Sky PLC (SKYB.L)
14 Dec 2017
LONDON Britain's leading pay-TV companies Sky and BT have agreed to supply their most popular channels to each other's platforms in a thawing of a once difficult relationship.
LONDON, Dec 15 Britain's leading pay-TV companies Sky and BT have agreed to supply their most popular channels to each other's platforms in a thawing of a once difficult relationship.
Dec 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
* SKY NOTES TODAY'S ANNOUNCEMENT BY 21CF AND DISNEY REGARDING DISNEY'S AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE 21CF
* UK'S TAKEOVER PANEL - DISNEY INFORMED EXECUTIVE IT DOES NOT BELIEVE COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION SHOULD TRIGGER MANDATORY BID OBLIGATION UPON DISNEY (CORRECTS SOURCE)
Walt Disney Co has become the sole suitor pursuing a $40 billion-plus deal with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc after U.S.-based cable company Comcast Corp dropped its intention to buy most of Fox's assets.
Dec 12 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 13 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.22 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Dec 12 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 13 points, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * SKY: Comcast Corp dropped its bid for most of the assets of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, that includes a stake in European pay-TV provider Sky PLC, leaving Walt Disney Co as the sole suitor to acquire the assets. * HSBC: HSBC drew a line under its punishment for lapses in anti-money laundering controls on Monday, saying the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)
LONDON, Dec 6 Britain's competition regulator will publish its provisional findings into the planned takeover of pay-TV group Sky by Rupert Murdoch's Fox in January and not December as originally planned, it said on Wednesday.
Dec 4 Media company Twenty-First Century Fox , controlled by the Murdoch family, favors selling some assets to Walt Disney Co as it is a better strategic fit and presents fewer regulatory hurdles, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.