BSkyB Directors Facing $4.2 Billion Payout Quandary

BSkyB Directors Facing $4.2 Billion Payout Quandary

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The last time BSkyB shares fell more over a seven-day period was in August 2004, when James Murdoch, then chief executive officer, announced an expanded spending plan, a target for more than 10 million subscribers and returning cash to shareholders via share buybacks.