Silver Lake Management LLC and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC agreed to buy IMG Worldwide Inc. creating an agency with top talent cutting across both sports and entertainment.
Chernin Group, led by former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin, acquired a majority stake in Crunchyroll Inc., adding to a portfolio of Web companies with a site that streams Japanese cartoons.
Peter Chernin, the former News Corp. chief operating officer, offered at least $500 million for Hulu, the online television service he helped found, two people with knowledge of the situation said.
Microsoft Corp. and former News Corp. President Peter Chernin have discussed creating a television channel for users of the Xbox video-game console, said two people with knowledge of the proposal.
Chernin Group and AT&T Inc. submitted a joint bid for Hulu LLC, the video-streaming service, meeting the deadline for binding offers, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Peter Chernin, former chief operating officer of News Corp., sold a minority stake in his company to Providence Equity Partners for $200 million, a person with knowledge of the situation said.
Peter Chernin, News Corp.’s former chief operating officer, is investing in the Hong Kong-based mixed martial arts promoter Legend Fighting Championship.
Peter Chernin’s CA Media acquired a 49 percent stake in the Indian unit of television producer Endemol NV.
Hulu LLC owners Walt Disney Co., Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal and Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc. called off their sale of the video-streaming service and will instead invest $750 million in the company.
"I've been a long-time user of Twitter for news and information."
- Peter Chernin on Nov 15, 2012