and Larry Page’s Google. ...
Creative sector fills UK coffers as money pours into film and TV production image
....This success is underpinned by a digital-savvy UK whose embrace of new TV and film services saw streaming and downloads of films and TV shows pass sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs for the first time last year. “The UK’s creative economy stands tall on the world stage,” James Murdoch, chief executive of 21st Century Fox, said last week. ...
Sky takeover: Minister 'minded' to examine Fox takeover image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:54:43 PM
....Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said she is "minded" to order an Ofcom investigation into the planned £18. 5bn takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox. ...
BT chief attacks rampant price rises for TV sports rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:48:02 PM
....Several observers say that Sky, which is the subject of an £11. 7bn takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, does not appear to have the appetite to lodge a blockbuster bid for Champions League football. ...
Murdoch's 21st Century Fox bid for Sky should be rejected, minister told image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 09:38:50 AM
. Rupert Murdoch’s bid to take control of the whole of Sky through his entertainment business 21st Century Fox should be rejected on competition grounds alone, according to research to be published on Wednesday. ...
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox to formally notify EU of Sky bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 03:50:03 PM
. Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is expected to formally notify the European competition regulator of its £11. ...
Ed Miliband asks Ofcom for inquiry into Rupert Murdoch Sky bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 06:33:05 PM
....The former Labour leader Ed Miliband is leading a campaign for the media regulator Ofcom to launch a full inquiry into Rupert Murdoch’s bid for ownership of the satellite broadcaster Sky. In a letter to Sharon White, the chief executive of Ofcom, Miliband is one of several senior cross-party politicians to demand that the regulator carry out a “fit and proper person” test following 21st Century Fox’s bid for the 61% of Sky it does not already own. ...
Does the Imperial revolt herald a new health warning for executive greed? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 01:29:10 PM
....75 a share? Few minds on either side of the debate will be swayed by the broadcaster’s half-year numbers. The argument that 21st Century Fox will be bagging a bargain is encouraged by the fact that Sky can absorb a thumping increase in Premier League costs and still suffer only a 5% decline in earnings a share. ...
Bernie Ecclestone, Sir Martin Sorrell and executives to reap $40m in F1 selloff image
....Liberty has already made an impact on F1 after just a few days of holding the keys. It has replaced Ecclestone with former 21st Century Fox president Chase Carey who has become F1’s chairman and chief executive whilst ex-ESPN marketing director Sean Bratches has been hired as commercial director. ...
Sky to offer full TV service without a dish for the first time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of January 2017 08:31:45 AM
....Darroch distanced the breakdown in talks from a potential link with concerns of market dominance relating to the Fox/Sky deal. “I don’t think this has got anything to do with the approach by 21st Century Fox,” said Darroch. ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
.... However, the competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, later said the full amount may not be payable to Ireland. In the empire-building stakes, supermarket chain Sainsbury’s won control of Argos, Shire Pharmaceuticals took over Baxalta, ABInBev, the world’s biggest brewer, completed its £79bn acquisition of SAB Miller and as the year drew to a close, Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox lodged an £11. ...
Meeting notes contradict Murdoch claim not to have asked PMs for help image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 06:05:22 PM
.... The remark was originally attributed to him by Anthony Hilton, the Evening Standard columnist who used to work closely with Murdoch when he was at the Times. Murdoch’s attempt to claim he does not lobby prime ministers came after his US-based media empire, 21st Century Fox, launched a new bid for control of Sky. ...
Ed Miliband slams Sky bid: 'Murdoch has learned nothing' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 01:45:43 PM
....The former Labour leader said that the latest £11. 2bn bid by Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox “shows the Murdochs have learned nothing and think they can get away with anything”. ...
Rupert Murdoch: 'I've never asked any prime minister for anything' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 01:57:06 PM
....Rupert Murdoch has written to the Guardian to deny he ever claimed that Downing Street did his bidding, as an attempt by his US film and television group to acquire Sky is due to be formally notified to ministers. The media mogul, who is chairman of 21st Century Fox, wrote: “I have made it a principle all my life never to ask for anything from any prime minister. ...
The Fox-Sky row isn’t going away, no matter how much ministers ignore it image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 06:59:44 AM
. Has anyone in Downing Street actually realised that Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has lodged a bid for Sky? If you trawl through newspapers and the internet looking for comments from the government about the proposed £11. ...
Murdoch’s Sky deal must be blocked, say senior opposition figures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of December 2016 11:05:16 PM
. James Murdoch’s continued role in his father’s media empire is sufficient reason for the proposed takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox to be blocked, say Ed Miliband and Vince Cable. ...
Sky investors should think in the long term and reject Murdoch's deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 07:45:24 PM
.... His target for Sky, as a standalone business, is £13. 70, some 27% above the value of the offer from 21st Century Fox. ...
Rupert Murdoch confirms £11.7bn Sky bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 12:45:00 PM
Sky investor demands transparency over Fox bid image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 11:58:27 AM
. Another City shareholder has called on Sky's independent directors to explain why they have backed a takeover by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. ...
Gordon Brown: delay Murdoch Sky takeover till after Leveson part 2 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 11:22:13 AM
....Gordon Brown has demanded that Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of the Sky satellite business be delayed until the government carries out the second part of the Leveson inquiry into press malpractice. In a letter to the culture secretary, Karen Bradley, the former prime minister said the bid by Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox for Sky made the “promised but delayed second part of the Leveson inquiry … particularly relevant and timely”. ...
Shareholder calls for Sky takeover transparency image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 09:18:00 AM
....Rupert Murdoch is planning a bid for the broadcaster Sky. There is no formal offer yet, but last week Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said it was in talks with Sky for a bid pitched at £10. ...
Rupert Murdoch unlikely to spin off Sky News in takeover battle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 08:00:59 PM
. Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is not expected to offer Sky News as a regulatory pawn to secure an £11. ...
Murdoch deal requires robust safeguards at Sky, say shareholders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 12:29:59 PM
. A group of Sky shareholders has called for “robust” safeguards to protect its “future probity” under full ownership by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. ...
Sky should hold out for more from Rupert Murdoch | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 07:53:17 PM
. Before one dives into the political and regulatory thickets of media plurality and competition, there is a basic question to be asked about 21st Century Fox’s £10. ...
Pressure grows to refer Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to Ofcom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 05:38:11 PM
....2bn proposed bid for full control of television broadcaster Sky to the media watchdog, as MPs from all parties expressed concern about the deal in the House of Commons. Labour, Conservative, SNP and Liberal Democrat MPs raised worries that the proposed takeover by Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox could concentrate too much power in the hands of the media mogul, who already controls the Times and Sun newspapers via News Corp, as well as 39% of Sky. ...
Murdoch plans Sky bid tactic that would squeeze out opponents image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 04:21:53 PM
. Rupert Murdoch is planning a form of takeover for Sky that would make it easier for his 21st Century Fox group to squeeze out shareholders opposed to the £11. ...
Murdoch Sky bid: government faces urgent question image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 01:28:48 PM
....Media regulator Ofcom could then carry out a public interest test on the £11. 2bn offer from the media mogul’s 21st Century Fox film and television group for the 61% of Sky it does not already own. ...
FTSE 100 falls despite boost for oil shares image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 09:03:48 AM
....Shares in Sky slipped 2. 8% after having surged on Friday, when it emerged that 21st Century Fox had made a takeover approach for the company. ...
Sky bid puts independent directors under pressure image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 08:32:21 AM
....Sky's independent directors are under mounting pressure to secure a higher bid from Rupert Murdoch for the 61% stake in the satellite broadcaster it does not own. On Friday, 21st Century Fox announced a possible bid for Sky priced at £10. ...
Top Sky executives stand to make £40m in Murdoch buyout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of December 2016 05:30:20 PM
. The two leading executives at Sky will share a payout of almost £40m if a proposed takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox goes ahead. ...
Ex-BBC chief calls on Theresa May to resist Rupert Murdoch’s Sky bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of December 2016 07:16:50 PM
....2bn takeover of satellite broadcaster Sky. Sir Michael Lyons said that the government should apply the “fit and proper person” test to the proposed deal, which would see Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox film and television group take full control of the broadcaster, of which it already owns 39%. ...
Why is Murdoch taking over Sky now? Blame Brexit and Netflix image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 07:33:14 PM
....Why would Rupert Murdoch pounce on Sky now? First, because he was only ever biding his time after the humiliation of the failed bid in 2011. As 21st Century Fox said in its formal announcement, it has long regarded its 39% shareholding as “not a natural end position”. ...
Sky takeover deal – all you need to know image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 07:06:54 PM
....News that the British broadcaster Sky has agreed an £11. 2bn takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s US media group 21st Century Fox reignites one of the most contentious corporate deals of the decade. ...
21st Century Fox in bid approach for Sky image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 04:32:51 PM
. US media giant 21st Century Fox has made a takeover approach for Sky that values the UK-based satellite broadcaster at £18. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Fox makes Sky bid five years after hacking scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 04:16:00 PM
....2bn offer to take full control of the satellite broadcaster Sky, five years after he was forced to abandon a similar deal amid public revulsion over the phone-hacking scandal. The media mogul’s 21st Century Fox film and television group said it had reached an agreement in principle to buy Sky, which would bring together the company behind Fox News with the largest pay-TV broadcaster in Britain to create the most powerful media group in the UK. ...
FTSE 100 bolstered by Sky share surge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 09:18:45 AM
. (Close): Sky shares soared in late Friday trading after it was announced that US media giant 21st Century Fox had made a takeover approach for it. ...
Prince Alwaleed says women driving ban hurts Saudi economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 02:03:53 PM
....KHC claims to be one of the largest foreign investors in the US, with interests in hotels, property and news media. The company has stakes in Disney, 21st Century Fox, News Corp, Apple, General Motors, and Twitter. ...
Steven Mnuchin nominated for US treasury secretary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 10:49:30 AM
....Mnuchin’s first job was at Goldman Sachs, where his father, Robert Mnuchin, had worked before changing careers to become an art dealer. The younger Mnuchin worked at Goldman for 17 years, rising to become a partner before leaving to launch film financing company Dune Capital Management, which has invested in several of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox blockbusters, including Avatar. ...
S&P 500 hits worst losing streak since financial crisis image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 08:39:33 PM
.... . Among the stocks bucking the trend was media giant 21st Century Fox, which jumped 7% after reporting better than expected earnings. ...
Racing change image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 01:33:34 PM
.... Under the terms of the deal he remains as chief executive but he has run the sport for nearly 40 years and is now 85. The new chairman of Formula 1 will be the elaborately moustachioed Chase Carey, the executive vice chairman of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. ...
US media firm Liberty Media to buy Formula 1 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 10:24:23 PM
....The move ends years of speculation about the ownership of the company. Bernie Ecclestone will remain as chief executive but Chase Carey, vice-chairman of 21st Century Fox, will become the new chairman. ...
Fox News settles Gretchen Carlson harassment case image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of September 2016 02:45:29 PM
....She had complained that Mr Ailes victimised her and ruined her career after she rejected his advances. "We regret and apologise for the fact that Gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve," said 21st Century Fox, which owns Fox News. ...
Wall Street flat awaiting jobs data image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of August 2016 02:47:10 PM
...."There is a little bit of order being restored in the market today, but [it] is in a wait-and-see period ahead of the jobs report," said Adam Sarhan, chief executive officer at Sarhan Capital. 21st Century Fox fell 4. ...
21st Century Fox reports strong quarterly profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 09:59:37 PM
. Strong advertising sales at its cable TV division helped 21st Century Fox deliver stronger than expected quarterly profits. ...
US cable firm Time Warner buys 10% stake in Hulu image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 03:35:44 PM
...."They want to ensure that the Turner networks have the broadest possible distribution without really compromising the traditional cable, satellite and telco channels," Mr Harrigan said. Walt Disney, 21st Century Fox and Comcast already own stakes in Hulu. ...
Fox News boss Roger Ailes resigns amid sexual harassment charges image
....Roger Ailes, the long-time boss of Fox News, has resigned after a number of female employees accused him of sexual harassment. The network's parent company, 21st Century Fox, announced his resignation. ...
Fox News boss Roger Ailes 'in talks on his departure' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of July 2016 05:46:41 AM
....It comes less than two weeks after former presenter Gretchen Carlson sued Mr Ailes for sexual harassment and wrongful termination, claims he denies. The New York Times, citing a source, said Mr Ailes and parent company 21st Century Fox were in the advanced stages of talks on his departure. ...
After the iPhone: Apple eyes Time Warner and TV for its next act image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of May 2016 04:49:58 PM
....But Time Warner is a big company with a legendarily complex bureaucracy at its core; any company seeking to acquire it will also acquire that. The media firm was on the block in 2014 for a cash-and-stock deal that would have totalled about $80bn, and the buyer, Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, suggested it would go all the way to $89bn. ...
YouTubers hit mainstream as digital media become top choice for new talent image
.... After DreamWorks sold on stakes to Cosmopolitan publisher Hearst and telecoms company Verizon, the MCN is now valued at $650m. Other deals include Disney’s acquisition of Maker Studios in 2014 for up to $950m including bonuses and Vice securing hundreds of millions in investment from companies including A+E Networks, Disney and 21st Century Fox. ...
Playboy business on sale for $500m – but is there still money in the bunny? image
....The potential sale of the brand comes as valuations of digital properties are hitting new highs. The German publisher Axel Springer paid $343m for control of Business Insider last year, while Vice Media is now valued in excess of $4bn after receiving investments from Walt Disney and 21st Century Fox. ...
Rolls-Royce would be wise to welcome ‘white hat’ ValueAct image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of February 2016 07:10:43 PM
.... ValueAct has successfully gained board representation at 17 companies since 2010, according to figures by Activist Insight. Last year alone it added 21st Century Fox, MSCI and Valeant Pharmaceuticals to its collection. ...
Google’s low tax rate stretches our patience, and Osborne’s crowing stretches credulity image
....There is no doubt that Sky needs a strong deputy chairman after the reappointment of James Murdoch as chairman four years after he was forced to quit the job during the phone-hacking scandal. Investors who own the 41% of the shares not owned by 21st Century Fox, which Murdoch runs and which is 40% controlled by his father Rupert, will want to know their interests are being protected in the boardroom. ...
What's stopping Murdoch from trying to buy Sky a second time? Absolutely nothing image
.... His return will lead many to think he has come back to finish the job he started - bringing Sky fully into the fold. Given Murdoch Junior has added the role of chief executive of the demerged 21st Century Fox to his resume in the intervening four years, that thought will seem all the more prescient. ...
James Murdoch: has the heir apparent changed more than his look? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 02:43:02 PM
.... He kept a seat on the board of Sky as a non-executive director and retained his title as deputy chief operating officer of News Corporation, the parent company of News International and the owner of a 39% stake in Sky. Now based in New York, Murdoch played a key role in helping to split the family’s news and entertainment businesses into two separate companies, News Corp and 21st Century Fox. ...
James Murdoch's return as Sky chair is a major concern, says investor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 01:04:24 PM
....She points to the major issue that his appointment breaks best practice of the UK corporate governance code, which states that a chairman should be independent. Murdoch is the chief executive of 21st Century Fox, which controls Sky as the biggest single shareholder with a 39. ...
James Murdoch returns as Sky chairman image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 07:40:43 AM
....”. In June, Rupert Murdoch named James as his successor as chief executive of 21st Century Fox. ...
Walt Disney doubles Vice stake as television expansion looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of December 2015 07:52:53 PM
....It has attracted a prestigious group of high profile media investors in the last few years. Technology Crossover Ventures, an equity fund focused on high growth technology ventures, invested $250m at the same time as A+E Networks in 2014 and Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox took a 5% stake in the business in 2013. ...
Sequels and franchises make 2015 the year of the mega-movie image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of November 2015 12:00:00 PM
....Fox, meanwhile, showed with its reboot of the Fantastic Four this summer that even superhero movies aren’t always a sure bet. Its poor performance contributed to parent company 21st Century Fox missing analysts’ revenue estimate for the quarter ending 30 September. ...
Elisabeth Murdoch joins Jimmy Choo board image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 13th of November 2015 08:39:38 AM
.... . In 2011, Ms Murdoch sold Shine to her father's company, 21st Century Fox, for £415m. ...
Jimmy Choo hires Elisabeth Murdoch as non-executive director image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of November 2015 08:20:44 AM
....Murdoch, 47, chairs Freelands group, which invests in technology companies, and is a trustee of Tate galleries. In 2001, she launched the television production company Shine, whose hits included MasterChef, and sold it to her father’s 21st Century Fox 10 years later for £415m. ...
Brewing giants may escape the curse of the failed mega-deal image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 19th of September 2015 05:53:11 PM
.... . And even the formidable force of Rupert Murdoch wasn’t able to convince Time Warner to agree to an $80bn tie-up with 21st Century Fox last year, leaving the tycoon to lick his wounds. ...
National Geographic: Rupert Murdoch's Fox buys majority stake for $725m image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 01:01:40 PM
....Declan Moore, a 20-year veteran of the Society currently serving as Chief Media Officer, has been appointed CEO of National Geographic Partners in response to concerns about conflicts of interest. “The expansion of our nearly two decade partnership with 21st Century Fox is another milestone for The National Geographic Society, which for much of its 127 years has sponsored groundbreaking scientists and explorers and shared the knowledge and wonder with the world, using the best and most creative media platforms of each era,” Mr. ...
ITV shares hit by US media sell-off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of August 2015 08:13:12 AM
....(Close): ITV shares fell as the impact of the sell-off in US media stocks was felt across the Atlantic. In the past couple of days, shares in US media giants Viacom and 21st Century Fox have tumbled on signs that their cable TV businesses are struggling. ...
How a Mickey Mouse sell-off of Disney is bad news for the BBC image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 6th of August 2015 05:50:03 PM
.... . Nobody was safe: 21st Century Fox, Time Warner, Discovery Communications, CBS, Charter Communications, AMC Networks and Viacom all took a largely indiscriminate beating that continued yesterday. ...
A tale of three Murdochs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of June 2015 11:02:20 PM
.... . This much is true: Rupert Murdoch will from 1 July 2015 cease to be chief executive of 21st Century Fox and is handing that responsibility to his son James. ...
Is the Murdoch family eyeing a fresh bid for Sky? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 20th of June 2015 06:45:47 PM
.... However, the talks did not progress, it is understood, because of the price expected by the Murdochs. They wanted £18 per share for the 39pc stake in Sky, which they control via 21st Century Fox, a 73pc premium on its current trading price. ...
James Ashton: Price RBS right and the State will sell it. But we have been warned image
....Boardroom double acts rarely work and family firms often founder when they are handed on from one generation to the next. So Rupert Murdoch’s decision to install his sons Lachlan and James in partnership at the helm of 21st Century Fox this week could be viewed as a brave one. ...
Fox confirms Murdoch handover plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of June 2015 10:14:26 PM
. The entertainment firm 21st Century Fox has confirmed that James Murdoch will take over as chief executive from his father Rupert on 1 July. ...
Rupert Murdoch succession: reshuffle does nothing to clear up who's boss image
.... You wait years to discover the winner of the great Murdoch succession race, and then you get a fudge. Rupert Murdoch will be succeeded as chief executive of 21st Century Fox by James Murdoch, according to reports, but older brother Lachlan will get the title of executive co-chairman. ...

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