Compromise in the works

Meza, Ed
October 2003
Daily Variety;10/27/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 16, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on Germany-based television firm Premier's efforts to reach a compromise with insolvent Kirch Media over a disputed loan. Dispute over the use of the loan to finance Hot Networks; Progress of Kirch's insolvency case.


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