Key Developments: Viacom Inc (VIA.O)

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Viacom and Sony reach landmark internet distribution agreement
Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 10:00am EDT 

Viacom and Sony:Says a Landmark agreement for Sony's forthcoming cloud-based TV service to carry 22 Viacom networks at launch.The deal marks Viacom's first-ever agreement to provide its networks for an Internet-based live TV and video on demand service.  Full Article

Viacom Inc closes acquisition of Channel 5
Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 07:00am EDT 

Viacom Inc:Says Viacom International Media Networks, division announced completion of its 450 mln Pound acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd from Northern & Shell Media Group.Deal, which was announced on May 1, was closed on Sept. 10 after receiving unconditional clearance from European Commission.  Full Article

Viacom Inc declares quarterly cash dividend
Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 02:30pm EDT 

Viacom Inc:Declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per share on both Class A and Class B common stock.Dividend will be payable on Oct. 01, 2014 to stockholders of record date Sept. 15, 2014.  Full Article

DEFY Media LLC announces acquisition of Viacom Digital Inc's gaming assets
Monday, 9 Jun 2014 11:22am EDT 

DEFY Media LLC:Says the company and Viacom Inc announced that DEFY has acquired Viacom's gaming focused digital properties Addicting Games, GameTrailers and Shockwave.In consideration for the digital properties, Viacom will receive a minority interest in DEFY.Says the two companies have also entered into marketing and content syndication agreements that will draw on their respective scale and expertise in developing and distributing entertainment to influential audiences.  Full Article

Viacom increases quarterly cash dividend
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 12:32pm EDT 

Viacom Inc:Approved an increase in its quarterly dividend to $0.33 per share of Class A and B common stock from $0.30 per share.Payable on July 1 to stockholders of record on June 13.  Full Article

Viacom Inc's Viacom International Media Networks to acquire Channel 5 Broadcasting
Thursday, 1 May 2014 06:30am EDT 

Viacom Inc and Northern & Shell Media Group:Definitive agreement for acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited by Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) for 450 mln Pounds.Purchase price of the acquisition will be financed by Viacom's existing cash balances and the transaction is expected to be accretive immediately after closing.Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is a unit of Viacom Inc.  Full Article

Viacom Inc and SMIT enter collaboration to bring My Nick Jr. to China
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 11:01am EDT 

Viacom International Media Networks:Entered a collaboration with SMIT.Says My Nick Jr will be launched in China by both partners - marking the first time in the world that My Nick Jr. will be delivered as a dedicated over-the-top (OTT) service.Viacom International Media Networks is a division of Viacom Inc.  Full Article

Google Inc and Viacom Inc resolve copyright lawsuit
Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 08:30am EDT 

Google Inc:Says the resolution of the Viacom vs YouTube copyright litigation.The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.  Full Article

Viacom Inc agrees to sell $1.5 billion debt offering
Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 08:44pm EST 

Viacom Inc:Announced that it has agreed to sell $400 million in aggregate principal amount of 2.200 pct senior notes due 2019 at a price equal to 99.947 pct.Says the principal amount thereof, $550 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.875 pct senior notes due 2024 at a price equal to 99.192 pct of the principal amount thereof.And $550 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.250 pct senior debentures due 2044 at a price equal to 99.831 pct of the principal amount thereof.Says the sale of the Senior Notes and Debentures is expected to close on March. 11, 2014.Intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.Says the joint book running managers for the offering are Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Mizuho Securities USA Inc. and SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc.  Full Article

Viacom Inc declares quarterly cash dividend
Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 03:00pm EST 

Viacom Inc:Says it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on both its Class A and Class B common stock.Says the dividend will be payable on April 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2014.  Full Article

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Viacom revenue misses estimates on fewer movie releases

- Viacom Inc, the owner of cable networks MTV and Comedy Central and movie studio Paramount Pictures, on Wednesday posted lower-than-expected second-quarter revenue as it released fewer movies.

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