Fox shares boosted by reports of Com­cast deal

The Daily Telegraph - Business - - Business -

Shares in 21st Cen­tury Fox gained as much as 2.4pc yes­ter­day, af­ter US reports emerged that Com­cast was con­sid­er­ing part­ner­ing with pri­vate eq­uity in­vestors to help se­cure a takeover of Fox’s film and TV as­sets. Fox last week ac­cepted a sec­ond of­fer from Dis­ney, which it had sweet­ened to counter Com­cast’s bid.

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