December 8, 2015 / 5:44 PM / 2 years ago

Disney doubles stake in Vice to $400 million: source

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) is doubling its stake in youth-focused digital media company Vice Media to $400 million, a source familiar with the matter said.

    The deal will boost Disney’s stake in Vice to about 10 percent and values the company at more than $4 billion, the source said.

    FT first reported the news on Tuesday. (on.ft.com/21MuwNK)

    Disney was not immediately available for comment.

    Reporting by Anya George Tharakan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza

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