• Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

    11 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co , saying its all-cash bid was about 19 percent higher and launching the first salvo in what could be a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies.
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  • Comcast challenges Disney with $65B bid for Fox

    11 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
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  • Comcast bids $65B for Fox assets, setting the stage for a fight with Disney

    11 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Comcast made good on its plans to make an offer for 21st Century Fox's film and TV assets today, with a cash bid of $65 billion, or $35 per share.
    That's 19 percent more than the $52.4 billion that Disney agreed to pay in December .
    This follows yesterday's U.S. court approval of the merger of AT&T and Time Warner , which was widely expected to lead Comcast to make a new bid for Fox and, int he long term, to set the stage for broader consolidation between ISPs and media companies. (This is where I remind you that TechCrunch is owned by Oath, a digital media subsidiary of Verizon.)
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  • Comcast Fox bid puts Disney on notice: $65 billion all-cash in play

    Comcast Fox bid puts Disney on notice: $65 billion all-cash in play

    11 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Following a report alleging as much yesterday, Comcast has officially placed a bid for 21st Century Fox, countering Disney's own effort to acquire the assets. The company doesn't shy away from calling its offer “superior” to Disney's, pointing out that it is putting forward straight cash versus Disney's own all-stock offer. The business decision was reportedly spurred by the recent...
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  • Comcast offers $65 billion to snake Fox from Disney - CNET

    11 monthes ago - By CNET

    Disney still has a deal to buy Fox, but Comcast wades in with a richer offer.
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