Disney Completes Marvel Acquisition

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ACQUISITION 
FDN Database Reference:  F231109-281
 
Acquirer:  The Walt Disney Company
ACQ Web:  http://www.disney.com
Location:  USA, Burbank, CA
Region:  North America
Description:  International family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, interactive media and consumer products. Revenues of approximately $36 billion in its most recent fiscal year.
Category:  Media, Entertainment
Contact:  Robert A. Iger, President and Chief Executive Officer  
 
Vendor:  Marvel Entertainment
Vendor Web:  http://www.marvel.com
Location:  USA, New York, NY
Region:  North America
Description:  A global character-based entertainment and licensing company founded in 1939.
Category: Media, Entertainment
Contact:  Isaac Perlmutter, Vice Chairman and CEO
 
Aprox. Value:  Marvel shareholders will receive a total of $30 a share in cash plus approximately 0.7452 Disney shares for each Marvel share they own. Based on the closing price of Disney’s common stock on December 30, 2009, the estimated value is approximately $4.3 billion
 
Details:  Disney has completed its acquisition of character franchise company, Marvel Entertainment Inc
 
Link: Marvel release    Disney release

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