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Fox leaning towards Disney as buyer for studio and media assets: sources

The Fox assets in play are said to be worth almost US$50 billion and could translate into a 25 per cent stake in Disney if they agree to a stock deal.


21ST CENTURY Fox Inc, the global film and TV company controlled by the Murdoch family, would prefer to sell some assets to Walt Disney Co because it is a better strategic fit and presents fewer regulatory hurdles, people familiar with the matter said...