Comcast Corporation Statement on Twenty-First Century Fox

Jul 19, 2018  •  Post A Comment

Press release from Comcast Corp., July 19, 2018:

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) today issued the following statement regarding its pursuit of the assets Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to The Walt Disney Company: “Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and, instead, will focus on our recommended offer for Sky.”

Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO, Comcast Corporation, said, “I’d like to congratulate Bob Iger and the team at Disney and commend the Murdoch family and Fox for creating such a desirable and respected company.”

For information on Comcast’s acquisition of Sky, visit https://www.cmcsa.com/proposal-for-sky.

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