FTSE LIVE: Fox hikes bid for Sky; Burberry UK sales knocked; Sainsbury's names new chairman
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 () Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has upped its bid for Sky to £14 a share, while luxury fashion group Burberry said weak sales in the UK were offset by high tourist demand in Hong Kong,
Jul.11 -- Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. boosted its bid for Sky Plc, topping a rival offer from Comcast Corp. in the battle or control of Britain’s top pay-TV company. Joe Mayes reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
Sky PLC (LON:SKY) shares rose on Tuesday after the Financial Times reported that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) is preparing to make a new £25bn bid... Proactive Investors - BusinessAlso reported by •Newsy •Reuters
Sky PLC (LON:SKY) has seen the latest shot fired in its long-running bid saga, with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) confirming the satellite... Proactive Investors - BusinessAlso reported by •New Zealand Herald
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bidding battle for European pay TV service Sky (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Comcast is sweetening its bid for European pay-TV... SeattlePI.com - TechnologyAlso reported by •Reuters
Within hours of 21st Century Fox raising its bid to acquire Sky plc, Comcast Corp. has upped its offer as well. At 14.75 euros per share, Comcast’s new bid... bizjournals - BusinessAlso reported by •Reuters •CNNMoney •SBS •philly.com