Hollywood insiders are bracing for M&A activity to make a comeback, as 10 experts reveal the deals they're predicting

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October 17, 2023 at 08:54
Hollywood dealmakers finally appear poised to say "lights, camera, action" to a renewed cycle of mergers and acquisitions following months of paralysis during the historic writers' and actors' strikes.
Disney CEO Bob Iger, left, and Comcast CEO Brian Roberts. Charley Gallay/Stringer/Getty; REUTERS
Disney CEO Bob Iger, left, and Comcast CEO Brian Roberts. Charley Gallay/Stringer/Getty; REUTERS

Hollywood dealmakers finally appear poised to say "lights, camera, action" to a renewed cycle of mergers and acquisitions following months of paralysis during the historic writers' and actors' strikes.

Big-time media dealmaking doesn't necessarily hinge on an active production environment, but months of uncertainty about when Hollywood will start rolling again have had a chilling effect, entertainment-industry insiders say. "Nobody felt that they could think about anything else in relation to this business other than the strikes," Jonathan Handel, a media-industry attorney and columnist for Puck News, told Insider.

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