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Disney-Fox deal is now complete

“This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us” said Disney’s ceo Robert Iger.

The Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox has now been completed.

“This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us – one that will create significant long-term value for our company and our shareholders,” said Robert Iger, chairman and ceo of The Walt Disney Company. “Combining Disney’s and 21st Century Fox’s wealth of creative content and proven talent creates the pre-eminent global entertainment company, well positioned to lead in an incredibly dynamic and transformative era.”

The acquisition includes 21st Century Fox’s film production businesses, including Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Family and Fox Animation; Fox’s television creative units, Twentieth Century Fox Television, FX Productions and Fox21; FX Networks; National Geographic Partners; Fox Networks Group International; Star India; and Fox’s interests in Hulu, Tata Sky and Endemol Shine Group.

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