DiOrio, Carl
August 2003
Daily Variety;8/22/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 36, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. majority owner Kirk Kerkorian's commencement on August 21, 2003, of a cash tender offer for 15 million shares at a substantial premium over the market price. Increase in the value of the stock as a result of Kerkorian's purchase; Share price of the company at the close of trading on August 22, 2003.


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