receive in the sale of its pay-TV businesses in Germany and Italy to BSkyB ( OTCQX:BSYBY ), but clearly the deal gives Rupert Murdoch ammunition to increase his $85/share bid for Time Warner (NYSE: TWX ) without jeopardizing Fox’s investment-grade
LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch 's 21st Century Fox said on Friday it would renew a share buyback program using the proceeds from its partial exit from European pay-TV, regardless of any acquisitions the media group undertakes.
LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion to buy Rupert Murdoch 's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers.
LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch 's 21st Century Fox said on Friday it would renew a share buyback programme using the proceeds from its partial exit from European pay-TV, regardless of any...
LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay around 4.9 billion pounds ($8.3 billion) to buy Rupert Murdoch 's pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy, responding to the slowing growth at...
Twenty-First Century Fox's president and chief operating officer, may be feeling pressure to stay in his job for several more years both from his boss, Rupert Murdoch , and from the company Murdoch is trying to buy, Time Warner Inc.
(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch 's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.
(Reuters) - Time Warner Inc's board moved to prevent its shareholders from calling special meetings, effectively throwing up a hurdle to any quick move to approve a potential takeover by Rupert Murdoch 's Twenty-First Century Fox.
LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) - Mazher Mahmood, a British journalist known for his undercover work posing as a "fake sheikh", was suspended by Rupert Murdoch 's Sun newspaper on Monday after the collapse of a celebrity trial in which he was a main witness.
LONDON/MILAN/FRANKFURT, July 18 (Reuters) - BSkyB's plan to buy Rupert Murdoch 's pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as 10 billion euros is a bold bet on long-term growth at the expense