Weinsteins nab $275 mil for Asian nix

Frater, Patrick; Hayes, Dade
April 2007
Daily Variety;4/27/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 19, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Weinstein Co. to launch an Asian film fund with starting capital of $275 million in the U.S. The said fun is expected to invest in Asian-made or-themed movies, and it will bankroll some 30 movies including Cannes opening film "My Blueberry Nights," by Wong Kar Wai and "Mulan," over its six year lifespan. The fund will include $15 million of equity capital from Weinstein, and $10 million of equity from other sources.


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