Key Developments: Discovery Communications Inc (DISCA.O)

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Discovery Communications Inc lowers FY 2014 revenue outlook
Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 07:02am EST 

Discovery Communications Inc:Now expects FY 2014 total revenue between $6.3 and $6.35 billion.FY 2014 adjusted OIBDA between $2.5 and $2.55 billion.FY 2014 net income between $1.15 and $1.175 billion.FY 2014 adjusted net income between $1.275 and $1.305 billion.FY 2014 revenue of $6.4 billion, EBITDA of $2.6 billion and net income of $1.2 billion - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Discovery Communications and Liberty Global close deal to acquire All3Media
Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 10:30am EDT 

Discovery Communications and Liberty Global:Finalizes their transaction following regulatory clearance to jointly acquire All3Media, a global content creator and distributor of TV programming.In May 2014, Discovery Communications and Liberty Global formed a joint venture to preserve All3Media's creative autonomy while providing strategic guidance and investment to support its global growth.  Full Article

Discovery Communications Inc reaffirms FY 2014 revenue guidance; lowers high end of prior FY 2014 OIBDA guidance; raises FY 2014 net income guidance
Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 07:01am EDT 

Discovery Communications Inc:Expects FY 2014 total revenue between $6.45 billion and $6.525 billion.Expects FY 2014 Adjusted OIBDA between $2.6 billion and $2.65 billion.Expects FY 2014 net income available to Discovery Communications, Inc. between $1.225 billion and $1.275 billion.Expects FY 2014 adjusted net income available to Discovery Communications, Inc. between $1.34 billion and $1.4 billion.FY 2014 revenue of $6.468 billion, EBITDA of $2.62 billion and net income of $1.245 billion - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Discovery Communications completes acquisition of controlling interest in Eurosport International
Friday, 30 May 2014 11:45am EDT 

Discovery Communications Inc:Announced the completion of acquisition of a controlling interest in Eurosport International, Europe's sports entertainment group.Increased its interest in Eurosport to 51 pct from 20 pct as part of a larger strategic partnership with TF1 Group that began in December 2012.  Full Article

Discovery Communications announces special dividend of series c common stock
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 05:04pm EDT 

Discovery Communications Inc:Declared a special dividend of shares of the company's Series C common stock payable to holders of record of its Series A common stock, Series B common stock and Series C common stock as of the close of business on July 28, which is the record date for the dividend.As a result of the dividend, each holder of a share of the company's Series A common stock, Series B common stock or Series C common stock will receive one additional share of the company's Series C common stock on or about Aug. 6, 2014.  Full Article

Discovery Communications and Liberty Global to acquire ALL3MEDIA
Thursday, 8 May 2014 01:39pm EDT 

Discovery Communications Inc:Says the company and Liberty Global announced an agreement to form a 50:50 joint venture to acquire All3Media, a international producer and distributor of TV programming, from its founders and the Permira funds.All3Media group will continue to operate under its own name with its own executive management team, and its existing creative operating model as a standalone, independently managed entity.Joint venture will acquire All3Media at an enterprise value of 550 million pounds.Transaction is expected to close in the third quarter.  Full Article

Discovery Communications reaffirms FY 2014 guidance
Tuesday, 6 May 2014 07:04am EDT 

Discovery Communications Inc:Expects FY 2014 total revenue between $6.45 bln and $6.625 bln.Expects FY 2014 adjusted OIBDA between $2.6 bln and $2.725 bln.Expects FY 2014 net income between $1.2 bln and $1.3 bln.FY 2014 revenues of $6.524 bln and net income of $1.3 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Discovery Communications Inc announces resignation of chairman - Form 8-K
Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 05:29pm EDT 

Discovery Communications Inc:Says John S. Hendricks, Founder and Chairman, notified his decision to retire as an executive and resign from the Board of Directors, both to be effective May 16.  Full Article

Discovery Communications Inc announces pricing of senior notes
Friday, 28 Feb 2014 03:24pm EST 

Discovery Communications Inc:Says it has priced an offering of 300 mln euros aggregate principal amount of its 2.375 pct senior notes due 2022.Says the Notes were priced at 99.354 pct of their principal amount to yield 2.465 pct to maturity.The sale of the Notes is expected to close on Mar. 7, subject to customary closing conditions.Says it intends to use the proceeds in acquisition and for general corporate purposes.J.P. Morgan Securities plc, BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Merrill Lynch International and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc served as joint bookrunners.  Full Article

Discovery Communications Inc gives FY 2014 guidance in line with analysts' estimates
Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 07:04am EST 

Discovery Communications Inc:Expects total revenue of between $6.45-$6.625 bln for FY 2014.Expects adjusted OIBDA between $2.6-$2.725 billion for FY 2014.Expects net income between $1.2-$1.3 bln for FY 2014.Says outlook incorporates current foreign exchange rates for revenues and expenses, the current share price for mark-to-market equity-based compensation calculations.Says outlook assumes that the Eurosport transaction closes during the second quarter of 2014.FY 2014 revenues of $6.207 bln and net income of $1.3 bln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Hulu to offer select Discovery shows from January 1

- Television streaming website Hulu said it partnered with Discovery Communications Inc to offer select shows such as MythBusters, The Little Couple, Treehouse Masters and How It's Made in the United States from Jan. 1.

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