Discovery, BSkyB near deal to buy Channel 5, Broadcast says Discovery Communications (DISCA) and British Sky Broadcasting (BSYBY) are near a GBP350M deal to buy Channel 5 from Northern & Shell, according to Broadcast. Reference Link
Liberty Global, Discovery acquires shares of Lionsgate Liberty Global (LBTYA, LBTYK) and Discovery Communications (DISCA) have each purchased 5M common shares of Lions Gate (LGF), resulting in each having an approximately 3.4% shareholding of Lionsgate's current outstanding Common Shares. The 10.0M Common Shares were acquired from funds affiliated with MHR Fund Management. Liberty Global and Discovery Communications each paid approximately $195M for their respective stake in Lionsgate representing a purchase price of approximately C$52.68 per Common Share based on current exchange rates. Liberty Global and Discovery Communications purchased the securities for investment purposes only.