Overture Latest Studio in Play

MacFadyen, Ken
March 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;3/1/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the market activities of some film companies following the decision of Walt Disney Co. to close down Miramax Films and put the assets on sale. Chris Albrecht, president and chief executive officer of Liberty Media's Starz Entertainment, has announced that the company was looking at alternatives for Overture Films as it continues to face key challenges. Meanwhile, Lions Gate Entertainment is rumored to be interested in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer which was placed on sale by its private equity backers amid debt woes.


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