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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

ITV names Mary Harris as next chairman of remuneration committee
Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 11:02am EDT 

ITV Plc : Confirms that Andy Haste will step down as chairman of remuneration committee following conclusion of annual general meeting, to be held on May 10, 2017 .Mary Harris will succeed Haste as chair of committee.  Full Article

BBC, ITV launch BritBox video streaming service in U.S.
Tuesday, 7 Mar 2017 12:25pm EST 

ITV Plc : BBC Worldwide and ITV launch BritBox, a new subscription video-on-demand streaming service with a collection of British programming, in the U.S. . BritBox is now available for $6.99 per month, after an introductory free trial period . BritBox includes a “Now” category, which provides British soaps, other programs, as soon as 24-hours after UK broadcast Further company coverage: [ITV.L] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com ;)).  Full Article

STV Group extends airtime sales agreement with ITV
Wednesday, 28 Dec 2016 04:00am EST 

STV Group Plc : Statement re airtime sales agreement . Agreement has been reached with ITV Plc on an amendment to airtime sales agreement which covers airtime and sponsorship sales. .Duration of amended agreement has been extended from a rolling 5- year term to an 8-year term..  Full Article

ITV says expects to complete UTV Ireland sale on Nov.30
Wednesday, 16 Nov 2016 04:43am EST 

ITV Plc :Approval of sale of UTV Ireland, completion is expected to take place on Nov.30 2016.  Full Article

ITV withdraws proposal to acquire eOne
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 05:45am EDT 

ITV Plc : ITV withdraws proposal to acquire eOne . Continues to believe in strategic logic and potential benefits of acquiring eOne .Appears this value is different to level at which board of eone would currently engage in a more formal process.  Full Article

STV reports 50 percent rise in first-hlaf pretax profit
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 02:00am EDT 

Stv Group Plc : H1 revenue rose 5 percent to 56.2 million stg . Interim dividend up 33 percent to 4 penceper share . H1 pretax profit £10.2m, +50 percent . Stv national airtime revenue is expected to be down 6% in q3, resulting in a cumulative position from january to september of down 3% .Strong growth in regional market during first half is expected to continue, up 18% in q3, with a cumulative position from january to end september up 20%.  Full Article

ITV says proposed combination with Entertainment One has strong strategic rationale
Wednesday, 10 Aug 2016 05:22am EDT 

ITV Plc : Response to Entertainment One announcements . Confirms that it has made a proposal to board of eOne to combine two companies. Board of eOne has rejected this proposal . Believes that proposed combination with eOne has strong strategic rationale and would further accelerate ITV's rebalancing of business . ITV also reserves right to withdraw, vary or amend proposal, in whole or in part, at any time . Board of eOne has rejected this proposal . Proposal represents a significant premium over undisturbed eOne share price, prior to impact of recent bid speculation . Proposal represents a premium of 19.3 pct over eOne's share price of 197.90 pence on Aug. 8 2016, last business day preceding proposal . Proposal represents a premium of 41.1 pct over eOne's weighted average share price of 167.28 pence in 1 month period to July 11 2016 . Proposal is subject to normal diligence and any transaction would require board approval and customary other approvals. .Says proposal represents a premium of 46.7 pct over eOne's weighted average share price of 160.89 pence in 6 month period to July 11 2016.  Full Article

ITV CEO says too early to predict impact of Brexit on ad market
Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016 03:07am EDT 

Itv : Ceo says too early to say what impact Brexit vote will have on ad markets after September . Ceo says still have a long way to go in our turnaround programme . Ceo says am committed to ITV . Ceo says cost cutting plan will not include money spent on programmes, may include job cuts . Ceo says haven't heard any rumours that any buyer is looking at ITV due to weak pound Further company coverage: [ITV.L] (London newsroom) ((uk.online@reuters.com; 0207 542 7717;)).  Full Article

ITV says to sell UTV Ireland to Virgin Media
Monday, 11 Jul 2016 12:10pm EDT 

ITV Plc : ITV sells UTV Ireland . ITV Plc today announces that it has agreed to sell UTV Ireland to Virgin Media, subject to regulatory approval .Virgin will take over existing 10-year programme supply agreement with ITV Global Entertainment.  Full Article

ITV plc to acquire UTV's television business
Monday, 19 Oct 2015 02:00am EDT 

ITV plc:Says it has agreed to acquire 100% of UTV Ltd, which owns the television assets of UTV Media plc, for a total cash consideration of 100 million pounds.Says the transaction will be financed through existing cash and debt facilities.  Full Article

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