Lions Gate, Artisan tie the knot

DiOrio, Carl
December 2003
Daily Variety;12/16/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 51, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the completion of the merger between Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and Artisan Entertainment Inc. in Los Angeles, California. Terms in the merger; Disclosure on the amount involved; Measures taken to overcome the overlaps in the combined companies' production and distribution operations.


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