The massive merger will finally go into effect later this month.
The $71 billion deal was made official last summer.More news: Rosario Dawson confirms relationship with Cory Booker
The company also agreed to sell a 50 percent stake in A+E Networks in Europe and to separate licensing and provision between Disney's A&E, History, H2 and Lifetime networks and Fox's National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild channels. After acquiring Marvel and Lucasfilm in recent years, the CEO helped the studio make its biggest acquisition yet, 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets.
The acquisition involves most of Fox's properties, including X-Men and the Simpsons, but does not include news, sports, broadcast channels or its studio lot. The remaining parts of 21st Century Fox will be spun-off into the newly formed "Fox" - led by Lachlan Murdoch. The deal is rich in worldwide television assets, including in Latin America and India.
The house of mouse has said the acquisition is expected to become effective at 12:02am ET on 20 March, 2019.More news: British MPs vote to seek extension for Brexit
The process has taken almost two years to close.
The U.S. Justice Department has said Disney, which owns cable sports network ESPN, must divest Fox's 22 networks that provide sports programming for regional and local markets.More news: Johnny Depp accuses ex-wife Amber Heard of abuse, chopping his finger
On the film side, Fox's Emma Watts will run the 20th Century Fox studio and Fox Searchlight, the specialty division, will continue to be helmed by Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley.