(Reuters) – Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) on Wednesday offered $65 billion for the businesses Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) had already agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co (DIS.N), a day after AT&T (T.N) won approval to buy Time Warner (TWX.N).
Comcast confirmed last month that it was preparing a higher all-cash offer than Disney’s $52 billion all-stock deal for Fox’s media assets, but had been awaiting the outcome of the court hearing on the AT&T deal before bidding formally.
Fox in December agreed to sell its film, television and international businesses to Disney.
Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel
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