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DreamWorks-Hasbro Merger Put on Hold

We’ve previously posted an entry about a possible merger between DreamWorks Animation and Hasbro, but it seems like the merger has been put on hold. The supposed reason of the talks breaking down is that Hasbro’s stock fell when news of the talks got around. ...


DreamWorks and Hasbro Mulling Over Merger

According to a recent report by, there are “deeply engaged” talks underway between animation powerhouse DreamWorks Animation and toy and media outfit Hasbro over a possible merger. The report states that the merged company could be called DreamWorks-Hasbro, with both sides agreeing to keep Jeffrey Katzenberg as chairman of the new merged company. ...

Disney Buys Lucasfilm, New Star Wars Film Planned

Disney Completes Lucasfilm Purchase

Two months after the original announcement of their plans to buy LucasFilm, The Walt Disney Co. has finally completed the $4.06 billion acquisition of the iconic studio. The terms of the merger agreement has Disney issuing 37,076,679 shares while making a cash payment of $2,208,199,950. The announcement was made by Disney at the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange last week on ...

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