Chase Carey


Ecclestone replaced as Liberty Media completes F1 takeover

Liberty Media has completed its US$8 billion takeover of Formula 1 and appointed Chase Carey as CEO, replacing longstanding F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone. After some 40 years in charge of the sport Ecclestone now becomes ‘chairman emeritus’ and will be available as “a source of advice” for the F1 board. Carey, who also serves as […]

Liberty Media confirms US$4.4bn Formula 1 deal

Liberty Media has confirmed that it is buying the Formula1 motor sports business for US$4.4 billion. The deal gives F1 an enterprise value of US$8.0 and will see Liberty buy an initial minority stake of 18.7%, which it will up to 100% subject to antitrust and competition approvals in various countries. Liberty is buying the […]

Report: Liberty Media gears up to take F1 rights

Liberty Media is reportedly close to taking control of Formula One, buying ownership of the sport from controlling stakeholder CVC Capital. According to a report by German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, the US$8.5 billion (€7.6 billion) deal is set to go ahead this week with Liberty Media due to pay the first of two […]

Fox execs leave Sky Deutschland board as Sky chiefs join

21st Century Fox president Chase Carey and Fox International Channels Europe and Africa president Jan Koeppen are stepping down from the board of pay TV operator Sky Deutschland following its acquisition by Sky, formerly known as BSkyB, to form a new pan-European pay TV giant. Carey and Koeppen will leave the board when their current […]

21st Century Fox president fails to shut door on BSkyB takeover

The president and chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox, Chase Carey, failed to rule out making another 100% bid for BSkyB but said that the firm’s current focus is on establishing Sky Europe. Speaking at the Royal Television Society conference in London this morning, Carey, said that 21st Century Fox’s plan “right now” is […]

21st Century Fox: Hulu can compete with Netflix

US on-demand service Hulu can be a viable alternative to OTT market leader Netflix, the president and COO of 21st Century Fox, Chase Carey, has claimed. The comments come after Fox Networks Group distribution president Mike Hopkins became Hulu’s new CEO last month and after a second failed attempt by its broadcaster parents to sell […]

Murdoch replaces Carey as Sky Deutschland chairman

James Murdoch has replaced Chase Carey as chairman of pay TV operator Sky Deutshland’s supervisory board. Carey will remain on the nine-member supervisory board, which will now comprise Murdoch, deputy chief operating officer and chairman and CEO, International of 21st Century Fox, who has been a member since April 18, Carey, president and chief operating […]

Fox to get Sky Italia on track by cutting programming costs

21st Century Fox should be on track to achieve its goals for troubled Italian direct-to-home operator Sky Italia by 2016 by taking costs out of the business as key programming deals expire, according to president and chief operating officer Chase Carey. 21st Century Fox’s first full results saw a sharp fall in operating income from […]