The Walt Disney Company completed the purchase of the film company 21st Century Fox.
The Walt Disney Company completed the purchase of the film company 21st Century Fox for $71,3 billion, according to the website of Disney.
The deal allowed Disney will get the 20th Century Fox film Studio, television network, National Geographic, Sky and FX, 30% share of the streaming service Hulu, as well as the copyright part of the Marvel characters, the animated series the Simpsons, movies, People-X, Avatar and other kinofranshizy.
It is expected that the transaction will create a new company New Fox, which will bring together the broadcasting company Fox Broadcasting, regional television stations Fox TV as well as cable channels Fox Sports and Fox News
That the Walt Disney Company intends to buy 21st Century Fox became known in December 2017. Then for the package of assets of the Studio, the film company offered $52.4 billion.
Deal tried to disrupt telecommunications conglomerate Comcast Corp, offering 21st Century Fox for $65 mlrd “live” money. But Disney upped the ante, offering $71,3 billion.
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