News of Note—21st Century Fox, ATSC, Nexstar Media, Niantic and Wurl

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following this morning:

> 21st Century Fox announced the pricing by Fox Corporation, its wholly owned subsidiary and the company to be spun off in connection with 21CF's combination with The Walt Disney Company, of five series of senior unsecured notes. Release

> ATSC President Mark Richer is retiring later this year. Release

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> Nexstar Media has extended the employment agreement of President and Chief Executive Officer Perry A. Sook through Feb. 28, 2023. Release

> Mobile AR company Niantic is raising $245 million in series C financing led by IVP, with additional strategic investment from aXiomatic Gaming, Battery Ventures, Causeway Media Partners, CRV, and Samsung Ventures. Release

> Wurl launched its AdSpring for Connected TVs solution. Release

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