Fox’s international assets would comprise about 70 percent of the value of the businesses for sale in the proposed Comcast all stock deal, according to CNBC’s David Faber. The NBCUniversal parent is also eyeing Fox’s movie studio, cable networks and its regional sports network.
Comcast shares traded lower by 1.7 percent Friday in wake of the news of the possible deal. Fox shares were 4.2 percent higher.
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