Is the Weinstein company owned by Harvey Weinstein?
The Weinstein Company
|Founders||Bob and Harvey Weinstein|
|Defunct||July 16, 2018|
|Fate||Chapter 11 bankruptcy|
Who own the Weinstein Company?
Lantern Capital Partners
In July of 2018, Andy Mitchell, CEO of Lantern Capital Partners––who’d previous prospered in such workouts as Southern California Edison and GMAC during the financial crisis, as well as reviving a zinc recycler, a school supplies retailer and a notorious seller of timeshares––bought the Weinstein Co.’s assets out of …
What has happened to the Weinstein Company?
According to Variety, Texas-based private-equity firm Lantern Capital has closed a $289 million acquisition of the tainted former powerhouse, which filed for bankruptcy in March—months after co-founder Harvey Weinstein was driven out of the film industry due to a series of explosive sexual misconduct allegations.
Does Harvey Weinstein own Miramax?
Miramax was founded in 1979 by brothers Bob and Harvey Weinstein, and was a leading independent film motion picture distribution and production company before it was acquired by The Walt Disney Company on June 30, 1993, in the company’s first acquisition.
What was Harvey Weinstein known for?
24 February 2020
After five days of deliberation, the jury finds Weinstein guilty of a criminal sexual act in the first degree and third-degree rape. The 67-year-old is convicted of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and raping ex-actress Jessica Mann in 2013.
What was the name of Harvey Weinstein’s company?
Harvey Weinstein, (born March 19, 1952, Flushing, Queens, New York, U.S.), American film producer who—with his brother, Bob—was cofounder and cochairman of Miramax Films (1979–2005) and later the Weinstein Company (2005–17).