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Sky PLC (SKYB.L)

SKYB.L on London Stock Exchange

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Wed, Apr 25 2018

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

April 25 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2231 GMT on Wednesday:

Comcast confirms £22 billion bid for Sky, sparking battle with Fox

LONDON/NEW YORK U.S. media group Comcast submitted a 22 billion pound bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to drop its support for a lower offer from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox . | Video

Comcast confirms $31 billion bid for Sky, sparking battle with Fox

LONDON/NEW YORK U.S. media group Comcast submitted a 22 billion pound($30.7 billion) bid for Sky on Wednesday, prompting the European pay TV group to drop its support for a lower offer from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox . | Video

UPDATE 5-Comcast confirms $31 bln bid for Sky, sparking battle with Fox

* Sky shares jump on prospect of bidding war (Updates with analysts' comment, background)

Comcast backs Sky bid with £23 billion of loans

LONDON (LPC) - US cable operator Comcast Corp said on Wednesday that it is backing its offer for Sky Plc with £23bn of loans.

Comcast backs Sky bid with 23 billion pounds of loans

LONDON (LPC) - US cable operator Comcast Corp said on Wednesday that it is backing its offer for Sky Plc with £23bn (US$32.06bn) of loans.

BRIEF-Comcast Enters Loan Agreements For Sky Deal

* SAYS ENTERED TERM LOAN CREDIT AGREEMENT, A 364 DAY BRIDGE LOAN CREDIT AGREEMENT

Comcast backs Sky bid with £23bn of loans

LONDON, April 25 (LPC) - US cable operator Comcast Corp said on Wednesday that it is backing its offer for Sky Plc with £23bn (US$32.06bn) of loans.

Sky withdraws recommendation for Fox bid after higher Comcast offer

LONDON The independent directors of pay-TV group Sky said they were withdrawing their recommendation of a takeover bid from Rupert Murdoch's Fox after U.S. cable company Comcast Corp trumped it with a 22 billion pound ($30.68 billion) offer.

UPDATE 1-Comcast tops Wall St forecasts for first quarter

April 25 Comcast Corp topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday as the communications company cut expenses and added high-speed internet customers, offsetting a drop in cable TV subscriptions.

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