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Sky confirms 21CF offer for company has lapsed

Monday 8 October 2018 | 10:56 CET | News
Pay-TV group Sky has noted that the cash offer of GBP 15.67 per share made by 21st Century Fox to acquire the shares in Sky it does not already own has lapsed and can no longer be accepted. The Independent Committee of Sky continues to recommend that Sky shareholders accept Comcast's offer. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: 21st Century Fox / Comcast / Sky
Countries: Europe / United Kingdom
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