Disney and Fox Say Their $71.3 Billion Merger Will Close on March 20

Deal was first announced 15 months ago

After 15 months of waiting, Disney and Fox will finally cross the finish line on March 20. Getty Images, 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Company

The long-anticipated $71.3 billion merger between the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, first publicly announced almost 15 months ago, is about to cross the finish line.

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