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SBD Global/January 3, 2013/Media
Sky Deutschland Extends Rights Deal With U.S. PGA Tour Through '15
Published January 3, 2013
ON TOP OF THE GAME: Sky Deutschland "was the share with highest increase in value on the German stock index MDAX," which includes the country's top 50 mid-cap, non-technology sector companies. Sky Deutschland shares were able to increase their value drastically and "finished '12 with plus of 202.3%." The extensive speculations and hopes for positive numbers "resulted in a run on the shares from investors." The MDAX index "was able to increase its value by 36% in '12" (WALL STREET ONLINE, 12/31). DER AKTIONÄR's Thomas Bergmann reported Sky Deutschland "has extended its contract with CEO Brian Sullivan for another two years." Sullivan has been Sky's CEO since April 1, 2010 and his contract is set to expire at the end of Dec.'14 (DER AKTIONÄR, 12/28).