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.!


Source: http://www.amstrad.com/assets/downloads/Files/Amstrad_Offer_Announcement.pdf 

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.

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