Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. relied on old-fashioned Hollywood schmoozing, legal wrangling and a stock deal with a friendly board member to fend off billionaire Carl Icahn ’s almost two-year hostile pursuit.
Entergy Corp. and New Orleans Superdome manager SMG are focusing on fuses and circuit breakers that monitor the flow of electricity to the dome as they investigate the cause of a blackout during yesterday’s Super Bowl.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. , the independent film and TV producer, has approached creditors of ailing Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. to help shape a plan to acquire the studio, two people with knowledge of the situation said.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. investors rejected billionaire Carl Icahn ’s five nominees to the independent film and TV studio’s board, handing management a victory in the long-running takeover battle.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the independent studio behind the “Saw” horror movies, rose to the highest level in more than four years on prospects for the March release of the film “The Hunger Games.”