News. Corp faces rising interest over Fox Family

Goldsmith, Jill
January 2001
Daily Variety;01/31/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 43, p20
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Reports that Fox Family Entertainment co-owner Haim Saban has exercised an option in the Fox Family contract that forces News Corp. to buy out his 50 percent share for cash unless the partners find another mutually agreeable solution. Saban's recruitment of Morgan Stanley to determine the price of his half of the company; Terms of the contract.


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