Leo shopping UA spinoff to investors

DiOrio, Carl
February 2004
Daily Variety;2/5/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 28, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is talking to prospective investors about a joint venture regarding its United Artists division. Spin-off as a production company supplying films for MGM to distribute; Possibility that Studio will also spin off its Orion film library; Investment banks involved in the negotiations.


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