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Wednesday 22 February, 2012

News Corporation

SEC Form 8K

RNS Number : 8624X
News Corporation
21 February 2012
 



 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

Form 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  02/20/2012

 

News Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Commission File Number:  001-32352

 

Delaware

  

26-0075658

(State or other jurisdiction of

  

(IRS Employer

incorporation)

  

Identification No.)

 

1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10036

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

212-852-7000

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

 

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

[  ]   Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

[  ]   Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

[  ]   Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

[  ]   Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01.    Other Events

 

Under News Corporation's (the "Company") stock repurchase program, the Company is targeting to acquire up to $5 billion in the Company's outstanding shares of Class A common stock and Class B common stock from time to time over the next 12 months following the July 12, 2011 announcement. Under the rules of the Australian Stock Exchange (the "ASX"), the Company is required to provide to the ASX, on a daily basis, disclosure of transactions pursuant to the stock repurchase program to the extent such transactions occur.

        

Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the information provided to the ASX on the date noted on Exhibit 99.1.

 

 

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Exhibit

Number          Description

________________________________________

99.1                 Information provided to the Australian Stock Exchange on the date noted on Exhibit 99.1.

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 







News Corporation





Date: February 21, 2012




By:


/s/    Janet Nova

 









Janet Nova









Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel





 

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

 

  

Description

 

EX-99.1

  

Information provided to the Australian Stock Exchange on the date noted on Exhibit 99.1.

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

Appendix 3E
Daily share buy-back notice

 



Rule 3.8A

Appendix 3E

Daily share buy-back notice

( except minimum holding buy-back and

Selective buy-back)

Information and documents given to ASX become ASX's property and may be made public.

Introduced 1/9/99. Origin: rule 3.6, Appendix 7C. Amended 30/9/2001, 11/01/10

 

Name of entity


ARBN

NEWS CORPORATION


111 480 561

We (the entity) give ASX the following information.

Information about buy-back

 

1

Type of buy-back

ON MARKET




2

Date Appendix 3C was given to ASX

14 JUNE 2005

Total of all shares bought back, or in relation to which acceptances have been received, before, and on, previous day

 



Before previous day

Previous day

3

Number of shares bought back or if buy-back is an equal access scheme, in relation to which acceptances have been

NASDAQ

0 CLASS B

165,820,000 CLASS A

ASX

0 CLASS B

0 CLASS A

NASDAQ

0 CLASS B

1,250,000 CLASS A

ASX

0 CLASS B

0 CLASS A

4

Total consideration paid or payable for the shares

NASDAQ

US$0 CLASS B

US$2,791,318,814 CLASS A

ASX

A$0 CLASS B

A$0 CLASS A

NASDAQ

US$0 CLASS B

US$24,224,875 CLASS A

ASX

A$0 CLASS B

A$0 CLASS A

 



Before previous day

Previous day

5

If buy-back is an on-market buy-back

NASDAQ-CLASS B

highest price paid: US$ N/A

lowest price paid: US$ N/A

NASDAQ-CLASS A

highest price paid: US$19.73

date: 8 February 2012

lowest price paid: US$14.73

date: 4 October 2011


ASX-CLASS B

highest price paid: A$ N/A

lowest price paid: A$ N/A

ASX-CLASS A

highest price paid: A$ N/A

lowest price paid: A$ N/A

highest price allowed under rule 7.33:

ASX-CLASS B

A$ N/A

ASX-CLASS A

A$ N/A

NASDAQ-CLASS B

highest price paid: US$ N/A

lowest price paid: US$ N/A

NASDAQ-CLASS A

highest price paid: US$19.64


lowest price paid: US$18.99


ASX-CLASS B

highest price paid: A$ N/A

lowest price paid: A$ N/A

ASX-CLASS A

highest price paid: A$ N/A

lowest price paid: A$ N/A

highest price allowed under rule 7.33:

ASX-CLASS B

A$ N/A

ASX-CLASS A

A$ N/A

 

Participation by directors

 

6

Deleted 30/9/2001


How many shares may still be bought back?

 

7

If the company has disclosed an intention to buy back a minimum number of shares - the remaining number of shares to be bought back


Compliance statement

1. The company is in compliance with all Corporations Act requirements relevant to this buy-back.

2. There is no information that the listing rules require to be disclosed that has not already been disclosed, or is not contained in, or attached to, this form.

Sign here: /s/ Alastair Sinton
Date: 20 February 2012

Print name: Alastair Sinton
Assistant Company Secretary - Australia


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