Disney Completes Lucasfilm Acquisition
Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional creative content to
audiences around the world, Robert A. Iger, President and Chief
Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) announced today
that Disney has completed its acquisition of Lucasfilm Ltd. LLC.
“We're thrilled to welcome Lucasfilm to the Disney family,” said Iger.
“Star Wars is one of the greatest family entertainment franchises of all
time and this transaction combines that world class content with
Disney's unique and unparalleled creativity across multiple platforms,
businesses, and markets, which we believe will generate growth as well
as significant long-term value.”
Under the terms of the merger agreement, at closing Disney issued