Comcast is expecting Fox/Disney to raise its offer for Sky, sources say


CNBC—Comcast is preparing for a situation where Fox, working in concert with Disney, increases its offer for Sky, sources say. An increased bid would force Comcast to bid higher for Sky, just as Comcast forced Disney to up its bid for Fox earlier.

Comcast Muscles Fox Aside With $39B Offer for Sky. A victory over Fox, however, won’t be sealed unless Sky investors tender their shares by an Oct. 11 deadline.