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Media and Publishing

Kingdom Holding Company sees substantial growth ahead for global media and entertainment brands. New media delivery systems, from video-on-demand to Internet streaming, have created challenges for traditional television networks but also present excellent investment opportunity.

We evaluate media propositions partly on their ability to pursue rational business plans while embracing new technologies. KHC has therefore invested extensively in some of the world’s biggest and most influential media and telecommunications companies such as News Corporation and Time Warner.

As for the Middle East, KHC is one of the region’s dominant media players, holding interests in television, press, radio, music and publishing companies.

 

News Corporation

  Kingdom Holding Company has been a significant investor since 1997 in News Corporation, the world’s third largest media conglomerate. News Corporation has unrivaled global reach with broadcast, cable television, filmed entertainment, newspaper and publishing interests. While searching for a …

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Time Warner

Kingdom Holding Company has a substantial shareholding in Time Warner, the world’s largest media company. KHC’s interest in Time Warner results from a 1997 USD 145m market purchase of a 5% interest in the pioneering Internet company Netscape. Netscape was …

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