LONDON Dec 15 Investor Royal London Asset
Management on Thursday asked Sky's independent
committee of directors for more information on the advice on
which they based their acceptance of a $14.6 billion offer from
Twenty-First Century Fox.
Rupert Murdoch's Fox said earlier on Thursday it had agreed
to buy European pay-TV firm Sky, sticking to its earlier offer
despite complaints from some investors.
"We would urge the independent committee of Sky directors,
who recommended that shareholders accept the offer, to share
more information on the independent financial advice that they
based their agreement on," Richard Marwood, senior fund manager
at Royal London, said in a statement.
"Such disclosure would help shareholders assess the fairness
of the offer and give greater confidence in the independence of
the committee in the bid process."
Royal London has a 0.36 percent stake in Sky, it said in the
(Reporting by Carolyn Cohn; editing by Maiya Keidan)