Televisa, Univision raise funds for merger

Televisa, Univision raise funds for merger

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Mexican mass media company Televisa and its US counterpart Univision have funded part of a planned $4.8 billion merger with a $1 billion equity investment led by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank and $2.1 billion in loans from JPMorgan, according to a press release on Tuesday. SoftBank arranged the investment with Google, the Raine Group and ForgeLight, which acquired 64% of Univision with Searchlight Capital in 2020, Televisa and Univision said in a joint statement. Under the terms of the deal, Un

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