September 27, 2016 11:57 AM ET


Company Overview of News Corp UK & Ireland Limited

Company Overview

News Corp UK & Ireland Limited is a multi-channel media business focuses on creating and distributing content that educates, entertains, informs, and inspires its customers. The company publishes daily newspapers, a Sunday paper, and an international forum for literary culture. News Corp UK & Ireland Limited was formerly known as NI Group Limited and changed its name to News Corp UK & Ireland Limited in June 2013. The company was incorporated in 1904 and is based in London, United Kingdom. News Corp UK & Ireland Limited operates as a subsidiary of News Corporation.

1 London Bridge Street

London,  SE1 9GF

United Kingdom

Founded in 1904

Key Executives for News Corp UK & Ireland Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chairman of the News Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of News Corporation
Age: 85
Chief Marketing Officer, Head of Customer Direct Department and Managing Director of Customer Direct
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

News Corp UK & Ireland Limited Key Developments

News UK Announces Executive Changes

News UK editorial legal director Ben Beabey will leave his role at the end of the year 2016 amid an internal restructure at the publisher. News UK has also hired former Telegraph Group editorial legal director Adam Cannon, who is joining as senior editorial counsel on 20 September 2016. He will work alongside senior editorial counsel Justin Walford and report directly to general counsel Angus McBride. In his most recent role at News UK, Beabey headed up the legal department of News Group Newspapers Ltd.

Tabcorp and News UK to Launch New Online Wagering and Gaming Business in UK

Tabcorp Holdings Limited and News UK have signed an agreement to launch a new online wagering and gaming business in the UK and Irish markets. The business will be known as Sun Bets and will launch in 2016. The new business will bring together Tabcorp's capability in global wagering with News UK's vast customer base and market-leading media assets, including The Sun newspaper (print and digital properties) and associated sports and racing products (such as Dream Team FC, Favourite and Goals). The agreement is structured as a revenue share arrangement with News UK undertaking internal and external media promotion of the business. In return, Tabcorp will provide News UK with a share of the revenue from the new business each year. The agreement is subject to Tabcorp obtaining the necessary licences and regulatory approvals and runs for an initial term of 10 years, with extensions subject to performance.

ESI Media To Reportedly Sell i

Market rumours suggest News Corp UK & Ireland Limited and Trinity Mirror could be potential buyers for i. is understood that ESI Media has gauged the market appetite for i but that it is not a formal process that will necessarily lead to a sale, according to multiple sources.There are market rumours that News Corp UK, publisher of the Times and Sun, and Daily Mirror publisher, Trinity Mirror plc (LSE:TNI) have shown interest in the i. However, it is not known if either publisher has gone as far as holding official talks with ESI Media, the parent company of the i.

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