NBCUniversal Acquires DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group as part of an acquisition confirmed today by NBCUniversal.

The deal, which is subject to approval in the U.S. and abroad, places the studio’s equity value at about $3.8 billion. DreamWorks Animation stockholders will receive $41 in cash for each share of DreamWorks Animation common stock.

Said Steve Burke, CEO of NBCUniversal: “DreamWorks Animation is a great addition to NBCUniversal. Jeffrey Katzenberg and...

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