Mark H. Rachesky


Lionsgate buys $4.4bn Starz

Lionsgate has acquired premium cable net Starz for US$4.4 billion. The deal had long been mooted with Starz CEO Chris Albrecht (left) telling TBI late last year that consolidation made sense in the current market. The Starz boss renewed his contract at the firm this week until 2020. The deal sees Hollywood’s largest independent studio […]