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Viacom, CBS confirm all-stock merger

Wednesday 14 August 2019 | 09:17 CET | News
US media companies Viacom and CBS have confirmed plans to re-merge. After separating in 2006, they have decided to form one company again, in order to achieve the scale needed to compete in the changing TV and video market. The merger is expected to accelerate their direct-to-consumer video strategy as well as beef up their production budget and portfolio available for third-party distributors. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: CBS / Viacom
Countries: United States
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