Morning news on July 13th, Beijing time, Comcast CEO Brian · Brian Roberts was very busy during the Sun Valley Summit. In just two days, he met Apple CEO Tim · Cook (Tim Cook), Google CEO Sandal · Sundar Pichai and Softbank Vision Fund leader Rajiv & Middot; Rajeev Misra.
People familiar with the matter said that Comcast wanted to seek a partner to help it bid more than Disney ($71.3 billion) in the Fox asset bid. Comcast is competing with Disney for a variety of assets, including 21st Century Fox, BBC Sky, Star India and Fox Studios.
A Comcast spokesman declined to comment.
Cook and Apple executive Eddy Cue (Jody Cue) joked that their meeting with Roberts was only "flash meeting".
The Vision Fund managed by Mishra is close to $100 billion. He admitted to meeting with Roberts but did not disclose the details. “ He doesn't need my money. & rdquo; Mishra said.
Comcast's bid for Fox has become one of the most popular topics at the summit. Fox's boss Rupert Murdoch and Disney boss Bob Iger also attended the summit.
Comcast also raised Sky's offer to £26 billion ($34 billion) last Wednesday.