David Glasser


Weinstein Company rescue deal off over ‘hidden debts’

The US$500 million deal that would have rescued The Weinstein Company (TWC) from bankruptcy has collapsed after hidden debts were allegedly found. With the investor group that Maria Contreras-Sweet pulling out, TWC has no option but to head into bankruptcy proceedings. “All of us have worked in earnest on the transaction to purchase the assets […]

Weinstein Company saved from brink of bankruptcy

The Weinstein Company (TWC) will be sold to an investor group that former President Obama staffer Maria Contreras-Sweet is leading. The deal had looked dead last year week after intervention from the New York attorney general, but a surprising turn of events mean the assets will now enter into new hands instead of Chapter 11. […]

Weinstein COO axed over ‘cause’

The Weinstein Company (TWC) has voted to terminate its president and COO, David Glasser, citing “cause”. According the US news outlets, concern had grown over Glasser’s lack of action over employee harassment claims at the beleaguered film and TV production companies. TWC’s board released a short statement, saying it had “unanimously voted to terminate David […]