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FORMER HARRODS OWNER MAY BUY PINEWOOD SHEPPERTON

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al Fayed has confirmed that he is the unidentified “third party” who is considering making a bid to acquire Britain’s legendary Pinewood Shepperton studios. Al Fayed sold the Harrods department store chain in 2010 for $2.3 billion. He once owned a studio in Egypt and backed the 1981 film Chariots of Fire, […]

PINEWOOD-SHEPPERTON STUDIOS A TAKEOVER TARGET

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Pinewood-Shepperton, the British studio that only a few years ago found itself struggling as Hollywood studios were being successfully wooed by other U.S. states and foreign countries, suddenly is being courted by two rich suitors. Just days after Peel Holdings made a takeover bid of $144 million, the studio said that it had received a […]