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The Gores Group Acquires AMI Entertainment

The Gores Group Acquires AMI Entertainment

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  • July 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Gores Group (“Gores”), a global investment firm, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of AMI Entertainment (“AMI”). Originally founded in 1909 as the National Automatic Music Co., AMI has been part of the bar and restaurant entertainment industry for more than a century. Today, AMI makes... Read More

Bloomberg Businessweek: Moneyball for Dead Celebs: This $5 Billion Business Sells Elvis and Michael Jackson (Derek Pitts quoted)

Bloomberg Businessweek: Moneyball for Dead Celebs: This $5 Billion Business Sells Elvis and Michael Jackson (Derek Pitts quoted)

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  • July 12, 2017

Authentic Brands, which also owns Muhammad Ali and Marilyn Monroe, values dead celebs on their social media presence and the spending power of their fans. By Lauren Coleman-Lochner In April, Shannon Gagliardi, a 48-year-old nurse practitioner from Louisville, took the vacation of a lifetime. She’s a fan of Elvis Presley and still considers m... Read More