Swap may see bird fly to Malone

Goldsmith, Jill
December 2006
Daily Variety;12/8/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 49, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the prospect for John Malone's takeover of News Corp., following a swap of 39% stake in DirecTV. The possibility of a takeover has reportedly unnerved Rupert Murdoch that he has had an anti-takeover provision in place since Malone increased his stake in News Corp. As part of the deal, Malone will hand over his $11 billion in News Corp. stock.


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