Is Fox Willing to Pay $75B for Time Warner?

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July 17 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman reports on the latest on Rupert Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner. He speaks with Trish Regan on “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)

And they like the idea.

I think because of the time warner thanks to know thanks approach, we may be in the early innings.

Fox, is it interested in offering even more cash to do this in a hurry?

Is time warner in a position to find another buddy to get a deal done alternatively?

That is what shareholders -- the fact that time warner is not engaging frustrates the folks at fox.

They probably feel ok to take a little controlled wait and see approach there is the stock price again.

The ceo of time warner does take an alternative path.

Will that be the shareholder friendly type transaction for everyone to get excited about?

You can ask -- ask the question of just did too darn good a job with the company sitting on time warner cable, making it in play for someone mike murdock to swoop in and offer $80 per share?

Yes.

Absolutely.

Additionally, there is an opportunity for more upside.

One of the things i heard with -- from people with direct knowledge, they feel with some of the time warner assets, beyond the core refinance and doing the shareholder friendly stuff they've done, the operation, a lot of upside with the cable networks.

Maybe there was underperformance there which created opportunities for fox.

I think that is where things stand.

A layered story.

And that invites another

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