Following Disney's antitrust approval to proceed with purchasing 21st Century Fox, a date has been set for Fox shareholders to vote on the merger.
The US Justice Department has signed off on Disney's plans to buy the key assets of 21st Century Fox, clearing a major obstacle for the merger.
Fox has reportedly accepted Disney's new proposal, citing its flexibility and 'other enhancements' that the Comcast deal lacked.
Escalating its bidding war with Comcast, The Walt Disney Co. increased its offer for 21st Century Fox's key assets to $71 billion.
Following Comcast's counter-bid for 21st Century Fox assets, Disney is expected to sweeten its earlier deal with cash -- if needed.
A Wall Street analyst suggests the best outcome would be for Comcast to acquire Fox's stake in Sky TV, and Disney to get the rest of the assets.
Telecommunications giant Comcast Corp. has made a $65 billion all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox, threatening to upend a deal with Disney.
Now that the AT&T and Time Warner merger has been approved, Comcast is planning to move ahead with its all-cash offer for 21st Century Fox.
The animation vet is parting ways with the studio that made him famous in the wake of a six-month sabbatical due to allegations of misconduct.
What looked like a done deal between Disney and Fox is now reportedly less certain in light of Comcast's all-cash bid for Fox assets.
Disney is no longer the biggest company in Hollywood, as streaming giant Netflix has officially surpassed the House of Mouse.
Disney has purchased the naming rights to Melbourne, Australia's Etihand Stadium, which will be rebranded Marvel Stadium in Sept. 1.
Comcast announces it's in the advanced stages of preparations to make an all-cash offer for key Fox assets, potentially derailing a deal with Disney.