August 25, 2016 5:42 PM 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

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.

NI Group Ltd. Wins Second Dismissal of Securities Fraud Class Action

On behalf of News Corp., subsidiary NI Group Ltd., Rupert Murdoch and James Murdoch, Skadden won the second dismissal of a putative class action securities fraud complaint arising out of news-gathering practices at News of the World and The Sun. On October 7, Judge Paul G. Gardephe of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York determined that the court could not exercise personal jurisdiction over NI Group Ltd. The court also rejected the plaintiffs' attempt to expand the class period backward to end-run the court's prior ruling that the plaintiffs could not plead securities fraud on the basis of pre-class period alleged misstatements.

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