Thursday, July 2, 2020

MICHAEL EISNER: GETTING BACK INTO THE GAME?

May 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Former Walt Disney chairman and CEO Michael Eisner is planning a comeback and is currently looking to raise $800 million for a new production company, CNBC anchor/reporter David Faber said on the cable channel Wednesday, citing people who have been approached about investing. Eisner’s fund-raising effort is being led by JP Morgan, which is looking […]

HUNGER WILL BE FEEDING LIONSGATE FOR YEARS

March 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Analysts are predicting that The Hunger Games will provide a bountiful feast for years to come for Lions Gate Entertainment, which has had a hit-or-miss (mostly miss) record with movies in the past. The Los Angeles Times quoted JP Morgan analyst Monica Dicenso as predicting that the movie will produce at least a $310 million […]

ELISABETH MURDOCH MAY SELL HER COMPANY TO HER FATHER’S

January 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It seems like the stuff of an oldtime miniseries: the privileged daughter of a billionaire media mogul, feeling slighted by the father, who grooms his sons to succeed him, strikes out on her own and eventually creates one of the most successful production companies in all of the U.K., only in the end to sell […]