Reliance and Disney's Game-Changing Merger

Mukesh Ambani, alongside Disney's Kevin Mayer and Reliance's Manoj Modi, finalized a 51:49 stock and cash merger in London.

Mukesh Ambani and Disney Executives Seal the Deal

Delve into the expected timeline for the merger, with a goal to finalize by February, showcasing Reliance's eagerness to conclude by January-end.

Fast-Track to February: Merger Timeline

Uncover the ownership structure, revealing Reliance's majority stake of 51% and Disney holding 49% in the merged company, shaping the dynamics of the media powerhouse.

Reliance Takes the Lead with 51%

Explore the strategic moves as Reliance plans to create a step-down subsidiary absorbing Star India via a stock swap, with JioCinema playing a significant role in the deal.

Viacom18's Role and JioCinema in the Mix:

Understand the board's composition, where Reliance and Disney will have equal representation, including a seat for Uday Shankar-led Bodhi Tree, the second-largest shareholder in Viacom18.

Balancing Act: Equal Representation on the Board:

Analyze Disney's recent loss of online rights to IPL while securing broadcast TV rights, and how JioCinema emerges as a key player in the online streaming domain.

Disney's Strategic Move Post IPL Rights Shift: