Sky PLC (SKYB.L)
LONDON, Oct 19 European pay-TV group Sky has launched a review of how it places and plans advertising, its first review in 13 years that could shake up which agencies it employs.
OCT 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Sky shareholders face a choice between principles and profit. Some investors are planning to oppose Chairman James Murdoch’s re-election because he is also chief executive of 39 percent owner Twenty-First Century Fox. But kicking up a stink might further jeopardise Fox’s offer for the European pay-TV group.
* Independent director says "pretty confident" about deal review (Add AGM quotes, results of shareholder vote)
* 78.04 PERCENT VOTES CAST AT AGM TO REAPPOINT JAMES MURDOCH AS A DIRECTOR
LONDON A majority of independent votes cast at the annual shareholders' meeting of Sky on Thursday supported the re-election of James Murdoch as chairman, a spokesman for the European pay TV group said.
LONDON, Oct 12 A majority of independent votes cast at the annual shareholders' meeting of Sky on Thursday supported the re-election of James Murdoch as chairman, a spokesman for the European pay TV group said.
* Independent director Martin Gilbert "pretty confident" events at Fox News won't affect CMA review of Fox-Sky deal - AGM Further company coverage: (London Newsroom)
* Ceo says viewership of premier league is "good", recovered most of last season's drop
LONDON, Oct 12 Sky, the European pay TV group that Rupert Murdoch is trying to buy, said it made a strong start to its new year, with like-for-like revenue up 5 percent and 160,000 new customers, up 51 percent from the same period a year ago.