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UK's Takeover Panel Says Sky Auction To Take Place On Sept. 22
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 04:52am EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - UK's Takeover Panel::AUCTION PROCEDURE UNDER RULE 32.5.AUCTION PROCEDURE FOR SKY WILL CONSIST OF A MAXIMUM OF THREE ROUNDS WHICH WILL ALL TAKE PLACE ON 22 SEPTEMBER 2018.PANEL EXECUTIVE ESTABLISHED AUCTION PROCEDURE FOR SKY EXPECTED TO START AT 5.00PM ON SEPT. 21 AND END DURING EVE OF SEPT. 22.AUCTION PROCEDURE FOR SKY WILL CONSIST OF A MAXIMUM OF THREE ROUNDS WHICH WILL ALL TAKE PLACE ON 22 SEPTEMBER 2018.IN FIRST ROUND, ONLY OFFEROR WITH LOWEST OFFER AS AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF SKY AUCTION MAY MAKE AN INCREASED BID.IN 2ND ROUND OF SKY AUCTION BID, ONLY OFFEROR THAT WAS NOT ELIGIBLE TO MAKE BID IN 1ST ROUND MAY MAKE INCREASED BID.IF SKY AUCTION PROCEDURE NOT OVER AFTER 2ND ROUND, THERE WILL BE FINAL ROUND WHERE BOTH OFFERORS MAY MAKE INCREASED BID.PANEL EXECUTIVE RESERVES DISCRETION TO AMEND SKY AUCTION PROCEDURE AS APPROPRIATE.SKY, COMCAST, FOX, WALT DISNEY HAVE AGREED TO TERMS OF SKY AUCTION PROCEDURE AND TAKEOVER PANEL STATEMENT.EXPECT INCREASED BIDS LODGED DURING AUCTION WILL NOT BE PUBLICLY ANNOUNCED BY ANY OF PARTIES, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS.OFFERORS HAVE TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT AFTER PANEL EXECUTIVE'S ANNOUNCEMENT OF SKY AUCTION PROCEDURE RESULTS, BY NO LATER THAN SEPT 24.  Full Article

Comcast-Fox Battle For Sky Could Be Resolved In One-Day Auction - Bloomberg, Citing Sources
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018 08:03am EDT 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp ::COMCAST-FOX BATTLE FOR SKY COULD BE RESOLVED IN ONE-DAY AUCTION - BLOOMBERG, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Comcast-Fox Battle For Sky Could Be Resolved In One-Day Auction - Bloomberg
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018 08:03am EDT 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - :COMCAST-FOX BATTLE FOR SKY COULD BE RESOLVED IN ONE-DAY AUCTION - BLOOMBERG, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Endeavor Is In 2 Bln Stg Bid Battle With ITV For Control Of Endemol Shine- Daily Telegraph
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018 03:39am EDT 

Sept 19 (Reuters) - :ENDEAVOR IS IN A 2 BILLION STG BID BATTLE WITH ITV FOR CONTROL OF ENDEMOL SHINE, THE TELEVISION PRODUCTION GIANT BEHIND DEAL OR NO DEAL - DAILY TELEGRAPH.  Full Article

Sky Notes Fox's Announcement On Extension Of Offer Timetable
Monday, 17 Sep 2018 01:25pm EDT 

Sept 17 (Reuters) - Sky Plc::SKY PLC - RESPONSE TO 21CF TIMETABLE EXTENSION.SKY PLC - NOTES ANNOUNCEMENT BY 21CF OF AN EXTENSION TO ITS OFFER TIMETABLE.  Full Article

Fox Says Offer For Sky Plc Extented To Oct. 6
Monday, 17 Sep 2018 12:57pm EDT 

Sept 17 (Reuters) - 21st Century Fox::OFFER EXTENSION AND ACCEPTANCE LEVEL UPDATE.OFFER FOR SKY DEAL WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR ACCEPTANCES UNTIL 1.00 P.M. (LONDON TIME) ON 6 OCTOBER 2018.AS AT 1.00 P.M. (LONDON TIME), CO RECEIVED VALID ACCEPTANCES OF OFFER FROM ABOUT 0.07 PCT OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF SKY.  Full Article

21St Century Fox General Counsel Gerson Zweifach To Step Down Following Close Of Pending Disney Transaction
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018 09:00am EDT 

Sept 13 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co ::21ST CENTURY FOX GENERAL COUNSEL GERSON ZWEIFACH TO STEP DOWN FOLLOWING CLOSE OF PENDING DISNEY TRANSACTION.TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX - ONCE DEAL WITH DISNEY IS COMPLETE, WHICH IS ANTICIPATED IN FIRST HALF OF 2019, ZWEIFACH WILL RETURN TO WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY.  Full Article

Sky Notes Comcast's Extension To Its Offer Timetable
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 01:10pm EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::RESPONSE TO COMCAST TIMETABLE EXTENSION.NOTES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT BY COMCAST OF AN EXTENSION TO ITS OFFER TIMETABLE .  Full Article

Comcast Corp Says Offer For Sky Further Extended To Oct. 6
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 12:17pm EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp ::OFFER EXTENSION AND ACCEPTANCE LEVEL UPDATE.RECOMMENDED SUPERIOR CASH OFFER FOR SKY OFFER EXTENSION AND ACCEPTANCE LEVEL UPDATE.COMCAST SAYS COMCAST'S OFFER FOR SKY IS BEING FURTHER EXTENDED AND WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR ACCEPTANCES UNTIL 1.00 P.M. (LONDON TIME) ON 6 OCTOBER 2018.FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE MADE BY COMCAST BIDCO AT APPROPRIATE TIME IF SKY OFFER IS EXTENDED BEYOND CURRENT CLOSING DATE.AS AT 1.00 PM ON SEP. 12, COMCAST BIDCO RECEIVED VALID ACCEPTANCES OF OFFER IN RESPECT OF 5.2 MLN SKY SHARES OR 0.29 PCT OF SKY CAPITAL .  Full Article

UK's Takeover Panel Says Committee To Review Ruling On 14 Pound Floor Under Sky Shares, On July 27
Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 11:11am EDT 

July 18 (Reuters) - UK'S TAKEOVER PANEL::HEARING OF HEARINGS COMMITTEE WILL BE CONVENED TO REVIEW RULING ON FRIDAY, 27 JULY 2018.VARIOUS INTERESTED PARTIES AFFECTED BY RULING HAVE SINCE REQUESTED THAT IT BE REVIEWED BY HEARINGS COMMITTEE OF PANEL.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-ITV CEO declines comment on Endemol Shine, will be "very disciplined" on deals

LONDON, Sept 18 The chief executive of ITV , Britain's biggest free-to-air commercial broadcaster, declined to say whether it had bid for Netherlands-based production company Endemol Shine, but she said it would take a disciplined approach to any deals.