Judge approves AT&T-Time Warner deal without any conditions

Judge approves AT&T-Time Warner deal without any conditions

Judge Richard Leon has approved the AT&T-Time Warner merger rejecting the Department of Justice’s argument. Cramer on AT&T-Time Warner ruling: ‘I thought the government made a better case than this’ Even CNBC’s Jim Cramer was surprised by the court ruling that approved AT&T’s attempted $85.4 billion merger with cable and entertainment colossus Time Warner. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled that AT&T’s purchase of Time Warner was legal, effectively paving the way for the merger…

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Comcast plans to make an all-cash bid for Fox if AT&T-Time Warner is approved

Comcast plans to make an all-cash bid for Fox if AT&T-Time Warner is approved

Comcast is planning a $60 billion all-cash bid to top Walt Disney on its deal to acquire most of Twenty-First Century Fox‘s assets, if the U.S. government approves AT&T‘s acquisition of Time Warner, according to people familiar with the matter. The bid would top Disney’s offer of $52 billion. Comcast also plans to acquire 100 percent of U.K. satellite broadcaster Sky as part of an improved all-cash bid. If Disney gets into a bidding war…

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