How the Disney-Marvel deal affects Universal Studios theme parks

Disney’s acquisition of Marvel is expected to have no effect on Universal Studios Florida, where visitors ride on attractions themed to Spider-Man and pose for photos with the Incredible Hulk at the Islands of Adventure theme park.“Our agreement with Marvel stands for as long as we follow the terms of our existing contract and for as long as we want there to be a Marvel Super Hero Island,” said Universal Studios Florida spokesman Tom Schroder.Marvel Super Hero Island at … [Read more...]

Disney buying Marvel..Good or Bad?

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Disney to acquire Marvel for $4 billion in cash and stock – Update w/ video

Disney has agreed to pay $4 billion in cash and stock deal for Marvel, which values the company’s shares at $50 a piece. That’s a 29% premium over Marvel’s $38.65-a-share price on Friday.Some Highlight from the conference call can be read below... … [Read more...]

Disney to acquire Marvel – listen to the webcast

Building on its strategy of delivering quality branded content to people around the world, The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment, Inc. in a stock and cash transaction, the companies announced today.Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney on August 28, 2009, Marvel shareholders would receive a total of $30 per share in cash plus approximately 0.745 Disney shares for each Marvel share they own. At closing, the amount of cash and … [Read more...]