SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): March 19, 2019
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|1211 Avenue of the Americas|
|New York, New York||10036|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code 212-852-7000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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|ITEM 8.01|| |
On March 19, 2019, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (the Company or 21CF) and The Walt Disney Company (Disney), in connection with Disneys acquisition of 21CF (the Acquisition), announced that the per share value of the Merger Consideration (as defined below) has been calculated to be $51.572626 (the Per Share Value), in accordance with the Amended and Restated Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger Agreement), dated as of June 20, 2018, by and among 21CF, Disney, TWDC Holdco 613 Corp., the holding company that will own both Disney and 21CF following the Acquisition (New Disney), and certain of Disneys other subsidiaries.
Subject to election, proration and adjustment procedures set forth in the Merger Agreement, at the effective time of the Acquisition, each share of 21CF common stock will be exchanged for $51.572626 in cash (the Cash Consideration) or 0.4517 shares of common stock of New Disney (the Stock Consideration, and together with the Cash Consideration, the Merger Consideration). The number of shares of New Disney common stock comprising the Stock Consideration was determined by dividing the Per Share Value by $114.1801, which was the volume weighted average trading price of a share of Disney common stock on the New York Stock Exchange over the fifteen consecutive trading day period ending on (and including) March 15, 2019. A copy of the joint press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
|ITEM 9.01|| |
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Joint press release issued by Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company, dated March 19, 2019
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, INC.|
|Date: March 19, 2019||
/s/ Janet Nova
Executive Vice President and Deputy Group