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Jewellery maker Pandora expands alliance with Disney to Europe, Middle East and Asia
Friday, 7 Jul 2017 04:01am EDT 

July 7 (Reuters) - PANDORA A/S ::PANDORA EXPANDS STRATEGIC CORPORATE ALLIANCE WITH DISNEY<<>> TO EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA.WITH THE EXPANSION PANDORA’S DISNEY INSPIRED JEWELLERY WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE TO CUSTOMERS IN ALMOST ALL OF PANDORA’S GLOBAL MARKETS.THE EXTENDED ALLIANCE WILL BEGIN IN OCTOBER 2017, WITH PANDORA LAUNCHING ITS DISNEY JEWELLERY COLLECTION INSPIRED BY DISNEY CHARACTERS, INCLUDING MICKEY AND MINNIE MOUSE AND DISNEY PRINCESSES.SAYS EXTENDED ALLIANCE WILL INITIALLY ADD AROUND 30 NEW PIECES OF JEWELLERY TO THE EXISTING ASSORTMENT.  Full Article

Walt Disney Co files for offering of $250 million, 2.950% notes due 2027 - SEC filing‍​‍​
Friday, 30 Jun 2017 02:14pm EDT 

June 30 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co :Walt Disney Co - files for offering of $250 million, 2.950% notes due 2027 - sec filing‍​‍​.Walt Disney Co - the 2.950% notes due 2027 will mature on June 15, 2027 - Sec filing.  Full Article

Walt Disney Company declares semi-annual cash dividend of $0.78/share
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 04:15pm EDT 

June 28 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::The Walt Disney company declares semi-annual cash dividend of $0.78 per share.  Full Article

Alliance Data's BrandLoyalty, Disney EMEA announce new partnership to launch in 2018
Friday, 16 Jun 2017 07:30am EDT 

June 16 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::Alliance Data's BrandLoyalty and Disney EMEA announce new partnership to launch in 2018.Alliance Data Systems Corp - ‍loyaltyone european-based BrandLoyalty business signed a multi-year agreement with disney emea​.Alliance Data Systems - ‍agreement to develop retail loyalty market throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa for Disney EMEA, to run from 2018 to 2021​.  Full Article

Walt Disney files for 3-part notes offering of up to $2.0 Bln
Monday, 5 Jun 2017 02:46pm EDT 

June 5 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co :Files for 3-part notes offering of up to $2.0 billion - sec filing.Says notes will be offered and sold in denominations of $2,000 and any integral multiples of $1,000 in excess of $2,000.  Full Article

Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger resigns from president's council - tweet
Thursday, 1 Jun 2017 07:09pm EDT 

June 1 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co :Walt Disney CEO says as a matter of principle, I've resigned from the president's council over the Paris agreement withdrawal - tweet.  Full Article

Walt Disney Co says 2017 capital expenditures to drop
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 05:06pm EDT 

May 9 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co :Walt Disney Co says currently expects fiscal 2017 capital expenditures will be about $0.2 billion lower than fiscal 2016 capital expenditures of $4.8 billion.Says decline in fiscal 2017 capital expenditures primarily due to decreased investments at international parks and resorts - sec filing.  Full Article

The Walt Disney Co reports qtrly revenue $13,336 million
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 04:05pm EDT 

May 9 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co :The Walt Disney Company reports second quarter and six months earnings for fiscal 2017.Qtrly cable networks operating income decreased 3% to $1.8 billion.Walt Disney Co qtrly revenue $13,336 million versus $12,969 million.Walt Disney Co- Media networks revenues for quarter increased 3% to $5.9 billion.Q2 earnings per share $1.50 excluding items.Q2 earnings per share $1.50.Walt Disney Co- Parks and resorts revenues for quarter increased 9% to $4.3 billion.Walt Disney Co- Studio entertainment revenues for quarter decreased 1% to $2.0 billion.Walt Disney - Decrease in cable networks qtrly operating income due to decrease at espn, partially offset by increases at disney channels, freeform.Q2 revenue view $13.45 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q2 earnings per share view $1.41 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Walt Disney - Decrease at ESPN qtrly operating income due to higher programming costs, partially offset by affiliate and advertising revenue growth.Walt Disney- Qtrly parks and resorts segment results adversely impacted by timing of Easter holiday.  Full Article

ESPN to implement changes in talent lineup this week
Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017 10:03am EDT 

April 26 (Reuters) - ESPN President John Skipper::ESPN President John Skipper in a memo to employees says "we will implement changes in our talent lineup this week".Says "limited number of other positions will also be affected and a handful of new jobs will be posted to fill various needs" - memo.  Full Article

Activist hedge fund CIAM says Euro Disney's buyout offer not fair for minority investors
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017 05:35am EDT 

April 18 (Reuters) - Euro Disney /CIAM::* CIAM says 2 euros per share buyout offer for Euro Disney's minority shareholders is not fair.* CIAM says thinks minimum acceptable price is 2.50 euros/share.* Walt Disney is in process of taking full control of debt-ridden Paris theme park operator Euro Disney nL5N1GR51E.* Walt Disney has said it would support a recapitalisation of up to 1.5 billion euros, helping cut debt and improve Euro Disney's financial position..* Minority shareholders will be offered 2 euros a share to sell their stake to Walt Disney - a 67 percent premium to Euro Disney's share price on Feb 9, which was the day before the offer was announced..* Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal also involved in Walt Disney's plans to take full control of Euro Disney.  Full Article

'Star Wars' hotel, Epcot upgrades coming to Disney theme parks

ANAHEIM, Calif. An immersive "Star Wars" hotel, a new "Ratatouille" attraction and the first ever Mickey Mouse ride are just some of the high-profile features coming soon to Walt Disney Co's theme parks revealed on Saturday.