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BSkyB’s European bid is a test for new board

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 03:55

May 12 - There is a logic behind BSkyB’s pursuit of Germany and Italy. The UK pay-TV group’s outside directors need to ensure any deal is fair. And Sky must keep its eye on the ball at home.

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He's going to be looking to buy racist elements in Germany and Italy Clinton web breaking -- been following this story quite. -- this is a -- Consolidating. Fire power to. Sobriety sports franchises and an instinctive -- right. -- I think that's not see any limits and costly at this point because then so many of these things. Content rights negotiations on national say when you took laughable lines he. Negotiate those drawings in to UK we negotiate them in Italy say there isn't much. Extra buying power that you can't find on the operating across different markets but there are other ways in which. Combining these would be useful see some kind of commission. New television series to be. Made together by your Italian on -- UK on for example. You could probably do things like me use the company's -- a common ninety powerful -- -- -- take. Ideas that you have in one business that it creating very. The successful -- in the UK Scotty. Hasn't targets advertising program. You can then export based on the best of the empire and that's why you imagine this order and justice well I think there within -- -- sort of scarring from me which of course includes the Murdoch's. On the house being a belief for a long time that it might be. And I it is kind of -- With the television assets in Europe together the question is how you would start. Track them -- you've quoted him and new test for B sky b.'s goal. -- what what you -- it well there's an issue here because through 20th Century Fox with a -- controls 39% of sky six runs. In a way on both sides of the table so you. There would be. The purchases. Sky tally which a 100% I invite folks. -- the coach is going -- sandwich -- 55%. And by folks. Bonnie B sky B you know. Is this can be don't own terms are too fast fooled investors have people on both sides of the table or is this. The way forward recommit -- -- family to kind of cleanup vampire. Com and what happens -- -- outside -- isn't just as a side effects. Going to wait you know anymore whether this is actually. Carried out this this deal is still just told it would. It's its response to food leak or escape came around Friday found on things or paper space so White House financial statements -- saying that indeed they're off. Talks stressing that permanent in nature and saying it's possible that will of course we know dale. We're about we start to -- -- on what I mean you mentioned you visited this is brief treatment. What what what did our share prices reacted so far this morning but -- and they just some pretty decent numbers out a couple of weeks ago -- last week com. What would it mean for the for the -- studies show. Within initial reaction this morning is the sort of mutates negative say B sky -- -- roughly Clinton tapes and Andrea. And contrasts so I -- -- says -- more than 6% -- it looks a bit like the market is saying that will be a bit valley -- from the acquirer to the sellers. Done. I think one very important issue for outside channel isn't B sky B is whether this will preview distractions say you. Actually life's getting complicates UK. BT is coming on to skies terrain and has for some football rights are ready to say. You don't wanna be distracted you don't want to take you on a -- -- Haim at this very important mind. It could many thanks background -- from breaking views as to what are -- -- -- properties can. Seventy very BSCMS hopefully this -- runs.

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BSkyB’s European bid is a test for new board

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 03:55