NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14,
2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox Corporation (Nasdaq: FOXA, FOX)
today confirmed that Credible Labs Inc.'s (ASX: CRD) ("Credible")
stockholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of Fox Corporation's
proposed acquisition of 67% of the equity of Credible.
Credible stockholders voted at a special meeting held today in
This vote comes after Credible's Board of Directors unanimously
recommended stockholders to vote "FOR" the proposal.
Commenting on the vote, Fox Corporation Executive Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer, Lachlan
Murdoch said: "Today Credible's stockholders overwhelmingly
supported Fox Corporation's proposed merger. This transaction
advances Fox's innovative digital strategy focused on meaningful
engagement with our large audiences. When combined with Credible's
industry-leading user experience, the strength and breadth of the
FOX brands offer a unique opportunity to deliver greater impact and
scale in the fast-growing marketplace of digital consumer finance.
We look forward to the partnership with Stephen Dash and his team."
Details of merger:
The transaction is expected to close promptly now that it has
gained receipt of a majority vote of all Credible stockholders as
well as a majority vote of all shareholders other than Mr. Dash and
his affiliates. It is now only subject to the receipt of regulatory
approvals and other customary closing conditions.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Herbert Smith Freehills are serving
as U.S. and Australian legal counsel, respectively, to Fox
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Credible (ARBN: 621 866 813) is a U.S.
company based in San Francisco
which operates a consumer finance marketplace that helps consumers
save money and make better financial decisions. Credible has
developed a proprietary technology platform that is integrated with
credit bureaus and financial institutions. Credible has developed a
differentiated, and personalized user experience that enables
consumers to compare instant, accurate pre-qualified rates from
multiple financial institutions for student loans, personal loans
and mortgages. For more information, please visit:
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