Amazon seems to be looking for a new strong factor for its growth. On Monday, the media wrote about its talks with MGM Holdings, the holding company that owns the 100-year-old film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Shares of Amazon jumped 1.47% at the close of trading on the NASDAQ on Monday, continuing to rise in non-trading time.
According to Variety, the talks are led by senior vice president of Amazon Studios and Prime Video, Mike Hopkins and chairman of MGM Kevin Ulrich.
Sources cite a potential deal of $ 9 billion, according to earlier rumors: between $ 7 billion and $ 10 billion, Amazon and MGM declined to comment on the report.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has long been considered an acquisition and last December said it was looking for a buyer and hired consultants to collect offers.
The legendary film studio has one of the largest libraries of movies and TV series in the world, licensed to show Netflix and other streaming services.
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Pfizer CEO Albert Burla has postponed a visit to Israel because he has not yet been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Burla himself and members of the delegation have not yet received a second dose of the vaccine. The Pfizer spokesman stressed that they are still interested in visiting Israel. Now the visit can be postponed […]Next
The Polish oil and gas company PGNiG has appointed Pavlo Majewski chairman of the board. The previous chairman, Jerzy Kwieciński, worked for less than a year. “The company’s supervisory board has decided to appoint Pavlo Majewski as the chairman of the board of PGNiG from November 12, 2020 for a term until January 10, 2023”. […]Next
By the end of this year, the German airline Lufthansa intends to reduce its foreign staff by 20 thousand people, as well as sell its LSG division, which deals with on-board catering, which employs 7.5 thousand people. Lufthansa subsidiaries Eurowings, Swiss, Austrian and Brussels Airlines are reducing the frequency of flights, fleets and staff amid […]Next
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