Disney's purchase of 21st Century Fox assets approved by shareholders

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WPLG—Disney's blockbuster deal for most of 21st Century Fox is complete. Shareholders at both companies voted Friday to approve Disney's $71.3 billion purchase of the Fox assets. Disney will get Fox's movie studio, which includes franchises like "Avatar" and "X-men," along with cable channels like FX and National Geographic. Disney also picked up Fox's 22 regional sports networks in the deal, though it agreed last month to sell them as a way to satisfy antitrust concerns from the U.S. government. Fox...

Disney, 21st Century Fox Shareholders Vote to Approve $71.3 Billion Merger. Shareholders of 21st Century Fox and Disney have voted to approve Disney’s $71.3 billion buyout of major Fox assets. Shareholders gathered Friday morning at the New York Hilton for separate m…