Ownership changes

December 15, 2016 - 7:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Rupert Murdoch's media giant Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to take over European broadcaster Sky PLC in a 11.7 billion pound ($14.6 billion) deal, the companies said Thursday. The deal values the shares in London-based Sky at 10.75 pounds ($13.41) each. It is not expected to be...
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In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, a view of the Mediaset TV headquarters in Cologno Monzese, near Milan, Italy. French media company Vivendi says Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 it has acquired a 20 percent stake in Italy's Mediaset in what the media company of former Premier Silvio Berlusconi says is a hostile takeover bid. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
December 15, 2016 - 6:09 am
ROME (AP) — Shares in Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset empire were volatile Thursday after the Italian government suggested it wouldn't accept a hostile takeover by France's Vivendi media group. Trading in Mediaset was halted twice on the Milan stock exchange Thursday morning for losses that reached...
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December 15, 2016 - 4:56 am
ROME (AP) — Shares in Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset empire have fallen nearly 8 percent after the Italian government suggested it wouldn't accept a hostile takeover by France's Vivendi media group. Trading in Mediaset was halted twice on the Milan stock exchange Thursday morning for excessive losses...
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