TITLE

Today's Transactions: Walt Disney Acquires Lucasfilm for $4.05B

AUTHOR(S)
COLLINS, ALLISON; NOTO, ANTHONY
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/5/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd. by the Walt Disney Co. for 4.05 billion U.S. dollars. The acquisition also covers the "Star Wars" franchise including thousands of characters, games, toys, and a six-film series. The move echoes Disney's four billion U.S. dollar purchase of Marvel Entertainment in 2009.
ACCESSION #
83232530

 

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