Oh look - Comcast has just announced it owns over 30pc of Sky after tapping up shareholders (officially) for stock after the Saturday's shenanigans were finalised.
Posts tagged: Sky
21st Century Fox has appointed a powerful shareholder solicitation firm amid speculation it is preparing to launch a final "knockout" offer for Sky.
According to sources claiming to be familiar with the matter, Rupert Murdoch's media group - which has already struck a deal to sell the majority of its assets to Walt Disney Corporation for $52 billion - has mandated Georgeson to sound out Sky shareholders about whether they are willing to support its £14.00 a share offer for Sky...
Sky News: Polgyon pushes for £13.00 a share; Daily Mail/CBNC Comcast preparing counter for Sky - part 2
This time last week Betaville was all aflutter after the Daily Mail splashed its business section and wrote a comment piece on the possiblity of Comcast making a £19 billion counter offer for FTSE 100-listed broadcaster Sky...
Sky News: Polygon said to demand more than £13.00 a share for the FTSE 100-listed broadcaster; Daily Mail/CBNC claim Comcast preparing £19 billion counter bid for Sky
Sorry for the lack of posts in the last couple of days I have been rather busy doing some freelance work for my chums at The Sunday Times.
Indeed, diligent followers of my work might have noticed I had a few jackanories in today's business section, including one on financial news giant the Mergermarket Group, publisher of Debtwire and Dealreporter...
It's a Monday, so here is a link to today's session:
It's a Monday, so regular readers are likely to be expecting another Tip TV session with the urbane Zak Mir.
But this also gives me the opportunity to introduce readers to a newly-designed Betaville. I hope you like the new website.
Anyway, that's enough of the self promotion. Below is the link to today's session.
Perhaps those (I have to include myself here) predicting a slowdown in UK M&A post Brexit spoke too soon.
News Corp - the publishing company controlled by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch - has just announced it is purchasing Talksport-owner Wireless Group for £220 million. Here is a link to the regulatory news service announcement:..