Date: 7 months ago   Category: IT & Media

Comcast has agreed about purchase of a share of Fox in Sky — Rambler News Service


The American media company Comcast has concluded the agreement on acquisition of 39% of stocks of the British Sky which 21st Century Fox corporations belong. Following the results of the transaction of Comcast will become the owner of 75% of stocks of the company, the Reuters agency has reported. According to the edition, in total Comcast has paid 75% of stocks of Sky of $40 billion for acquisition. The management of the American media company hopes that the transaction will manage to be closed by the end of October. At the end of September of Comcast has bypassed Rupert Murdoch's Fox at an auction and I have acquired the right of purchase of a controlling stake of the British cameraman. Sky also belongs to Murdoch. In June of Comcast has refused purchase of assets of 21st Century Fox, having conceded to Disney corporation. The company has specified that we intend to focus on acquisition of a controlling stake of Sky.

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