Imagine Entertainment has confirmed that it has a new financial backer, the Raine Group. Variety first broke the news that the merchant bank was putting more than $100 million into the production…
Imagine Entertainment, the production powerhouse led by longtime partners Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, is poised for a significant expansion, powered by a $100 million-plus investment from the Raine…
Tastemade, startup aiming to be a global Internet version of the Food Network on YouTube and other platforms, announced $10 million in Series B funding led by Raine Ventures to expand original…
A veteran Sky News cameraman has been shot and killed whilst covering the protests in Egypt. Sixty-one-year-old Mick Dean, who had worked for Sky for 15 years, was killed in Cairo on Wednesday as the…
Most of the major agencies have an investment group focused on backing everything from producers of online videos to health food and fashion brands.
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Boutique merchant bank the Raine Group, backed by Google exec chairman Eric Schmidt, has pacted with China Media Capital to invest in entertainment, digital media and sports in China and elsewhere.
"South Park" creators and exec producers Trey Parker and Matt Stone have teamed up with boutique merchant bank The Raine Group to create a new independent studio housing the duo's creative work and…
In a bold move to expand its U.S. presence, Middle East news org Al Jazeera has acquired cabler Current TV in a deal valued at about $500 million.
The Raine Group, Joe Ravitch and Jeff Sine's increasingly high profile boutique merchant bank, led an $18 million investment in Marina del Ray-based mobile telcom group Textplus, the company said…