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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Comcast Seen Highly Unlikely To Counter For Fox Assets - CNBC
Monday, 16 Jul 2018 09:39am EDT 

July 16 (Reuters) - :COMCAST SEEN HIGHLY UNLIKELY TO COUNTER FOR FOX ASSETS - CNBC CITING SOURCES.COMCAST FOCUSED ON SKY BID- CNBC, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

Sky Plc Issues Response To Secretary Of State Statement On 21st Century Fox
Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 09:07am EDT 

July 12 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::RESPONSE TO SECRETARY OF STATE STATEMENT RE 21CF.WELCOMES WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT ON 21CF'S OFFER FOR SKY.SKY WELCOMES SECRETARY OF STATE'S COMMENTS THAT THIS NOW MARKS FINAL STAGE OF PUBLIC INTEREST CONSIDERATION OF THIS CASE.21CF'S OFFER FOR SKY HAS NOW CLEARED ITS OUTSTANDING REGULATORY PRE-CONDITIONS.  Full Article

Comcast Increases Cash Offer For Sky
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 05:45pm EDT 

July 11 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp ::COMCAST CORPORATION INCREASES SUPERIOR CASH OFFER FOR SKY PLC.SAYS TERMS OF AN INCREASED SUPERIOR CASH OFFER FOR ENTIRE ISSUED AND TO BE ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF SKY TO £14.75 PER SHARE.SAYS COMCAST ANNOUNCED THAT ITS INCREASED SUPERIOR CASH OFFER HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED BY SKY INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE OF DIRECTORS.SAYS HAS COMMITTED FINANCING AVAILABLE TO SATISFY FULL CASH CONSIDERATION PAYABLE TO SKY SHAREHOLDERS UNDER TERMS OF ACQUISITION.SAYS NEW DEAL OFFER IMPLIES A VALUE OF $34 BILLION (£26 BILLION) FOR FULLY DILUTED SHARE CAPITAL OF SKY.SAYS COMCAST EXPECTS TO COMPLETE ACQUISITION BEFORE END OF OCTOBER 2018.  Full Article

Fox's bid reflects strong performance of Sky - Sky independent director
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 04:04am EDT 

July 11 (Reuters) - Sky PLC ::SKY'S SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR GILBERT SAYS FOX'S NEW BID REFLECTS STRONG PERFORMANCE OF THE COMPANY, IS AN ATTRACTIVE PREMIUM FOR SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

Sky Says It Completed Sale Of Sky Bet Stake To TSG
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 10:54am EDT 

July 10 (Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ::SKY COMPLETES SALE OF SKY BET STAKE TO TSG.TRANSACTION IS PART OF A TRANSACTION UNDER WHICH CVC WILL SELL WHOLE OF ITS STAKE IN SBG TO STARS GROUP.  Full Article

Fox Is Preparing New Bid For Sky That Would Value It At About 25 Bln Stg- FT, Citing Sources
Monday, 9 Jul 2018 01:40pm EDT 

July 9 (Reuters) - :FOX IS PREPARING A NEW BID FOR SKY THAT WOULD VALUE IT AT ABOUT 25 BILLION STG- FT, CITING SOURCES.  Full Article

21 Century Fox Responds To UK DCMS Statement
Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 10:38am EDT 

June 19 (Reuters) - 21st Century Fox Inc ::21CF RESPONSE TO SECRETARY OF STATE'S ANNOUNCEMENT.WELCOMES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT.  Full Article

Sky Responds To UK DCMS Statement Regarding 21 Century Fox Offer For Co
Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 10:27am EDT 

June 19 (Reuters) - Sky Plc::RESPONSE TO DCMS WRITTEN STATEMENT REGARDING 21CF.SKY SAYS "WELCOMES" WRITTEN MINISTERIAL STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEPARTMENT FOR DIGITAL, CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT REGARDING 21CF'S OFFER FOR SKY.UK APPROVAL PROCESS REMAINS ONLY OUTSTANDING PRE-CONDITION PRIOR TO 21CF'S OFFER BEING PUT TO SKY SHAREHOLDERS.  Full Article

Comcast Expects To Close Sky Deal Before 2018-End After EC Clearance
Friday, 15 Jun 2018 10:45am EDT 

June 15 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp ::UPDATE ON COMCAST'S SUPERIOR CASH OFFER FOR SKY.EUROPEAN COMMISSION HAS CLEARED UNCONDITIONALLY COMCAST-SKY ACQUISITION UNDER EU MERGER REGULATION FOLLOWING ITS PHASE I REVIEW.COMCAST SAYS EXPECTS TO COMPLETE SKY ACQUISITION BEFORE END OF 2018.  Full Article

Sky Plc Says Notes Annoucement By UK's Secretary of State For DCMS
Monday, 21 May 2018 10:04am EDT 

May 21 (Reuters) - Sky Plc ::RESPONSE TO DCMS ANNOUNCEMENT ON COMCAST OFFER.NOTES ANNOUNCEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DCMS THAT HE IS NOT MINDED TO INTERVENE ON PUBLIC INTEREST GROUNDS IN RELATION TO COMCAST'S OFFER FOR SKY.SECRETARY OF STATE HAS NOT REACHED A FINAL DECISION.BEFORE REACHING A FINAL DECISION, SECRETARY OF STATE WILL CONSIDER FURTHER REPRESENTATIONS, WHICH ARE TO BE PROVIDED BY THURSDAY 24 MAY.  Full Article

AT&T CEO confident Time Warner deal on solid ground

The U.S. Justice Department has only a remote chance of overturning AT&T Inc's takeover of Time Warner, Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on Friday, adding that the move could affect the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.