What Comcast Buying Fox Instead Of Disney Would Mean

The NBC and Comcast logo are displayed on top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza formerly known as the GE building in midtown Manhattan in New York

The NBC and Comcast logo are displayed on top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza formerly known as the GE building in midtown Manhattan in New York

Fox supremo Rupert Murdoch clearly thinks there is a high chance of the authorities blocking any move by Comcast for the assets Fox is looking to sell as he rebuffed an offer from Comcast past year for those assets that was more generous than the terms being offered by Disney.

Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts (pictured) was careful to sidestep questions about renewed interest in Fox when he spoke to analysts about his company's bid for Sky. Fox has already turned down Comcast's bid over antitrust concerns amid the trial. This comes after Comcast offered $31 billion to get a 61% stake in Europe's pay-TV group Sky PLC.

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Reuters reported that Comcast was in the process of asking investment banks to put in place a bridge financing facility valued as much as $60 billion.

It looks like Disney's big plan to buy a significant part of Fox's assets is not a sure thing. Either way, the Fox shareholders would still have to approve any deal. The flurry of news about Comcast's renewed activity on the 21st Century Fox front came the day before Disney reports its first-quarter earnings on Tuesday.

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The latest move shows how AT&T's controversial bid for Time Warner, which owns media properties including Warner Bros and HBO, has rattled telecom and media competitors such as Comcast, which are anxious AT&T would become a dominant market force if allowed to acquire Time Warner. In doing so, it topped an earlier offer for the entirety of Sky by Fox. A source close to the situation cautioned that no final decisions have been made about a full-tilt push at a 21st Century Fox counteroffer to the Disney deal. Comcast's stock fell 5.5 percent Tuesday to $30.59 in response to the news. "If they acquire both and remain integrated, it would change our thesis (Cable would be less than 50% of the value); however, it would be hard not to be excited about a phenomenal Cable asset coupled with a global content powerhouse, trading at 9x FCF".

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