Lachlan Murdoch

Lachlan Murdoch

Lachlan Keith Murdoch is a British-Australian businessman and mass media heir. He is the executive chairman of Nova Entertainment, co-chairman of News Corp, executive chairman and CEO of Fox Corporation, and the founder of Australian investment company Illyria Pty Ltd.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 8, 1971
HometownWimbledon, United Kingdom
SpouseSarah Murdoch (m 1999 - present)
ChildrenAidan Patrick Murdoch , Aerin Elisabeth Murdoch , Aidan Patrick Murdoch , Kalan Alexander Murdoch , Kalan Alexander Murdoch
ParentsAnna Murdoch Mann , Rupert Murdoch

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Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity And Bret Baier Among Names On Fox And Dominion’s Witness List; Judge Doubts Rupert Murdoch’s Claim Of Hardship In Appearing For Live Testimony — Update

  • UPDATE, 12:39 PM ET: The judge presiding over Dominion’s defamation case against Fox pushed back on the network’s attorneys for their argument that Rupert Murdoch would be unable to testify live in the upcoming trial. In a hearing on Tuesday, Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric Davis cited a letter he received from the Fox legal […]


Murdoch scraps proposal to combine Fox, News Corp

STORY: Rupert Murdoch has scrapped plans to combine Fox and News Corp after facing resistance from shareholders.The deal would have reunited the media empire Murdoch split nearly a decade ago.But News Corp said in a statement on Tuesday that the tie-up was: "not optimal for shareholders of News Corp and Fox at this time."According to sources, the merger was pitched as a way to greater scale news, live sports and information.Several people close to the Murdochs viewed the effort as driven by the 91-year-old's succession consolidate power behind his son and Fox head Lachlan Murdoch.A notion the company described as "absurd" in November.Activist investment firm Irenic Capital, which was among the first to say that the proposed reunion would likely undervalue News Corp, on Tuesday applauded the decision to not move forward.In addition to scrapping the planned merger, News Corp is exploring a sale of Move, the company which operates the property website sources familiar with the matter said News Corp was in talks with CoStar to sell its stake for about $3 billion.News Corp agreed to buy Move in 2014 for $950 million to diversify its digital real estate business.
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