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Sky PLC (SKYB.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Sky Says Independent Committee Will Publish Formal Response To 21CF Offer Within 14 Days
Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018 

Aug 7 (Reuters) - Sky Plc : :INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE OF SKY NOTES PUBLICATION TODAY OF AN OFFER DOCUMENT BY 21CF AS REQUIRED BY TAKEOVER CODE.INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE WILL PUBLISH ITS FORMAL RESPONSE TO 21CF OFFER WITHIN 14 DAYS.  Full Article

UK Takeover Panel's Hearings Committee Meets To Consider Sky Ruling
Monday, 30 Jul 2018 

July 30 (Reuters) - UK's Takeover Panel::HEARINGS COMMITTEE ( "COMMITTEE") OF TAKEOVER PANEL MET TODAY TO CONSIDER RULING OF PANEL EXECUTIVE ON SKY.PRICE PAYABLE BY DISNEY UNDER OBLIGATORY CHAIN PRINCIPLE OFFER WOULD BE £14.00 FOR EACH ORDINARY SHARE IN SKY.  Full Article

Mediaset pay-TV business H1 revenues fall to 267.1 mln euros
Friday, 27 Jul 2018 

July 27 (Reuters) - Italian private broadcaster Mediaset: :H1 PAY-TV UNIT REVENUES DOWN TO 267.1 MILLION EUROS FROM 299.7 MILLION EUROS - SLIDE.ADVERTISING EXEC SEES POSITIVE CARRY OVER EFFECTS ON ADVERTISING REVENUES FROM AGREEMENT WITH SKY.  Full Article

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

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

Sky Says It Completed Sale Of Sky Bet Stake To TSG
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 

July 10 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::SKY COMPLETES SALE OF SKY BET STAKE TO TSG.TRANSACTION IS PART OF A TRANSACTION UNDER WHICH CVC WILL SELL WHOLE OF ITS STAKE IN SBG TO STARS GROUP.  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

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Aug 16 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Thursday: