Nov 6, 2018

Europe approves Disney-Fox deal with conditions

Bob Iger in a tuxedo

Disney CEO Bob Iger. Photo: Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images

Disney can buy Fox if it sells its interest in a group of television channels, including Lifetime and History, the European Union's antitrust regulator said on Tuesday. Disney has agreed to do so.

The bigger picture: The Justice Department has already approved the deal on the condition Disney sells regional sports networks that Fox owns.

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