Posts Tagged ‘acquisitions’

DreamWorks Buying Classic Media for $155 Million

by on July 23, 2012
DreamWorks Animation will buy Classic Media for $155 million, the companies announced today. Under the deal, DreamWorks will purchase the owner of such intellectual >Where’s Waldo? and Olivia, to the animated Christmas classics Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Classic Media also manages the Jay Ward catalog, which includes Rocky & Bullwinkle and […]

DreamWorks Looking to Buy Classic Media

by on July 17, 2012
DreamWorks Animation is seeking to buy Classic Media for $150 million, The New York Times reports. If completed, the deal would give DreamWorks ownership of a number of well-established if rather worn intellectual properties, including Casper the Friendly Ghost, He-Man, Fat Albert, Frosty the Snowman, Lassie, Mr. Magoo, Postman Pat, Richie Rich, and Where’s Waldo? […]