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Chernin Group, Bob Iger and Rich Paul Invest $263M in Toymaker Funko

The pop culture brand is best known for its distinctive dolls and figurines based on iconic characters and famous people.

How Much Is MGM’s Movie and TV Library Worth? Amazon Discloses New Details

The tech giant, which had until now been scarce with details of the purchase, closed the deal for the studio in March.

Elon Musk Sells Billions of Dollars in Tesla Stock Ahead of Twitter Purchase

Musk tweeted Thursday that there were "no further TSLA sales planned after today."

Done Deal: Twitter Agrees to Sell Itself to Elon Musk

The shocking deal caps off a volatile few weeks for the social media company and will give the richest person in the world control of the platform.

Elon Musk Says He’s Secured $46.5B for Twitter Takeover Bid, Weighs Tender Offer

The mogul "is prepared to begin negotiations immediately" to buy the social media platform, according to a securities filing.

Elon Musk Explains Why He Wants to Buy Twitter, Says He Wants to “Open Source the Algorithm”

The Telsa mogul made the Thursday comments at the TED 2022 conference after unveiling a $43 billion bid.

Sony, Lego Owner Invest $2B in ‘Fortnite’ Publisher Epic Games

The new investment values Epic at $31.5 billion, up from a $28.7 billion valuation less than a year ago.

CAA Acquires Full Ownership of CAA-GBG Global Brand Management Group

The joint venture, which counts Netflix, Coca-Cola and Formula One as clients, was formed in 2016 by CAA and Global Brands Group.

Grand Ole Opry Owner Sells Stake for $293M to Comcast-Backed Fund, NBCUniversal

The fund, titled Atairos, and NBCU will help Opry Entertainment Group grow its media and entertainment profile in a deal that valued the company at more than $1.4 billion.

Video Measurement Giant Nielsen Sold to Private Equity Firms in $16B Deal

The company had previously rejected a $14 billion offer a week ago.

Video Measurement Giant Nielsen Rejects Acquisition Offer From Private Equity Firms

Elliott Management was among the firms behind the deal to acquire the beleaguered measurement firm, which fell apart after Nielsen said it "significantly undervalued" the company.

Amazon Closes $8.5B MGM Acquisition

The deal was announced last May and was driven by Amazon's interest in MGM's intellectual property.