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Comcast Drops Pursuit Of Fox Assets To Focus On Sky Offer
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 

July 19 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp ::COMCAST CORPORATION STATEMENT ON TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX.SAYS DOES NOT INTEND TO PURSUE FURTHER ACQUISITION OF TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX ASSETS.SAYS WILL FOCUS ON OUR RECOMMENDED OFFER FOR SKY.  Full Article

Comcast Seen Highly Unlikely To Counter For Fox Assets - CNBC
Monday, 16 Jul 2018 

July 16 (Reuters) - :COMCAST SEEN HIGHLY UNLIKELY TO COUNTER FOR FOX ASSETS - CNBC CITING SOURCES.COMCAST FOCUSED ON SKY BID- CNBC, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

AT&T CEO Stephenson Says U.S. DOJ Appeal Could Impact Fox/Comcast/Disney Bidding- CNBC
Friday, 13 Jul 2018 

July 13 (Reuters) - :AT&T CEO RANDALL STEPHENSON SAYS U.S. DOJ APPEAL COULD IMPACT FOX/COMCAST/DISNEY BIDDING - CNBC.AT&T'S STEPHENSON SAYS CHANCE OF LOSING U.S. DOJ APPEAL IS REMOTE- CNBC.AT&T'S STEPHENSON SAYS ITS TOO EARLY TO SAY IF WE WANT TO BUY MORE OF HULU - CNBC.  Full Article

Sky Plc Issues Response To Secretary Of State Statement On 21st Century Fox
Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 

July 12 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::RESPONSE TO SECRETARY OF STATE STATEMENT RE 21CF.WELCOMES WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT ON 21CF'S OFFER FOR SKY.SKY WELCOMES SECRETARY OF STATE'S COMMENTS THAT THIS NOW MARKS FINAL STAGE OF PUBLIC INTEREST CONSIDERATION OF THIS CASE.21CF'S OFFER FOR SKY HAS NOW CLEARED ITS OUTSTANDING REGULATORY PRE-CONDITIONS.  Full Article

Comcast Increases Cash Offer For Sky
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 

July 11 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp ::COMCAST CORPORATION INCREASES SUPERIOR CASH OFFER FOR SKY PLC.SAYS TERMS OF AN INCREASED SUPERIOR CASH OFFER FOR ENTIRE ISSUED AND TO BE ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF SKY TO £14.75 PER SHARE.SAYS COMCAST ANNOUNCED THAT ITS INCREASED SUPERIOR CASH OFFER HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED BY SKY INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE OF DIRECTORS.SAYS HAS COMMITTED FINANCING AVAILABLE TO SATISFY FULL CASH CONSIDERATION PAYABLE TO SKY SHAREHOLDERS UNDER TERMS OF ACQUISITION.SAYS NEW DEAL OFFER IMPLIES A VALUE OF $34 BILLION (£26 BILLION) FOR FULLY DILUTED SHARE CAPITAL OF SKY.SAYS COMCAST EXPECTS TO COMPLETE ACQUISITION BEFORE END OF OCTOBER 2018.  Full Article

Fox's bid reflects strong performance of Sky - Sky independent director
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 

July 11 (Reuters) - Sky PLC ::SKY'S SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR GILBERT SAYS FOX'S NEW BID REFLECTS STRONG PERFORMANCE OF THE COMPANY, IS AN ATTRACTIVE PREMIUM FOR SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

Fox Is Preparing New Bid For Sky That Would Value It At About 25 Bln Stg- FT, Citing Sources
Monday, 9 Jul 2018 

July 9 (Reuters) - :FOX IS PREPARING A NEW BID FOR SKY THAT WOULD VALUE IT AT ABOUT 25 BILLION STG- FT, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Disney set to win antitrust approval for Fox today - Bloomberg
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 

June 27 (Reuters) - :DISNEY IS SET TO WIN ANTITRUST APPROVAL TODAY - BLOOMBERG.  Full Article

WWE Secures Multi-Year Media Rights Deals With USA Network And Fox Sports
Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018 

June 26 (Reuters) - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc ::WWE SECURES MULTI-YEAR MEDIA RIGHTS DEALS WITH USA NETWORK AND FOX SPORTS.WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT INC - CURRENTLY TARGETING ADJUSTED OIBDA OF AT LEAST $200 MILLION FOR 2019.WWE - COMPLETED AGREEMENTS WITH USA NETWORK AND FOX SPORTS, EFFECTIVE OCT 1, 2019, FOR U.S. DISTRIBUTION OF WWE'S FLAGSHIP PROGRAMS RAW AND SMACKDOWN.WWE - EXPECTS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVE ON GOALS AFTER CONTENT DISTRIBUTION PLANS IN U.S., U.K. AND INDIA HAVE BEEN DETERMINED.WWE - ANTICIPATES THAT REVENUE FROM "KEY CONTENT AGREEMENTS" INCLUDING NEW U.S. DEALS WILL GROW TO ABOUT $311 MILLION IN 2019 AND $462 MILLION IN 2021.WWE - CURRENTLY EXPECTS TO REACH AGREEMENT IN U.K. BY YEAR-END 2018; AND IN INDIA DURING FIRST HALF OF 2019.WWE - TOTAL REVENUE FROM CO'S CORE CONTENT AGREEMENTS WOULD INCREASE TO $348 MILLION IN 2019 AND $576 MILLION IN 2021.WWE - ANTICIPATES REVENUE FROM ITS CORE CONTENT AGREEMENTS THAT EXTEND THROUGH 2019 & SUBSEQUENT YRS WILL GROW TO ABOUT $331 MILLION IN 2019 & $462 MILLION IN 2021.  Full Article

Jeffrey Ubben Reports 4.7 Pct Stake In Twenty-First Century Fox
Friday, 22 Jun 2018 

June 22 (Reuters) - Jeffrey W. Ubben::JEFFREY W. UBBEN REPORTS 4.7 PERCENT STAKE IN TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC AS OF JUNE 20, 2018 - SEC FILING.JEFFREY W. UBBEN HAD PREVIOUSLY REPORTED 6.7 PERCENT STAKE IN TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX INC AS OF APRIL 26, 2018.  Full Article

Banks, downplaying recession, foresee record U.S. M&A lending

NEW YORK (LPC) - Bank lending for US mergers and acquisitions of high-grade companies will scale new heights this year, as the voracious appetite for mega-deals persists even while credit markets turn choppy and recession talk surfaces, bankers and strategists said.