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Dear Rupert, Lachlan and James: Comcast Is Starting The Fox Hunt

4 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Let the games begin! Comcast lays out $65 billion in cash for Fox assets.
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The Latest: Fox acknowledges Comcast bid, will review it

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - The Latest on Comcast's challenge to Disney for Fox :
6:15 p.m.
Twenty-First Century Fox says it has received Comcast's unsolicited $65 billion offer for its assets and will review it.
Comcast and Disney are battling over Fox assets including its movie studios, cable networks and international business. The Fox television network and some cable channels including Fox News and Fox Business Network are not part of the deal.
Fox agreed to Disney's earlier $52.4 billion offer for Fox in December and shareholders were set to vote on it on July 10. In a statement, Fox said it remains...
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Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

4 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 offers $65 billion for Twenty-First Century Fox assets

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Disney had bid $52 billion for the Fox assets, which include its film, TV and international
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Comcast makes $65B offer for Fox, exceeding Disney bid

Comcast makes $65B offer for Fox, exceeding Disney bid

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Comcast on Wednesday bid $65 billion in cash for 21st Century Fox's media assets - handily topping an earlier Disney $52 billion all-stock offer. The $35 a share Comcast bid - announced after the markets closed - was sparked by the ruling on Tuesday by Judge Richard Leon that AT&T was free to close its...
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Comcast offers to buy Fox media assets for $65 billion in cash

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc media assets, emboldened by AT&T Inc prevailing over the Trump administration's attempt to block a merger with Time Warner Inc .
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