Tag: The Walt Disney Company


by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2019
Disney+ Set to Launch in U.S. Market on November 12 at $6.99/Month Service to Offer New Originals and Unparalleled Library Offerings from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel Studios, and National Geographic, as well as “The Simpsons” and 20th Century Fox Titles “The Sound of Music,” “The Princess Bride,” and “Malcolm in the Middle” BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The…


by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2018
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (“21st Century Fox”—NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) and The Walt Disney Company (“Disney”—NYSE: DIS) announced that, at separate special meetings today, stockholders of the two companies approved all proposals related to Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox. The proposals included the adoption by 21st Century Fox stockholders of the merger agreement…


by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2018
New Structure Consolidates the Company’s Direct-to-Consumer Services, Technology and International Media Operations into a Single, Worldwide Business to Capitalize on Growth Opportunities Parks and Resorts and Consumer Products Operations Combined to Create New Hub Where Disney’s Stories, Characters and Franchises Come to Life Kevin Mayer Named Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer and International Segment Bob Chapek Named…


by Daniel Pickett
December 18, 2017
21st Century Fox to spin off Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News, Fox Business, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network to its shareholders Acquisition complements and enhances The Walt Disney Company’s ability to provide consumers around the world with more appealing content and entertainment options Transaction to include 21st Century Fox’s film and television…