Disney bought the majority of the company 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

© Flickr / architekt2Логотип the Disney Studio. Archival photoDisney bought the majority of the company 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion© Flickr / architekt2

Conglomerate the Walt Disney Company on Thursday signed a deal with American media Mogul Rupert Murdoch to purchase most of its assets in companies 21st Century Fox 52.4 billion dollars, according to a press release from the company Disney.

In a also go the Disney film Studio 20th Century Fox, the production company of TV channel Fox cable networks FX and National Geographic, as well as the company’s share in British Sky Fox – 39% controlling stake in streaming service Hulu.

CEO and Chairman of Disney, Robert iger will remain in his post.

In the course of the transaction will be allocated a portion of the assets that will be sold separately. Among them, the broadcast network Fox Broadcasting network and Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network.

The Walt Disney Company was founded in October 1923 by brothers Walter and Roy Disney as a small animation Studio, is currently one of the largest Hollywood studios. Owns a number of theme parks and water parks, as well as networking broadcasting. The headquarters is located in Burbank, California.