Harry Sloan


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 […]

Sagansky, Sloan launch $303m Indian venture

Hollywood veterans Jeff Sagansky and Harry Sloan are launching the first US-listed Indian pay TV company after entering into a new venture. The pair’s investment company, Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., has partnered with Indian pay TV provider Videocon d2h to create the firm. Silver Eagle last year raised US$325 million to invest in international media […]

Sloan and Sagansky’s Global Eagle replaces CEO

Global Eagle Entertainment, the in-flight entertainment firm founded by Hollywood veterans Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, has appointed a new CEO. Dave Davis has replaced John LaValle, who will continue to consult with the company going forward. Davis was previously CFO and COO, but takes over as chief executive effective immediately. Sloan, who was CEO […]

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 and Sagansky’s Silver Eagle raises $325m

Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. has raised US$325 million that it will invest into international media companies. Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. has raised US$325 million that it will invest into international media companies. The investment vehicle is run by media executives Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, who organised an IPO, which has now been completed. Shares […]

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 […]