Comcast Makes Higher Offer For Sky, Tops Fox Bid

Comcast Corp on Wednesday raised its offer for Britain's Sky in a deal valuing the pay-TV group at $34 billion, challenging a raised bid from Twenty-First Century Fox .

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  • Comcast tops Fox with final $38.8 billion bid to acquire Sky
    Comcast Corp. CMCSA, +0.24% topped 21st Century Fox Inc. FOXA, -0.54% in a three-round auction for Sky Plc SKYAY, -1.16% , winning the British broadcaster with a $38.8 billion bid that ends a drawn ou...
    09/22/2018 - 8:10 am | View Link
  • Comcast Tops Fox In $39B Sky Deal
    After three rounds of secret bidding on Friday and Saturday, Comcast offered the higher price ... Rival 21st Century Fox offered 15.67 ($20.47) per share. In a statement, Sky recommended that sharehol...
    09/22/2018 - 7:56 am | View Link
  • Comcast Tops Disney/Fox in $40 Billion Battle for Britain's Sky TV
    a price that tops the £15.67 per share bid put forward by Disney/Fox and is some 17% higher than Comcast's July offer. The bid values Sky, Europe's biggest pay TV broadcaster, at more than £30.2 billi...
    09/22/2018 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • Go Big or Go Home: Disney, Comcast Square Off in Auction for Sky
    A week later Disney raised its offer ... among the Fox assets the stake in Sky. Disney could decide to let Comcast win after forcing the bid higher with a first-round bid that tops Comcast ...
    09/21/2018 - 2:52 am | View Link
  • Fox, Comcast may duke it out for UK-based Sky this weekend
    The 21-month Fox-Comcast bidding war for Sky ... the Fox offer tops Comcast’s current high bid of $19.50, the cable operator, in a second round, will be able to submit an even higher price.
    09/20/2018 - 2:48 am | View Link
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  • Counteroffer | Definition of Counteroffer by Merriam-Webster
    Murdoch has agreed to sell Fox’s entertainment assets including its stake in Sky to Disney, though Comcast is weighing another counteroffer for the Fox portfolio. — bloomberg, Fortune, "The Stakes Just Got Higher in the 21st Century Fox v.
    09/18/2018 - 2:47 pm | View Website
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  • U.K. Takeover Body Hikes Price Disney Would Need to Offer ...
    The panel governing takeovers in the U.K. has raised the price Disney would be obliged to offer to buy Sky if Disney completes a deal for 21st Century Fox assets before either Fox or Comcast ...
    07/12/2018 - 11:45 pm | View Website
  • The British 'chain principle' is changing Comcast strategy ...
    Comcast has a little-known British rule to consider as it moves forward with Fox and Sky
    07/12/2018 - 4:29 pm | View Website
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