James Murdoch Reelected as Sky Chairman

The investigation is expected to last for six months

The investigation is expected to last for six months

This week the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) outlined how it will examine the deal and the impact on media plurality and broadcasting standards in the United Kingdom and invited submissions for the six-month investigation.

The BBC meanwhile reported that James Murdoch is poised to defend his position as Sky's chairman at the group's annual shareholder meeting today, with a trio of advisory firms having called on shareholders to vote against his re-election.

Almost half of independent shareholders voted to oppose Mr Murdoch's reappointment amid concerns over his role as chief executive of 21st Century Fox, which is attempting to seize control of the 61% of Sky it does not already own in an £11.7 billion deal.

Just 51.6% backed Murdoch to stay in the top job.

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A year ago he was opposed by a narrow majority, but he was secure thanks to the 39 percent stake held by his family. He also refused to comment on whether Fox was getting a "sweetheart deal" on the price it will pay for Sky. We found significant corporate governance failures. In late 2014, after BSkyB acquired Fox's Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland, the bigger company changed its name to Sky.

In response, Martin Gilbert, Sky's deputy chairman, pointed out that Sky's board had formed an independent committee to evaluate the terms of 21st Century Fox's takeover, which he said had met 11 times since the takeover approach was tabled in December past year.

He told shareholders he was "pretty confident" that this would not have an effect on the CMA's investigation.

Sky announced in a statement this morning that its like-for-like revenue had increased by five percent to £3.3 billion in the first quarter of its financial year.

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"We are especially pleased with the strength of the company's performance given the challenging consumer environment", Murdoch said.

In terms of programming, Sky said Riviera became its most-watched original series ever in period, and Game of Thrones the most-watched series ever on Sky.

Sky offers broadband and fixed and mobile telecoms in addition to pay-TV in its biggest market in Britain and Ireland, as well as pay-TV in Germany, Austria and Italy.

"The total number of subscription products in our base of homes now sits comfortably above 60 million".

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Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch, Fox CFO John Nallen and former Fox no. 2 Chase Carey were also among those board members re-elected on Thursday, each with more than 98.5 percent of the shareholder vote in their favor.

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