Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Sky Plc https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom Sky Plc RSS feed en Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:47:26 +0000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) Sky's contracts with Disney at risk after Comcast takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208503/sky-s-contracts-with-disney-at-risk-after-comcast-takeover-208503.html Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:57:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/208503/sky-s-contracts-with-disney-at-risk-after-comcast-takeover-208503.html CMA clears Sky Betting takeover by Canadian peer Stars Group https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206915/cma-clears-sky-betting-takeover-by-canadian-peer-stars-group-206915.html Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:16:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206915/cma-clears-sky-betting-takeover-by-canadian-peer-stars-group-206915.html James Murdoch steps down from Sky board after Comcast completes takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206708/james-murdoch-steps-down-from-sky-board-after-comcast-completes-takeover-206708.html Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206708/james-murdoch-steps-down-from-sky-board-after-comcast-completes-takeover-206708.html UK culture minister urges Comcast to ensure Sky News independence after takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206569/uk-culture-minister-urges-comcast-to-ensure-sky-news-independence-after-takeover-206569.html Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:47:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206569/uk-culture-minister-urges-comcast-to-ensure-sky-news-independence-after-takeover-206569.html Bye bye Sky - Comcast's £30bn acquisition of the satellite broadcaster looks set to close early https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206361/bye-bye-sky-comcast-s-30bn-acquisition-of-the-satellite-broadcaster-looks-set-to-close-early-206361.html Thu, 04 Oct 2018 06:57:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206361/bye-bye-sky-comcast-s-30bn-acquisition-of-the-satellite-broadcaster-looks-set-to-close-early-206361.html Comcast completes fourth largest bond sale ever to fund Sky deal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206313/comcast-completes-fourth-largest-bond-sale-ever-to-fund-sky-deal-206313.html Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:48:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/206313/comcast-completes-fourth-largest-bond-sale-ever-to-fund-sky-deal-206313.html Comcast to end Sky share purchases in the market after taking controlling stake https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205896/comcast-to-end-sky-share-purchases-in-the-market-after-taking-controlling-stake-205896.html Thu, 27 Sep 2018 14:14:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205896/comcast-to-end-sky-share-purchases-in-the-market-after-taking-controlling-stake-205896.html Fox and Disney to sell shares in Sky to Comcast https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205890/fox-and-disney-to-sell-shares-in-sky-to-comcast-205890.html Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:27:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205890/fox-and-disney-to-sell-shares-in-sky-to-comcast-205890.html Sky bobs higher as Comcast reveals 30% holding after making market purchases, makes offer mandatory https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205657/sky-bobs-higher-as-comcast-reveals-30-holding-after-making-market-purchases-makes-offer-mandatory-205657.html Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:14:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205657/sky-bobs-higher-as-comcast-reveals-30-holding-after-making-market-purchases-makes-offer-mandatory-205657.html Sky set to be acquired by Comcast for £30.6bn after Fox trumped in sealed-bid auction https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205479/sky-set-to-be-acquired-by-comcast-for-306bn-after-fox-trumped-in-sealed-bid-auction-205479.html Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:40:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205479/sky-set-to-be-acquired-by-comcast-for-306bn-after-fox-trumped-in-sealed-bid-auction-205479.html Sky is not the limit, says UBS, as it downgrades the pay-TV giant to neutral https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205235/sky-is-not-the-limit-says-ubs-as-it-downgrades-the-pay-tv-giant-to-neutral-205235.html Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:57:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205235/sky-is-not-the-limit-says-ubs-as-it-downgrades-the-pay-tv-giant-to-neutral-205235.html ‘Sealed bids’ auction for Sky draws near as investors hold out for more money https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205118/sealed-bids-auction-for-sky-draws-near-as-investors-hold-out-for-more-money-205118.html Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:06:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/205118/sealed-bids-auction-for-sky-draws-near-as-investors-hold-out-for-more-money-205118.html Sky invests US$2mln in US-based content supply chain solutions provider SDVI https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204633/sky-invests-us2mln-in-us-based-content-supply-chain-solutions-provider-sdvi-204633.html Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:52:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/204633/sky-invests-us2mln-in-us-based-content-supply-chain-solutions-provider-sdvi-204633.html Sky could be up for auction if Takeover Panel intervenes in Comcast-Fox bidding war https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203905/sky-could-be-up-for-auction-if-takeover-panel-intervenes-in-comcast-fox-bidding-war-203905.html Thu, 30 Aug 2018 13:54:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203905/sky-could-be-up-for-auction-if-takeover-panel-intervenes-in-comcast-fox-bidding-war-203905.html Comcast extends offer period for Sky amid bidding war with Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203458/comcast-extends-offer-period-for-sky-amid-bidding-war-with-fox-203458.html Thu, 23 Aug 2018 12:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/203458/comcast-extends-offer-period-for-sky-amid-bidding-war-with-fox-203458.html 21st Century Fox posts formal offer document for Sky takeover bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202467/21st-century-fox-posts-formal-offer-document-for-sky-takeover-bid-202467.html Wed, 08 Aug 2018 08:51:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202467/21st-century-fox-posts-formal-offer-document-for-sky-takeover-bid-202467.html 21st Century Fox given until Thursday night to increase bid for Sky https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202385/21st-century-fox-given-until-thursday-night-to-increase-bid-for-sky-202385.html Tue, 07 Aug 2018 13:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202385/21st-century-fox-given-until-thursday-night-to-increase-bid-for-sky-202385.html UK Takeover Panel confirms Walt Disney would have to offer at least 1,400p a share to buy satellite TV broadcaster Sky https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202226/uk-takeover-panel-confirms-walt-disney-would-have-to-offer-at-least-1400p-a-share-to-buy-satellite-tv-broadcaster-sky-202226.html Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:11:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/202226/uk-takeover-panel-confirms-walt-disney-would-have-to-offer-at-least-1400p-a-share-to-buy-satellite-tv-broadcaster-sky-202226.html Sky reports strong full-year performance as bidding war rages on https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201618/sky-reports-strong-full-year-performance-as-bidding-war-rages-on-201618.html Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:36:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/201618/sky-reports-strong-full-year-performance-as-bidding-war-rages-on-201618.html UK Takeover Panel rules Disney would need to make minimum bid of 1,400p per share for Sky https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200763/uk-takeover-panel-rules-disney-would-need-to-make-minimum-bid-of-1400p-per-share-for-sky-200763.html Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:46:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200763/uk-takeover-panel-rules-disney-would-need-to-make-minimum-bid-of-1400p-per-share-for-sky-200763.html Sky up as investors bet Comcast's raised bid won’t be the last move in the battle with Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200668/sky-up-as-investors-bet-comcast-s-raised-bid-wont-be-the-last-move-in-the-battle-with-fox-200668.html Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200668/sky-up-as-investors-bet-comcast-s-raised-bid-wont-be-the-last-move-in-the-battle-with-fox-200668.html Sky bid saga continues as satellite broadcaster agrees to increased £24.5bn Fox offer https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200553/sky-bid-saga-continues-as-satellite-broadcaster-agrees-to-increased-245bn-fox-offer-200553.html Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200553/sky-bid-saga-continues-as-satellite-broadcaster-agrees-to-increased-245bn-fox-offer-200553.html Sky higher on report Fox preparing new £25bn bid to top Comcast’s offer for the satellite broadcaster https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200471/sky-higher-on-report-fox-preparing-new-25bn-bid-to-top-comcasts-offer-for-the-satellite-broadcaster-200471.html Tue, 10 Jul 2018 09:46:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/200471/sky-higher-on-report-fox-preparing-new-25bn-bid-to-top-comcasts-offer-for-the-satellite-broadcaster-200471.html Walt Disney ups earnings forecasts for Sky while hedge funds pressure regulator to up bid price https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199674/walt-disney-ups-earnings-forecasts-for-sky-while-hedge-funds-pressure-regulator-to-up-bid-price-199674.html Wed, 27 Jun 2018 10:44:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199674/walt-disney-ups-earnings-forecasts-for-sky-while-hedge-funds-pressure-regulator-to-up-bid-price-199674.html Sky shares rise after Disney US$88bn bid for 21st Century Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199234/sky-shares-rise-after-disney-us88bn-bid-for-21st-century-fox-199234.html Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/199234/sky-shares-rise-after-disney-us88bn-bid-for-21st-century-fox-199234.html UK government approves Fox's takeover of Sky as long as it agrees to sell off Sky News https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198290/uk-government-approves-fox-s-takeover-of-sky-as-long-as-it-agrees-to-sell-off-sky-news-198290.html Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/198290/uk-government-approves-fox-s-takeover-of-sky-as-long-as-it-agrees-to-sell-off-sky-news-198290.html Comcast's takeover bid for Sky receives boost from Culture Secretary https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197386/comcast-s-takeover-bid-for-sky-receives-boost-from-culture-secretary-197386.html Mon, 21 May 2018 13:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197386/comcast-s-takeover-bid-for-sky-receives-boost-from-culture-secretary-197386.html Sky deputy chairman to focus on broadcaster’s takeover as Glencore grants him leave of absence https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197093/sky-deputy-chairman-to-focus-on-broadcasters-takeover-as-glencore-grants-him-leave-of-absence-197093.html Wed, 16 May 2018 08:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/197093/sky-deputy-chairman-to-focus-on-broadcasters-takeover-as-glencore-grants-him-leave-of-absence-197093.html UK government to deliver its verdict on 21st Century Fox’s bid for Sky by June 13 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196165/uk-government-to-deliver-its-verdict-on-21st-century-foxs-bid-for-sky-by-june-13-196165.html Tue, 01 May 2018 14:01:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/196165/uk-government-to-deliver-its-verdict-on-21st-century-foxs-bid-for-sky-by-june-13-196165.html Sky pulls recommendation for Fox takeover bid after higher offer from Comcast https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195752/sky-pulls-recommendation-for-fox-takeover-bid-after-higher-offer-from-comcast-195752.html Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:37:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195752/sky-pulls-recommendation-for-fox-takeover-bid-after-higher-offer-from-comcast-195752.html UK gambling firm Sky Betting and Gaming to be sold to Canada's Stars Group- https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195543/uk-gambling-firm-sky-betting-and-gaming-to-be-sold-to-canada-s-stars-group--195543.html Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195543/uk-gambling-firm-sky-betting-and-gaming-to-be-sold-to-canada-s-stars-group--195543.html Sky delivers strong quarter ahead of expected Fox-Comcast bidding war https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195341/sky-delivers-strong-quarter-ahead-of-expected-fox-comcast-bidding-war-195341.html Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:54:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/195341/sky-delivers-strong-quarter-ahead-of-expected-fox-comcast-bidding-war-195341.html Takeover regulator rules Walt Disney must make offer for whole of Sky if it succeeds in buying 21st Century Fox assets https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194852/takeover-regulator-rules-walt-disney-must-make-offer-for-whole-of-sky-if-it-succeeds-in-buying-21st-century-fox-assets-194852.html Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:53:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194852/takeover-regulator-rules-walt-disney-must-make-offer-for-whole-of-sky-if-it-succeeds-in-buying-21st-century-fox-assets-194852.html Sky News could be sold to Disney in bid to gain CMA approval for Fox-Sky takeover https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194126/sky-news-could-be-sold-to-disney-in-bid-to-gain-cma-approval-for-fox-sky-takeover-194126.html Tue, 03 Apr 2018 08:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/194126/sky-news-could-be-sold-to-disney-in-bid-to-gain-cma-approval-for-fox-sky-takeover-194126.html Sky shares come down to earth a little as two brokers make diverse moves after Comcast bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192344/sky-shares-come-down-to-earth-a-little-as-two-brokers-make-diverse-moves-after-comcast-bid-192344.html Wed, 28 Feb 2018 11:50:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192344/sky-shares-come-down-to-earth-a-little-as-two-brokers-make-diverse-moves-after-comcast-bid-192344.html Here’s the news: Sky gets surprise £22.1bn cash bid from Comcast, trumping Rupert Murdoch's Fox offer https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192237/heres-the-news-sky-gets-surprise-221bn-cash-bid-from-comcast-trumping-rupert-murdoch-s-fox-offer-192237.html Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:30:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/192237/heres-the-news-sky-gets-surprise-221bn-cash-bid-from-comcast-trumping-rupert-murdoch-s-fox-offer-192237.html RBC Capital Markets downgrades Sky rating but hikes price target on takeover expectations https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191769/rbc-capital-markets-downgrades-sky-rating-but-hikes-price-target-on-takeover-expectations-191769.html Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:05:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191769/rbc-capital-markets-downgrades-sky-rating-but-hikes-price-target-on-takeover-expectations-191769.html Sky’s ‘bargain’ Premier League rights deal could leave investors wanting more money from Murdoch https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191658/skys-bargain-premier-league-rights-deal-could-leave-investors-wanting-more-money-from-murdoch-191658.html Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:21:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191658/skys-bargain-premier-league-rights-deal-could-leave-investors-wanting-more-money-from-murdoch-191658.html Premier League auction sees rights fees cool, so is the rivalry now over for Sky and BT Sport? https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191633/premier-league-auction-sees-rights-fees-cool-so-is-the-rivalry-now-over-for-sky-and-bt-sport-191633.html Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:31:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/191633/premier-league-auction-sees-rights-fees-cool-so-is-the-rivalry-now-over-for-sky-and-bt-sport-191633.html Sky reports half-year earnings growth despite costs related to Fox takeover bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190600/sky-reports-half-year-earnings-growth-despite-costs-related-to-fox-takeover-bid-190600.html Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:51:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190600/sky-reports-half-year-earnings-growth-despite-costs-related-to-fox-takeover-bid-190600.html Murdoch's Sky bid against public interest, competition authority rules provisionally https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190438/murdoch-s-sky-bid-against-public-interest-competition-authority-rules-provisionally-190438.html Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:29:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/190438/murdoch-s-sky-bid-against-public-interest-competition-authority-rules-provisionally-190438.html Sky says it could shut down Sky News if it gets in the way of takeover by Murdoch's Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/186942/sky-says-it-could-shut-down-sky-news-if-it-gets-in-the-way-of-takeover-by-murdoch-s-fox-186942.html Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:00:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/186942/sky-says-it-could-shut-down-sky-news-if-it-gets-in-the-way-of-takeover-by-murdoch-s-fox-186942.html Sky shares sink after reports of deal talks between Disney and 21st Century Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/186875/sky-shares-sink-after-reports-of-deal-talks-between-disney-and-21st-century-fox-186875.html Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:49:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/186875/sky-shares-sink-after-reports-of-deal-talks-between-disney-and-21st-century-fox-186875.html Game of Thrones and Riviera help drive first quarter sales and profit growth at Sky https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185488/game-of-thrones-and-riviera-help-drive-first-quarter-sales-and-profit-growth-at-sky-185488.html Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:52:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185488/game-of-thrones-and-riviera-help-drive-first-quarter-sales-and-profit-growth-at-sky-185488.html Sky’s recent share price weakness makes it a ‘short-term investment opportunity’, says City broker https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185492/skys-recent-share-price-weakness-makes-it-a-short-term-investment-opportunity-says-city-broker-185492.html Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185492/skys-recent-share-price-weakness-makes-it-a-short-term-investment-opportunity-says-city-broker-185492.html Competition watchdog to look at Murdoch’s potential influence on Sky News as part of Sky-Fox merger probe https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185342/competition-watchdog-to-look-at-murdochs-potential-influence-on-sky-news-as-part-of-sky-fox-merger-probe-185342.html Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:08:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/185342/competition-watchdog-to-look-at-murdochs-potential-influence-on-sky-news-as-part-of-sky-fox-merger-probe-185342.html Sky PLC bid officially referred to the Competition and Markets Authority https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183998/sky-plc-bid-officially-referred-to-the-competition-and-markets-authority-183998.html Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:56:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183998/sky-plc-bid-officially-referred-to-the-competition-and-markets-authority-183998.html Murdoch's bid to buy Sky to be referred to UK competition regulator by culture secretary https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183843/murdoch-s-bid-to-buy-sky-to-be-referred-to-uk-competition-regulator-by-culture-secretary-183843.html Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/183843/murdoch-s-bid-to-buy-sky-to-be-referred-to-uk-competition-regulator-by-culture-secretary-183843.html Sky shares fall as Murdoch’s takeover bid delayed once again https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182192/sky-shares-fall-as-murdochs-takeover-bid-delayed-once-again-182192.html Wed, 09 Aug 2017 10:05:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/182192/sky-shares-fall-as-murdochs-takeover-bid-delayed-once-again-182192.html Amazon aces Sky in tennis to win exclusive rights to ATP World Tour https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181802/amazon-aces-sky-in-tennis-to-win-exclusive-rights-to-atp-world-tour-181802.html Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:43:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181802/amazon-aces-sky-in-tennis-to-win-exclusive-rights-to-atp-world-tour-181802.html Sky needs the Premier League regardless of the cost https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/278275/sky-needs-the-premier-league-regardless-of-the-cost-28275.html Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:21:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/278275/sky-needs-the-premier-league-regardless-of-the-cost-28275.html Sky - Bloated Premier League rights deal fails to hole finances of Murdoch target https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181556/sky-bloated-premier-league-rights-deal-fails-to-hole-finances-of-murdoch-target-181556.html Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:28:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181556/sky-bloated-premier-league-rights-deal-fails-to-hole-finances-of-murdoch-target-181556.html Sky and 21st Century Fox slam culture secretary over delay to proposed takeover deal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181232/sky-and-21st-century-fox-slam-culture-secretary-over-delay-to-proposed-takeover-deal-181232.html Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/181232/sky-and-21st-century-fox-slam-culture-secretary-over-delay-to-proposed-takeover-deal-181232.html Sky Sports outbids BT Sports to retain live rights to English cricket https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180132/sky-sports-outbids-bt-sports-to-retain-live-rights-to-english-cricket-180132.html Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180132/sky-sports-outbids-bt-sports-to-retain-live-rights-to-english-cricket-180132.html Government ‘minded to’ refer Sky-Fox merger to competition regulators over fears Murdochs will have too much control of UK media https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180052/government-minded-to-refer-sky-fox-merger-to-competition-regulators-over-fears-murdochs-will-have-too-much-control-of-uk-media-180052.html Thu, 29 Jun 2017 12:14:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180052/government-minded-to-refer-sky-fox-merger-to-competition-regulators-over-fears-murdochs-will-have-too-much-control-of-uk-media-180052.html Government to reveal decision on 21st Century Fox-Sky takeover later today https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180043/government-to-reveal-decision-on-21st-century-fox-sky-takeover-later-today-180043.html Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/180043/government-to-reveal-decision-on-21st-century-fox-sky-takeover-later-today-180043.html Decision on Sky takeover put back until 29 June https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179567/decision-on-sky-takeover-put-back-until-29-june-179567.html Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:23:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179567/decision-on-sky-takeover-put-back-until-29-june-179567.html Sky and Virgin Media confirm targeted TV advertising partnership to rival Google and Facebook https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179287/sky-and-virgin-media-confirm-targeted-tv-advertising-partnership-to-rival-google-and-facebook-179287.html Thu, 15 Jun 2017 06:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/179287/sky-and-virgin-media-confirm-targeted-tv-advertising-partnership-to-rival-google-and-facebook-179287.html Sky is materially undervalued regardless of Murdoch bid - broker https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176919/sky-is-materially-undervalued-regardless-of-murdoch-bid-broker-176919.html Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176919/sky-is-materially-undervalued-regardless-of-murdoch-bid-broker-176919.html Sky and BT: The meteoric rise of football TV rights https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176661/sky-and-bt-the-meteoric-rise-of-football-tv-rights-176661.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176661/sky-and-bt-the-meteoric-rise-of-football-tv-rights-176661.html Hike in Premier League football costs continues to hurt Sky’s bottom line https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176641/hike-in-premier-league-football-costs-continues-to-hurt-skys-bottom-line-176641.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:10:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/176641/hike-in-premier-league-football-costs-continues-to-hurt-skys-bottom-line-176641.html Murdoch's takeover bid for Sky plc to be investigated by UK regulators https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174922/murdoch-s-takeover-bid-for-sky-plc-to-be-investigated-by-uk-regulators-174922.html Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:30:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174922/murdoch-s-takeover-bid-for-sky-plc-to-be-investigated-by-uk-regulators-174922.html UK Culture Secretary 'minded' to order probe of planned takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174232/uk-culture-secretary-minded-to-order-probe-of-planned-takeover-of-sky-by-21st-century-fox-174232.html Fri, 03 Mar 2017 14:34:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174232/uk-culture-secretary-minded-to-order-probe-of-planned-takeover-of-sky-by-21st-century-fox-174232.html Big hike in Premier League football costs weighs on Sky's first-half profits but revenues, subscribers rise https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/172208/big-hike-in-premier-league-football-costs-weighs-on-sky-s-first-half-profits-but-revenues-subscribers-rise-172208.html Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:20:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/172208/big-hike-in-premier-league-football-costs-weighs-on-sky-s-first-half-profits-but-revenues-subscribers-rise-172208.html Credit Suisse believes EU is likely to wave through Sky bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170865/credit-suisse-believes-eu-is-likely-to-wave-through-sky-bid-170865.html Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:21:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170865/credit-suisse-believes-eu-is-likely-to-wave-through-sky-bid-170865.html Sky shareholders disappointed as formal 21st Century Fox bid kept at 1,075p a share https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170544/sky-shareholders-disappointed-as-formal-21st-century-fox-bid-kept-at-1075p-a-share-170544.html Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:49:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170544/sky-shareholders-disappointed-as-formal-21st-century-fox-bid-kept-at-1075p-a-share-170544.html Sky shareholders more sanguine about 21st Century Fox's takeover bid https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170312/sky-shareholders-more-sanguine-about-21st-century-fox-s-takeover-bid-170312.html Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:30:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170312/sky-shareholders-more-sanguine-about-21st-century-fox-s-takeover-bid-170312.html Sky shares rocket as Murdoch attempts homecoming with 21st Century Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170254/sky-shares-rocket-as-murdoch-attempts-homecoming-with-21st-century-fox-170254.html Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:09:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/170254/sky-shares-rocket-as-murdoch-attempts-homecoming-with-21st-century-fox-170254.html City analysts unconvinced by Sky's new mobile offering https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/169762/city-analysts-unconvinced-by-sky-s-new-mobile-offering-169762.html Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:45:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/169762/city-analysts-unconvinced-by-sky-s-new-mobile-offering-169762.html Blue chip brokers think Sky share price could double https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167778/blue-chip-brokers-think-sky-share-price-could-double-167778.html Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:45:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167778/blue-chip-brokers-think-sky-share-price-could-double-167778.html Watch out for the dips. Sky tipped as a trade but not necessarily at this price https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167376/watch-out-for-the-dips-sky-tipped-as-a-trade-but-not-necessarily-at-this-price-167376.html Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:32:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167376/watch-out-for-the-dips-sky-tipped-as-a-trade-but-not-necessarily-at-this-price-167376.html Sky friendless after update; City analyst downgrades https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167371/sky-friendless-after-update-city-analyst-downgrades-167371.html Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:13:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167371/sky-friendless-after-update-city-analyst-downgrades-167371.html Sky has a limit, Zak Mir says buy on dips https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/306180/sky-has-a-limit-zak-mir-says-buy-on-dips-6180.html Thu, 13 Oct 2016 09:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/306180/sky-has-a-limit-zak-mir-says-buy-on-dips-6180.html No post-Olympics hangover for Sky https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167357/no-post-olympics-hangover-for-sky-167357.html Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:03:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/167357/no-post-olympics-hangover-for-sky-167357.html Sky Sports brings Drone Racing League to UK screens https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/165861/sky-sports-brings-drone-racing-league-to-uk-screens-165861.html Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/165861/sky-sports-brings-drone-racing-league-to-uk-screens-165861.html SKY is not the limit for pay-TV outfit's shares, Liberum says https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129507/sky-is-not-the-limit-for-pay-tv-outfit-s-shares-liberum-says-129507.html Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129507/sky-is-not-the-limit-for-pay-tv-outfit-s-shares-liberum-says-129507.html Surfing the net means UK adults missing sleep https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129013/surfing-the-net-means-uk-adults-missing-sleep-129013.html Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:11:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/129013/surfing-the-net-means-uk-adults-missing-sleep-129013.html Sky's "unrivalled" content failing to keep subscribers https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/128737/sky-s-unrivalled-content-failing-to-keep-subscribers-128737.html Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:20:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/128737/sky-s-unrivalled-content-failing-to-keep-subscribers-128737.html Sky Deutschland pays 80% more for German football rights https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/126983/sky-deutschland-pays-80-more-for-german-football-rights-126983.html Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:28:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/126983/sky-deutschland-pays-80-more-for-german-football-rights-126983.html Sky boosts profit and revenue but churn and costs rise https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/125065/sky-boosts-profit-and-revenue-but-churn-and-costs-rise-125065.html Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:40:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/125065/sky-boosts-profit-and-revenue-but-churn-and-costs-rise-125065.html Sky gives James Murdoch his chair back https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121926/sky-gives-james-murdoch-his-chair-back-121926.html Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:33:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/121926/sky-gives-james-murdoch-his-chair-back-121926.html Ofcom scraps Sky's sports channel obligation to BT https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/119448/ofcom-scraps-sky-s-sports-channel-obligation-to-bt-119448.html Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:08:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/119448/ofcom-scraps-sky-s-sports-channel-obligation-to-bt-119448.html Sky's new box could boost subscriptions, reckon analysts https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/119383/sky-s-new-box-could-boost-subscriptions-reckon-analysts-119383.html Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:59:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/119383/sky-s-new-box-could-boost-subscriptions-reckon-analysts-119383.html Sky starts year well but Champions League loss weighs https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/116452/sky-starts-year-well-but-champions-league-loss-weighs-116452.html Wed, 21 Oct 2015 06:15:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/116452/sky-starts-year-well-but-champions-league-loss-weighs-116452.html UPDATE - 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Sky over Europe, football & mobile https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/266229/sky-over-europe-football-mobile-17863.html Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:46:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/266229/sky-over-europe-football-mobile-17863.html UPDATE - Sky impresses ahead of Premier League rights auction https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/65894/update-sky-impresses-ahead-of-premier-league-rights-auction-76930.html Sky's half year results impressed ahead of a crucial auction of live Premier League football broadcasting rights.

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BSkyB now Sky after three-way consolidation https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63604/bskyb-now-sky-after-three-way-consolidation-74319.html Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:20:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63604/bskyb-now-sky-after-three-way-consolidation-74319.html British Sky Broadcasting takes stake in online network Whistle Sports https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63124/british-sky-broadcasting-takes-stake-in-online-network-whistle-sports-73754.html Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:21:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/63124/british-sky-broadcasting-takes-stake-in-online-network-whistle-sports-73754.html British Sky Broadcasting wins big in golf war https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/62764/british-sky-broadcasting-wins-big-in-golf-war-73327.html Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:07:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/62764/british-sky-broadcasting-wins-big-in-golf-war-73327.html BSkyB confirms £5bn Europe TV deal with Fox https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/60309/bskyb-confirms-5bn-europe-tv-deal-with-fox-70708.html Sky is paying £4.9bn to Fox to acquire Sky Italia and a 57.4% stake in Sky Deutschland.

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/60309/bskyb-confirms-5bn-europe-tv-deal-with-fox-70708.html
BSkyB gets Game of Thrones boost https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57867/bskyb-gets-game-of-thrones-boost-68123.html Box sets such as Game of Thrones and 24 have seen a fourfold increase in viewing, pay-TV giant BSkyB revealed in its third quarter results statement.

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Thu, 01 May 2014 07:03:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/57867/bskyb-gets-game-of-thrones-boost-68123.html
BSkyB in cost spiral as sports TV battle with BT hots up https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55805/bskyb-in-cost-spiral-as-sports-tv-battle-with-bt-hots-up-65935.html Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:31:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55805/bskyb-in-cost-spiral-as-sports-tv-battle-with-bt-hots-up-65935.html BSkyB TV investment pays dividends https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55252/bskyb-tv-investment-pays-dividends-65347.html Thu, 30 Jan 2014 07:54:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/55252/bskyb-tv-investment-pays-dividends-65347.html BSkyB upgraded as takeover speculation engulfs markets https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54791/bskyb-upgraded-as-takeover-speculation-engulfs-markets-64839.html Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:29:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/54791/bskyb-upgraded-as-takeover-speculation-engulfs-markets-64839.html Increased competition causes poor signal at Sky https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/262924/increased-competition-causes-poor-signal-at-sky-14472.html The battle in the pay-tv market was quantified this week, as recent earnings confirmed British Sky Broadcasting suffered a decline in operating profit over the quarter, as it attempted to defend itself from BT’s competition.

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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 07:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/262924/increased-competition-causes-poor-signal-at-sky-14472.html
British Sky Broadcasting's top-line still headed skywards https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52414/british-sky-broadcastings-top-line-still-headed-skywards-62257.html Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:08:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/52414/british-sky-broadcastings-top-line-still-headed-skywards-62257.html Pressure mounting on BSkyB, claims broker https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51128/pressure-mounting-on-bskyb-claims-broker-60809.html Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:23:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/51128/pressure-mounting-on-bskyb-claims-broker-60809.html NOW TV numbers fail to lift BSkyB https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/49912/now-tv-numbers-fail-to-lift-bskyb-59427.html Pay-TV giant BSkyB fell in early trade despite revealing that 50,000 unique users had bought ‘day passes’ to view films and sport on Now TV

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BSkyB could move for EE's broadband unit next after Telefonica deal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45518/bskyb-could-move-for-ees-broadband-unit-next-after-telefonica-deal-54309.html Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:22:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/45518/bskyb-could-move-for-ees-broadband-unit-next-after-telefonica-deal-54309.html BSKYB’s pay TV business looks well defended https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/260596/bskybs-pay-tv-business-looks-well-defended-12098.html Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:55:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/260596/bskybs-pay-tv-business-looks-well-defended-12098.html BSkyB hails Ryder Cup success as it tees up profits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/44523/bskyb-hails-ryder-cup-success-as-it-tees-up-profits-53112.html Thu, 31 Jan 2013 08:14:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/44523/bskyb-hails-ryder-cup-success-as-it-tees-up-profits-53112.html Ryder Cup helps BSkyB hit hole in one https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41771/ryder-cup-helps-bskyb-hit-hole-in-one-49806.html Thu, 01 Nov 2012 08:54:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/41771/ryder-cup-helps-bskyb-hit-hole-in-one-49806.html BSkyB declared fit and proper by regulator https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/40456/bskyb-declared-fit-and-proper-by-regulator-48250.html Thu, 20 Sep 2012 08:06:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/40456/bskyb-declared-fit-and-proper-by-regulator-48250.html BSkyB plans £500 mln share buyback on record profits https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/38496/bskyb-plans-500-mln-share-buyback-on-record-profits-46034.html Thu, 26 Jul 2012 07:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/38496/bskyb-plans-500-mln-share-buyback-on-record-profits-46034.html BskyB's Premiership deal spells need for cost savings, says broker https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/38058/bskybs-premiership-deal-spells-need-for-cost-savings-says-broker-45511.html Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/38058/bskybs-premiership-deal-spells-need-for-cost-savings-says-broker-45511.html BSkyB could benefit from News Corp split says Deutsche https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/37405/bskyb-could-benefit-from-news-corp-split-says-deutsche-44713.html Wed, 27 Jun 2012 11:42:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/37405/bskyb-could-benefit-from-news-corp-split-says-deutsche-44713.html BSkyB has 20 per cent upside potential, suggests Espirito Santo https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/37279/bskyb-has-20-per-cent-upside-potential-suggests-espirito-santo-44570.html Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:08:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/37279/bskyb-has-20-per-cent-upside-potential-suggests-espirito-santo-44570.html Tune in to BskyB https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/258327/tune-in-to-bskyb-9643.html The tender for the live broadcast of UK Premier League football matches sent BskyB shares sharply lower, after fears that the media giant overpaid for the right.

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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 07:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/258327/tune-in-to-bskyb-9643.html
Sky and BT shares slide after brokers give Premier League deal thumbs down https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36929/sky-and-bt-shares-slide-after-brokers-give-premier-league-deal-thumbs-down-44156.html

Shares in BSkyB and BT took a tumble today as brokers weighed in with their opinions on yesterday’s Premier League TV deal.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 12:42:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36929/sky-and-bt-shares-slide-after-brokers-give-premier-league-deal-thumbs-down-44156.html
Final whistle of Premier League rights battle will boost Sky shares, says Morgan Stanley https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36817/final-whistle-of-premier-league-rights-battle-will-boost-sky-shares-says-morgan-stanley-44014.html Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36817/final-whistle-of-premier-league-rights-battle-will-boost-sky-shares-says-morgan-stanley-44014.html BSkyB bid reports baseless says Comcast https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36783/bskyb-bid-reports-baseless-says-comcast-43976.html Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:15:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36783/bskyb-bid-reports-baseless-says-comcast-43976.html BSkyB's Sky Movies has no 'adverse effect' on competition in pay-TV market, says regulator https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36134/bskybs-sky-movies-has-no-adverse-effect-on-competition-in-pay-tv-market-says-regulator-43189.html Wed, 23 May 2012 07:33:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/36134/bskybs-sky-movies-has-no-adverse-effect-on-competition-in-pay-tv-market-says-regulator-43189.html Pay-tv broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting is being overshadowed by issues affecting its major stockholder News Corp https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/257946/pay-tv-broadcaster-british-sky-broadcasting-is-being-overshadowed-by-issues-affecting-its-major-stockholder-news-corp-9277.html Wed, 09 May 2012 08:29:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/257946/pay-tv-broadcaster-british-sky-broadcasting-is-being-overshadowed-by-issues-affecting-its-major-stockholder-news-corp-9277.html BSkyB profit boosted by broadband bundles https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/35383/bskyb-profit-boosted-by-broadband-bundles-42255.html Wed, 02 May 2012 07:26:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/35383/bskyb-profit-boosted-by-broadband-bundles-42255.html BSkyB to suffer as TV landscape changes, says Bank of America https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/34670/bskyb-to-suffer-as-tv-landscape-changes-says-bank-of-america-41341.html Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:05:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/34670/bskyb-to-suffer-as-tv-landscape-changes-says-bank-of-america-41341.html James Murdoch resigns as BSkyB chairman https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/34483/james-murdoch-resigns-as-bskyb-chairman-41098.html Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:18:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/34483/james-murdoch-resigns-as-bskyb-chairman-41098.html BSkyB to launch online TV to head off new threats https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/32233/bskyb-to-launch-online-tv-to-head-off-new-threats-38397.html Tue, 31 Jan 2012 08:51:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/32233/bskyb-to-launch-online-tv-to-head-off-new-threats-38397.html UPDATE: BSkyB restricting competition for pay-TV movies, says watchdog https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26924/update-bskyb-restricting-competition-for-pay-tv-movies-says-watchdog-32144.html BSkyB issued a swift rejection of the UK Competition Commission’s accusation today that the satellite broadcaster’s control over pay-TV movie rights in the UK is restricting competition, leading to higher prices and reduced choice and innovation for subscribers. BSkyB will no doubt be making louder protests of innocence ahead of the Commission’s final report on the matter, due early next year.

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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 07:03:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26924/update-bskyb-restricting-competition-for-pay-tv-movies-says-watchdog-32144.html
RBS analysts hail BSkyB’s Formula 1 success https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26293/rbs-analysts-hail-bskybs-formula-1-success-31372.html BSkyB’s success in securing live Formula 1 racing has been hailed as ‘astute’ by Royal Bank of Scotland analysts. The deal should help support the satellite broadcaster’s subscriber growth, especially given the average F1 audience on the BBC is three times the average Premier League football audience on Sky.

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Mon, 01 Aug 2011 14:17:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26293/rbs-analysts-hail-bskybs-formula-1-success-31372.html
BSkyB hands investors £1 billion sweetener https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26215/bskyb-hands-investors-1-billion-sweetener-31285.html Fri, 29 Jul 2011 07:22:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/26215/bskyb-hands-investors-1-billion-sweetener-31285.html Sky’s position expected future profits growth and market leading position remain unchanged https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/254605/skys-position-expected-future-profits-growth-and-market-leading-position-remain-unchanged-5953.html What a difference a week makes. Having been buoyed the UK government positive words in early March - suggesting an approval of News Corp’s highly publicised takeover bid - the share price of British Sky Broadcasting Group (LSE, BSY) moved to a high of £8.50 in early July. One week later with News Corporation withdrawing its bid as politicians piled on the pressure, the share price fell to below £7.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:08:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/254605/skys-position-expected-future-profits-growth-and-market-leading-position-remain-unchanged-5953.html
JP Morgan Cazenove eyes solid results for BSkyB https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25824/jp-morgan-cazenove-eyes-solid-results-for-bskyb--30826.html Tue, 19 Jul 2011 08:17:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25824/jp-morgan-cazenove-eyes-solid-results-for-bskyb--30826.html Deutsche Bank ups BSkyB target as NewsCorp scandal gives opportunity to buy 'highest quality media franchise' https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25708/deutsche-bank-ups-bskyb-target-as-newscorp-scandal-gives-opportunity-to-buy-highest-quality-media-franchise-30697.html Fri, 15 Jul 2011 07:36:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25708/deutsche-bank-ups-bskyb-target-as-newscorp-scandal-gives-opportunity-to-buy-highest-quality-media-franchise-30697.html News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25640/news-corp-withdraws-bid-for-bskyb-30602.html Wed, 13 Jul 2011 14:00:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25640/news-corp-withdraws-bid-for-bskyb-30602.html BSkyB will thrive on its own if NewsCorp takeover folds says RBS https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25580/bskyb-will-thrive-on-its-own-if-newscorp-takeover-folds-says-rbs-30534.html Royal Bank of Scotland analysts Paul Goode and William Mairs reckon Sky is well-placed to thrive despite tough UK consumer environment. They reckon investors need to switch their focus back to the fundamentals of the business now that the NewsCorp merger looks unlikely to succeed in the near term.

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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 09:55:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25580/bskyb-will-thrive-on-its-own-if-newscorp-takeover-folds-says-rbs-30534.html
BSkyB’s share price expectations reduced after scandal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25475/bskybs-share-price-expectations-reduced-after-scandal-30413.html Both Panmure Gordon and Daniel Stewart believe the association of News Corporation with the News of the World phone hacking scandal will prove detrimental to its attempts to take over BSkyB. Daniel Stewart responded to Prime Minister David Cameron's declaration this morning of an end to the "cosy relationship" between the media and politicans by saying it is clear a speedy approval of News Corp's bid for BSkyB "is unlikely".

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Fri, 08 Jul 2011 11:25:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/25475/bskybs-share-price-expectations-reduced-after-scandal-30413.html
In its current form Sky looks well placed to perform https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/253477/in-its-current-form-sky-looks-well-placed-to-perform-4835.html Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:06:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/253477/in-its-current-form-sky-looks-well-placed-to-perform-4835.html With Sky currently being bid for it was certainly helpful that full-year results were robust https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/252021/with-sky-currently-being-bid-for-it-was-certainly-helpful-that-full-year-results-were-robust-3369.html Wed, 08 Sep 2010 13:16:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/252021/with-sky-currently-being-bid-for-it-was-certainly-helpful-that-full-year-results-were-robust-3369.html BSkyB completes buy of VMtv from Virgin Media https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/15520/bskyb-completes-buy-of-vmtv-from-virgin-media--18771.html Tue, 13 Jul 2010 12:50:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/15520/bskyb-completes-buy-of-vmtv-from-virgin-media--18771.html Murdoch’s Newscorp will stump up to acquire rest of BSkyB – Fat Prophets https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/251647/murdochs-newscorp-will-stump-up-to-acquire-rest-of-bskyb-fat-prophets-18045.html Wed, 23 Jun 2010 13:22:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/251647/murdochs-newscorp-will-stump-up-to-acquire-rest-of-bskyb-fat-prophets-18045.html Murdoch’s Newscorp will stump up to acquire rest of BSkyB – Fat Prophets https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/14877/murdochs-newscorp-will-stump-up-to-acquire-rest-of-bskyb-fat-prophets-18045.html However it is not all plain sailing and regulation remains a key issue for Sky shareholders.... on two different fronts.

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Wed, 23 Jun 2010 12:22:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/14877/murdochs-newscorp-will-stump-up-to-acquire-rest-of-bskyb-fat-prophets-18045.html
BskyB shares up after News Corp 700p buy-out proposal https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/14558/bskyb-shares-up-after-news-corp-700p-buy-out-proposal--17679.html Tue, 15 Jun 2010 10:35:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/14558/bskyb-shares-up-after-news-corp-700p-buy-out-proposal--17679.html Sky HD drives strong H1 performance for BSkyB, 3D-TV to launch in April 2010 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/10208/sky-hd-drives-strong-h1-performance-for-bskyb-3d-tv-to-launch-in-april-2010-12725.html Thu, 28 Jan 2010 12:15:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/10208/sky-hd-drives-strong-h1-performance-for-bskyb-3d-tv-to-launch-in-april-2010-12725.html BSkyB considering next steps after losing appeal against forced ITV divestment https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/9994/bskyb-considering-next-steps-after-losing-appeal-against-forced-itv-divestment--12477.html Thu, 21 Jan 2010 12:02:00 +0000 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/9994/bskyb-considering-next-steps-after-losing-appeal-against-forced-itv-divestment--12477.html Sky Achieves Double-Digit Quarterly Revenue Growth Led By High Definition Subscription https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/7339/sky-achieves-double-digit-quarterly-revenue-growth-led-by-high-definition-subscription-9402.html Fri, 23 Oct 2009 07:24:00 +0100 https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/7339/sky-achieves-double-digit-quarterly-revenue-growth-led-by-high-definition-subscription-9402.html