Disney buys 21st Century Fox: Who gets what

Disney is buying a huge chunk of 21st Century Fox.The ...

Posted: Dec 14, 2017 2:41 PM
Updated: Dec 14, 2017 2:41 PM

Disney is buying a huge chunk of 21st Century Fox.

The $52.4 billion deal will combine two of the biggest players in Hollywood.

Disney gets:

- 20th Century Fox, Fox 2000, Fox Searchlight movie and television studios

- Majority control (60%) of Hulu

- Several big movie franchises, including X-Men, Avatar and Deadpool

- Major TV franchises, including The Simpsons, This Is Us and Modern Family

- International media businesses, including 350 channels in 170 countries, Star India and 39% of the European pay-TV operator Sky

- FX and National Geographic Partners

- Fox's regional sports networks, including YES

- $13.7 billion of Fox's debt

- An estimated $2 billion in cost savings

- Bob Iger's contract extended through 2021

Fox gets:

- 25% of Disney shares

- $8.5 billion cash dividend from the spun-off company

Fox's spinoff company keeps:

- Fox broadcasting

- Fox News

- Fox Business News

- FS1 & FS2 sports networks

- Big Ten Network

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