Acquisitive Minds: Werner Koenig

Co-founder of Germany's Helkon Media

  • How would you rate the quality of the film product available today?

    “Last year was a bad year but I haven’t lost my faith in Hollywood.”

  • What is the impact of the Internet on your business?

    “Internet means higher future revenues.”

  • What is your advice on keeping cool in a bidding war?

    “Buy the product you want before a bidding war even starts by making some strategic alliances on both the acquisitions and sales side.”

  • What is your favorite dealmaking spot in Cannes?

    “My yacht and the whole harbor.”

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