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Slide #78. The Walt Disney Company — Lucasfilm Ltd.
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)
The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is 100% owned by Lucasfilm Chairman and Founder, George Lucas. Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney stock on October 26, 2012, the transaction value is $4.05 billion, with Disney paying approximately half of the consideration in cash and issuing approximately 40 million shares at closing. The final consideration will be subject to customary post-closing balance sheet adjustments.
Walt Disney is an entertainment company. Co.'s segments are: Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution (DMED) and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (DPEP). DMED segment encompasses film and episodic television (TV) content production and distribution activities through its business lines: linear networks, such as domestic and international branded television channels; Direct-to-Consumer, such as subscription services that provide video streaming and digital content distribution services; and Content Sales/Licensing, such as TV/subscription video-on-demand, theatrical and home entertainment distribution. DPEP segment consist of theme parks and resorts and consumer products operations.
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