As government flounders, investors find a way to curb executive pay

An unlikely hero – the Investment Association – is wading into pension inequality with a simple, compelling propositionWhen the former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Fred Goodwin reluctantly agreed, in the wake of the bank’s collapse and nationalisation, …

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Disney tops Hollywood hierarchy closing 21st Century Fox deal

Disney’s deal is a fightback against tech industry, Netflix and Amazon. Six changes to expect …Disney closed its $71bn (£54bn) acquisition of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox film and entertainment assets this week, bringing The Simpsons, Star Wars an…

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Bets are off in 21st Century Fox and Comcast showdown for Sky

Broadcasters set to do battle in unusual auction – but which company will show their hand first?Fancy bidding for Sky? Get yourself down to Paternoster Square, just behind St Paul’s Cathedral, on Saturday. The auctioneer promises to get the process wra…

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Sky takeover battle must go to auction, orders regulator

Rupert Murdoch’s Fox and rival Comcast must table new bids this weekend in rare auctionThe British broadcaster Sky will be auctioned off this Saturday in a dramatic end to a two-year £26bn takeover battle that has pitted Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century F…

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Rupert Murdoch must make £26bn-plus Sky bid to thwart Comcast

21st Century Fox has until the end of Thursday in battle for control of pay-TV broadcasterRupert Murdoch must table a new £26bn-plus offer for Sky this week or see rival Comcast become the new owner of Europe’s biggest pay-TV broadcaster.Under UK takeo…

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