Us Comcast buys British telecenters Sky

Американский Comcast купит британский телеконцерн Sky

Comcast owns NBCUniversal and DreamWorks

Until 11 October, investors Sky plc needs to auction off shares of the company, then Comcast would allocate the right to buy.

Us conglomerate Comcast has been able to bid higher than the multinational Corporation 21st Century Fox during the auction for the British telecommunications company Sky. According to The Wall Street Journal.

Comcast has offered at auction a price of £ 17.28 per share of Sky plc (which owns Sky News), while its main competitor, the company 21st Century Fox Inc., owned by Disney – 15.67 GBP per share. Thus, the offer of Comcast has reached 38 billion dollars.

Until 11 October, investors Sky plc needs to auction off shares of the company, then Comcast would allocate the right to purchase securities communication company.

Previously, Comcast was unable to buy itself 21st Century Fox. Thus, the winner in the dispute over the company was Disney. The latest proposed 71 billion in cash against $ 65 billion. from Comcast. Then Comcast, abandoning the struggle for 21st Century Fox said that now intends to focus on the purchase of pan-European Sky plc, which is also claimed by Disney.

Comcast owns NBCUniversal, the entertainment company DreamWorks, in 2018, the conglomerate decided to focus on expanding outside of the United States to become a global leader in the field of telecommunications.

Media company 21st Century Fox consists of movie and television Studio 20th Century Fox, the streaming service Hulu, as well as Indian TV channel Star India.

 

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