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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 […]

Sloan’s Global Eagle completes deal, changes name

Global Eagle, the investment firm created by media veterans Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, has completed its biggest deal to date and has rebranded. The company’s acquisition of in-flight content businesses Row 44 and Frankfurt-listed Advanced Inflight Alliance (AIA) has been completed. The US$400 million deal was first announced last November. “This unique business combination […]

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 […]