Sony agrees to discuss merger deadline extension with ZEE; stock surges 6%
The deal which was signed on December 21, 2021, to create the country’s largest media and entertainment conglomerate worth $10 billion, had an initial deadline of January 2023
ZEE seeks more time for merger with Sony; shares drop 4%
Cut-off date for Zee-Sony merger was Dec 22, 2023; to be delayed now from earlier set deadline of Jan 2024
Zee, Sony sign merger deal; Punit Goenka to lead new entity
The combined company will include 75 TV channels, two film studios, two video streaming services, and a digital content studio.
Is the ZEE-Sony merger deal too good to be true?
While a large section of the industry is sceptical about the success of the potential merger, there are others who are upbeat.
Inside the issue: October 2019
Inside Reliance Jio’s content factory, and other insights from the anniversary issue.
Promoters sell 11% in Zee to Invesco Oppenheimer
Announcement of the stake sale ends months of speculation regarding the suitor for Zee, and will help promoters deleverage the group’s balance sheet
Sony Pictures bets big on FIFA World Cup
The 2018 edition of the world’s biggest football tournament gets underway on June 14, and Sony Pictures Networks is pulling out all stops to ensure maximum viewership.
Star India wins BCCI media rights
The broadcasting company keeps its monopoly over cricket rights in the country.