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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX.OQ)

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TCI Has Sold Out Of Comcast And Bought A Stake In Twenty-First Century Fox- Bloomberg
Thursday, 26 Apr 2018 

April 26 (Reuters) - :TCI FUND MANAGEMENT HAS SOLD OUT OF COMCAST CORP. AND BOUGHT A STAKE IN RUPERT MURDOCH’S 21ST CENTURY FOX INC - BLOOMBERG CITING SOURCE.TCI FUND MANAGEMENT SAID TO HOLD NON-VOTING SHARES, DOESN'T PLAN TO BE ACTIVIST ON FOX -BLOOMBERG CITING SOURCE.  Full Article

Sky Independent Committee Withdraws Recommendation For Fox Offer
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::RESPONSE TO ALL-CASH OFFER BY COMCAST.RESPONSE TO ALL-CASH OFFER FOR SKY BY COMCAST CORPORATION.SKY ALSO INTENDS TO GIVE SAME POST-OFFER UNDERTAKINGS CONDITIONAL UPON COMCAST OFFER BECOMING WHOLLY UNCONDITIONAL.SKY SHAREHOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO TAKE NO ACTION.AS A RESULT OF ANNOUNCEMENT OF HIGHER CASH OFFER, INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE WITHDRAWING RECOMMENDATION OF OFFER ANNOUNCED BY 21CF ON DEC 15 2016.CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT WILL CEASE TO APPLY INCLUDING OBLIGATION ON 21CF TO PAY A BREAK FEE OF £200 MILLION.INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE IS NOW TERMINATING CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO WITH 21CF ON 15 DEC 2016.INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE INTENDS TO CO-OPERATE FULLY WITH BOTH PARTIES TO SECURE RELEVANT APPROVALS IN ORDER TO SATISFY PRE- CONDITIONS FOR OFFERS.  Full Article

Fox Says Currently Considering Its Options
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::STATEMENT FROM 21ST CENTURY FOX REGARDING OFFER ANNOUNCEMENT MADE BY COMCAST CORPORATION FOR SKY PLC.21CF REMAINS COMMITTED TO RECOMMENDED CASH OFFER FOR SKY ANNOUNCED ON 15TH DEC 2016 AND IS CURRENTLY CONSIDERING OPTIONS.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Notes Announcement By UK Takeover Panel Regarding Disney Offer For Sky
Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 

April 12 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::NOTES ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY BY TAKEOVER PANEL REGARDING REQUIREMENT FOR WALT DISNEY COMPANY (DISNEY) TO MAKE A MANDATORY OFFER.REMAINS COMMITTED TO ITS RECOMMENDED CASH OFFER FOR SKY ANNOUNCED ON 15TH DECEMBER 2016.  Full Article

Comcast Considers Reviving Pursuit Of Fox After Higher Bid Was Rejected - WSJ
Monday, 12 Feb 2018 

Feb 11 (Reuters) - :COMCAST CONSIDERS REVIVING PURSUIT OF FOX AFTER HIGHER BID WAS REJECTED - WSJ, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

T-Mobile US And Twentieth Century Fox Announce An Exclusive Partnership
Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::T-MOBILE US INC - T-MOBILE AND TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM TODAY ANNOUNCED AN EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP.  Full Article

Fox Sports Adds Twitter, Snapchat Collaborations for 2018 FIFA World Cup Content
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 

Jan 9 (Reuters) - Fox Sports ::SAYS ADDS TWITTER AND SNAPCHAT COLLABORATIONS TO EXPAND 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP CONTENT AND PROGRAMMING.SAYS ON SNAPCHAT, IT WILL PRODUCE A PUBLISHER STORY THAT CHRONICLES THE DAY-BY-DAY EVENTS OF THE TOURNAMENT.  Full Article

‍21St Century Notify Extension of Regulatory Long Stop Date
Friday, 22 Dec 2017 

Dec 22 (Reuters) - ‍21ST CENTURY FOX: :NOTIFIED SKY THAT REGULATORY LONG STOP DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO AUG 15.  Full Article

Disney Says Will Pay 21CF $2.5 bln If Failed to Obtain Regulatory Approvals
Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::IF DEAL TERMINATED BY CO DUE TO 21CF BOARD CHANGING RECOMMENDATION OF MERGER BEFORE 21CF STOCKHOLDER APPROVAL, 21CF TO PAY CO $1.525 BILLION.SAYS CO WILL PAY 21CF $2.5 BILLION IF COMPANIES FAIL TO OBTAIN REGULATORY APPROVALS - SEC FILING.DISNEY ENTERED INTO VOTING AGREEMENT WITH MURDOCH FAMILY TRUST, CRUDEN FINANCIAL SERVICES LLC.SAYS EFFECTIVE JAN 1, CEO ROBERT A. IGER'S BASE SALARY WILL INCREASE TO $3.0 MILLION.EFFECTIVE AS OF DEAL CLOSING DATE, ROBERT IGER'S ANNUAL BASE SALARY WILL INCREASE BY AN ADDITIONAL $500,000.SAYS IGER'S TARGET ANNUAL INCENTIVE OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE TO $20 MILLION.ON EXECUTION OF AMENDED AND RESTATED EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT,IGER WAS GRANTED RESTRICTED STOCK UNITS OF 245,098 SHARES OF CO'S COMMON STOCK.SAYS IGER'S ANNUAL TARGET-LONG-TERM INCENTIVE AWARD VALUE TO INCREASE TO $25 MILLION.  Full Article

Sky Plc Sees Fox Deal To Close By June 30, 2018​
Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::RESPONSE TO ANNOUNCEMENT MADE BY 21CF AND DISNEY​.‍SKY NOTES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT BY 21CF AND DISNEY REGARDING DISNEY'S AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE 21CF​.‍ANTICIPATED THAT 21ST CENTURY FOX WILL SEEK TO COMPLETE ITS PLANNED ACQUISITION OF 61% OF SKY IT DOESN'T ALREADY OWN​.REMAINS IN AN OFFER PERIOD AND, TOGETHER WITH 21CF, IS BOUND BY ITS OFFER ANNOUNCEMENT.NOTES THAT 21CF'S CURRENT OFFER IS NOT CONDITIONAL ON COMPLETION OF DISNEY TRANSACTION.‍ANTICIPATES THAT, SUBJECT TO NECESSARY REGULATORY CONSENTS, FOX TRANSACTION WILL CLOSE BY JUNE 30, 2018​.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Amazon, NFL reach $130 mln streaming deal for Thursday night games -source

April 26 Amazon.com Inc agreed to pay the National Football League about $65 million per year to stream two more seasons of Thursday night games on its Prime Video service, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.