We’re one week away from the final steps in The Walt Disney Company’s $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox. The mega-deal will close on March 20th, making Disney the biggest player in Hollywood. To make the deal official Disney has had to deal with… Read More »Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox to be finalized on March 20
21st Century Fox is down to one suitor, The Walt Disney Company, to purchase the majority of its assets as the Murdoch family looks to offload much of their media ownership. The expected $60 Billion deal in cash and stock could be announced as soon… Read More »Disney CEO announces acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets
The most crucial difference between Michael Eisner and his successor at Disney, Bob Iger turns out to be a belief in building around franchises. The buzzword from Eisner was always synergy, code word for cooperation between divisions. Iger came from a background in network TV… Read More »How the Walt Disney Company Solved The “Boy Problem”
Nearly three years ago, Disney fans and comic book geeks alike did double takes as they looked at the latest news: Disney bought Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion. While this was less than Disney spent for PIXAR, there were no previous projects between Disney and… Read More »Three Years Later: A Look at Disney’s Acquisition of Marvel
I’ve read a lot of business books in my time, but the one that sticks with me the most is Tom Peter’s revolutionary “In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies.” The lessons I learned therein have served me well in nearly every aspect… Read More »Can Eisner return to Excellence?
Disney fans, pull on your Spidey Underoos. The following release from Marvel announced that the deal for the Walt Disney Company to purchase Marvel Entertainment is now complete. Deal expected to strengthen Disney’s position as a leading global provider of high-quality branded entertainment and build… Read More »Marvel Acquisition Official