• Disney vs Comcast Showdown: Who Needs the Fox Assets More?

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Now that Comcast has thrown its $65 billion hat in the ring to acquire the key film and TV assets of 21st Century Fox, the bidding war against Disney many expected has now started.
    But which company needs Fox more? Analysts and M&A experts suggest that Disney has the most to gain from the acquisition.
    “While both companies would benefit enormously from the deal, I would lean towards Disney having the greater need,” Brian Frons, former president of ABC Daytime and current lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Management, told TheWrap.
    Disney CEO “Bob Iger has reconfigured his organizational...
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  • Comcast Would Shed Fox's 30% Stake In Hulu To Win Regulatory Approval

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Comcast is prepared to make concessions, including shedding Fox's stake in the online streaming service Hulu , in order to win regulatory approval for its $65 billion offer to acquire most of 21st Century Fox 's film and television assets, according to sources.
    The U.S. cable giant, in a competing bid submitted yesterday, promised to match any of the remedies The Walt Disney Co. offered to gain regulatory approval for its $52.4 billion offer to buy Fox. Disney's offer of...
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