Key Developments: News Corp (NWS.O)

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News Corp issues common shares
Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 04:18am EDT 

News Corp:Issues 13,522 class a non-voting common stock at A$18.80.  Full Article

News Corp issues common shares
Monday, 8 Sep 2014 02:49am EDT 

News Corp:Issues 6,526 class A non-voting common shares at A$18.95 on Sept. 02.  Full Article

News Corp completes acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp
Friday, 1 Aug 2014 12:30pm EDT 

News Corp:Says it has completed its acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp.Harlequin will operate as a division of HarperCollins and remains headquartered in Toronto, as do the offices of HarperCollins Canada.Purchase price for the acquisition was C$455 mln in cash.  Full Article

Torstar Corp updates on sale of Harlequin Enterprises Limited to division of HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C., subsidiary of News Corp
Monday, 21 Jul 2014 06:00pm EDT 

Torstar Corp:Says regulatory clearances and approvals required in connection with proposed sale of Harlequin Enterprises Limited to division of HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C., subsidiary of News Corp., have been received.Parties anticipate closing the transaction on or about Aug. 01, 2014.  Full Article

News Corp sells community Newspaper Group
Monday, 23 Jun 2014 11:00am EDT 

News Corp:Signs agreement to sell its Community Newspaper Group (CNG) to Les and Jennifer Goodstein.Financial terms of the agreement, which is expected to close next week, were not disclosed.  Full Article

News Corp amends stockholder rights plan
Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 05:00pm EDT 

News Corp:Says that it has approved an amendment to the company's stockholder rights plan, which was scheduled to expire on June 28, 2014.Says the amendment extends the expiration date of the Rights Plan until June 18, 2015, unless redeemed earlier by the company as provided for in the Rights Plan.Says the Rights Plan allows the Board of Directors additional time to evaluate all available alternatives and preserves the company‚Äôs ability to implement management's strategic plan in order to maximize the long-term value of the Company for all stockholders.  Full Article

News Corp to acquire Harlequin from Torstar Corp
Friday, 2 May 2014 07:00am EDT 

News Corp:To acquire Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp.Harlequin will become a division of HarperCollins Publishers, a News Corp subsidiary.Purchase price of the acquisition is C$455 mln in cash.Closing is anticipated by the end of the third quarter of calendar year 2014.Centerview Partners acted as financial advisor to News Corp.  Full Article

News Corp Names Lachlan Murdoch as non-executive co-chairman
Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 04:11am EDT 

News Corp:Lachlan Murdoch has been named non-executive co-chairman.  Full Article

News Corp announces issue of shares
Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 10:21pm EST 

News Corp:Issues 5,539 Class A non-voting common stock.Says issue of shares pursuant to the long term incentive plan.  Full Article

News Corp acquires social news agency storyful
Friday, 20 Dec 2013 08:30am EST 

News Corp:Says the company has acquired Storyful, the social news agency.Says Storyful, acquired for 18 million euro (approximately $25 million), will operate as a stand-alone business unit within News Corp and continue to work with its existing roster of global customers, which includes The Wall Street Journal.  Full Article

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Rebekah Brooks in New York 'explores' job opportunities

- Rebekah Brooks, the former head of News Corp's British newspaper division who was at the center of a phone hacking scandal, is visiting New York this week, exploring possible jobs, a company spokesman said on Friday.

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