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BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

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LONDON/PARIS - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers. | Video

Murdoch's Fox vows to be 'disciplined' on deals, extend buybacks

NEW YORK/LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Friday it would only consider deals that are "disciplined" and increase shareholder value, a move analysts said signalled the media company does not want to overpay for takeover target Time Warner .

Deals, 10:10am EDT

UPDATE 1-Murdoch's Fox vows to be 'disciplined' on deals, extend buybacks

NEWYORK/LONDON, July 25 - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Friday it would only consider deals that are "disciplined" and increase shareholder value, a move analysts said signalled the media company does not want to overpay for takeover target Time Warner .

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox pledges to extend buybacks

LONDON, July 25 - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox said on Friday it would renew a share buyback programme using the proceeds from its partial exit from European pay-TV, regardless of any acquisitions the media group undertakes.

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Carey pressured from both sides of Fox Time Warner deal to stay in job

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Chase Carey, Twenty-First Century Fox's president and chief operating officer, may be feeling pressure to stay in his job for several more years both from his boss, Rupert Murdoch, and from the company Murdoch is trying to buy, Time Warner Inc.

Deals, 24 Jul 2014

A Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in China

- Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.

Deals, China, 21 Jul 2014

Time Warner moves to bar shareholders from calling meetings

- Time Warner Inc's board moved to prevent its shareholders from calling special meetings, effectively throwing up a hurdle to any quick move to approve a potential takeover by Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox.

21 Jul 2014

A Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in China

- Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.

Deals, China, 21 Jul 2014

Murdoch's tenacity is the trade in Time Warner-Fox face-off

NEW YORK - Many investors say the best trading strategy around a potential takeover of Time Warner Inc by Twenty-First Century Fox is to wager that media baron Rupert Murdoch will pay up to get what he wants. The trick is that it may be too late to place the obvious bets.

Money, Deals, 18 Jul 2014

Murdoch is pouncing on Time Warner while rivals are distracted

NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch looks to have been canny in his $80 billion takeover approach to Time Warner Inc, cornering the media giant at a time when potential "white knight" bidders are busy absorbing their own large deals.

Deals, 18 Jul 2014

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