Steve Bornstein


Call of Duty firm launches studio

The firm behind popular video game Call of Duty, Activision Blizzard, has launched a television and film production studio. Former Walt Disney Company senior VP Nick van Dyk will lead Activision Blizzard Studios as co-president on the distribution side, with a currently unnamed creative chief to be unveiled shortly. Activision Blizzard Studios’ first production will […]

Raine eyes media investment with Freston hire

Global merchant bank The Raine Group has hired former Viacom CEO Tom Freston as its eyes investments in media, entertainment and lifestyle companies. Freston’s hire as a senior advisor came as Raine completed fundraising of its second equity growth fund, Raine Partners II. The round came in at US$850 million, almost double the US$400 million […]