Comcast Denies NBC U Deal, Speculation Persists

  • October 1, 2009
Comcast Corp. late Wednesday denied the rumor du jour that it had struck a deal to acquire NBC Universal from General Electric and Vivendi for $35 billion. The rumor, which was initially reported by the, fueled numerous news reports and a flurry of discussion on the blogsphere that a deal may yet be in the works. "While we do not normally comment on M&A rumors, the report that Comcast has a deal to purchase NBC Universal is inaccurate," Comcast said in a statement.
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