Beta Nordic Studios Acquires Stake In Icelandic Banner Sagafilm (EXCLUSIVE)

Beta Nordic Studios, a subsidiary of Jan Mojto’s Munich-based sales powerhouse Beta Film, has acquired a 25% stake in Sagafilm, the thriving Icelandic production banner behind the Cineflix-repped series “The Minister.” Sagafilm will now be part of Beta Nordic Studios, … Read more…

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Replay: What’s at Stake When High Court Hears ACA Case

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The “What the Health?” panelists are taking a break for two weeks. But since the Supreme Court recently scheduled arguments in the case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care … Read more…

Exclusive: Amazon in talks to buy $2 billion stake in Indian telco Bharti Airtel – sources

Amazon.com is in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least $ 2 billion in Indian mobile operator Bharti Airtel , three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, underscoring the growing attraction of India’s digital economy for … Read more…

Bernard Arnault buys one-quarter stake in fellow French patron Arnaud Lagardère’s holding company

Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest man, has acquired a one-quarter stake in Arnaud Lagardère’s holding company, in a move that will be seen as an attempt to support the family of his fellow French billionaire. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Blackstone takes majority stake in ‘Bumble’ parent, values firm at about $3 billion

Blackstone Group Inc is taking a majority stake in MagicLab, the parent company of dating app “Bumble” and “Badoo”, valuing the company at about $ 3 billion, the private equity firm said in a statement on Friday. Reuters: Technology News … Read more…

Walgreens takes minority stake in makeup company Birchbox. Hopes to lure customers to beauty aisles

Walgreens will experiment with adapting Birchbox's concept to some of its stores, stocking shelves with more "prestige" makeup brands, dedicating more floor space to Birchbox and allowing customers to "build your own Birchbox" at Walgreens. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: … Read more…