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Hulu buys back AT&T's 9.5% stake for USD 1.43 bln

Tuesday 16 April 2019 | 09:04 CET | News
AT&T has sold its 9.5 percent minority stake in Hulu back to the US online TV service for USD 1.43 billion. The transaction values Hulu at USD 15 billion. The transaction will not require any approval, which means it was signed and closed. Hulu CEO Randy Freer said the company looked forward to collaborating still with AT&T in the future and that WarnerMedia will remain a "valued partner" for years to come. AT&T meanwhile said it will use the money raised from the sale, along with other planned sales of non-core assets, to reduce its debt. 

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Companies: AT&T / Comcast / Disney / Hulu
Countries: United States / World
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