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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): August 2, 2021
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NEWS CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
         
Delaware   001-35769   46-2950970
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
 File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
 
(212) 416-3400
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

 
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))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   NWSA   The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Class B Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share NWS The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Class A Preferred Stock Purchase Rights N/A The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Class B Preferred Stock Purchase Rights N/A The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 
Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 7.01    Regulation FD Disclosure. 
On August 2, 2021, News Corporation (the “Company”) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Oil Price Information Service business and related assets for $1.15 billion in cash, subject to customary adjustments. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
The information provided pursuant to this Item 7.01, including the information furnished in Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No. Description
99.1
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).



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
(REGISTRANT)
 
     
  By:   /s/ Michael L. Bunder
      Michael L. Bunder
      Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Dated: August 2, 2021


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