INVESTMENT BANKING DATABASE: Media/Entertainment
- The Gorilla's Grasp. Moss, Linda; Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;6/2/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p12
The cable television network Court TV has been engaged in tough contract negotiations with the cable network broadcasting company Comcast Corp. and its chief of programming, Matt Bond. Bond, is relatively new to Comcast, where he succeeded Tom Hurley after the Philadelphia-based MSO bought the...
- Video Game Rentals. // Video Store Magazine;11/16/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p12
Lists the top 10 video game rentals in the U.S. as of the week that ended on November 9, 2003. Tony Hawk's Underground from Activision; Conflict Desert Storm 2 from Take 2 Interactive; Madden NFL 2004 from Electronic Arts; Simpsons: Hit and Run from Vivendi Universal.
- AS COMCAST GAINS FINANCIAL STRENGTH, IT WEIGHS OPTIONS. Mermigas, Diane // Television Week;7/28/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p16
Reports on the consideration of cable operator Comcast Corp. to make a bid for the Vivendi Universal Entertainment (VUE). Value of acquiring VUE cable channels; Option for Comcast to negotiate favorable long-term carriage licensing agreements for the Turner cable networks; Benefits of working...
- AOL TW CASHES OUT STAKE. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;4/9/2003, Vol. 279 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the plans of AOL Time Warner Inc. to buy out Vivendi Universal's stake in AOL Europe. Decision of AOL Time Warner to repurchase AOL Europe with cash; Available funding of AOL Time Warner after the transaction.
- Take-Two Rejects EA's $2B Bid. Schachter, Ken // Red Herring;2/25/2008, p3
The article reports on the decision of the board of Take-Two Interactive Software to reject the $2 billion buyout offer of Electronics Arts. Take-Two claims that the $26 per share cash offer issued by Electronic Arts undervalues the company's game franchises. After such decision, the shares of...
- AOL TW revives Life mag. Oei, Lily // Daily Variety;11/8/2001, Vol. 273 Issue 49, p4
Focuses on the support of AOL Time Warner for the continuous publication of Life Magazine which ceased operation as a monthly in May 2000.
- LIBERATED FROM STAKE. Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;3/7/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 45, p8
Reports on the plan of Liberty Media Corp. to sell its stake in AOL Time Warner Inc. in the U.S. Use of the funds for possible acquisitions; Reclassification of AOL as a nonstrategic asset in the Liberty portfolio; Interest of Liberty Media on the home shopping net QVC.
- Liberty has a supreme Court plan. Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;10/7/2002, Vol. 277 Issue 1, p1
Reports the plan of Liberty Media to buy the 50 percent stake of AOL Time Warner in Court TV. Factors influencing the interest of media investor John Malone on his stake of Court TV; Intrigues on the prospects for selling off half of the stakes of Court TV; Influence of combining back office...
- SHOWBIZ STOCKS. // Daily Variety;7/2/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 22, p4
Focuses on the value of several entertainment stocks in the U.S. Price of AOL Time Warner stocks; Changes in the value of Disney stocks; Value of Vivendi Universal stocks.