HONG KONG — China’s Bona Film Group is to launch a $162 million (RMB1 billion) fund to boost its production efforts. The Wuhu Bona Film Investment Management is understood to be the first of its kind…
Calling him an “activist” who “knows nothing about our business,” George Clooney had some harsh words for Sony investor Daniel Loeb. Loeb, who runs New York-based hedge fund Third Point Capital, has…
While the U.S. economy's slow recovery from the 2008 financial crisis is among factors that have increased investors' appetites, the inherent volatility of the entertainment business is still an IPO…
Terrence Dugan, a partner in the business and finance practice at Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, sums up the current state of film financing in one simple sentence: " the search for junior capital."…
Relativity Media has grown at a fast clip the past few years as Ryan Kavanaugh revved up his film and TV operations. But that expansion has been fueled by new investors and pricey debt, leading…
Paramount has settled a massive lawsuit with its investors, ending more than a year of back-and-forth litigation that underscored some of Wall Street's frustration with Hollywood.
The technology sector lures many Hollywood investors, but also carries risks
Universal Pictures' primary film financing partner is completing a refinancing agreement that will help fund U pics greenlit through the end of this year. But after that, Elliott Management appears…
While some Wall Street investment funds can't get away from Hollywood fast enough, investment firm Dune Capital Management is in the midst of extending its long financing relationship with 20th…
If "CSI: Miami" shows up on Netflix anytime soon, it probably won't be because the streaming service asked to carry it.