Advanced Inflight Alliance

Sagansky, Sloan launching $500m Double Eagle

Entertainment industry veterans Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan are launching Double Eagle, a US$500 million business that will seek to invest in international TV, OTT content and disruptive digital platforms. The pair have already launched two previous investment funds in Global Eagle and Silver Eagle. The former acquired Row 44 and Advanced Inflight Alliance and […]

News brief: Harry Sloan’s Global Eagle makes $36m in-flight deal

Global Eagle Entertainment has acquired another in-flight entertainment business, buying IFE Services for US$36 million. Global Eagle is run by former MGM and SBS boss Harry Sloan (pictured) and has already bought in-flight content businesses Row 44 and Frankfurt-listed Advanced Inflight Alliance (AIA) for US$400 million. The business it has just bought, IFE, provides content […]

Sloan, Sagansky launch new investment vehicle with $250m IPO

Industry veterans Harry E. Sloan and Jeff Sagansky are launching a new company, Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., on the back of a US$250 million initial public offering. The pair has formed the company two years after they raised US$190 million for their Global Eagle Acquisition imprint, which is sponsoring the new venture. The IPO comprises […]

Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan firm buys $400m in-flight business

Global Eagle, the media investment company run by Harry Sloane and Jeff Sagansky, has bought two in-flight entertainment businesses for $430 million. It has inked a deal for Row 44 and Frankfurt-listed Advanced Inflight Alliance (AIA) with the aim of creating the world’s largest in-flight entertainment operation. AIA supplies TV and movies as well as […]