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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

Walt Disney Company extends Robert Iger's contract as chairman and CEO to July 2, 2019
Thursday, 23 Mar 2017 11:00am EDT 

Walt Disney Co :The Walt Disney company board of directors extends Robert A. Iger's contract as chairman and CEO to july 2, 2019.  Full Article

Walt Disney Co says on March 10, 2017, entered into new $2.5 bln 364-day credit agreement
Monday, 13 Mar 2017 05:11pm EDT 

Walt Disney Co : Walt disney co says on march 10, 2017, entered into a new $2.5 billion 364-day credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders - sec filing .Walt disney co says new credit facility will expire on march 9, 2018 and replaces registrant's $1.5 billion 364-day credit agreement.  Full Article

Jakks Pacific renews licensing agreement with Disney consumer products
Monday, 6 Mar 2017 06:00am EST 

Walt Disney Co : Jakks Pacific renews licensing agreement with Disney consumer products for several entertainment properties in China . Jakks Pacific Inc- agreement includes more than 50 Disney entertainment properties .Jakks Pacific - multi-year agreement renewal with Disney consumer products and interactive media in China for merchandise rights for several entertainment properties.  Full Article

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