Disney to buy out Hulu from Comcast for about $8.61 billion | Makemetechie.com Summary
- The Walt Disney Company which currently owns two thirds of Hulu is buying the remaining third from Comcast s NBCUniversal to further its streaming objectives Disney s announcement Wednesday said it s expecting to pay approximately billion for the remaining percent stake in Hulu.
- But Disney noted that it may pay more than billion pending an appraisal.
- Comcast CEO Brian Roberts noted that the appraisal procedure would take a little time to play out.
- Disney sounds prepared to pay nearly billion for Hulu if not more but there s reasonable debate over how much the streaming service is worth Hulu s minimum valuation was set in when the streaming landscape looked very different.
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