KKR & Co. and Silver Lake Management LLC are vying with Yahoo! Inc. to acquire Hulu LLC, escalating a bidding war that has attracted cable and satellite TV, private equity, a talent agency and media mogul Peter Chernin.
Director Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” will open in China on May 12, about a month after the picture was pulled from theaters without explanation, distributor Sony Pictures Entertainment said.
The board of Hulu LLC, operator of the online video-streaming service, has reached out to potential strategic buyers to gauge interest in acquiring the company, said two people with knowledge of the situation.
The liquidator of Bernard L. Madoff’s firm sued Lion Global Investors Ltd. and at least six other companies to recover at least $172.8 million they allegedly received from investments made with the con man by Fairfield Sentry Ltd.