Media group Vice, backed by 21st Century Fox, A&E Networks, Walt Disney and WPP, is seeking $200m in a mix of equity and debt financing a week after laying off a tenth of its staff.

Vice Media, a US-based media group backed by corporates 21st Century Fox, A&E Networks, Walt Disney and WPP, is looking to raise up to $200m in financing, The Information reported yesterday. The company may choose to raise the money in a mix of equity and debt financing, but the round could fetch a “steep discount”…

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