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  • Carl Icahn, once opposed, now favors a Lions Gate-MGM merger

     
    Only three months ago, activist shareholder Carl Icahn frowned upon a potential merger between Lions Gate Entertainment and financially hobbled Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. In fact, he likened Lions Gate management's desire to combine with MGM to "a couple...
  • Blockbuster files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sets plan to reorganize

     
    After struggling with nearly $1 billion in debt and growing competition from Redbox and Netflix, Blockbuster Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday. The filing, long expected, would wipe out the debt and equity of the once dominant......
  • Industry veteran Bob Berney joins Graham King's new domestic distribution firm

     
    In a move that could boost the shrinking independent film market, producer Graham King has formed a new releasing company and hired industry veteran Bob Berney as president of theatrical distribution. The domestic venture, named FilmDistrict, plans to...
  • The Morning Fix: Lions Gate finds a friend in Televisa! Toronto's 'it' girl. Will Sirius XM listeners stay if Howard Stern leaves? Is Joaquin Phoenix ready for more work?

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether I should pull a Joaquin Phoenix at work. ¿Donde es Carl Icahn? Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the movie and television company that has been engaged in a nasty hostile takeover fight with investor Carl......
  • Lions Gate forms Latino film venture with Televisa

     
    Lions Gate Entertainment, taking aim at the Latino film market, is forming a joint venture with Mexican media giant Televisa to produce and distribute movies for Latino audiences in the U.S. The move, confirmed by a person familiar with the......
  • Lions Gate board recommends shareholders reject latest Icahn takeover bid

     
    Lions Gate Entertainment's board on Wednesday recommended that its stock owners reject activist investor Carl Icahn's current tender offer, which was recently increased to $7.50 a share. Icahn initially launched his latest offer to buy all the company's...
  • Icahn takes Lions Gate to court in two countries

     
    The battle for movie and television production company Lions Gate Entertainment is headed to court. Investor Carl Icahn, who has launched a hostile takeover for Lions Gate, has followed through on his threat to sue the company over its recent......
  • Icahn loses latest round in feud with Lions Gate

     
    Score one for Lions Gate. In a hearing Wednesday, a panel of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) denied investor Carl Icahn's request for an order prohibiting Lions Gate Entertainment shareholder and board member Mark Rachesky from selling...
  • Lions Gate rejects Icahn's latest tender offer

     
    It's no surprise that the board of Lions Gate Entertainment has unanimously rejected the latest hostile tender offer from activist investor Carl Icahn to acquire all of its outstanding stock for $6.50 per share. In a regulatory filing Monday, Lionsgate......
  • 'Killers,' costs of fighting Icahn drag down Lions Gate earnings

     
    More than $29 million in costs related to its battle with its largest shareholder, Carl Icahn, and higher expenses from its movie slate, including the box-office disappointment "Killers," led Lions Gate Entertainment to nearly double its net loss in the.....
  • Spyglass close to a deal to take over management of MGM

     
    After several weeks of haggling over deal terms, Spyglass Entertainment is in the final stages of hammering out an agreement to take over the management of debt-ridden Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, according to people familiar with the situation. The parties...