Continuing its expansion into e-commerce and multimedia services, Bertelsmann has acquired a majority share in German online search engine DealPilot.com, the media giant announced today.
Production company and distributor Constantin Film is reportedly in talks with Berlin-based Gerhard Hahn Filmproduktions for a 51% stake in the animation outfit.
Taking advantage of increasing demands for international financing, Los Angeles-based lender Imperial Entertainment Group is staking out a foothold in Europe's German-speaking territories.
Producer and distributor Helkon Medien is set to go public today with share prices at 19.50 euros ($20.85).
Germany's Federal Audit Office has strongly criticized pubcaster ZDF's plans to launch German TV, a new worldwide channel planned in conjunction with financially strapped foreign net Deutsche Welle…
German media mogul Leo Kirch has reportedly offered fellow TV tycoon Rupert Murdoch a 20% stake in his entire digital pay TV business after postponing a DM2 billion ($1 billion) bond issue.
Columbia TriStar has announced it wants out of German music cable channel Viva.
German media titan the Kirch Group has said it will postpone the issue of a DM2 billion ($1.4 billion) bond underwritten by Morgan Stanley Dean Witter until next year due to currently unfavorable…
A consortium of German financial institutions, including the Dresdner Bank and Munich's Reuschel Bank, have established a DM 170 million ($91 million) fund for toon makers.
Sony Corp. has announced it is moving its European headquarters from Cologne to Berlin in October in an effort to better position itself and exploit the eastern European market.