6 Months : From Apr 2018 to Oct 2018
$65 Billion Comcast Bid for Fox Assets Sets Off Disney Fight
Comcast made an unsolicited offer to buy most of 21st Century Fox for roughly $65 billion, kicking off a bidding war with Walt Disney as the two media titans jockey for position in a business undergoing tumultuous change.
Private-Equity Giant Abraaj Files for Liquidation
Abraaj, the embattled emerging-markets private-equity firm, said its Cayman Islands-based holding company filed for liquidation, in what could be one of the industry's largest-ever failures.
AT&T's Time Warner Prize-a Load of Hollywood Headaches
The telecom giant's legal odyssey may soon seem like a breeze compared to delivering on the promise of the $80 billion deal. A major challenge will be integrating a staid phone company with an entertainment behemoth filled with larger-than-life personalities.
Snapchat Zigs Where Facebook Zags
Snapchat is opening its platform to outside developers in a push for growth that will also test its commitment to privacy.
Equifax Taps IBM Executive to Lead Tech Efforts
Equifax has recruited an IBM executive to lead its technology efforts as the credit bureau looks to rebound from its massive 2017 data breach.
China's Costly Wars to Go Cashless
As more Chinese leave their wallets at home, Alibaba and Tencent are reaching deeper into theirs to fund an increasingly arms race to dominate mobile payments.
Rolls-Royce, Under Pressure From Investors, Will Cut 4,600 Jobs
British aircraft-engine maker Rolls-Royce said it would shed 4,600 jobs even as it grapples with mounting problems with an engine powering Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Why Investors Should Hold Out for a Sky-High Price
A bidding war for Fox doesn't rule out one for European pay TV leader Sky
Goodbye London: Unilever Set to Lose Its Place in the FTSE 100
Unilever, one of the U.K.'s biggest companies, looks set to leave the country's blue chip FTSE 100 index after consolidating its legal structure in the Netherlands.
Size Becomes a Handicap for Global Food Giants
Investors like Nestlé, Unilever and Danone for their sales in emerging markets, but size and complexity will make it hard for them to adapt to the food industry's new trends.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
June 14, 2018 11:15 ET (15:15 GMT)
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