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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Star India acquires Maa TV broadcast business-Business Standard
Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 04:40am EST 

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc:Star India, a unit of Twenty-First Century Fox, acquired the entire broadcast business of Maa Television Network Ltd (MTNL), which has four Telugu entertainment channels, for an undisclosed amount-Business Standard.Sources told Business Standard that the deal size could be around 25.00 bln Indian Rupees.Till now, the promoters of MTNL were estimated to have invested over Rs 1.30 bln Indian Rupees in the network.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Novi Digital Entertainment gets select IPL Media Rights-Business Standard
Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 01:51pm EST 

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc:Star India has snapped up the internet and mobile rights for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for seasons 2015 through 2017 for the Indian subcontinent-Business Standard.Additionally, it has won the television and digital rights for overseas territories, except the United Kingdom and United States of America.The network had bid for the rights through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc declares dividend
Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 04:03pm EST 

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc:Announces a 20 pct increase to its dividend, declaring a semi-annual dividend of $0.15 per Class A and Class B share, resulting in a prospective annual dividend of $0.30 per share.Payable on April 15, 2015 with a record date for determining dividend entitlements of March 11, 2015.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc reaches preliminary agreement to acquire true[X]
Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 07:48am EST 

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc:Reaches preliminary agreement to acquire true[X] media, a video advertising company that specializes in consumer engagement and on-demand marketing campaigns.Closing of the transaction is subject to the completion of definitive agreement and other customary closing conditions.Financial terms were not disclosed.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc and affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC announces agreement to create Multi-Platform Content Provider
Friday, 10 Oct 2014 08:02am EDT 

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc and affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC:Announces final agreement to create a global multi-platform content provider, bringing together Endemol, Shine Group and CORE Media.Under the terms of the agreement 21st Century Fox and Apollo will jointly manage the newly created group, with each owning 50 per cent.The group's businesses will have creative operations in over 30 markets, with a diverse portfolio of over 600 formats, both scripted and non-scripted, coupled with digital, gaming, and distribution operations.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc declares dividend
Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 04:05pm EDT 

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc:Declares dividend of $0.125 per Class A and Class B share.Payable on Oct. 15, with a record date for determining dividend entitlements of Sept. 10.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc withdraws proposal to acquire Time Warner Inc and authorizes share repurchase program
Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 04:06pm EDT 

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc:Says it has withdrawn proposal to acquire Time Warner Inc.Board on Aug. 05 authorized $6 bln share repurchase program.Repurchase of additional $6 bln Class A Common Stock is expected to be completed in next 12 months.  Full Article

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc agrees to transfer Sky Italia and 57.4 pct interest in Sky Deutschland to BSkyB
Friday, 25 Jul 2014 02:40am EDT 

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc:Says it will transfer Sky Italia and its 57.4 pct interest in Sky Deutschland to BSkyB to create a pan-European digital television leader through the combination of these assets.In exchange for the transfer, it will receive about $9.3 bln in value from BSkyB comprised of about $8.6 bln in cash and BSkyB`s 21 pct interest in National Geographic Channels International, raising 21st Century Fox`s ownership stake to 73 pct.In addition, 21st Century Fox will participate in BSkyB`s announced equity offering by purchasing about $900 mln of additional shares in BSkyB to maintain its 39.1 pct ownership interest.  Full Article

Australian watchdog to review Seven West Media plan to buy News Corp Perth assets

MELBOURNE, May 27 Australia's competition watchdog said on Friday it would review Seven West Media's proposal to acquire The Sunday Times in Western Australia and its associated web site from News Ltd.