Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Disney Buys 21st Century Fox Entertainment Assets For $52.4 Billion

Disney is acquiring 21st Century Fox's movie studio and other entertainment assets, such as FX and National Geographic. The deal is worth over $52 billion in stock, and will allow Disney to compete more effectively with emerging media content creators such as Netflix and Amazon. Regulators must also okay the deal.

More here from CNN, here from the BBC, here from the New York Times.

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