AEG: A look back

Billionaire Philip Anschutz announced he has decided not to sell AEG, the entertainment giant that controls the Staples Center, LA Live, and the Los Angeles Kings. Here is a roundup of recent AEG stories.

  • Philip Anschutz says he decided to 'reengage' in AEG management

    Philip Anschutz says he decided to 'reengage' in AEG management

    AEG founder Philip Anschutz said in an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Times that he pulled his sports and entertainment conglomerate off the market after having a change of heart and deciding to become actively "reengaged" in managing the company. Anschutz wouldn’t directly address how...

  • Read AEG, Anschutz statement on ending company's sale

    Read AEG, Anschutz statement on ending company's sale

    Philip Anschutz, the billionaire chairman of AEG, announced Thursday that the sale of the behemoth entertainment company would be halted. Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc. owns L.A. Live, Staples Center and the Los Angeles Kings, among other holdings. AEG: A look back Here is the full text of the...

  • AEG's Anschutz wasn't 'desperate seller,' sports analyst says

    AEG's Anschutz wasn't 'desperate seller,' sports analyst says

    Philip Anschutz wasn’t a “desperate seller” and bidders for his AEG sports and entertainment giant didn’t meet his price, a leading sports-business consultant said. Marc Ganis, president of SportsCorp. in Chicago, said he wasn’t surprised that Anschutz called off the sale of AEG on Thursday. It...

  • Meet new AEG chief executive Dan Beckerman, longtime finance man

    Meet new AEG chief executive Dan Beckerman, longtime finance man

    Billionaire Philip Anschutz tapped longtime finance man Dan Beckerman to take the helm of AEG after the sale of the company was halted Thursday.  Beckerman will now serve as chief executive and president of Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc., replacing Tim Leiweke, who is leaving the company. AEG:...

  • AEG chief executive Tim Leiweke leaving post after sale halted

    AEG chief executive Tim Leiweke leaving post after sale halted

    Billionaire Philip Anschutz will be taking a more active role at his sports and entertainment powerhouse AEG without his longtime chief executive, Tim Leiweke. Anschutz announced Thursday that he was halting the planned sale of AEG and that Leiweke will be leaving by “mutual agreement.” AEG: A...

  • Breaking: AEG sale halted; Anschutz to retain control

    Breaking: AEG sale halted; Anschutz to retain control

    Billionaire Philip Anschutz said Thursday he has decided not to sell AEG, the entertainment giant that controls the Staples Center, LA Live and the Los Angeles Kings. Anschutz said he plans to resume a more active role in the company. He announced in September that he was seeking bidders in a sale...

  • On Twitter, some worry an AEG sale may dash L.A.'s NFL hopes

    On Twitter, some worry an AEG sale may dash L.A.'s NFL hopes

      [<a href="http://storify.com/rljourno/on-twitter-worry-that-aeg-sale-could-dash-nfl-team" target="_blank">View the story "On Twitter, worry that AEG sale could dash NFL team hopes" on Storify</a>]   ALSO: Owner of Staples Center, Kings up for sale L.A. officials react to news of AEG being put...

  • Owner of Staples Center and Los Angeles Kings is put up for sale

    Owner of Staples Center and Los Angeles Kings is put up for sale

    The company that owns the Staples Center and the Los Angeles Kings announced late Tuesday it is being put up for sale, sparking a potential billion-dollar bidding war for some of the sports and entertainment world's glitziest properties. The Anschutz Co., run by Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz,...

  • All about billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, potential AEG bidder

    All about billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, potential AEG bidder

    The whispers started right away: Was Patrick Soon-Shiong, a Los Angeles billionaire-doctor-philanthropist-businessman, on the shortlist of potential buyers for entertainment giant AEG? Soon after the company put itself on the block Tuesday, Soon-Shiong representative Chuck Kenworthy confirmed that...

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