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  • Lions Gate rejects Carl Icahn's hostile tender offer to raise stake to nearly 30%

     
    Lions Gate clawed back at Carl Icahn on Friday, rejecting the shareholder's hostile tender offer to raise his stake in the movie and television studio to nearly 30%. The company's board is urging shareholders not to sell their shares to......
  • Producer Scott Rudin negotiating to leave Disney

     
    With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label’s biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lucrative production deal with corporate parent Walt Disney Co. A prolific producer who supplied Miramax....
  • Alec and Tom Gores join forces to weigh Miramax bid; Redskins owner Snyder may make a play too

     
    After independently exploring a potential acquisition of Miramax Films, brothers Alec and Tom Gores are joining forces on a potential bid for the specialty movie label, people close to the matter said Friday. Also entering the field is Washington...
  • Time Warner still mulling MGM bid as deadline passes

     
    The fate of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. is still in limbo. While bids for the troubled studio were due Friday, front-runner Time Warner Inc. was still mulling an offer late in the afternoon and it was unclear if, and when, the media......
  • Ron Burkle in talks with Weinsteins as Disney pushes back bids for Miramax

     
    Once again Walt Disney Co. has pushed back the deadline for submitting bids to acquire the specialty label Miramax Films to April 5, according to people with knowledge of the situation. As the deadline approaches, one prospective bidder has dropped......
  • Disney receives three bids for Miramax

     
    Walt Disney Co. has received three bids for the specialty label Miramax Films, people close to the situation said, and now has to decide whether to sell the asset or hold on to it. Supermarket magnate Ron Burkle and his......
  • Miramax talks expected to extend through the weekend [Updated]

     
    Exclusive negotiations between the Walt Disney Co. and Bob and Harvey Weinstein, who are backed by supermarket magnate Ron Burkle, over the potential acquisition of Miramax Films are expected to stretch through the weekend, people with knowledge of the...
  • Disney names new chief executive

    BURBANK, Calif. - Walt Disney Co. directors tapped President Robert A. Iger yesterday to succeed Chief Executive Michael D. Eisner, writing the final chapter for an often stormy 21-year reign during which the company mushroomed from a moribund studio into...
  • Disney retools planning division

    The man known among executives of the Walt Disney Co. as The Enforcer took a hit on Friday. Chief Strategic Officer Peter Murphy, the rough-edged point man for Disney boss Michael Eisner, was removed from his powerful post and placed in an advisory job...