BskyB buys Amstrad

Well, well, well I suppose this does make sense, seeing as Amstrad supplied approximately 30 per cent. of the set-top boxes purchased by the Sky and Sky believes that it accountedfor approximately 75 per cent. of Amstrad’s revenues.!


he Boards of Sky and Amstrad are pleased to announce that they have agreed the terms of a recommended cash offer to be made by Sky Digital Supplies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sky, for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Amstrad.