One week after Comcast officially bowed out of the bidding war for 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets by ceding to Disney, shareholders of both Fox and Disney have today approved Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition offer for Fox (via The Wall Street Journal).
At two separate gatherings this morning in Manhattan, both company’s shareholders were said to have „voiced their support“ for the acquisition in brief meetings that lasted less than 15 minutes.
There are still a few hurdles before Disney officially acquires 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets, mostly related to approval from overseas entities. Specifically, [...]
Apple’s annual shareholders meeting took place at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park this morning, with shareholders gathering to vote on proposals and ask questions of Apple executives.
Apple does not live stream its shareholders meetings, but several members of the press, such as CNET’s Shara Tibken and Business Insider’s Kif Leswing, were at the event and shared details on what was covered on Twitter.
Image via Shara Tibken Much of the meeting was spent discussing shareholder proposals, several of which were routine proposals direct from Apple for re-electing the board of directors, compensating executives, appointing Ernst & Young LLP as [...]
Apple today updated its website for investors to note that its 2018 Annual Meeting of the shareholders will take place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park on February 13, 2018.
The record date for the meeting is December 15, 2017, and Apple plans to publish additional details about the upcoming meeting in the near future when the proxy statement is filed.
Apple says it expects more shareholders to want to attend than there are seats available, and so advance registration is required using a unique control number that will be issued following the filing of the proxy statement.
Once our proxy statement is filed, the bank, broker, or other organization [...]