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ZEEL-Sony merger: Punit Goenka says this consolidation will benefit investors

The merger between ZEEL and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is right on track and "in the final stages of stitching up", Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEE said at the APOS India Summit.

Nov 23, 2021, 23:44 PM IST

Desh Ka Zee: Dispute with Invesco is sad, says Punit Goenka

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited’s (ZEEL) MD & CEO Punit Goenka finally opened up on the ongoing issue with its investor Invesco. In a statement on Thursday, he said that he isn’t worried about his position but about the future of the media company. He said that the purpose of the current tussle with Invesco is to make the company even stronger. “We have to try that the future of the company is not affected,” he added to his statement.

Oct 14, 2021, 16:30 PM IST

ZEEL-SONY Merger: Is Invesco playing in the hands of China?

Dr. Subhash Chandra on Tuesday broke his silence on media reports that cast aspersions on the proposed ZEEL-SONY mega-merger and challenged Invesco to come out with the truth and credentials of the six members whom it wants on the board. In a video message issued, Dr Subhash Chandra, the founder of Zee TV and Zee Media, also highlighted how the proposed merger plan was in the best interest of all shareholders and dared Invesco to reveal their plan if they had any.

Oct 06, 2021, 11:52 AM IST

Industry is happy with the merger of ZEEL and SONY Pictures India : Dr. Subhash Chandra

ZEEL's founder Dr. Subhash Chandra has said that the industry is happy with the merger of ZEEL, SONY Pictures India and the merger has increased the confidence of the shareholders.

Oct 06, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

ZEEL-SONY Merger: Why are questions being raised on intention of Invesco?

Dr. Subhash Chandra broke his silence on media reports that cast aspersions on the proposed ZEEL-SONY mega-merger and challenged Invesco to come out with the truth and credentials of the six members whom it wants on the board. In a video message issued, Dr. Subhash Chandra, the founder of Zee TV and Zee Media, also highlighted how the proposed merger plan was in the best interest of all shareholders and dared Invesco to reveal their plan if they had any.

Oct 06, 2021, 10:14 AM IST

Punit Goenka: After months of talks, the decision to merge ZEEL-Sony Pictures was taken

The Board of Directors of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has unanimously given in-principle approval for the merger between Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) and ZEEL. In an integral part of the proposed merger, Puneet Goenka will continue to be the Managing Director and CEO of the merged entity. Punit Goenka on this merger said that the decision to merge has not been taken immediately, but after months of talks.

Sep 22, 2021, 21:38 PM IST

ZEEL-Sony merger: Anil Singhvi, Vallabh Bhansali explain the mega deal and what’s in it for shareholders

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) is all set to be merged with Sony Pictures Network India (SNPI). 

Sep 22, 2021, 16:58 PM IST

Mega Merger between ZEEL-Sony Pictures

The Board concluded that the merger will be in the best interest of all the shareholders and stakeholders. The merger is in line with ZEEL’s strategy of achieving higher growth and profitability as a leading Media & Entertainment Company across South Asia.

Sep 22, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

ZEEL-Sony merger: Punit Goenka to remain MD and CEO of unified entity

Punit Goenka will continue as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the merged entity.

Sep 22, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

ZEEL-Sony mega-merger: Deets of deal, shareholding pattern and all you need to know

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited’s (ZEEL) board has given in-principal approval to the merger between Zee Entertainment and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI). 

Sep 22, 2021, 10:04 AM IST

Zee Entertainment-Sony Pictures Networks India merger announced

Zeel-Sony Merger: The merger between Zee Entertainment-Sony Pictures Networks India has been announced. The board of ZEEL has given in-principle approval to the merger. Sony will invest Rs 11,605.94 crore in the company formed after the merger. Puneet Goenka will continue to be the Managing Director (MD) and CEO of the merged company. After the merger, Zee Entertainment will hold 47.07 per cent stake. Sony Pictures will hold 52.93 per cent. The merger company will also be listed in the stock market.

Sep 22, 2021, 08:42 AM IST

Zee Entertainment, Sony Pictures announce merger, Punit Goenka to continue as MD & CEO of merged entity

Post-merger between Zee Entertainment and Sony Pictures Networks India, 47.07% stake will be held by shareholders of Zee Entertainment, while Sony Pictures Networks will hold a 52.93% stake in the merged entity. The merged entity will be a publicly listed company.

Sep 22, 2021, 08:10 AM IST

Spider-Man no more a part of Marvel

As part of the previous agreement, Marvel had also been acting as producer of the 2017 and 2019 standalone Sony "Spider-Man" movies starring Tom Holland. Both films were blockbusters.

Aug 21, 2019, 19:47 PM IST

Abhimanyu Dassani, Shirley Setia to star in 'Nikamma'

Actor Abhimanyu Dassani and social media star Shirley Setia have been roped in for Sabbir Khan's action film 'Nikamma'.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

Noah Centineo talks about playing He-Man

Sony Pictures will release the film on March 5, 2021.

Jun 20, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

Venom's second trailer out: There's second Symbiote to be worried about

Directed by Ruben Fleischer, 'Venom' is based on the Marvel comic character. The cast list includes Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Woody Harrelson and Jenny Slate.

Aug 01, 2018, 22:36 PM IST

ZEE Entertainment completes sale of TEN Sports to Sony

In August last year, ZEEL had announced it would sell its sports channel Ten Sports to Sony Pictures Networks for USD 385 million in an all cash deal.

Sep 18, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Apple hires two top TV executives from Sony Pictures

Apple Inc said on Friday it hired co-presidents of Sony Pictures Television, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, to lead its video programming efforts.

Jun 17, 2017, 10:52 AM IST

Official Broadcasters hoping for increased viewership for IPL 10

"Last year it was nearly 361 million viewers and I am very sure the numbers will far exceed that again....We have already announced 14 sponsors for IPL this year which is a new record," SPN India Executive VP and Business Head (Sony ESPN & SIX) Prasana Krishnan said here.

Mar 23, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Sony Pictures acquires Ten Sports from ZEE for $385 million

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) on Wednesday announced that SPN and its affiliates have entered into definitive agreements to acquire TEN Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEE) and its subsidiaries for 385 million US dollars.

Aug 31, 2016, 12:53 PM IST