Today’s increased bid by 21stCentury Fox for the 60.5% of Sky which it does not currently own comes the day after media company S4 Capital successfully won the bidding war…Read more
Disney’s $52.4 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets is now confirmed. With Fox debt factored in, the total transaction cost rises to $66.1 billion. See my post yesterday…Read more
The end of 2017 is shaping up to be a pivotal time for the video landscape in the US. Tomorrow, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) will vote on whether or…Read more
With interest in Fox’s video content business, is 2017 the beginning of the end for traditional TV and film companies?
Last Friday, media stocks in the US rose on the back of news that 21st Century Fox had been approached by Comcast, Walt Disney Co, Sony and Verizon over the…Read more
The recent decision by Karen Bradley, the UK Culture Secretary, to refer 21st Century Fox’s bid to take over Sky Plc to the Competition and Markets Authority is a stark reminder…Read more
Posted on 15th February, 2017 by Mark Mulligan in 1 Billion, 21st Century Fox, Alibaba, Amc Theatres, Baidu, Baidu Music, Beyond Oblivion, Dalian Wanda, Debt, Investment, IPO, News Corp, QQ Music, Snapchat, Softbank, Spotify, Spotify Debt, Spotify Investors, Spotify Ipo, Streaming Music and Tencent
For much of 2016 it looked nailed on that Spotify would IPO in 2017 and that the recorded music industry would move onto its next chapter, for better or for…Read more