As some lament physical DVD declines, others foresee digital goldmine
For an in-house attorney, Anderman does highly varied deal work such as contracts for "Star Wars" licensed merchandise, movie production, special effects business and the supreme transaction: selling…
Attorney Deutsch worked for client DreamWorks Animation over the summer on its $155 million acquisition of character house Classic Media and multi-picture output distribution deal with Fox, and also…
When Entertainment One agreed to buy Canadian rival Alliance Film for US$225 million in September, it certainly knew the property because Theroux--eOne president of filmed entertainment--had worked…
When Lionsgate gobbled up an $800 million revolving credit facility in September, outside attorney Bruington worked on behalf of Lionsgate but focused on the lending banks.
Acquisitions maven Mayer says that Walt Disney has three criteria for major buys, which the $4.05 billion purchase of Lucasfilm in October certainly met: must have creative capabilities, assets with…
Hergott repped Kathleen Kennedy when she was named co-chair and of Lucasfilm in June and Rich Ross when was hired in October as CEO by TV production house Shine America, which is owned by News Corp.
Condiotti recalls "eight long months working with a dedicated team here" on making presentations and responding to due-diligence inquiries that culminated in the sale of his employer Lucasfilm to…
Joshua Grode, partner and head of corporate department, Liner Grode Stein Yankelevitz Sunshine Regenstreif & Taylor
Grode repped Summit Entertainment in its January sale to Lionsgate. "It was tricky because they were in the same business and literally around the corner from each other," says Grode.
Dan Timmons & Brian Stearns, co-heads of Entertainment Industries Group & Amit Bajaj, director investment banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
This trio of executives provided $600 million in new or extended credit lines to Hollywood companies in 2012.
Erramouspe assisted Ryan Seacrest Productions in negotiating the sale of a minority stake to radio giant Clear Channel in January and is also advising Seacrest in "establishing businesses outside his…