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Comcast: ‘Sky a great fit’

Comcast: ‘Sky a great fit’

Executives at Comcast have talked up the pluses of the company’s formal binding cash offer of $31 billion (€25.4bn) for Sky, describing it as “a great fit” that provides it…

Comcast opens $31bn bid war for Sky

Comcast opens $31bn bid war for Sky

Comcast has formalised its earlier pre-conditional superior cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Sky. The offer is for $31 billion (€25.4bn). In a Statement, Sky…

Altice to appeal EC’s fine for PT deal

The European Commission has notified Altice of its decision to impose upon it a €124.5 million fine for gun jumping in connection with Altice’s acquisition of PT Portugal in June…

Sky Bet sold to Stars for £3.4bn

Sky has agreed to sell its 20 per cent stake in the online betting and gaming business, Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) to The Stars Group, a Canadian company listed…

F1, PlayON launch Fantasy Formula 1

F1, PlayON launch Fantasy Formula 1

Formula 1 and games software specialist PlayON have become strategic partners in the fast-growing fantasy sports market. PlayON becomes the Official Daily Fantasy Partner of Formula 1 to include the…

Murdoch refused higher Comcast bid to go with Disney

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox turned down a sale of its entertainment assets to Comcast because the cable group did not offer to pay a break fee in the event…

Eutelsat wraps sale of Hispasat stake

Eutelsat has at long last concluded the sale of its 33.69 per cent stake in Madrid-based satellite operator Hispasat. The sale has generated $302 million for Eutelsat. “The transaction concludes…

Fox attorney: Sky bid ‘political war’

Fox attorney: Sky bid ‘political war’

Gerson Zweifach, group general counsel of 21st Century Fox, has suggested that certain UK politicians have a political agenda in respect of the company’s bid to acquire the 61 per…

Anevia confirms Keepixo acquisition

Anevia’s shareholders voted massively in favour of all the resolutions tabled by the Board of Directors at Anevia’s AGM, which was held in Gentilly last week, with a quorum of…

Spotify acquires Loudr

Spotify acquires Loudr

Streaming music service Spotify has acquired music licensing body Loudr. The company was founded in 2013 to build products and services that make it easy for content creators, aggregators and…

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