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Disney has agreed to acquire a raft of assets from 21st Century Fox in a deal valued at some $66 billion, including debt. The deal puts Disney in a strong position to compete with Netflix when it rolls out its own streaming service in 2019.
Dec 14, 2017
Cineworld's $3.6 billion reverse takeover of Regal Entertainment follows evident industry consolidation in the last two years—is this set to continue?
Dec 5, 2017
Eight years ago, Comcast announced the first stage in its acquisition of NBCUniversal. The deal provides the precedent AT&T will rely on in its fight with the DOJ over its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner.
Dec 4, 2017
BuzzFeed has decided to reorganize and cut about 100 employees from its US business and sales operations. The news comes about two weeks after it was reported that the VC-backed social and news...
Nov 30, 2017
With the deal to buy the owner of Time Magazine and other publications, the Koch brothers will become the latest billionaires to invest in a media conglomerate.
Nov 27, 2017
Digital media startup Axios has reportedly raised the funding in order to continue its expansion, gathering capital from existing investors including Greycroft Partners and Lerer Hippeau Ventures,...
Nov 20, 2017
Nine years ago today, a stark change occurred in the forecast for The Weather Channel when Bain Capital, Blackstone and NBC Universal bought the company for $3.5 billion.
Sep 15, 2017
Trinity Mirror's discussions to acquire Northern & Shell's publishing assets, including the Express and Star newspapers, belies a downward trend in media industry M&A.
Sep 8, 2017
Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times owner tronc has agreed to pick up Daily News, owner of the New York Daily News and NYDailyNews.com. The deal includes the newspaper's printing facility in...
Sep 6, 2017
American broadcaster CBS has agreed to acquire the business and assets of Ten Network, one of the five major free-to-air networks in Australia; Ten had been placed in voluntary administration in...
Aug 29, 2017
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