Feb 28, 2017 - Technology

Comcast to buy rest of Universal Studios Japan

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Comcast on Tuesday announced a deal to buy the remaining 49% stake in Universal Studios Japan that it doesn't already own for $2.27 billion, per Reuters. The transaction would value the Japanese theme park operator at around $7.5 billion, including the assumption of debt.

Sellers include Goldman Sachs and private equity firm MBK Partners. Comcast had acquired a 51% stake back in 2015.

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