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Sony merges Pictures/TV divisions

Sony Pictures TV is merging its international TV operations, and in the process bringing together various international TV operations, channels, home entertainment and sales activity. There will be job losses,…

Disney ups Fox offer to top Comcast

Disney ups Fox offer to top Comcast

Disney has upped its offer for 21st Century Fox to $71.3 billion (€61.6bn) in cash and shares, up from an earlier $52 billion offer, as it goes head to head…

Eurofins acquires Insite Security

Eurofins Digital Testing, a global player in end-to-end quality assurance and testing services, has acquired Insite Security, a specialist in information security services, to reinforce its portfolio of cybersecurity services…

EchoStar upping bid for Inmarsat?

Bloomberg is reporting that Denver-based EchoStar is discussing putting financing in place in order to improve its bid to acquire London-based satellite operator Inmarsat. Quoting people who are familiar with…

EC clears Comcast’s proposed acquisition of Sky

EC clears Comcast’s proposed acquisition of Sky

The European Commission has approved unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Sky by Comcast, concluding that the transaction would raise no competition concerns in Europe. Comcast…

No-go for Altice-Media Capital deal

The planned acquisition of Prisa’s share in Portuguese media company Media Capital by Altice unit Meo will not take place. In a statement sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission…

Inmarsat ‘sale’ could create security anxieties

London-based Inmarsat operates a global suite of satellites providing connectivity to some of the world’s shipping and aircraft fleets. Last week, Inmarsat rejected an initial “highly preliminary” bid from Denver-based…

Kino Polska TV takes majority stake in Stopklatka TV

Kino Polska TV takes majority stake in Stopklatka TV

SPI subsidiary Kino Polska TV, owner of television networks Kino Polska, Filmbox, Kino TV and Zoom TV has acquired from Agora 41 per cent shares of Stopklatka SA (the company…

AT&T completes Time Warner acquisition

Following the US Court ruling that rejected the US Justice Department’s objection to the deal, AT&T has completed its acquisition of Time Warner, bringing together what AT&T says is global…

Comcast makes $65bn Fox bid

Comcast makes $65bn Fox bid

Seemingly emboldened by the US Court decision that rejected the Justice Department’s objection to the AT&T/Comcast merger, Comcast has made what it says is a superior all-cash proposal to acquire…

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