Proposed acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney

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On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced a definitive agreement to acquire 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock.wikipedia
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The Walt Disney Company

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On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced a definitive agreement to acquire 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock.
On December 14, 2017, Disney announced an agreement to acquire 21st Century Fox for $52 billion.

Hulu

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Assets being assumed by the acquisition include the 20th Century Fox film and TV studios, Fox Television Group (along with cable channels such as FX), international networks, stakes in National Geographic Partners, Indian television broadcaster Star India, additional 30% stake in Hulu, and other key assets.
Through a proposed acquisition announced in December 2017, Disney is to acquire Fox's partial ownership, giving it a majority stake if the deal closes.

Fox Sports (United States)

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The deal would reportedly exclude the Fox Broadcasting Company, 20th Century Fox's studio lot, Fox Television Stations, Fox News Group and Fox Sports, which would be spun off into a new independent company run by the Murdoch family.
On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced plans to acquire 21st Century Fox (Fox Sports' parent) for $52.4 billion; this will include key assets such as 20th Century Fox, FX Networks, National Geographic Partners, its regional sports networks, and its international networks.

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Assets being assumed by the acquisition include the 20th Century Fox film and TV studios, Fox Television Group (along with cable channels such as FX), international networks, stakes in National Geographic Partners, Indian television broadcaster Star India, additional 30% stake in Hulu, and other key assets.
On December 14, 2017, in a historic deal valued at over $52 billion, The Walt Disney Company announced it will buy the majority of 21st Century Fox.

21st Century Fox

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On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced a definitive agreement to acquire 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock.
On July 27, 2018, 21st Century Fox shareholders agreed to sell the company to The Walt Disney Company for $71.3 billion, following the spin-off of certain businesses.

Fox Sports Networks

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Rumors of a nearing deal continued on December 5, 2017, with additional reports suggesting that the FSN regional sports networks would be included in the sale (assets that would likely be aligned with Disney's ESPN division).
On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced their intent to acquire 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion after the spin-off of certain businesses to a "New Fox" company, but particularly the 20th Century Fox film studio and entertainment cable networks.

Fox Broadcasting Company

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The deal would reportedly exclude the Fox Broadcasting Company, 20th Century Fox's studio lot, Fox Television Stations, Fox News Group and Fox Sports, which would be spun off into a new independent company run by the Murdoch family. 21st Century Fox will spin-off the Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Television Stations, Fox News Channel, the Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes and the Big Ten Network into the new Fox Corporation.
On July 27, 2018, in a deal first announced December 2017, 21st Century Fox shareholders agreed to sell most of its key assets (including 20th Century Fox, 20th Television, and FX Networks) to The Walt Disney Company for $71.3 billion, following the spin-off of certain businesses.

FX (TV channel)

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Assets being assumed by the acquisition include the 20th Century Fox film and TV studios, Fox Television Group (along with cable channels such as FX), international networks, stakes in National Geographic Partners, Indian television broadcaster Star India, additional 30% stake in Hulu, and other key assets.
In December 2017, Disney announced that it would acquire 21st Century Fox, including FX Networks, LLC.

Fox Corporation

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21st Century Fox will spin-off the Fox Broadcasting Company, Fox Television Stations, Fox News Channel, the Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2, Fox Deportes and the Big Ten Network into the new Fox Corporation.
Fox Corporation (originally referred to as New Fox) is a mass media company formed as a result of the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney and served as the corporate spin-off for the assets The Walt Disney Company did not acquire.

Comcast

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Comcast (parent company of NBCUniversal) made their own offer on June 13, 2018, with a $65 billion all cash proposal to acquire the Fox assets that Disney was set to purchase, touching off a major bidding war between the two companies.
However, on December 11, 2017, Comcast officially dropped the bid, saying that "We never got the level of engagement needed to make a definitive offer.” On December 14, Disney officially confirmed its acquisition of 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock, pending review from the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

H2 (TV network)

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On November 6, 2018, the sale was cleared by the European Commission, pursuant to the divestment of certain factual television networks in Europe owned by the Disney/Hearst joint venture A&E Networks, including Blaze, Crime & Investigation, History, H2, and Lifetime.
On November 6, 2018, concerning Disney's proposed acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the European Commission required Disney to sell A&E's television operations in Europe, which include the versions of H2 in the area.

Disney+

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Some argued that the operation would still leave many competitors around since Disney may compete with Netflix in the online streaming market with Disney+ in equal conditions with its newly acquired properties.
It is set to compete with other video streaming subscription services such as Netflix, and will complement Hulu, which Disney will have 60% ownership of following its acquisition of 21st Century Fox.

Marvel Studios

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It would also include film rights to certain franchises, including X-Men and Fantastic Four, and the distribution rights to Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, which are not owned by Disney's Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm respectively.
On December 14, 2017, Disney agreed to purchase 20th Century Fox's parent company 21st Century Fox, after it spins off some of its businesses.

Viacom

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On August 9, it was reported that Viacom CEO Robert Bakish wants to license its TV ad targeting tech to the entire industry, starting with Fox.
On January 12, 2018, CNBC reported that Viacom had re-entered talks to merge back into CBS Corporation, after Disney's proposed acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets and the heavy competition from companies such as Netflix and Amazon.

NBCUniversal

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Comcast (parent company of NBCUniversal) made their own offer on June 13, 2018, with a $65 billion all cash proposal to acquire the Fox assets that Disney was set to purchase, touching off a major bidding war between the two companies.
However, on December 11, 2017, NBCUniversal's owner Comcast officially dropped the bid, saying that "We never got the level of engagement needed to make a definitive offer.” On December 14, 2017, Disney officially confirmed its acquisition of 21st Century Fox, which was granted approval from the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division on June 27, 2018 and approved by stockholders from both companies one month later.

Dana Walden

On October 8, 2018, Disney announced that 21st Century Fox's top television executives would join the company, including Peter Rice, Gary Knell, John Landgraf, and Dana Walden.
In October 2018, it was announced that Walden would leave Fox after the acquisition of 21st Century Fox's key entertainment assets by The Walt Disney Company, and become a chairwoman of Disney Television Studios and the Disney-ABC Television Group.

Peter Rice (executive)

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On October 8, 2018, Disney announced that 21st Century Fox's top television executives would join the company, including Peter Rice, Gary Knell, John Landgraf, and Dana Walden. Despite this, Fox President Peter Rice stated he was content with the Disney offer and that the Fox assets were "a great fit for Disney."
Rice will join The Walt Disney Company following its purchase of many of 21st Century Fox’s assets.

Disney–ABC Television Group

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Rice will serve as Chairman of Walt Disney Television and Co-Chair of Disney Media Networks, succeeding Ben Sherwood while Walden is to be named Chairman of Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment.
With the March 14, 2018, Disney Company reorganization, in anticipation of integrating Fox assets from a proposed acquisition, all international channels including Disney Channels have been transferred to Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International, a new segment, with US channels remaining with Disney–ABC Television Group.

Walt Disney Studios (division)

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On October 18, 2018, Disney announced a new organizational structure for The Walt Disney Studios and the individuals who would join the company, including Emma Watts, Elizabeth Gabler, Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula.
In December 2017, Disney announced plans to purchase 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion.

Netflix

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Some argued that the operation would still leave many competitors around since Disney may compete with Netflix in the online streaming market with Disney+ in equal conditions with its newly acquired properties. On February 13, 2018, television producer Ryan Murphy, a long-time collaborator of 20th Century Fox Television, signed a five-year $300 million agreement with Netflix, a move considered to be a big blow to Fox and Disney.
With the Disney-Fox merger, movie and TV titles from 20th Century Fox will likely follow suit after their deal with Netflix expires, except Two Lovers and a Bear, which Netflix will likely retain U.S streaming rights to as Fox and Netflix jointly acquired the U.S distribution rights to the film.

Horizontal integration

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The deal is a horizontal merger (i.e., in which a company buys up a corporation that produces the same goods and products) as opposed to a vertical merger (i.e., two companies that operate at separate stages of the production process for a specific finished product), much akin to the integrations of AT&T–Time Warner and Comcast–NBC Universal.
On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced a $52.4 billion bid in stock to acquire 21st Century Fox, which included the famed 20th Century Fox film studio and other assets such as FX Networks and 30% stake in Hulu.

20th Century Fox Television

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On February 13, 2018, television producer Ryan Murphy, a long-time collaborator of 20th Century Fox Television, signed a five-year $300 million agreement with Netflix, a move considered to be a big blow to Fox and Disney.
On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced plans to purchase assets of 21st Century Fox, including 20th Century Fox Television, for $52.4 billion.

Competition Commission of India

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On August 12, 2018, the Competition Commission of India approved the Disney-Fox deal.
On August 12, 2018, the CCI approved the Disney-Fox deal.

Sky (company)

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Comcast officially ended its bidding war with Disney to acquire Fox on July 19, in order to focus on acquiring a controlling stake in Sky plc.
However, after a bidding war that included The Walt Disney Company (which was, in turn, acquiring most of 21st Century Fox), U.S. media and telecoms conglomerate Comcast acquired the entirety of Sky in 2018 for £17.28 per-share.

Major film studio

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As both Disney and Fox produce films and television series, the deal would reduce the number of major film studios in Hollywood from six to five.
In December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company (which its division, The Walt Disney Studios owns a numerous studio units including a major film studio, Walt Disney Pictures) announced its intent to acquire a key assets of 21st Century Fox (which includes another major film studio, 20th Century Fox).