Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Walt Disney buying Lucasfilm for $ 4.05 billion

The Walt Disney Co announced that they are buying Lucasfilm Ltd for $ 4.05 billion. Lucasfilm Ltd is the production company behind "Star Wars". The deal brings Lucasfilm under the Disney banner with other brands including Pixar, Marvel, ESPN and ABC.

Financing vehicle for Dalit entrepreneurs

The Maharashtra Government has set up a finance corporation to help Dalit entrepreneurs who are waiting for initial capital to set up industrial units. The corporation will have a corpus of about Rs.700 crore for investment in small and medium enterprises started by Dalit entrepreneurs. The name for the corporation has yet to be finalised.

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