Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox means that the House of Mouse now controls a huge amount of our most beloved films and television series.
Announced in December 2017 and expected to take until at least 2021 to complete, this $66.1bn deal (that included taking on a sizeable debt portfolio from Fox) ranks amongst the largest mergers of its kind in history.
We’ve compared these media giants, looked at the potential impact of the deal on both their own employees and the end user and demonstrated how Disney is looking to leverage this deal to break into new markets.
Read on to see how the merger will affect everything from television and the cinema box office to streaming platforms and sports broadcasting with our comprehensive infographic:
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