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Fox Shareholders to Vote on $71 Billion Disney Bid July 27

  • Disney’s sweetened offer tops $65 billion Comcast proposal
  • Murdochs to vote only their 17 percent interest in Fox
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Fox Shareholders Said to Vote on Disney Bid July 27
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Time is running short for Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts.

Now that a date is set for shareholders of 21st Century Fox Inc. to vote on Walt Disney Co.’s $71.3 billion offer for its entertainment assets, all eyes are on what Roberts will do next. Fox’s special shareholder meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. on July 27 at the New York Hilton in midtown Manhattan, Disney said in a regulatory filing, adding that its shareholders will also consider the transaction.