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NETFLIX ADOPTS POISON-PILL TO PREVENT ICAHN TAKEOVER

November 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent effort to prevent corporate raider Carl Icahn from taking over their company, Netflix’s board of directors on Monday adopted a poison-pill plan that would dilute the company’s shares to the point where Icahn would be unable to buy another sizable chunk without board approval. Icahn, who disclosed last week that he had […]

IS HULU A TAKEOVER TARGET?

June 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hulu, the video site owned by the corporate parents of ABC, NBC, and Fox-TV as well as Providence Equity, may be the target of a possible takeover attempt by Yahoo!, published reports, led by the Wall Street Journal, said today (Wednesday). The Los Angeles Times reported that it had confirmed that an unsolicited offer had […]

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 […]

ICAHN SAYS RESULT OF LAWSUIT ALL-IMPORTANT IN LIONSGATE TAKEOVER

December 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Carl Icahn has conceded that in order for him to win a proxy battle next week to put five nominees of the board of Lions Gate Entertainment, he must win a lawsuit in New York in which he seeks to undo a debt-for-equity transaction by the company that increased the stake of Mark Rachesky while […]