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Tue, Oct 9 2018

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Comcast's $40 billion Sky takeover becomes unconditional

LONDON U.S. cable company Comcast took control of Sky on Tuesday after it acquired the 39 percent of the company owned by Twenty-First Century Fox, the rival it defeated with a $40 billion knock-out bid for the European pay-TV group last month.

Comcast's $40 billion Sky takeover becomes unconditional

LONDON, Oct 9 U.S. cable company Comcast took control of Sky on Tuesday after it acquired the 39 percent of the company owned by Twenty-First Century Fox, the rival it defeated with a $40 billion knock-out bid for the European pay-TV group last month.

UK seeks additional reassurances from Comcast on independence of Sky News

LONDON Britain has sought additional reassurances from cable company Comcast over the editorial independence of the Sky News television channel following the U.S. group's takeover of broadcaster Sky .

Cycling: 'Exceptional' Bernal signs five-year deal with Sky

LONDON Young Colombian Egan Bernal, seen as a top prospect in road cycling, has signed a five-year deal that will keep him at Team Sky until the end of 2023, the Tour de France winners said on Friday.

Comcast secures over 75 percent of Sky shares

LONDON Comcast said it had secured over 75 percent of Sky's shares, bringing it closer to finalizing the $40 billion takeover of the British pay TV group.

Comcast secures over 75 pct of Sky shares

LONDON, Oct 4 Comcast said it had secured over 75 percent of Sky's shares, bringing it closer to finalising the $40 billion takeover of the British pay TV group.

Comcast to stop buying Sky shares in the market

LONDON Comcast said it would stop buying Sky's shares in the market after it secured 38 percent of the stock plus the 39 percent holding from Rupert Murdoch in the $40 billion takeover.

UPDATE 1-Comcast to stop buying Sky shares in the market

LONDON, Sept 27 Comcast said it would stop buying Sky's shares in the market after it secured 38 percent of the stock plus the 39 percent holding from Rupert Murdoch in the $40 billion takeover.

Comcast to stop buying Sky shares in the market

LONDON, Sept 27 Comcast, the victor in the $40 billion auction for Sky, said it had acquired 38 percent of the British pay-TV group's shares and did not intend to make any further market purchases for now.

Rupert Murdoch's Fox to sell Sky stake to Comcast

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc agreed to sell its 39 percent stake in Sky PLC to Comcast Corp , the companies said on Wednesday, a deal that completes the U.S. cable group's takeover and ends Rupert Murdoch's relationship with the UK-based satellite broadcaster.

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